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Hybrid Level 1 & 2: Figures for Voice & 6 Qualities

Level 1 and 2 Course Course ID: 2712
Date: 2024/06/11 to 2024/06/14 (YYYY/MM/DD) Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (NYC) Cost: $695 Regular/$395 Student USD Language: English
Instructors: Kimberly Steinhauer, Tom Burke , Mary McDonald Klimek , Luke Steinhauer , Alexander McDaniel , Rachel Pollard
Contact: Alexander McDaniel | alexanderwmcdaniel@gmail.com | 724-938-5578
Course Location:
PennWest California University & Online
250 University Dr. 
California Pennsylvania, 15419
United States

Course Description

Learn more about the limitless possibilities of your voice by attending Estill Voice Training® Hybrid Level 1 & 2 at PennWest California and online, June 11-14, 2024. This course 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.

Your 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. Learners will be automatically enrolled into Foundations of Estill Voice Training® in the Estill Voice Online Academy at the time of registration. If you already have an Online Academy account and/or purchased Foundations of Estill Voice Training®, continue with registration using your Online Academy user email. Do not purchase Foundations again.

The journey continues with Level 1: Figures for Voice™ & Level 2: Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™ live in-person & online, June 11-14, 2024, with Kimberly Steinhauer (EMCI-ATP-SD). This live component 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™
  • 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

By the end of this course, you should be able to: 

  • Describe the Estill Figures for Voice that span power, source and filter in voice production;
  • Explain the anatomy & physiology that underlying production of the EVT Figures;
  • Integrate Voice Qualities into drama, music, or voice therapy applications;
  • Assess the implementation of Voice Qualities by actors, singers, or patients;
  • Record and analyze samples of Voice Qualities using state-of-the-art voice technology.

Content Disclosure: This course will focus exclusively on Estill Voice Training®; other similar programs will not be discussed. This course will also have a special focus on Estill in the choral context.

 

Figures for Voice Time Ordered Agenda (Day 1 - June 11)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Welcome & Introduction 

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM TVFs: Onset/Offset

Break

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM TVFs: Onset/Offset Practice

11:40 AM - 12:15 AM FVF

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM FVF Practice 

Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM TVFs Body-Cover

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM TVFs Body-Cover practice

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Larynx 

Break

3:30 PM - 3:50 PM Larynx Practice

3:50 PM - 4:20 PM Thyroid/ Siren

4:20 PM - 4:40 PM Thyroid/Siren Practice 

4:40 PM - 5:00 PM Cricoid

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Coaching

 

Figures for Voice Time Ordered Agenda (Day 2 - June 12) 

09:00 AM - 9:45 AM Review/ Open Coaching

9:45 AM - 10:05 AM Cricoid Practice 

10:05 AM - 10:35 AM Tongue

Break

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM Tongue Practice

11:10 AM - 11:40 AM Velum

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM Velum Practice 

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM AES

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AES Practice

Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lips & Jaw

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM Lips & Jaw Practice

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Head & Neck/ Torso

Break 

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Head & Neck/ Torso Practice 

3:45 PM - 6:00 PM Open Coaching

 

Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™ Time Ordered Agenda (Day 3 - June 13)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Warm-up & Level 1 Review

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM "Find Your Attractor State (default)" Recipe

Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Speech Quality

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Speech Small Group Practice

Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Falsetto Quality

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Falsetto Small Group Practice

Break

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM Sob & Cry Quality

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Sob & Cry Small Group Practice

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM Open Coaching

 

Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™ Time Ordered Agenda (Day 4 - June 14)

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Twang Quality

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Twang Small Group Practice

Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Opera Quality

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Opera Small Group Practice

Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Belt Quality

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Belt Small Group Practice

Break

3:15 PM - 6:00 PM Open Coaching

 

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

 

To obtain ASHA's CEU's:

  • Complete all components of Foundations of Estill Voice Training®
  • Score 80% or higher on the Assessment of Learning Quiz (in Foundations)
  • Attend both days of the live Figures for Voice (June 11-14, 2024)
  • Complete the course evaluation

 

Additional Information & Disclosures:

Dr. Kimberly Steinhauer, Estill Mentor & Course Instructor with Advanced Testing Privileges and Service Distinction

  • Relevant Financial Relationships– President and owner of Estill Voice International, received speaking fees, and travel for this conference from attendee registration fees.
  • No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Mary McDonald Klimek, Estill Mentor & Course Instructor with Advanced Testing Privileges and Service Distinction

  • Relevant Financial Relationships– Founding Partner, Creative Consultant, former Vice President of Estill Voice International & Estill Mentor & Course Instructor
  • No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Tom Burke, Estill Mentor & Course Instructor with Testing Privileges

  • Relevant Financial Relationships– Estill Mentor & Course Instructor
  • No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Rachel Pollard, Estill Master Trainer

  • Relevant Financial Relationships– Estill Master Trainer
  • No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Luke Steinhauer, Estill Master Trainer

  • Relevant Financial Relationships– Director of Operations for Estill Voice International & Estill Master Trainer
  • No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Alexander McDaniel, Estill Master Trainer

  • Relevant Financial Relationships– Estill Master Trainer
  • No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Jaron M. LeGrair, Estill Master Trainer-Candidate

  • Relevant Financial Relationships– Estill Master Trainer-Candidate
  • No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Cancellation, refund, and course transfer policies are at the discretion of individual instructors. Contact the instructor or host of this course for more information. Please email alexanderwmcdaniel@gmail.com to indicate any special needs (dietary, visual, hearing, physical) prior to the start of this course. Complaints can be made at www.estillvoice.com/complaints.

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 May 28, 2024 (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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