choice for voice 2020
The British Voice Association are pleased to announce ‘Choice For Voice 2020’
our first 3-day voice conference in 10 years
The choice for voice 2020 conference will take place at Leeds College of Music, between 4 – 6 of September 2020. The theme of the conference is to be ‘Crossing Boundaries in Voice’, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary approaches to health, performance, and research. The program will consist of workshops, papers, roundtables and poster sessions.
4–6 September 2020
Leeds College of Music
Choice for voice 2020 – Key areas for discussion
Physical and mental well-being for voice users, voice and the workplace, and crossing genre boundaries in pedagogy and performance. However, abstracts for choice for voice 2020 are invited on all topics relating to the field of voice.
|Analysis: Perceptual, Acoustic or Aerodynamic|
|Ageing and Voice|
|Extreme voice use|
|High speed imaging, stroboscopy, and kymography|
|In office surgery, phonosurgery, lasers and augmentation|
|Irritants and Voice: Allergy and Reflux update|
|Mental Wellbeing, psychological issues, personality and coping|
|Musculoskeletal issues, physical therapy, osteopathy|
|Neurology update and functional MRI|
|Pedagogy: Choral, singing, speaking|
|Physical Wellbeing: Nutrition, diet, exercise|
|Quality of life assessments and voice|
|Singing and the injured voice or neurologic disorder|
|Speech therapy and voice therapy and the injured voice|
|Workplace issues: Occupational voice and teaching|
Choice for Voice 2020 & WOLF TruBLUE LASER
Attendees will have the unique opportunity to touch on the Wolf TruBlue laser for office base and out-patient laryngeal applications
ABOUT LEEDS COLLEGE OF MUSIC
Leeds College of Music (LCoM) is the largest specialist music conservatoire in the UK, delivering expert music and performing arts education to a community of over 1500 students. Its broad offering spans undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, numerous short courses and Junior LCoM for young musicians.
Situated in Leeds’ cultural quarter, LCoM is artistically ambitious, quality driven and industry-focused, placing strong emphasis on developing industry relevant, creative musicians and entrepreneurs. We offer undergraduate music degrees in Popular Music, Classical Music, Jazz, Music Production, Music Business, Film Music, Songwriting and Folk; performing arts degrees in Musical Theatre, Acting and Actor Musician, and foundation degrees in Music Production and Electronic Music Production.
LCoM prides itself on making music education accessible to all. In 2017/18, almost 50% of students were supported with bursaries during their studies, awarded to those from lower income households and further selected based on academic and musical ability.
The conservatoire also hosts a year-round schedule of events and performances, covering a broad variety of musical genres. Our annual festival, Sounds Like THIS, presents an ambitious programme of cutting-edge and ground-breaking music, taking place across the city of Leeds each year.