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Level 1 Course

Level 1 Figures for Voice Control
Course ID: 1792
Date: 2022/05/20 to 2022/05/22 (YYYY/MM/DD) Time: 9:00-6:00 EST Cost: $350.00 ($300 Early Bird before 4/1/22; $250 Student Rate) + $40 Resources Fee Language: English
Instructors: Joanna Lott, Tom Burke
Contact: Joanna Lott | joanna.lott@gmail.com | 6463521530
Course Location:
Online via ZOOM
Online via ZOOM Online via ZOOM
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United States

Level 1: Figures for Voice Control™ is for anyone who would like to improve their singing or speaking voice—singers, actors, vocal coaches, drama instructors, speech-language pathologists, and other vocal health professionals. Level 1 teaches the Craft of speaking and singing. This live course explores each Estill Figure (vocal structure) and includes:

  • Level 1 Workbook™, Make & Move Larynx™, supporting handouts
  • Introduction to 13 Figures for Voice Control™
  • Vocal exercises for range, strength, clarity, and stamina
  • Large and small group learning and discussions
  • Masterclass/open coaching sessions for repertoire or case studies

Estill Voiceprint Plus™ is highly recommended for this course. Purchase this software (APP) for MAC or PC at the time of registration and receive 25% off the regular price. (This is a one-time offer at registration only).

A Level 1 Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon completion of this Level 1 Course. This certificate is one of the requirements for Trainer Certification in Estill Voice Training®.

*Estill Voice Training®, and its parent company Estill Voice International, LLC, has neither an aesthetic nor gender bias and stands for the strengthening of cultural diversity, plurality and inclusion.

Both Tom and Joanna are a Speech-Language Pathologists specializing in Voice. If you are a Speech-Language Pathologist looking for a better understanding about using The Estill Voice Model in your clinical work, this course is a great starting place.

2.2 ASHA CEUs will be offered for this course. University of Virginia Health System - Therapy Services: ASHA CE Approved Provider: Brand Block at this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/13L0oG2ZYzc4lSOXnZfGKGaGb0LoktWSM/view?usp=sharing

Course Objectives:

1. Identify the structures of the vocal mechanism.

2. Isolate the structures of the vocal mechanism to influence vocal quality (Figures).

3. Employ exercises that will give you new vocal options for all styles of speaking and singing, and for use in voice therapy.

Time Ordered Agenda:

5/20

9:00-9:30: Introduction

9:30-10:00: Motor Learning Concepts

10:00-10:15: Intention

10:15-10:30: Coordinative Structures

10:30-11:00: Respiration

11:00: Break

11:15-11:30: Make & Move Paper Larynx Construction

11:30-12:00: True Vocal Fold Body Cover (TVFBC)

12:00-12:30: Pitch and Plane Shift

12:30: Lunch

1:30-2:15: TVFBC Small Group Practice of Application

2:15-2:45: True Vocal Fold Onset/Offset (TVFOO)

2:45-3:00: Break

3:00-3:30: TVFOO Small Group Practice of Application

3:30-4:00: False Vocal Fold (FVF)

4:00-4:30: FVF Small Group Practice of Application

4:30-4:45: Break

4:45-6:00: Case Studies – Applications and Analysis

5/21

9:00-9:30: Review Day 1

9:30-10:00: Tongue Control

10:00-10:45: Tongue Small Group Practice of Application

10:45-11:00: Break

11:00-11:30: Velum

11:30-11:45: Velum Small Group Practice of Application

11:45-12:30: AES

12:30-1:30: Lunch

1:30-2:00: AES Small Group Practice of Application

2:00-2:45: Head & Neck Control

2:45-3:00: Break

3:00-3:45: Torso Control

3:45-4:15: Head & Neck Control and Torso Control Small Group Practice of Application

4:15-4:30: Break

4:30-6:00: Case Studies – Applications and Analysis

5/22

9:00-9:45: Review Day 1 & 2

9:45-10:30: Larynx Control

10:30-10:45: Larynx Control Small Group Practice of Application

10:45-11:00: Break

11:00-11:30: Thyroid Cartilage Control with Siren & Singhale

11:30-12:00: Thyroid Cartilage Control Small Group Practice of Application

12:00-12:15: Lip Control

12:15-12:30: Jaw Control

12:30-1:30: Lunch

1:30-1:45: Lip & Jaw Control Small Group Practice of Application

1:45-2:15: Cricoid Control

2:15-2:45: Cricoid Control Small Group Practice of Application

2:45-3:00: Break

3:00-4:00: Overview of Qualities

4:00-5:00: Case Studies – Applications and Analysis

5:00-6:00: Q&A and Discussion

Joanna Lott has complied with all applicable University of Virginia conflict of interest requirements.

Financial—Receives compensation from UVA Medical Center

Nonfinancial—Joanna Lott is a certified Estill Mentor and Course Instructor and receives no financial compensation for this role.

Tom Burke has complied with all applicable University of Virginia conflict of interest requirements.

Financial— Owner of Tom Burke Voice Studio, Inc. which offers an Estill certification pathway which course participants may be invited to join for an additional fee.

Nonfinancial—Tom Burke is a certified Estill Mentor and Course Instructor and receives no financial compensation for this role.

Verbal disclosure of any COI will be made before each Therapy Services CE presentation and is available to any participant upon request.

Content disclosure statement: This course will focus on Estill Voice Training therapy techniques.


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