Course Reviews

Course Review: Theatre's Best Kept Secret: An Introduction to The Meisner Technique

Jody Sparrow
Friday 18th August 2023

Founder of The London Meisner Company Robyn Paterson delivered an insightful and interesting masterclass on the Meisner Technique, fusing entertaining anecdotes with foundational information and practical tips.

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Study Tips and Guides

Study Tip: Schedule Time for Self-care

Voice Study Centre
Thursday 17th August 2023

Embracing self-care isn't just a luxury; it's a vital investment in our well-being, a way to nurture both our physical and mental health. Integrating self-care routines into our everyday routine can produce significant outcomes. Here are some suggestions.

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Course Reviews

Course Review: Trauma-Informed Voice Care with Dr Geneva Mayne

Jody Sparrow
Wednesday 16th August 2023

Dr Geneva Mayne’s course on ‘Trauma-Informed Voice Care’ was inspired both by her own background (diagnosed with muscle tension dysphonia in 2016) and by her research (on associations between trauma, discrimination and voice disorders) carried out during her doctoral studies in speech-language pathology at Kean University.

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Student & Alumni News

MA Voice Pedagogy student elected as Editor for AOTOS

Voice Study Centre
Monday 14th August 2023

It gives us great pleasure to announce that current MA Voice Pedagogy student Louisa Morgan has recently been elected to council as Editor for the Association of Teachers of Singing (AOTOS)!

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MA Voice Pedagogy student features on Be A Singing Teacher (BAST) podcast

Voice Study Centre
Saturday 12th August 2023

We are very excited to report that current MA Voice Pedagogy student Sarah Summers has recently featured on an episode of ‘Singing Teachers Talk’, the weekly podcast hosted by Be A Singing Teacher (BAST) Training.

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Course Reviews

Course Review: Vocal Rehabilitation with a Multi-Disciplinary Team: The Strength of Collaboration in the Successful Remediation of Voice with Margaret Baroody

Jody Sparrow
Friday 11th August 2023

Highly respected singing teacher and Singing Voice Specialist Margaret Baroody delivered a fascinating presentation on vocal rehabilitation starting with a discussion around what the term ‘Singing Voice Specialist’ means and its relevance in the context of vocal injuries and medical licensing.

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Blog

Q&A with… Christa Durand

Jody Sparrow
Wednesday 9th August 2023

Christa Durand is an arts educator, vocal technician, breathing coach and musician who has been enrolled on our MA Voice Pedagogy course for almost a year. We caught up with her to find out more about her career and some of the exciting things she’s been up to recently…

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Course Reviews

Course Review: Progressive Procedures: Applying the Alexander Technique to the Voice from Release to Re-engagement with Michele Capalbo

Jody Sparrow
Friday 4th August 2023

So, who exactly was F.M. Alexander? Michele Capalbo started her practical Alexander Technique (AT) workshop by answering this question and describing the ‘breathing man’ behind the technique in a little more detail. She then went on to discuss...

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Blog

Jenna Brown’s Scholarly Success!

Jody Sparrow
Thursday 3rd August 2023

We send our warmest congratulations to current MA Voice Pedagogy student Jenna Brown, who has recently been accepted onto a PhD starting in January 2024 at University College London (UCL)...

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