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Fundamentals of Vocology

In the broadest sense, a vocologist is someone who studies the voice. This foundational course will introduce fundamental concepts of voice production, including the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, phonatory, and articulatory subsystems of vocalization, the biomechanics of vocal fold oscillation, and how pitch and loudness are modulated. Basic acoustics concepts, such as the transmission of sound and vocal tract resonances will be taught to help the vocologist understand how voice is produced and shaped both in humans and across species. By understanding these basic mechanisms of the voice, a vocologist has the foundation on which to build skills for training individuals in effective and efficient voice production across the lifespan.
This course may be used to fulfill the requirements of the Certificate in Vocology . It may be taken to pursue this certificate, or as a standalone course.
Questions? Contact us at The Center for Publishing and Applied Liberal Arts: Email sps.pala.ce@nyu.edu or call 212-998-7289 .

More details

You'll Walk Away with

  • A detailed understanding of voice physiology and function
  • Knowledge of basic acoustics to describe generation and propagation of sound and vocal resonance

Ideal for

  • Anyone interested in understanding how the voice works
  • Professionals who train and work with the human voice, including singing voice pedagogues, speech-language pathologists, voice and speech trainers, choral directors, and laryngologists.
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.

    • Section

    • Semester

      Summer 2024
    • Date

      Jun 4 - Jul 23
    • Day

    • Time

      • Online
    • Format

      • Online
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

      Johnson, Aaron
    • Location

      Instructor Led
    Tuition $999