‘The integration of a science-informed approach to the application of teaching singing.’ Thursday, September 24, 5pm (UK time) with Dr. Kari Ragan

This workshop focuses on practical application and is based on Kari’s recent book Systematic Approach to Voice: The Art of Studio Application” published by Plural Publishing. It looks at working with techniques with three key singers. There will be an opportunity to observe, ask questions and develop pedagogically.

The workshop is ideal for those who wish to develop their practical application.


The workshop will take the following format:

5:00pm-5:15pm welcome and introduction

5:15pm-5:45pm Singer #1 (Female Classical) to demonstrate a specific protocol

5.45-6:15 Singer #2 (Music Theatre-emphasis on female belt aesthetic)

6:15pm-6:45pm Singer #3 Singer with injury/pathology

6.45pm – Q&A time

If you fit the bill for any of the above, we welcome volunteers, please email us at martina@voiceworkshop.co.uk

All sessions are recorded and will be sent out to all registered participants.

About Dr. Kari Ragan

Author, singer, and voice pedagogue Kari Ragan was the 2012 recipient of the coveted Van L. Lawrence Fellowship, which is awarded to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in their profession as singing teachers, and who have shown interest in, and knowledge of, voice science.

Dr. Ragan earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree (2005) in vocal performance from the University of Washington, and both a Master of Music (1991) and Bachelor of Music (1987) in vocal performance from the prestigious Indiana University School of Music. Dr. Ragan was the recipient of the NATS Foundation Pedagogy Award in 2009; The New York Singing Teachers (NYSTA) Association’s Distinguished Voice Professional Certificate in 2010; and the Wicklund Singing Voice Specialist Certificate in 2011.

Her articles are found in leading voice journals including the Journal of Voice and Journal of Singing. Her book “Systematic Approach to Voice: The Art of Studio Application” was released by Plural Publishing in April 2020.

Kari’s primary performing was is in the classical genre, she has additionally specialized in teaching contemporary commercial music (CCM).  Many of her students perform with opera companies throughout the U.S. and regularly perform with music theatre productions, including national Broadway tours.


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