Performance Voice Conference 2018

Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018

8:15am-5:15pm (registration begins at 7:30am)

Location: Eccles Broadcast Center

Early registration ends March 31st, 2018

In celebration of World Voice Day, University of Utah Health Care presents the Performance Voice Conference. We invite physicians, otolaryngologists, speech language pathologists, vocal coaches, voice instructors, faculty and students to join us for a day of instruction and collaboration with nationally and internationally acclaimed voice professionals.

Our partners include:

Course Description

Attendees learned about the science behind clinical and pedagogical approaches to prevent or care for voice problems affecting performing artists. Topics included the effect of medications, hydration, and voice rest on voice function and recovery after injury.  Speakers offered scientific and clinical expertise including laryngology, speech-language pathology, vocal coaching and voice science.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe which and how some medications may affect the voice.
  2. Identify and describe the scientific and clinical perspectives on the contribution of hydration and voice rest on voice function and recovery from injury.
  3. Identify and describe optimal clinical and pedagogical approaches for working with an injured singer.
  4. Identify and describe the normal spectral energies of the voice across registers.

Exhibitor Registration

For any questions related to exhibitor registration for this conference please contact Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer at or at 801-585-7143.



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Eccles Broadcast Center

Dumke Conference Room

101 S Wasatch Drive

Salt Lake City, Utah 84112