We specialise in providing a highly flexible pathway for singing teachers, vocal coaches, choral directors and voice coaches. We facilitate the study of Voice Pedagogy and Performance Coaching within a Professional Practice framework.
Why Study With Us?
Highly flexible learning
Intensive tuition suitable for the work-based learner
Along with our MA/PG Cert, we also offer short courses to continue professional development and teacher training for singing teacher, music directors and choral conductor.
Incorporating the Alexander Technique into Independent Learning Using the Semi-Supine Procedure with Michele Capalbo - 21st July 2020, 5pm (UK time)
This webinar aims to help facilitate student independence in the current remote learning environment. The Alexander Technique (AT) principles of inhibition, direction and psycho-physical unity will be introduced and applied to the semi-supine procedure.
An Introduction to Knight-Thompson Speechwork with Rockford Sansom - Wednesday 5th August 2020, 5pm (UK time)
This two-hour workshop is an introduction to Knight-Thompson Speechwork (KTS), which is a leading voice, speech, and accent training methodology in theatre conservatories worldwide.
Pedagogy in Perspective: Developing the Gospel/Soul Singer with Trineice Robinson-Martin - Wednesday 18th August, starting 4pm (UK time)
This 2 hour workshop will specifically delve into the style of gospel/soul music from both a pedagogic and singers’ perspective. Pedagogy in Perspective relates to the identification of generic components of music expression commonly found in folk-based African-American music styles.
A closer look at the Laryngeal Musculature with Jenevora Williams - Sunday 23rd August, 10am to 3pm (UK time)
This day is primarily designed for our MA students but it may also be useful to anyone else with an interest in the laryngeal mechanism. The day will involve a close examination of the laryngeal musculature and it’s impact on voicing.
Vocal Rehabilitation: Practical Application with Jenevora Williams - Monday 24th August, 10am to 3pm (UK time)
This day is designed for our MA students but may be of interest to those who are looking to gain a greater understanding of vocal rehabilitation. It will be interactive in terms of content where you will be working through a series of case studies.
Working with Spoken Voice with Barbara Houseman - Tuesday 25th August, 10am to 3pm (UK time)
This course is designed for MA students but it may also be useful for participants interested in learning more about working with spoken voice. This practical day will involve exercising centring around mindfulness and voice, dealing with your inner critic and working with text and song.
Understanding Music Performance Anxiety with Teresa Shaw - 26th August 2020, 10am to 3pm (UK time)
This module aims to look at the phenomenon of Music Performance Anxiety (MPA) with specific relevance to the voice and voice teaching.
Singing in the Brain with Heidi Moss - Thursday 27th August, 10am to 3pm (UK time)
This 5 hour course will focus on ‘Singing in the Brain’. This will be a 5 hour series of 5 parts: the basics, evolution and learning, motor learning theory, emotions and current research.