Event Details

Event date: 
23 October 2014
Event time: 
Venue Address: 
Room 101A, The Institute

Delivered by BAPAM specialist Ian MacDonald, this masterclass is a must for all professional and training voice users and anyone concerned about their vocal health

The session will cover:
Basic Do and Dont’s of Vocal Health Care
What can go wrong and why this may be.
Nerves and how get the better of them

Ian MacDonald Biography:
Ian is the development director and course tutor for the worlds first MSc in Performing Arts Medicine at University College London - a collaboration between the Royal College of Music, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music
and Dance and BAPAM. 

He is a trained laryngeal manual therapist and voice
coach, specialising in vocal rehabilitation, breathing and performance kinesthetics and has been a registered clinician and the vocal health assessor for the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) since 2000.

With extensive experience of performing arts medicine education and research he also works with wind instrumentalists and multi-players (musical theatre performers and multi-instrumentalists) on issues of support, ergonomics, fatigue problems and vocal tract discomfort disorders, providing help in the understanding and treating of conditions such as MTD and VPI. Having been passionately involved in the music arena for nearly 30
years, he has professional experience and training in extended vocal techniques, Opera, Bel Canto, Estil, SLS, the Accent Method, Roy Hart Whole Voice methods and core abdominal support training in contemporary and modern dance . 

Ian offers 1-2-1 sessions in vocal work (lessons, coaching, audition practice, dealing with anxiety) and performance coaching to small groups and ensembles such as instrument and piano, vocal trios, wind ensemble or other configurations of the performance relationship. He is a regular presenter and speaker in the UK and Internationally.

To register for this masterclass, email your name and course details to bookings@icmp.co.uk, with the Subject Line: Vocal Heath.