The Northwest Voice Conference would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support of "The Art & Science of the Performing Voice"
Blue Tree Publishing's products are designed with the clinician, patient and student in mind. Our mission is to provide clear, easy-to-use educational programs constructed with simple and relevant animations to describe the structures, functions and disorders of various anatomical systems. Whether you are teaching a single patient or lecturing at a large conference, Blue Tree's software will make your job easier and your patient, student or audience feel comfortable. We provide software, active media, printed media, models and crystal art to further enhance the teaching and learning experience. Blue Tree Publishing is always open to new ideas, comments and suggestions.
With its rich tradition of voice and choral excellence, close proximity to the region’s top opera and choral performance organizations and committed, engaged faculty, the University of Washington School of Music remains a top choice for serious students of voice and choral activities.
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The Northwest Region of NATS is part of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members in the United States, Canada, and nearly 30 other countries. Internationally, NATS is represented in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom, with the number of countries growing every year.
The top-ranked University of Washington Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences is committed to the science of communication. We are part of the Natural Sciences division of the College of Arts and Sciences. Our research and our courses address the fundamental aspects of communication—hearing, speech, and language—as well as the causes and treatment of disorders such as childhood speech sound disorders, aphasia, stuttering, voice disorders, and hearing loss. We operate the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic, a clinical training and research facility that is integral to our department and serves those affected by communication disorders within our community.
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Plural's goal is to improve and enhance the knowledge base of each profession in its publishing domain and to lift the overall level of students, practitioners, and researchers in terms of their intellectual and pedagogical levels for the mutual benefit of the customer, the author, and the company.