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Hybrid Level 1 Course

Level 1 Figures for Voice Control - (Companion Level 2: January 14-15)
Course ID: 2131
Date: 2023/01/07 to 2023/01/08 (YYYY/MM/DD) Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET Cost: Early-bird before Nov 23 - $195 USD, $110 for WCU Students/Faculty (after 11/23- $225 & $170) Language: English
Instructors: Kimberly Steinhauer, Brian Winnie , Cari Tellis , Joanna Lott , Elizabeth Grillo
Contact: Brigit Corej | |
Course Location:
West Chester University  
West Chester University PA
United States

This special West Chester University Hybrid EVT Level 1 is part of the combined Level 1 and 2 Course that meets for two weekends in January and is for anyone who would like to improve their singing or speaking voice—singers, actors, vocal coaches, drama instructors, speech-language pathologists and other vocal health professionals. Level 1: Figures for Voice Control™ teaches the Craft of speaking and singing and employs exercises that will give you new vocal options for all styles. Level 2: Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™ combines Figure options from Level 1 to produce six voice qualities--Speech, Falsetto, Sob, Twang, Opera, and Belting. This course offers a clear understanding of the voice’s limitless possibilities along with how to keep it vibrant and healthy. 

This course contains two components: 1) the self-directed Foundations of Estill Voice Training® in the Estill Voice Online Academy and 2) the live online or on location Level 1 and 2 Course led by a certified EMCI.   

*This special course is supported by a generous grant from the West Chester University Committee for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) that sponsors tuition for their faculty and students. Before registering, WCU students/faculty should email Brigit Corej at to receive the discount code to register for the self-directed Foundations of Estill Voice Training® in the Estill Voice Online Academy . Choose Student Registration in the drop-down box to receive the discount.

  • Total Early-bird costs=$434 (EVT Foundations $199 + Level 1 tuition $195 + resources fee $40)
  • Total Early-bird costs for WCU=$249 (EVT Foundations $99 + Level 1 tuition $110 + resources fee $40)
  • Total costs after Nov 23=$464 (EVT Foundations $199 + Level 1 tuition $225 + resources fee $40)
  • Total costs for WCU after Nov 23=$359 (EVT Foundations $149 + Level 1 tuition $170 + resources fee $40)

Your hybrid journey to vocal empowerment starts with Foundations of Estill Voice Training®. This completely self-directed online course will introduce you to our unique and powerful system for training the voice. Content includes:

  • Videos
  • Short Readings
  • Anatomical Diagrams
  • Exploratory Vocal Exercises with Estill Voiceprint Plus™
  • Journal Reflections

The journey continues with Level 1: Figures for Voice Control™ and Level 2: Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™ live online or on location with an EMCI. This live course explores each Estill Figure (vocal structure) and Estill Voice Quality (“recipe”) and includes:

  • Level 1 Workbook™, Make & Move Larynx™, Level 2 Workbook™, supporting handouts
  • Introduction to Level 1: 13 Figures (vocal structures) for Voice Control™
  • Introduction to Level 2: Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™
  • Vocal exercises for range, strength, clarity, and stamina
  • Large and small group learning and discussions
  • Masterclass/open coaching sessions for repertoire or case studies

Estill Voiceprint Plusis highly recommended for this course. Purchase this software (APP) for MAC or PC at the time of registration and receive 25% off the regular price. (This is a one-time offer at registration only).

A Level 1 & 2 Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon completion of this Level 1 & 2 Course. This certificate is one of the requirements for Trainer Certification in Estill Voice Training®.

This course is offered for 1.5 ASHA CEUs. In addition to attendance, attainment of learning outcomes may be required for satisfactory completion/awarding of ASHA CEUs for this program. Learn more here!

Day 1

9:00-10:00 Warm-up & Review of Foundations of EVT

10:00-10:45 Velum Control

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11:45 Tongue 

11:45-12:30 Guided Small Group Practice (Velum, Tongue)

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30- 2:15 Aryepiglottic Sphincter Control

2:15-3:00 Head & Neck Control 

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:00 Torso Control

4:00-5:00 Small Group Practice

5:00-6:00 Open/Individual Coaching

Day 2

9:00-9:30 Warm-up & Review of Day Two

9:30-10:15 Larynx Height

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:15 Cartilages

11:15-11:45 Lip Control

11:45-12:30 Jaw Control

12:30-1:30 Lunch 

1:30-2:30 Small Group Practice

2:30-3:15 Introduction to Six Voice Qualities 

3:15-3:30 Break

3:30-5:00 Open/Individual Coaching Session 

5:00-6:00 Panel Discussion

Cancellation and Refund Policy: In the event this course is canceled by the instructors, a full refund of the course fee will be given to all participants. In lieu of a refund, participants may choose to reserve their place at a future course with Dr. Kimberly Steinhauer. Participant cancellations will receive a full refund of the course fee up to two months prior to the start of the course. Within two months of the course start, participants may receive a 50% refund of the course fee or may transfer their registration to a future course with Dr. Steinhauer. No refunds for participant cancellations will be given after December 24 (2 weeks prior to course start). Access to Foundations of Estill Voice Training in the Online Academy is unlimited and the fee is non-refundable. The EVI Resources Fee is non-refundable. Voiceprint is non-returnable, non-refundable.

*Estill Voice Training® and its parent company, Estill Voice International, LLC, has neither an aesthetic nor gender bias and stands for the strengthening of cultural diversity, plurality and inclusion.

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