What you can expect at an Estill Voice Training® course and/or workshop:

  • Find the moving parts of your voice

  • Feel the muscles that move those parts
  • Hear the sound change as you move the parts
  • See the sound on Voiceprint

Along with…

  • Exciting lectures that answer nearly all your voice questions — even before you ask!

  • Small Group Practice where you get personal feedback on practicing the Figures
  • Open Coaching of text and song to put EVT in action
  • Connections to people who share your passion

If you are ready to start your Estill Voice Training® journey, find a course today!

There are many options for learning Estill Voice Training, and the content of our Level 1 and Level 2 courses is consistent the world over. All courses are suitable for singers, actors, public speakers, voice teachers, and clinical voice professionals. Each course offers clearly illustrated workbooks, engaging presentations, and opportunities for individual attention in practice groups and open coaching.


Estill Voice Training® Courses & Workshops

Courses & Workshops

1. Introductory Workshop

Start with these short Estill Voice Training® introductions to see how the voice works, tune your ears to a new world of vocal colors, and feel the difference. These workshops are led by Estill Master Trainers and Estill Mentor & Course Instructors on-location and online. Find an Introductory Workshop here.

2. Foundations of Estill Voice Training®

Foundations of Estill Voice Training® is a completely self-guided online course, taken on the Estill Voice Online Academy, that introduces you to our unique & powerful system for training the voice. You’ll examine the theory behind the Estill Voice Model, gain exercises for range, flexibility, & endurance, discover your own vocal habits, and so much more. This course is perfect for people who want to learn on their own time and also for those who want to attend a Hybrid Estill Voice Training® Level 1 course. Take Foundations of Estill Voice Training® here.

3. Level One Course

Estill Voice Training® Level 1: Figures for Voice™ teaches the Craft of speaking and singing. During this 3-day course, students explore 13 vocal structures that influence voice quality. Each structure produces a range of different vocal sound effects. The Figures for Voice™ are exercises used to develop control of each structure’s options. Participants are given the opportunity to practice their new Figure skills in small group practice sessions. Open coaching provide the opportunity for participants to work on a speech or song and to explore the Figure solutions to any artistic or technical challenge. The skills developed in Level One will help add strength, clarity and stamina to your voice! Find a Level 1 Course here.

4. Level Two Course

Level 2: Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™ builds on the knowledge and skills from Level 1 by asking students to combine different Figure options to mix “recipes” for six basic voice qualities. Speech, Falsetto, Sob, Twang, Opera, and Belt are the qualities researched by Jo Estill and provide the foundation for the Estill Voice Model. This 2-day course highlights the human voice’s limitless possibilities, along with how to keep it vibrant and healthy. Find a Level 2 Course here.

5. Hybrid Level One Course

The Hybrid Level One Course contains two components: 1) the self-directed Foundations of Estill Voice Training® in the Online Academy and 2) a live online or on-location Figures for Voice™ led by a certified Estill Mentor & Course Instructor. Find a Hybrid Level 1 Course here.

Note: Foundations must be completed before registering for Figures for Voice™

6. Figure Practice Groups

These small groups are a great way to hone the skills you learned in Estill Voice Training® Level 1 and 2 Courses. Meet fellow Estill Voice Training® students and practice your Figures under the guidance of experienced Estill Master Trainers and Estill Mentor & Course Instructors. Find a Practice Group here.

7. Special Topics Workshops

These workshops presented by Estill Mentor & Course Instructors take place all over the world and cover a variety of special topics. Popular workshop themes include vocal pedagogy, voice therapy, and artistic applications of Estill Voice Training for music theatre, opera, choral directing, commercial music, performance psychology, and public speaking. Find a Special Topics Workshop here.

8. Certification Training Workshops

Taught by an Estill Mentor & Course Instructor, these offerings appear in many scheduling and topic formats that correspond to the level of Certification being pursued. Find a Certification Training Workshop here.