Northwest Voice, a collaboration of the University of Washington's School of Music, Department of Otolaryngology, and Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, hosted a free 1-day virtual "Art & Science of the Performing Voice" conference on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021.


Conference Description:
​This conference  provided a broad range of information regarding the performing voice from laryngologists, speech/language pathologists, singing and voice teachers, and performers. Talks included research, clinical, and performance information, and there were several "how to" presentations during the Breakout Sessions.


We were honored to have Drs. Lance Maron and Mary Sandage, who gave engaging lectures as our keynote speakers. We  also featured Joan Lader, who conducted a riveting CCM masterclass. Please see our Program for complete details of all presentations.


Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to 

  • Describe vocal production problems that have an impact on the performing voice​
  • ​Identify methods and approaches for working with performers to improve vocal production
  • ​Describe current research on vocal production, voice disorders, and current treatment approaches for the performing voice
  • ​Articulate the processes involved in training the performing voice that may affect the health of the performing voice

This program is offered for .45 ASHA CEUs, Professional, Intermediate level. 

Program completion requirements: Participants are expected to be present for the entire program. Individuals who are not present for the full program will not be recommended for ASHA CEUs. No partial credit will be provided.

Thank you to all who attended the 2021 "The Art & Science of the Performing Voice" conference. We are busy planning next year's conference so watch for more information in the coming months. 


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