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'Working with Transgender Vocalists: An Overview' - Tuesday 27th October at 5pm (UK time) for 2 hours with Liz Jackson

Course Details

Sections:

1.The person

LGBTQ+ terminology

Effective communication in lessons and classrooms

Repertoire

  1. The voice

Impacts of social and medical transition for vocalists

Gender perception in pitch, inflection, resonance, articulation, and gesture

  1. The experience

Voice masculinization and feminization tools

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

Author/co-author of One Weird Trick: A User’s Guide to Transgender Voice and The Singing Teacher’s Guide to Transgender Voices and co-founder of The Voice Lab, Inc. Liz Jackson Hearns guides voice teachers through an interactive online training to serve transgender and non-binary students. Topics include cultural responsiveness, considerations for voice range and repertoire, hormone therapy for singers, and techniques for gender-perceived voice.

At the conclusion of this session, you will be able to:

  • Begin supporting gender diverse students with appropriate language and care
  • Navigate repertoire choices with trans/nonbinary students
  • Inform and guide students about aspects of voice transition
  • Demonstrate and teach voice masculinization and feminization techniques

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

About Liz

Singers, speakers, and fellow voice teachers from all different backgrounds seek out Liz’s teaching for her ability to illuminate traditional voice pedagogy with evidence-based discoveries and methods in a creative and playful environment. In 2014, Liz began working with transgender/non-binary individuals, helping clients to develop voice and communication patterns that align with and affirm their identity. She also works with trans/non-binary singers, supporting a sustainable, healthy singing voice technique during medical transition (or not) and beyond.

Liz teaches fellow voice teachers who are eager to support their transgender and non-binary students through workshops, public speaking, training sessions, and online courses. Liz is the author of One Weird Trick: A User’s Guide to Transgender Voice and co-author of The Singing Teacher’s Guide to Transgender Voices.

Dates, Times and Fees

Tuesday 27th October at 5pm (UK time) for 2 hours

This course is free for Voice Workshop's MA students on the MA/PGCert Professional Practice (Voice Pedagogy) programme and £30 (VAT exclusive) otherwise.

If you would like to book a place on this course, please use the payment form below or email martina@voiceworkshop.co.uk.

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