I have nothing more to say, other than the title! What a lady! She worked so hard with Natalie, the SLT I work with at the Freeman. They did all the hard work. I didn't do much, I just trusted her to be able to make the noises she wanted to...and she did!
I got chance to present my research on Muscle Tension Dysphonia today at the largest annual medical sciences conference in the UK; the North East Postgraduate Conference. There were lots of really interesting presentations on a wide variety of topics.
The world renowned Jacob Lieberman and Sophie Raiz came to run training at the Freeman Hospital and guess who was the guinea-pig? Brilliant couple of days! Speech language therapist's came from all over the country to see this man work and learn from him! Thank you to the SLT department at Freeman Hospital for organising it and letting me gatecrash (#sortof).
Performance anxiety can be crippling. My aim is to incorporate awareness into session if people need it. This workshop is invaluable for the students at Newcastle University, I am so pleased to have been invited to speak about the topic with the whole of the music cohort. If it affects one musician, it can affect the whole band, cast, ensemble. Awareness is power!
Delighted to be asked to speak at this workshop delivered by the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University. The other speakers were Professor Julia Dobson (University of Sheffield) and Dr Joanna Page (University of Cambridge) and Bernhard Malkmus (Newcastle University) The theme of ‘Crisis’ was explored in a two-hour session which involved presentations of cutting-edge projects that work across disciplines, and a workshop / debate. The copy stated that, 'Together the