Developments in Singing Pedagogy – From Theory to Practice - Sunday 29th April 2018
The purpose of this conference is to spotlight research, generate ideas and embrace creativity. It is driven by an ethos of inclusivity and a pressing pedagogical need to link theory to practice.
Our first Voice Geek Conference will be held at the stylish Visual Arts Centre, Colchester. The purpose of the conference is to give a voice to those engaged in pedagogical research and the programme will provide a platform for MA, Doctoral and Postdoctoral studies. The focus is linking theory to practice and the exciting programme is below.
Our keynote speaker this year is Kenneth Bozeman, Professor of Music, tenor, holds performance degrees from Baylor
University and the University of Arizona, and subsequently studied at the State Conservatory
of Music in Munich on a Rotary fellowship. Keynote speech, 'Correlating Sources: Historic Pedagogy, Voice Science, & Innate Response to Expressive Impulse'
From Ivory Towers to Grass Roots: How Research Informs Practice.
Singing Rehabilitation: The Singer’s Road to Recovery.
Endoscopic Interpretation of Singing Gestures
Tea and coffee provided in Studio A/B
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‘From Ivory Towers to Grass Roots: How Research Informs Practice’
‘Dancing Round the Homunculus: Movement in the Brain’
‘Singing truthfully in imaginary circumstances: An interdisciplinary approach - voice and the Meisner technique in Musical Theatre training’
Chaired by Dr Jenevora WilliamsPanel: Amelia Carr, Racheal Owens, Janine Magnin, Antonio De Lillis, Jenny Morgan, Amelya Goldy, Beccy Hurrell.
‘Endoscopic Interpretation of Singing Gestures’
‘Can anything be done pedagogically to enable the mature female singer to sustain vocal competency and health?’
‘Correlating Sources: Historic Pedagogy, Voice Science, & Innate Response to Expressive Impulse’
‘Singing Rehabilitation: The Singer’s Road to Recovery’
‘To what extent does manual voice therapy positively affect voice training and vocal maintenance of the voice professional?’
‘An exploration into the viability of holistic singing for people suffering with chronic pain’
‘A Proposal for Integrated Voice Techniques in Actor Training’
‘The Singer’s Auditory Feedback with Consideration of Ear Canal Occlusion and the Potential Manipulation of Jaw Position to Enhance Bone Conduction’
‘Identifying the Effectiveness of Implementing Psychological Skills Training within a Higher Education Music Specialism Institution’
‘An investigation into the methods for overcoming music performance anxiety’
‘The Design of a Teaching Strategy to Improve Postural Alignment and Body Awareness in Singers’
‘The Design of a Teaching Methodology to Develop Breath Management Techniques in the Older Female Student’
‘The Design and Implementation of a Postural Methodology – Stealthy Balance’
Panel: Dr Jane Oakland, Dr Brianna Robertson-Kirkland, Dr Tricia Rooney, Dane Chalfin, Sara Gourlay, Ken Querns, Dan Miller, Dr Jenevora Williams, Juliet Russell.
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