Short Courses & Events / Archive

Singing in the Brain

Thursday 20th August 2020, 10:00 AM - Thursday 27th August 2020 3:00 PM (London Time)

This 5 hour series on Singing in the Brain will be structured as follows:

  1. THE BASICS: anatomy and physiology of the the singer-brain
  2. EVOLUTION and VOCAL LEARNING: a paradigm for practice
  3. MOTOR LEARNING THEORY: understanding the applications for a unique system
  4. EMOTIONS: what are they? how do we use them (or not use them) in singing?
  5. CURRENT RESEARCHapplying new ideas to vocal pedagogy

Heidi Moss

Heidi Moss, is a Bay Area performer, educator, and scientist. Noted for her “rich and radiant soprano” (Edward Oriz, Sacramento Bee) has performed on national and international stages...

Sorry, this is an archived short course...

We have plenty of upcoming short courses coming soon. See details of some of them below or look at the full list of short courses.

Comparative Vocal Styles: Classical, Belting, Pop, R&B, Country, Rock & Jazz
Tuesday 5th March 2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
(London Time)

Comparative Vocal Styles: Classical, Belting, Pop, R&B, Country, Rock & Jazz

Lisa Popeil

In this interactive workshop, participants will have the opportunity to experiment with some of the many elements which comprise different genres, including Classical, Musical Theatre Belting (including its five substyles), Pop, R&B (Soul), Country, Rock and Jazz.

What Every Singing Teacher Should Know About Vocal Health: Fact-finding and Myth-busting (2-part course)
Thursday 7th March 2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
(London Time)

What Every Singing Teacher Should Know About Vocal Health: Fact-finding and Myth-busting (2-part course)

Leda Scearce

This workshop will cover a number of topics related to vocal health education, including vocal hygiene, medical factors and the voice, optimising efficiency of the speaking voice, vocal pacing, the singer's role in identification of dysphonia and making appropriate referrals to the vocal health team, and common vocal health myths and how to dispel them.

Queering Vocal Pedagogy: Affirming Trans and Genderqueer Singers
Thursday 14th March 2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
(London Time)

Queering Vocal Pedagogy: Affirming Trans and Genderqueer Singers

Dr William Sauerland

Rooted in a multi-case research project, this session explores the experiences of transgender and genderqueer singers in private voice instruction. Through the lenses of six singers, including a teenage transgender woman...