2019 Preliminary Program

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Friday August 9: Day One

9:00 – Opening
9:20 – Welcome (Estill Voice International)
9:40 – Living the Dream: Estill Every Semester (Steven Chicurel-Stein, University of Central Florida, USA)
10:00 – Understanding Consequences: Cognitive Science for Singers (Clare McLeod, Berklee College of Music, USA)
10:20 – Break
10:40 – The Modern Vocal Jury:  Implementing Estill as an Educational Standard of Vocal Mastery (Kelly Burge, St. Mary’s College of California, USA)
11:00 – Flipped Learning in Vocal Pedagogy (Jaana Turunen, Finland)
11:20 – Embedding the full Level 1 & 2 curriculum, as a core component of singing and spoken voice training, for first year undergraduate Actors within a University Setting (Gemma Boaden, Northampton University, UK)
11:40 – Presentation Question & Answer
12:00 – Lunch
1:30 – Voiceprint (Estill Voice International)
2:15 – Estill Etudes: Musical exercises to practice each EVT figure option (Alejandro Saorin Martinez, Italy)
3:00 – Style, Physicality & Estill – Oh My! (Tara Snyder, University of Central Florida, USA)
3:45 – Break
4:00 – Panel Discussion: Estill Education
4:30 – The Estill Adventure: Figures for Beginners (Esther Spadaro, USA)
5:15 – Closing

Saturday August 10: Day Two

9:00 – Opening
9:20 – The Estill Papers (Mary McDonald Klimek, USA)
10:00 – Singing for Breathing Voice Rehabilitation (Gillian McLaren Scott, UK)
10:20 – Break
10:40 – The Clinical Application of the Estill Voice Model: Voice Therapy Case Studies (Marianne Bos-Clark, UK)
11:00 – Healing from the Inside Out:  Integrating Estill in Music Therapy (Carolyn Neapole, Capilano University, Canada)
11:20 – Motor Learning in Voice Rehabilitation (Cari Tellis, Misericordia University, USA)
11:40 – Presentation Question & Answer
12:00 – Lunch
1:30 – What’s New in Courses & Certification (Estill Voice International)
2:15 – Vocal Improvisation: Exercises and Strategies According to the Estill Model (Stefania Patanè, Italy)
3:00 – Conduct with Me: Gesture Research and Implications for Estill Voice Training (Brian Winnie, Western Illinois University, USA)
3:45 – Break
4:00 – Panel Discussion: Estill Research & Clinical Application
4:30 – Transformational Magic for All: Estill Voice Training in the Public High School Choral Setting (Matthew Berthot, Winfield High School, KS, USA)
5:15 – Closing

Sunday August 11: Day Three

9:00 – Opening
9:20 – Training of female tenors with the aid of Estill and non-Estill figures (Hanny van Lankeren, Netherlands)
9:40 – Cantonese Opera’s voice qualities and the Estill Model (Wing Hong Li, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, China)
10:00 – Mumblegate: Projection and Audibility in Contemporary Theatre (Leon Trayman, UK)
10:20 – Break
10:40 – Where the Paths Cross: Exploring Ideokinesis in the Actor’s Use of Effort (Michele Pagen, California University of Pennsylvania, USA)
11:00 – The Dancing Voice (Gabriella Scalise, Italy)
11:20 – Attractor States & Anxiety: Getting Physical with Feelings (Simon Ward, Academy of Music & Performing Arts, Australia)
11:40 – Presentation Question & Answer
12:00 – Lunch
1:30 – Using Performing Arts as the Application Mechanism to Teaching Arts and Science (Cari Tellis, Misericordia University, USA)
2:15 – Using Estill to Understand Gospel (Jaron LeGrair, USA)
3:00 – Panel Discussion: Estill Performance
3:30 – Closing

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