Vocal Pedagogy for Choral Conductors & Voice Teachers – ONLINE

UPDATE (June 2, 2023): This course has now closed. We are no longer accepting registrations.

WKS 403
Vocal Pedagogy for Choral Conductors & Voice
Teachers – ONLINE
June 26-August 4, 2023 / six weekly synchronous classes to be scheduled with students
Online course

Kathryn Cowdrick
Guest presenters: Robert Swensen, Eastman School of Music; Michael Hanley, Boston Conservatory at Berklee

This class will provide an introductory or refresher course focusing on the training and development of the voice. Classroom and private voice teachers, collaborative pianists, and choral directors alike will benefit from discussions on a variety of topics, including the structure and function of the vocal mechanism and health, managing the passaggi, musical theater style, age-appropriate classical and Broadway repertoire, and challenges through the “ages” of singing.

Professional Development Hours: 12
$425 / noncredit 

Eastman students needing this course for credit should consult with the Academic Affairs Office (undergraduate students) or the Graduate Studies Office (graduate students) before submitting an independent study proposal.    

“Professor Cowdrick is so amazing and knowledgeable in her field–I could listen to her lectures all day! I can already tell a huge difference in my own private voice teaching, and I am very thankful I took this course!” — 2022 Vocal Pedagogy student

Read our blog: Vocal Performance Pedagogy: Networking With Your Larynx