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My Research Interests

Vocal Pedagogy

Transgender voice and vocal identity

Functional voice disorders, particularly in the context of identity and personal perception 

Developmental female voice  

Choral Pedagogy

Gender inclusivity in choral environments

Non-hierarchal choral experience

Trans voices in choral environments

Treble choral methods

Gender & Identity

Voice, gender and identity in AFAB ("assigned female at birth") singers

Gender and music/art history


Presentations, Publications & Workshops

YEAR TYPE NAME LOCATION READ
2019WORKSHOPMy Friends, You Got Treble: Creating a Gender- Affirming Vocal Ensemble
Transgender Singing Voice Conference
Richmond, Indiana
N/A
2019DISSERTATIONSinging while female: A narrative study on gender, identity & experience of female voice in cis, transmasculine & non-binary singersTeachers College, Columbia UniversityPDF
2018PRESENTATIONMuscle Tension Dysphonia: Are Singers Getting the Help They Need? (Phase III)
with Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn
Voice Foundation Annual Symposium
Philadelphia, PA
N/A
2018PUBLICATIONHe Said, She Said, They Said: Making the Case for a Gender-Neutral Pedagogy
A discussion of the challenges of vocabulary and gender in the voice studio.
VoicePrints
Vol. 15, No. 5
PDF
2018PRESENTATIONMy Kind of Treble: Working with Gender-Inclusive Vocal Ensembles
with Joshua Glasner
International Centre for Music Research Symposium
New York, NY
N/A
2017PRESENTATIONA Developmental Look at SINGING:
It’s Never Too Late or Too Early!

with Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, Dr. Lori McCann
International Conference of Voice Teachers
Stockholm, Sweden
N/A
2017PUBLICATIONAh Clara, I Am Not Worthy Of Your Love:
A Critical Analysis of Er, der Herrlichste von allen

An examination of gender, interpretation and composer intent in Schumann’s work.
VoicePrints
Volume 14, No. 2
PDF
2016PRESENTATIONSing Out, Louise(s)! – A Multi-Disciplinary Review of Current Perception and Practice of Teenage Adolescent Voice
with Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn
Voice Foundation Annual Symposium
Philadelphia, PA
N/A
2016PUBLICATIONWhere My Matrons At? -- Art, Gender & the Renaissance
An overview of female art patronage, gender and female artistic achievement in the Renaissance for the Burning Man Philosophical Center / Arts division.
Burning Man Arts JournalJournal
2014PRESENTATIONA Developmental Look at SINGING: It’s Never Too Late or Too Early!
with Drs. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, Lori McCann & Karie Brown
NATS 53rd Annual Conf.
Boston, MA
N/A
2013PRESENTATIONMuscle Tension Dysphonia: Are Singers Getting the Referrals They Need?
 (Phase II)

with Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn and Dr. Linda Carroll
Voice Foundation Annual Symposium
Philadelphia, PA
N/A
2012PRESENTATIONMuscle Tension Dysphonia: Are Singers Getting the Referrals They Need?
 (Phase I)

with Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn
Voice Foundation Annual Symposium
Philadelphia, PA
N/A
2012MASTERCLASSSweet Freedom's Song: Music as a Tool for Social JusticeNorthstar Academy
Newark, NJ
N/A

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