You must be registered for Foundations of Estill Voice Training® in the Estill Voice Online Academy before you register with Estill Voice International for this Hybrid Level 1 and 2 Course.

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Step 1: Register with EVI to reserve your seat, obtain materials, and access attendance certificate.
Step 2: Pay tuition to course host through payment link or direct email to course host.

Hybrid Level 1 and 2 Course

Level 1 and 2 Course
Course ID: 2291
Date: 2023/05/19 to 2023/05/28 (YYYY/MM/DD) Time: 9AM-6PM EST (5/19-20 Level One and 5/26-27 Level Two) Cost: $575.00 ($525.00 if booked before March 31, 2023); $285 for full time student with ID Language: English
Instructors: Joanna Lott, Tom Burke
Contact: Joanna Lott | joanna.lott@gmail.com | 6463521530
Course Location:
Virtual
Zoom 
ONLINE ONLINE
United States

This course is entirely online with the live portion in May via Zoom.

Sign up for the first component of this Hybrid Level 1 & 2 Course in the Estill Voice Online Academy. The Hybrid Level 1 and 2 Course 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: Foundations of Estill Voice Training® & Figures for Voice™ teach the Craft of speaking and singing and employs exercises that will give you new vocal options for all styles. Level 2: Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™ combines Figure options from Level 1 to produce six voice qualities--Speech, Falsetto, Sob, Twang, Opera, and Belting. This course offers a clear understanding of the voice’s limitless possibilities, along with how to keep it vibrant and healthy. This course contains two components: 1) the self-directed Foundations of Estill Voice Training® in the Estill Voice Online Academy and 2) the live online or on location Figures for Voice™ & Level 2 Course led by a certified EMCI. Your hybrid journey to vocal empowerment starts with Foundations of Estill Voice Training®. This completely self-directed online course will introduce you to our unique and powerful system for training the voice. Content includes:

  • Videos
  • Short Readings
  • Anatomical Diagrams
  • Exploratory Vocal Exercises with Estill Voiceprint Plus™
  • Journal Reflections

The journey continues with Figures for Voice™ & Level 2: Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™ live online via Zoom with an EMCI. This live component explores each Estill Figure (vocal structure) and Estill Voice Quality (recipe) and includes:

  • Level 1 Workbook™, Make & Move Larynx™, Level 2 Workbook™, supporting handouts
  • Introduction to Level 1: 13 Figures (vocal structures) for Voice™
  • Introduction to Level 2: Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™
  • Vocal exercises for range, strength, clarity, and stamina
  • Large and small group learning and discussions
  • Masterclass/open coaching sessions for repertoire or case studies

Register for Figures for Voice™ & Level 2: Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™ and pay the course Resources Fee with the Register button above. Estill Voiceprint Plusis 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 & 2 Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon completion of this Level 1 & 2 Course. This certificate is one of the requirements for Trainer Certification in Estill Voice Training®. Cancellation policies are at the discretion of the course instructor. Refunds or course credit may or may not apply. Refer to the course description or contact the course instructor for more information. *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.

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.

Both Tom and Joanna are a Speech-Language Pathologists specializing in Voice.

This course is approved for 3.0 ASHA CEUs. 

University of Virginia Health System - Therapy Services: ASHA CE Approved Provider: Brand Block at this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1K6lAQdlkXmWbKyte7JuRs8xLrEtyItnD/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: 

EVT Level 1

5/19

8:45-9:00: Check in

9:00-9:30: Introduction

9:30-10:00: Motor Learning Concepts and Intention

10:00-10:30: Coordinative Structures

10:30-10:45: Break

10:45-11:15: True Vocal Fold Body Cover (TVFBC)

11:15-11:45: TVFBC Small Group Practice of Application

11:45-12:15: True Vocal Fold Onset/Offset (TVFOO)

12:15-1:15: Lunch

1:00-1:30: TVFOO Small Group Practice of Application

1:30-2:00: False Vocal Fold (FVF)

2:00-2:30: FVF Small Group Practice of Application

2:30-2:45: Break

2:45-3:15: Tongue Control

3:15-3:45: Tongue Control Small Group Practice of Application

3:45-4:15: Velum Control

4:15-4:45: Velum Small Group Practice of Application

4:45-5:15: AES Control

5:15-6:00 Case Studies – Applications and Analysis and Open Coaching

 

5/20

8:45-9:00: Check-in

9:00-9:30: Review Day One

9:30-10:00: AES Small Group Practice of Application

10:00-10:30: Head & Neck Control

10:30-11:00: Torso Control

11:15-11:30: Break

11:30-12:00: Head & Neck Control and Torso Control Small Group Practice of Application

12:00-12:30 Larynx Control

12:30-1:00: Larynx Control Small Group Practice of Application

1:00-2:00 Lunch

2:00-2:30: Thyroid Cartilage Control with Siren & Singhale

2: 30-3:00: Thyroid Cartilage Control Small Group Practice of Application

3:00-3:30: Lip & Jaw Control

3:30-3:45: Break

3:45-4:15: Lip & Jaw Control Small Group Practice of Application

4:15-4:45: Cricoid Control

4:45-5:15: Cricoid Control Small Group Practice of Application

5:15-6:00: Case Studies – Applications and Analysis and Open Coaching

 

Level Two

5/26

8:45-9:00: Check-in

9:00-10:30: Intro and Attractor States practice

10:30-11:00: Speech Quality

11:00-11:15: Break

11:15-11:45: Falsetto Quality

11:45-12:45: Speech & Falsetto Practice

12:45-1:45: Lunch

1:45-2:30: Sob Quality

2:30-3:15: Sob Practice

3:15-3:30: Break

3:30-4:15: Belt Quality

4:15-5:00: Belt Practice

5:00-6:00: Case Studies – Applications and Analysis and Open Coaching

5/27

8:45-9:00: Check in

9:00-10:00 Review Day One of Level Two

10:00-10:45: Twang Quality

10:45-11:30: Twang Practice

11:30-11:45: Break

11:45-12:30: Open Coaching

12:30-1:30: Lunch

1:30-2:30: Opera Quality

2:30-3:15: Opera Practice

3:15-3:30: Break

3:30-4:30: Case Studies – Applications and Analysis and Open Coaching

4:30-6:00: Conclusion and Panel Discussion

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

Financial—Receives compensation from UVA Medical Center and Tom Burke Voice Studio, Inc., which offers an Estill certification pathway which course participants may be invited to join for an additional fee

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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