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Singing and Health Versus Singers’ Health

Thursday 13th April 2023, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (London Time)

 

The lecture will examine the paradox of findings from clinical settings showing health improvements from singing – particularly in community settings – alongside the growth of concepts such as social prescribing, clashing with the paradox that professional singers often suffer from poor mental health. In doing, it offers a critical take on approaches towards arts and health and highlights the need for a more nuanced understanding of this relationship.

This lecture is a MUST for anyone engaged in the singing for health profession and for those who are serious about addressing the mental health issues of our profession!

🏷️ Price £30
🎥 Recording automatically sent to all who book (even if you cannot attend live)
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📜 Certificate of attendance available

Dr George Musgrave

Dr George Musgrave is a Lecturer at Goldsmiths (University of London) based in the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship...

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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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Thursday 18th April 2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
(London Time)

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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...