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thumbnail Announcing the call for presentations for the 2018 National Conferene posted on 9:26 AM, January 23, 2017
NATS members and friends are invited to submit proposals for special sessions to be presented at the 55th National Conference in Las Vegas, July 22-26, 2018. Proposal guidelines and format are included...
thumbnail Setting Your 2017 Vocal Goals posted on 1:39 PM, January 15, 2017
Introducing a new blog from our NATS Vocal Health and Wellness Coordinator, Wendy LeBorgne, Ph.D., CCC-SLP.
"I’ve seen Wendy grow from a bright-eyed student asking questions in my office, through years of presentations and publication, to the brilliant resource she has become. She is at the leading front of the profession in her work as a voice pathologist, singing voice specialist, lecturer, performer, and author, and has much to share with our association. She is in an ideal position to help keep us informed about singing health and related issues, and I’m grateful to Wendy for her willingness to share so generously with NATS. I know she has a lot in store for us, and I hope you’ll join me in welcoming her." -- Norman Spivey, Past President, NATS
thumbnail Opera Star Shares Her Knowledge with Aspiring Vocalists posted on 12:01 PM, November 23, 2016
Knowing that Renee Fleming would be performing nearby, music students from St. Olaf College were eager to take part in the experience. That’s when Nick Swanson and J.W. Keckley, co-presidents of the...
thumbnail The Legacy of NATS: Past, Present, Future posted on 4:45 PM, October 19, 2016
Comments by Allen Henderson from the opening session of the 2016 NATS National Conference in Chicago in July 2016.
thumbnail Transitions: From Private Studio to Community Music School posted on 4:05 PM, September 29, 2016
Our Inter Nos "Independent Voices" features a new series, titled "Transitions." Associate Editor Cynthia Vaughn said about the new feature, "As singers and voice teachers we go through many transitions: such as transitioning from graduate school to professional, transitioning from a singing career to teaching, transitioning into parenting plus a teaching career, transitioning from a small town to a big city or vice versa." This first article tells the journey of Sharon Szymanski, whose "labor of love" now instructs more than 400 students.
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