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Carrie Birmingham Becomes First VSC Alumni Ambassador

Monday 20th February 2023

We are pleased to announce that our first-ever Alumni Ambassador is Carrie Birmingham!

Carrie is a hearing-impaired alt-rock singer-song writer, vocal teacher, voice and hearing sciences researcher, and BAPAM approved vocal rehabilitation coach.

She runs a private singing school, Pro Vox based in Liverpool over-seeing a team of 5 singing teachers, she also holds a part-time position for Leeds Conservatoire as a Senior Popular Vocals Lecturer, and is an assessor for the Vocal Health Education Vocal Health First Aid certification.

Alongside teaching and assessing Carrie is based as part of the multi-disciplinary voice clinic team at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospital Trust ENT department assisting professional voice users undergoing speech-language therapy.

Since completing her MA in Vocal Pedagogy with Voice Study Centre she is now a 3rd year part time PhD at the School of Music, Leeds University.

Her subject matter involves exploring the impact of in-ear devices and technology upon hearing perception and singing performance. She is also a proud alumni ambassador for The Voice Study Centre where her academic journey first began.

Her passion and specialisms lie within alternative/rock vocals, belting and vocal and hearing health when working with voice users.

Carrie Birmingham

Carrie is a hearing-impaired singer/songwriter and vocal specialist from Preston (Lancashire), who moved to Liverpool in 2005. Whilst growing up in Preston she started to train in performing arts from a very young age.  

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