the british voice association

  • The voice for voice in the UK

  • The voice for voice in the UK

  • The voice for voice in the UK

  • The voice for voice in the UK

  • The voice for voice in the UK

  • The voice for voice in the UK

World Voice Day

To mark World Voice Day on Tuesday 16th April, the British Voice Association and the Australian Voice Association have collaborated to produce the attached leaflet, ‘Teacher! Your Voice Matters’.

Teaching is one of the most vocally demanding of all professions. Anecdotal evidence suggests that more than 50% of patients presenting to speech therapy clinics are teachers. Yet there is very little training and support available to help them care for and enhance the effectiveness of their most powerful, instructional and motivational tool – the speaking voice. This leaflet offers clear and succinct guidance for teachers.

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Approaching Accents

Approaching Accents

Strategies for voice and dialect coaches

SUNDAY 30 June 2024
10.45 – 17:00 (Registration from 10.30)

Online (via Zoom).
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Performer singingFor professional voice users
The British Voice Association provides a unique network of support and provision for performers and professional voice users . Linking world-class professionals, working across multiple disciplines, the BVA strives to provide education and assistance to those whose voice is their most valuable tool. This includes advice on vocal technique, performance, technology and all aspects of vocal health and hygiene (both physical and emotional).

Endoscopy in the voice clinicFor health-care professionals
For anyone wanting to practise in the field of voice care, be it within speech therapy, ENT or other allied professional specialities, the British Voice Association gives an invaluable insight into the professional voice user, a national network of contacts to be able to discuss cases with and refer to, and up to date courses and discussions to keep those working in multidisciplinary voice clinics across the country on the cutting edge of phoniatrics.

Teacher and studentFor teachers The multi-disciplinary make-up of the British Voice Association offers a unique opportunity to grow in your knowledge as a teacher.‎ By attending training events and presentations that involve other disciplines you can get a new perspective on your own practice, also deepening your understanding of vocal function. Armed with this knowledge you will become a more effective teacher.

Student audienceFor students
Whether you are studying performance, speech therapy or ENT the British Voice Association gives you educational and networking opportunities with some of the most eminent practitioners in each field who believe in multidisciplinary practice. By offering both specialist events dedicated to your field and larger integrated events where information and expertise is shared across related disciplines, as a British Voice Association member you will gain new tools for your practice and access to a UK-wide network of experts.


Sharing best practice

Sharing best practice is demonstrated to improve performance – it helps to avoid ‘reinventing the wheel’. We work on the premise of continued learning based upon clear evidence of success and recognition of the connections and interdependencies between professional disciplines. Documents can supply a lot of knowledge but it is through people that deeper understanding is most easily transferred. The British Voice Association is dedicated to facilitating the dissemination of best practice for all those involved with Voice.

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