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Wed 22 Apr 2020
09:00 - 13:00

Venue: Student Services Centre, Meeting Room CG09

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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Voice Projection: An Introduction

Wed 22 Apr 2020

Description


If you occasionally suffer from vocal strain or wish to discover your true vocal range and power then this course is for you. We will work together to improve your vocal projection using vocal techniques practised by actors by using various physical and vocal exercises in a relaxed atmosphere. Be prepared to relax, kick off your shoes and lie on the floor.

Target audience

For staff involved in teaching or training:

  • University staff
  • College and Non-University Teaching Institutions teaching staff
  • Further details regarding CCTL's eligibility criteria are available here
Prerequisites
  • Please note that this event will involve undertaking some exercises on the floor
  • You may wish to bring a fitness mat, or a large towel that may be folded, with you to improve your comfort
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 22 Apr 2020   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 Student Services Centre, Meeting Room CG09 map Stewart Theobald
Aims
  • to understand how and why we sound the way we do
  • to understand the causes of difficulty with and implications of unhealthy voice production
  • to be aware of how relaxation, breathing and vocal exercises can improve projection and clarity
  • to appreciate the effects of posture and tension on vocal projection
  • to understand resonance placement and the effect this has on projection, clarity and range
Duration

One half day session

There will not be a scheduled break in this session. So you are encouraged to go to the Whale Café on your way in and pick up a drink. If you show your University card, you will get a small discount!

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Theme
Voice and Presentation

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