new voice educators' symposium | February 21st and 22nd, 2014
CALL FOR PARTICIPATIONThe Indiana University Student NATS chapter extends an invitation to join us for the 10th Annual New Voice Educators Symposium. The Symposium is designed to provide a forum for information and discussion about vocal performance, vocal pedagogy, voice science, vocal literature, and any other related subjects. Our mission is to provide new and future teachers of singing the opportunity to present academic papers in a formal, yet friendly atmosphere.
When is NVES 2014?
Symposium Dates: February 21-24, 2014
Location: Sweeney Hall, Simon Music Center (Indiana University – Bloomington, IN)
Submission Deadline: January 17, 2014
Presentation Materials Deadline: February 4, 2014
Who is eligible to present?
Any person currently pursuing a degree in voice or a voice-related field OR any college/university-employed voice teachers with less than five years of full-time, collegiate teaching experience.
How long are presentations?
Most presentations are 30 minutes long with 5-8 minutes included for questions and discussions.
Steps to take to be an NVES presenter
Send an Abstract: Applicants send a 200-word abstract of their presentation to the IUSNATS mailbox (E-mail: email@example.com – Subject Line: NVES Submission). Submissions are chosen by committee members of Student NATS at IU under the guidance of our faculty advisor, Dr. Brian Horne.
Criteria for selection may include:
- high degree of scholarship and research
- relevance to singing or the teaching of singing
- selection from a variety of topics
Costs related to NVES
The symposium is a free event but does not include travel expenses for presenters.
Presentation examples from NVES 2013
- Breathiness: As a Vocal Fault and Its Solutions
- Singing as a Treatment for Aphasia, Depression and Alzheimer's Disease
- Feedback and Failure: Responding for Effective Change
- Tone Deafness? Understanding, Discovering, and Correcting Musical Aptitude
- A Response to the Question: Is Classical Music Dying?
- Ornamentation: From Treatises to Teaching
- Worlds Colliding: The Jugendstil Movement and Turn of the Century German Romantic Music