On Thursday 20th May, 5pm-7pm (UK Time), Voice Study Centre are holding a Fundraising Workshop for Sing to Beat Parkinson’s. All proceeds raised from this workshop will go towards founding a new Sing to Beat group in Northern Ireland led by Elizabeth Drwal, a researcher and practitioner in this area. The funds will establish a group for Parkinson’s sufferers, and it will pay for set up costs, practitioner delivery costs and premises/online work.
This workshop will be led by Nicola Wydenbach, the Director of Training at Sing to Beat Parkinson’s. It will give you an overview of Singing to Beat Parkinson’s and will introduce you to practical exercises used by practitioners. If you are interested in learning more about this important area within Singing for Health, or in developing your knowledge base around singing for Parkinson’s then this workshop is designed for you. This workshop links directly to training on the Sing to Beat programme, so this would provide a solid foundation for further study with the Sing to Beat group.
The donation fee to attend this workshop will be £20, and you will be able to donate using the link below.
As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility programme, Voice Study Centre commits to the following pledges:
- Voice Study Centre will pay Nicola Wydenbach’s presenter fee.
- All proceeds will be donated to the Sing to Beat support charity.
- All proceeds will be used to establish a Sing to Beat group.
- Where there is a shortfall for establishing the group, Voice Study Centre will pay the shortfall.
Tuesday 12th December 2023
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
YogaVoice®: Yoga and Systematic Vocal Technique as 21st Century Vocal Pedagogy
YogaVoice® is a unique 21st century synthesis of the eight-limbs of Classical Yoga technology and Systematic Vocal Technique (SVT). The application of these principles to the lives and work of both professional and amateur singers can facilitate self-awareness and artistic empowerment.
Thursday 14th December 2023
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Last Midnight: Coaching Eleventh-Hour Musical Theatre Auditions
In this short course, we’ll explore the art of triage and prioritization as applied to audition preparation with less-than-ideal timeframes.
Tuesday 9th January 2024
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hyperadduction: A Preventative and Therapeutic Approach to Voice Teaching
Dr John Seesholtz
This workshop is designed to provide voice teachers and professionals with strategies to counter hyperfunctional vocal behaviours (such as constriction and overexertion of the muscles around the larynx) and thus enable ease of vocal fold functioning.