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Below are links to various voice-related resources for your information:

Twin Cities Metro Area, Greater Minnesota, and the Upper Midwest

The VoiceCare Network
Axel Theimer, DMA
Executive Director

Stones in Water
Babette Lightner, Director
Certified LearningMethods Teacher
Registered Body Movement Educator
Certified Alexander Technique Teacher
River Falls, Wisconsin

Fairview Voice Center
Carol Klitzke, MS, CCC/SLP
Speech Pathologist/Voice Specialist
University of Minnesota Medical Center                      Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Paparella Ear, Head, & Neck Institute
Oleg Froymovich, MD
Senior Otolaryngologist
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bastian Voice Institute
Robert Bastian, M.D.
Medical Director
Downers Grove, Illinois (Chicago)

Sound Mind Solutions
Tim Zbikowski
Audio & Recording Engineer
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota

Voice Research Organizations and Publications
International Journal of Research in Choral Singing
Dr. James Daugherty, Editor
University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA

Journal of Voice

Publication of The Voice Foundation
Elsevier Publishers
Maryland Heights, Missouri, USA
(click on Journals)

Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology
Taylor & Francis Publishers

National Center for Voice and Speech
Dr. Ingo Titze, Director
Denver, Colorado, USA

The Voice Foundation
Dr. Robert Sataloff, Chairman
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Voice Medicine and Health Resources
The Watergate Voice Foundation
Voice Problem Website

Voice Education Organizations
Music Teachers National Association

National Association of Teachers of Singing, USA

Voice and Speech Trainers Association

Voiceworks (Los Angeles)
Lisa Popeil

Choral Conductor Organizations
American Choral Directors Association

Association of Canadian Choral Communities


International Federation for Choral Music

Music Educator Organizations
Music Educators National Conference, USA

Canadian Music Educators’ Association

International Society for Music Education

Vocal/Choral Festivals
International Festival 500
Sharing the Voices
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

Evidence-based Human Compatible Learning and Teaching

Bodymind and Voice: Foundations of Voice Education
Edited by Leon Thurman and Graham Welch

PositivityGroundbreaking Research Reveals How to Embrace the Hidden Strength of Positive Emotions, Overcome Negativity, and Thrive

by Barbara Fredrickson    
Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Director, Positive Emotion Psychophysiology Lab, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

The Singing Neanderthals:
The Origins of Music, Language, Mind, and Body
by Steven Mithen, Professor of Early Prehistory, University of Reading, United Kindom


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