Vocal Pedagogy Professional Workshop (VPPW)


Vocal Pedagogy

July 8–11, 2021

The Vocal Pedagogy Professional Workshop (VPPW) is designed to provide collegiate and private voice instructors and vocal music educators with unique learning opportunities in both musical theater and classical voice pedagogy.

Topics will include:

  • The Musician’s Mind: The Third Pillar of Voice Science
  • Breathing for Singing: One Way? No Way!
  • Anatomy and Physiology: An Overview
  • Registration and Acoustic Perception
  • Necessary Migrations: The Acoustic and Somatosensory Transitions of Range
  • Teaching Musical Theater: Securing Belt, Mix, and Legit
  • Cross-Training in the Musical Theater Voice Studio
  • Getting High: Exploring Belt and Falsetto Options in the Male Voice
  • Teaching Tenors, Baritones, and Basses: Building a Foundation
  • Teaching Mezzos and Sopranos: Building a Foundation
  • LIVE: Living and Singing in Our Bodies: Alexander Technique in the Voice Studio and Online Teaching

Courses are taught by Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty, prestigious master teachers and guests, and doctors and staff from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Voice Center. See the faculty list below.

Participants will leave with an enriched and functional understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the singing mechanism, knowledge of current developments in voice pedagogy and speech science, and a systematic practical approach to both classical and musical theater technique.
Participants who complete the full workshop may receive a Boston Conservatory at Berklee Certificate of 18 Professional Development Points (PDP)*.
*PDPs must be requested at registration.


Who Should Register

Program Pricing

Faculty and Guest Instructors

2020 Workshop Schedule


Registration and Payment Deadlines

Questions? Contact Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s Academic Office by email at slandis@berklee.edu.