Join School of Continuing Education guest speaker Doug Bell, MD for a presentation and discussion of Laryngeal anatomy and function relative to the professional singing voice. The event will feature photos of functional vocal cords, hands-on anatomy models of the Larynx, and a Q/A session facilitated by SCE Voice Dept Chair Mark Lee. Attendees will have opportunity to “see” their voice graphed on Spectrographic equipment.Specific topics covered: Essential anatomy and function of the voice box (Larynx); Common vocal issues found in singers and treatment with voice therapy; what is healthy “flow” of the breath and what does “on the breath” actually mean.

Dr. Douglas Bell is a board-certified Otolaryngologist with several decades experience evaluating and treating professional singers. He trained in surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. and in Otolaryngology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. He has worked with students at NEC, Boston Conservatory, BU Opera as well as the Emerson Musical Theater program.

Date: February 2, 2014 - 2:00:PM
Price: Free
Location: St. Botolph Building, Room 313


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