Posted: Oct 4, 2012 at 8:52 PM [Oct 4, 2012]
University of Michigan Presents New Vocal Training Workshop
The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Department of Speech Language Pathology will present the workshop "Somatic Voicework ™ The LoVetri Method; An Innovative Approach for Contemporary Vocal Styles" October 5-7 2012. It features Somatic Voicework™, a method developed by New York City Singing Voice Specialist Jeannette LoVetri, who has an international reputation for training singers at all levels since 1971. She has worked with medical doctors and speech language pathologists on voice research and conference presentations for over 25 years.
Marci Daniels Rosenberg, MS, CCC, Speech Language Pathologist and Voice & Singing Specialist, on faculty at the Hospital will coordinate the weekend workshop with Michigan area music educator, teacher and vocal specialist, Robert Doyle, MM. They will support Ms. LoVetri in presenting vocal health and singing science information and techniques aimed at voice experts who work with singers of Contemporary Commercial Music, (styles previously called "non-classical"). They will both be assisting Ms. LoVetri in instructing participants in ways to recognize typical vocal problems create correct vocal function for all musical styles and apply the latest approaches to keeping the voices of singers strong, healthy and successful. Additional guest faculty will include Professor Annette Masson, of the Department of Theater leading body movement and voice exercises and nationally recognized voice expert, Dr. Norman Hogikyan, otolaryngologist, Director of The University of Michigan Vocal Health Center.
Somatic Voicework™ is being presented for the first time at a major university hospital. Previously the materials have been presented at Shenandoah Conservatory in Virginia since 2003 as a part of both graduate and doctoral degree programs, and at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth since 2009 in the department of jazz studies. LoVetri is a recipient of several prestigious awards and citations and is on faculty as lecturer at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. She is author of numerous pedagogical and research articles on singing and health. Her students include Grammy® winners, Tony® nominees, TV and movie stars, and many professional singers of all ages.
For further information please go to: The Vocal Health Center website or contact Marci Rosenberg - firstname.lastname@example.org