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Getting The House In Order: Training Functional Register For CCM

Thursday 10th November 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (London Time)

In a functional approach to voice, transitioning seamlessly between the bottom and the top often requires isolation work to be done on the basic registers (a.k.a chest and falsetto).

When teachers can assess how functional the basic registers are, they can create plans to strengthen their coordination before they try to connect them.

In this workshop, Chris will share how he assesses and trains the basic registers to benefit the voice as a whole.

The added benefit is that the passaggio is also much easier to fathom when all registers are functional and contributing!

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson's performance career began in a casual choir, but then the joy (and, sometimes the fear) of stepping out in-front of hundreds of people...

 

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Honing the Heart-Brain Connection to Enhance Energy and Optimise Performance
Thursday 18th April 2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
(London Time)

Honing the Heart-Brain Connection to Enhance Energy and Optimise Performance

Brenda Belohoubek

The HeartMath® system includes a unique form of biofeedback that focuses on the heart-brain connection through heart rhythm coherence. It has been extensively researched and adopted by over 10,000 health professionals, hospitals, and organisations. This course will adapt these techniques for singers, enabling you to reach a high-performance state and maintain your overall health, allowing for greater creative potential and optimal performance.

The Voice in Neurodiversity Affirmative Music Therapy with Autistic People
Tuesday 23rd April 2024
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
(London Time)

The Voice in Neurodiversity Affirmative Music Therapy with Autistic People

Hilary Davies

This lecture, delivered from a lived experience perspective, will begin with an explanation of the key concepts around neurodiversity, the neurodiversity paradigm, and some neurodiversity-informed theories within autism research, including a brief exploration of autistic communication and culture.

Queering Country Music: Conceptualising LGBTQIA+ Voices in a Contested Genre
Thursday 25th April 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
(London Time)

Queering Country Music: Conceptualising LGBTQIA+ Voices in a Contested Genre

James Barker

This course considers the way songs by LGBTQIA+ artists navigate country music aesthetics and definitions of genre, looking at the voice as a medium for articulating and reworking ideas of authenticity and genre identity. The presentation explores particular songs in depth...