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Performing Voice Update

A course offered by the Voice and Speech Laboratory at Massachusetts Eye and Ear.
Meltzer Auditorium, Saturday, September 27, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Offered by the Voice and Speech Laboratory at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, "Performing Voice Update" will cover the latest in the care and training of vocal performers.

Download a copy of the course brochure.

The vocal performance field has been expanding its focus from a solely mechanical perspective to a more holistic view. Voice therapists from the Voice and Speech Laboratory will share alternative approaches to voice care and training, including body and mind work. They will also provide guidance in terms of evaluating the claims of various supplements and medicinals. They will also share some updated information on hydration and hands-on experience with laryngeal massage techniques.

We hope you'll take the time to join us for a fun and informative day!

To register, please call or email the Voice and Speech Laboratory's Clinical Coordinator, Barbara Wilson Arboleda, M.S., CCC-SLP (617-573-4050).

Learning Objectives

Attendees will gain an understanding of:

  • The rationale and at least one specific exercise application for three holistic/alternative approaches to voice care.
  • Current thinking regarding the impact of hydration, supplements and herbals on the voice.
  • The rationale for laryngeal massage and at least one technique for application of laryngeal massage.


Clinical Director
Glenn Bunting, M.S., CCC-SLP

Clinical Coordinator, CEU Administrator
Barbara Wilson Arboleda, M.S., CCC-SLP

Senior Speech-Language Pathologist
Anna Choi-Farshi, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist
Catherine Ballif, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist
Stephanie Fort, M.S., CCC-SLP
*Nonfinancial Disclosure: Stephanie is a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Voice, a publication of the Voice Foundation.

Speech-Language Pathologist
Tiffany Lyon, M.S., CCC-SLP

Faculty/Planner Disclosures
Financial: All faculty and planners are employees of Massachusetts Eye and Ear and receive a salary for their work. Nonfinancial: No faculty member has any nonfinancial disclosures to make unless otherwise noted above.