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For the past 28 years Joan Lader has been in private practice in New York City working with singers and actors with injured voices as well as training elite Broadway, Opera, Pop and Rock singers. She has been a guest lecturer at Columbia University, Pace University and Berklee College of Music as well as presenting at both the Voice Foundation in Philadelphia and the Pacific Voice Foundation in San Francisco. For the past 8 years, Ms. Lader has presented workshops on "Care of the Professional Voice" as well as technical workshops in Tampa Florida at Ann Reinking's Broadway Theater Project at "The Lost Colony" in North Carolina and Calhoun College at Yale University. She is currently on the advisory board of the Broadway Theater Project. In addition, she has conducted seminars in teaching methodology for singing teachers working with normal as well as injured voices. Professional affiliations include New York State Speech Language Hearing Association (NYSSLHA), national Association of Singing Teachers (NATS), and The Voice Foundation. Joan received certification from New York Singing Teachers' Association (NYSTA) professional development program having completed its Core of Knowledge Curriculum. Ms. Lader has a BS in Musical Theater from Pennsylvania State University and a Master's Degree in Speech Pathologist and Audiology from Hunter College. Estill Training began in New York City, with Jo Estill as mentor, in 1982.
"Jo Estill's work is pioneering in that she was the first to separate voice quality clearly into source and filter components! Her basic vocal tract shapes associated with sob (yawn), twang, and sing (opera) are fundamental to our current understanding of how the source and the filter interact."
Ingo R. Titze, PhD
World-renowned voice scientist
National Center for Voice and Speech