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Introduction to Voice Coaching for Trans and Gender Diverse People

Thursday 19th October 2023, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (London Time)

Within this course, Gillie Stoneham will introduce us to a range of factors surrounding gender affirming voice.

We will look at cultural humility; cultural change, cisheteronormativity, allyship and terminology.

Perceptions around voice: Practical exercise on strengths-based approach; vocal dysphoria and euphoria; authenticity and expression.

Vocal parameters such as; power, source, filter, pitch, resonance, voice onset and quality

Principles of practice and the importance of lived experience: play, repetition, motor learning theory, contrastive practice, hierarchy, feedback

Vocal exploration in social contexts: intonation, expression, nonverbal communication, telephone/online use, presence and working with differences e.g. neurodiversity.

There will be time at the end for a Q&A.

🏷️ Price £30 (UK VAT inclusive)
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Gillie Stoneham

Gillie has many years experience as a lecturer and specialist practitioner in voice & communication and counselling skills. She began practicing in the field of gender affirming voice and communication in 2006 and established a voice service at the West of England Gender Identity Clinic in 2021 as Consultant SLT.

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Attend this course for as little as £22 as part of the Voice Professional Training CPD Award Scheme.

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