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Dr. L. Thomas Carroll

Carroll Speaks on Voice Dangers and Diagnostics to Anatomy Class

The Janette Ogg Voice Research Center at Shenandoah Conservatory hosted Dr. L. Thomas Carroll as a guest speaker on Friday, Sept. 27, in Ruebush Hall, Room 128. Dr. Carroll is from Harvard University/Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and spoke to the graduate anatomy class on the dangers and diagnostic criteria of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). Carroll […]

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2019 CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute

2019 CCM Institute Trains 141 Participants from Around the World

The 2019 Contemporary Commercial Music (CCM) Vocal Pedagogy Institute welcomed 141 participants, including eight from other countries, including France, Canada and England. The CCM Lifetime Achievement Award recipient was Dr. Ingo Titze, founder and director of the National Center for Voice and Speech. Five courses were taught over a nine day period. Participants loved the […]

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Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell at CCM Institute

CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute Celebrates Successful Conference

From July 14 through July 22, a total of 127 voice professionals came to Shenandoah to participate in sessions offered during the Contemporary Commercial Music (CCM) Vocal Pedagogy Institute’s annual conference. The CCM institute is the first and only institute to include courses in CCM vocal pedagogy for academic credit in a graduate degree program. […]

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Alumni Successes

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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