What are the primary learning theories and how do voice teachers and classroom instructors apply this information with their students. Join Rockford Sansom as he explores “hippies” and “nerds” in a vocal pedagogy framework.
Pitch altering surgery has been around for decades and yet is controversial and not widely used. Learn about this surgical option as well as less-invasive techniques used by professionals in the voice clinic setting.
Singers, Voice teachers and speech pathologists can all benefit from a basic knowledge of voice disorders. This 90 minute lecture covers the differential diagnostic process and provides a pathology decision tree.
What is motor learning and how can we encourage best practices to facilitate the learning process in singing? Heidi Moss Erickson (performer, teacher and scientist) provides a detailed primer of neuroscience and motor learning, leading to practical applications in the studio.
Research indicates that the cricothryoid muscle may not function as we once thought. Join Helen Rowson and her colleague, Andrea Ramirez, in this interesting literature review of the cricothyroid muscle, associated joint types and other mechanisms of pitch change.