Originally offered as an accompaniment to NYSTA's Comparative Pedagogy courses, by popular demand we are offering this two-hour review of the basics of Vocal Anatomy and Voice Acoustics.
Originally offered as an accompaniment to NYSTA's Comparative Pedagogy courses, by popular demand we are offering this two-hour review of the basics of Vocal Anatomy and Voice Acoustics. This short course is perfect as a refresher for established voice instructors, or as a review of basical concepts for singers, coaches or other voice professionals. Topics covered include the basics of the anatomy and physiology of the vocal mechanism, as well as the basics of acoustics and resonance. Suggested text: Your Voice: An Inside View
About the Presenter
Dr. McCoy is currently a professor of voice and pedagogy at The Ohio State University, where he is the director of the Helen Swank Voice Teaching and Research Lab. He has been professor of voice and pedagogy, director of the Presser Music Center Voice Laboratory, and the director of Graduate Studies at Westminster Choir College of Rider University. His multimedia voice science and pedagogy textbook, Your Voice: An Inside View, is used extensively by colleges and universities throughout the United States and abroad. He is a past president and director of the National Intern Program of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), associate director of the Journal of Singing for voice pedagogy, and has also served NATS as vice president for Workshops, program chair for the 2006 and 2008 National Conferences, chair of the Voice Science Advisory Committee, and master teacher for the national Intern Program. Deeply committed to teacher education, McCoy is a founding faculty member in the NYSTA Professional Development Program, teaching classes in Voice Anatomy & Physiology and Acoustics & Voice Analysis. He is a member of the distinguished American Academy of Teachers of Singing.