Jeannette LoVetri, Director

Workshops, Master Classes and Lectures

Why Workshops

Sometimes it is more expedient to learn in a group setting. Especially when working with the voice, there can be definite advantages to being in a group -- everyone can learn from everyone else and no one is exposed, alone, making sounds on his or her own. Group interaction is fun and energizing, especially when the individual running the group makes sure that the atmosphere is safe and that the group dynamic is comfortable.

Workshops are also cost effective, in that information about the voice, or about public presentation can be given to many people at once. Emersion is also an accepted learning modality, allowing individuals to absorb a large amount of data all at once. At the end of a workshop, it isn't unusual for an individual to have discovered an entirely new perspective on their voice, sometimes once which is also life-changing.

Workshops on public speaking are offered for executives, management, trainers, salespersons, and all those using the voice professionally, including clergy, lawyers, teachers, and actors.

Workshops on the singing voice have included teachers of singing, singers, actors, musical and choral directors, conductors, composers, as well as speech pathologists and throat specialists (MDs).

Workshops can be offered on site for groups of any size and vary in length from one hour to several days. Formats include showing various vocal video tapes, slide presentations, live demonstration, teaching, and discussion.

Workshops presented include:

  • "Music Theater Vocal Pedagogy for the 21st Century"
  • "Public Speaking The Easy Way: A Workshop For Those Who Speak Before The Public"
  • "Breath and Body Together: The Path Home"
  • "Voice Science for the Singing Teacher of the 21st Century"
  • "Speaking and Singing And Everything In Between"(With Dr. Daniel R. Boone)
  • "Voice, Lies and Videotape"(Also with Dr. Boone)
  • "How To Apply Voice Science In The Voice Studio"
  • " Crossover Singing: What Works, What Doesn't and Why"

For Workshops scheduled for 2014 please see our Upcoming Events page


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CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute at Shenandoah University

The Contemporary Commercial Music Vocal Pedagogy Institute Our thirteenth year featuring Somatic Voicework™, the LoVetri Method, July 18-26, 2015 for levels I, II and III. It continues to be the first and only vocal pedagogy course offering graduate and doctoral credit for courses on CCM. It also offers a number of post certification courses for those who are certified as Level III graduates. Our new 2015 brochure is now available For more information and registration please visit CCM Institute . For further questions contact: Kathryn Green at kgreen@su.edu.

Other Venues for Somatic Voicework™ Level I

For the third year in New York City!!! Somatic Voicework™ Level I will be offered June 12th-14th, 2015 at the City College of New York. Our 2015 CCNY brochure is now available. For any questions, please contact Suzanne Pittson.

Workshops/Masterclasses

A Series of Workshops and Masterclasses at Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln and Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska on Friday March 6th and Saturday, March 7th. For information and details, please contact Kevin Hanrahan

Workshop and lectures sponsored by the local chapter of the Voice Foundation (Chicago), and the Chicago Institute for Voice Care April 11th and 12th. For more information, location and registration information, please visit openmindopenbody.com

The Voice Workshop will be presenting Overtone Singing - Vocal Improvisations and an Intro to Indian Classical Singing by Rollin Rachele on Sunday, April 26th, 2015 at the voice Workshop on the upper West side of Manhattan from 10-5:30 pm. Please view our flyer. For more information please contact Rollin Rachele.