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VSC Director Of Studies Features In Singing For Health Network Podcast

Friday 18th November 2022

We are thrilled that Debbie Winter (Voice Study Centre’s Director of Studies) has been featured in the Singing for Health Network’s latest podcast episode!

This image shows a photograph of MA Voice Pedagogy Director of Studies, Debbie Winter. The text overlay reads 'Singing For Health Network Podcast Episode Seven. We are delighted to welcome Debbie Winter as our guest today. Debbie is Director of the Voice Study Centre, which provides voice pedagogy-based continuing professional development and teacher training for singing teachers, music directors and choral conductors. This wide-reaching conversation includes focus on ethical considerations in research, for singing for health practitioners and participants, and the role of the singing for health practitioners in a wider context.'

The podcast is hosted by Ruth Routledge, a VSC MA Voice Pedagogy student.

‘Debbie Winter is our guest for this podcast about the growing network of practitioners who undertake academic research to develop their practice.

In this wide-reaching conversation they focus on ethical considerations in research, for singing for health practitioners and participants.

They also consider the role of the singing for health practitioners in a wider context. A must-listen for anyone currently engaged or considering working in singing for health practice.’

Please click here to listen.

Singing For Health Network

The Singing for Health Network is a UK-based membership network for anyone interested or involved in Singing for Health, including singing practitioners, researchers...

Debbie Winter

Debbie Winter (LLB Hons, MA) lectured in Law and sang professionally on the jazz scene before deciding to change careers and become a vocal coach. She noticed a...

Ruth Routledge

Based in London, UK, Ruth is a dynamic choir conductor, singer and teacher, as comfortable with classical music as she is with pop, jazz and world...

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