This course will be recorded and sent out to all pre-registered participants to watch in their own time.
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Singing and Covid/Long Covid
With Emily Foulkes
Wednesday 6th April 2022 at 1-2pm (UK time)

This session will explore some of the research surrounding the wider impacts of Covid and Long Covid.

It will touch on some of the implications for singers who may be recovering from Covid or Long Covid.

It will not provide medical advice or information, but seeks to present an overview of some of the research in order to aid singing teachers in their approach to working with people recovering from Covid or Long Covid.

If you would like a certificate of attendance for this event, please send us an email.

Emily gained a Distinction in her Master’s in Voice Pedagogy, specialising in Singing for Mental Health, Pain Management, and Trauma-Informed Practice. Her pioneering work within this field led her to establish the Signing for Health Network, attracting National funding to sustain and build the initiative. With a clear mission statement to bridge the gap between theory and practice, Emily has drawn together leading academics and practitioners to engage in knowledge dissemination and research.

Emily has presented at several conferences and events, including the BVA, Voice Geek conference, the MARCH Network, and the Spheres of Singing conference. She was also invited to peer review for the World Health Organisation (WHO). Emily’s recent research Exploring Online singing and Mindfulness for Mental Health is published in the peer-reviewed International Journal for Community Music.

She is a trainer for Trauma-Informed Schools UK and is the Director of Music for Good, a music for well-being charity based in Cornwall. In her work in Cornwall, Emily is a practitioner for the Music Education Hub, Primary Healthcare (Social Prescribing), and local hospital.

She has delivered training/workshops for Cornwall Music Education Hub, Arts & Health South West, Sing for Pleasure, Voice Workshop, ArtsLink (West Midlands), Trinity Laban (London), NYMAZ (for Music Education Hub leads in Yorkshire), Sing Space and for the Centre for Child Mental Health (London).

Wednesday 6th April at 1-2pm
(UK time)

This course is free for Voice Study Centre's MA/PGCert students and £10 otherwise.

If you would like to book a place on this course, please use the payment form in the 'Book Your Place' tab or email

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