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Noted Boston MD, Dr. James Burns, is guest speaker at 3rd annual UMass Dartmouth Voice Seminar January 22-24

On January 22-24, Boston Throat Specialist, Dr. James Burns, will be a guest faculty member at the 3rd annual Contemporary Commercial Music Seminar offered by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department.

On January 22-24, Boston Throat Specialist, Dr. James Burns, will be a guest faculty member at the 3rd annual Contemporary Commercial Music Seminar offered by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department.  Dr. Burns, a partner of world renowned voice specialist Dr. Steven Zeitels, is a staff surgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation. The clinic cares for the voices of many celebrity clients including singer Steve Tyler of the rock band Aerosmith.  Dr. Burns discusses vocal anatomy and health for CCM singers who perform rock, pop, jazz, gospel, music theater and other commercial styles on Saturday, January 23.  

The weekend seminar is taught by New York Singing Voice Specialist Jeannette LoVetri, a Broadway expert with Tony(TM) and Grammy® winning vocalists in her studio. The seminar is coordinated by jazz vocalist and educator Marcelle Gauvin,  who is on faculty at UMass Dartmouth and an instructor at Ms. LoVetri's Contemporary Commercial Music Institute at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA .

The work featured is Somatic Voicework(TM), LoVetri's 21st Century method for teaching contemporary commercial music styles.  The technique rests upon voice science research, vocal health practices and over three decades of LoVetri's teaching experience. The course has over 400 graduates nationally and world wide and has garnered rave reviews from singing teachers, performers choral directors and speech pathologists.

For more information contact Marcelle Gauvin at mgauvin@umassd.edu, Michelle Cieto at the UMD Music Department 508-999-8568 or go to http://www.umassd.edu/cvpa/areas/music/ccm.cfm
for course & registration details.
 

Author:  "Marcelle Gauvin"
Date:  18-Dec-2009
Department:   College of Visual & Performing Arts

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