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Pedagogy – Voice

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Christian T. Herbst

Herbst Co-authors Research on Evolution of Human Larynx

Visiting Adjunct Professor of Voice Science Christian T. Herbst, Ph.D., was a member of an interdisciplinary team from Japan and Europe that studied how the human larynx evolved to allow us to communicate. The paper, “Evolutionary loss of complexity in human vocal anatomy as an adaptation for speech,” was published on Friday, Aug. 12, in […]

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Conservatory Performs 2022/23 Season Announcement

Shenandoah Conservatory Announces 2022/23 Season

Shenandoah Conservatory announces its 2022/23 season of live music, theatre and dance. The Conservatory Performs season features dozens of opportunities to witness and experience the arts, including a rich variety of performances by students, faculty and internationally renowned guest artists. The season kicks off Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, with a performance by the Grammy Award-winning […]

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Voice Pedagoy

Seven Research Projects Accepted for Presentation at Voice Foundation’s 51st Anniversary Symposium

Shenandoah Conservatory’s voice pedagogy graduate program has achieved a record number of accepted papers for presentation at the Voice Foundation’s 51st anniversary symposium “Care of the Professional Voice” in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from Wednesday, June 1, through Sunday, June 5. This is the field’s premier international conference and no other voice pedagogy graduate program has as […]

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Alumni Successes

Martina Bingham

Research by Bingham ’18 Featured in Oxford University Press: SHAPE

Research on singing in music therapy by Martina Bingham ’18 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Voice Pedagogy) was featured in a special arts and sciences initiative through Oxford University Press: SHAPE (Social Sciences, Humanities, and the Arts for People and the Economy). Adjunct Associate Professor of Music Therapy Elizabeth Schwartz, M.A., MT-BC, served as a […]

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Bingham and Schwartz

Research by Bingham ’18 and Schwartz Wins MAR AMTA Interdisciplinary Research Award

Martina Bingham ’18 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Voice Pedagogy) and Adjunct Associate Professor of Music Therapy Beth Schwartz, M.A., received the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association (MAR AMTA) Interdisciplinary Research Award (a $5,000 award) for their study, “Defining the Therapeutic Singing Voice: An Analysis of Music Therapists’ Clinical Practice.” Director of […]

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Martina Bingham

Research by Bingham ’18 Published in Music Therapy Perspectives

Research by Martina Bingham ’18 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Voice Pedagogy), was accepted as an article, “Defining the Therapeutic Singing Voice: An Analysis of Four Music Therapists’ Clinical Work,” for the journal Music Therapy Perspectives. It is the first research of its kind to examine and define therapeutic singing in music therapy clinical practice.

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