Vocal Anatomy & Physiology with Dr. Scott McCoy

Event Details

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 (All day)
Event Category: 
Featured Course
Event Location: 
United States
$220 for members, $250 for non-members

About the Presentation

One of NYSTA's most requested offerings, this fundamental course offers a detailed exploration of the major physiological systems of the singing voice. Using Your Voice: An Inside View (2nd Ed.) as the accompanying text, Dr. McCoy's user-friendly exploration of the singing mechanism is perfect as an introduction to the material for the new voice professional, as well as providing a useful, thought-provoking refresher for the established teacher. 

Muscular systems and topics covered include: Respiration, Phonation, Articulation, Laryngeal Function and Resonance.


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.
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