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World Voice Day Seminar 2018

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This seminar is co-organized by the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD) and CIRMMT, together with the Schulich School of Music and the Royal Victoria Hospital Voice Clinic. It will take place on April 13, 2018 from 5:30-6:30pm in A-832 at the Elizabeth Wirth Music Building of McGill University. Doors open at 5pm! Seats are limited. Registration is required.

What
  • Seminar
When Apr 13, 2018
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Where A832 & A833, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St W
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There is also a World Voice Day 2018 Voice Screening event on April 9th.

WVD poster 2018 

Registration

Registration is now closed! To be placed on the waitlist, please contact evan.kennedy[at]mail.mcgill.ca.

Description

World Voice Day (WVD) is a global event to educate the public that VOICE MATTERS! This year the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD), CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music and Royal Victoria Hospital Voice Clinic, will organize the WVD seminar to promote voice care to the community.
 
The theme of this year is "Reflux and Voice". Voice experts including laryngologists, speech language pathologists and singing professors w ill explain the causes, risk factors, prevention and treatment for reflux and injured voice commonly seen in singers, teachers, voice actors and other voice professionals. The experts will also answer questions about voice from the audience. 
 
For more information, please visit: 

The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders event page

The World Voice Day website

Guests

  • Prof. Isabelle Cossette, D. Mus., Music Performance and Body Lab, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music
  • Dr. Karen Kost, M.D., Director of Voice Clinic at Royal Victoria Hospital
  • Prof. Nicole Li-Jessen, Ph.D., School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Ms. Maia Masuda, M.Sc., Speech Pathologist at Royal Victoria Hospital
  • Prof. John Mac Master, Tenor, Schulich School of Music

Program Overview

  • 5:00-5:30pm - Signing In
  • 5:30-5:35pm - Welcome speech
  • 5:35-5:50pm - Causes of reflux and their effects on laryngeal health
  • 5:50-6:00pm - Prevention of reflux and voice care techniques
  • 6:00-6:30pm - Roundtable discussion of reflux and singing voice with experts
  • 6:30-7:00pm - Reception

Questions?

Have questions about World Voice Day at McGill? Please contact Dr. Nicole Li-Jessen by email at nicole.li [at] mcgill.ca 

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