News

Aug 17, 2021

Council Meeting 2021 - Zoom only »

It is with much regret that the EVTA board have decided to make our Council Meeting and Workshop with Barbara Hoos de Jokisch a Zoom only event.

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Apr 30, 2021

ICVT 2022: Call for Papers »

We are delighted that ICVT - the 10th meeting of our worldwide profession - is going to happen in Vienna August 3-6 2022. Please do check out the Call for Papers and let us make this a very special conference after all we have been through globally.

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Apr 11, 2021

Online SOVT 'Singposium' »

SOVT (Semi Occluded Vocal Tract) exercises – where the mouth is partially closed – have been an essential part of vocal training and rehabilitation for some years. A 'Singposium' on this topic took place on April 11, 2021.

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Mar 25, 2021

EVTA Youtube Channel Available »

European Voice Teachers Association has been meeting our members virtually during this Covid‑19 pandemic and we are keeping our meetings and webinars on this YouTube channel for members to view after the live events have taken place. Please subscribe our channel as we hope to have more webinars soon!

 

EVTA Youtube Channel

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Mar 12, 2021

Webinar by Jennie Morton »

The recording of the webinar by Jennie Morton is now online on our YouTube channel!

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Nov 10, 2020

PEVoC 2021 Postponed to 2022 »

The organisers are very sorry to inform that the 14th Pan European Voice Conference in Tallinn has been postponed to 2022 due to the general concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. "As your comfort and safety are our top priorities, it has been decided that this is the best course of action to give as many people as possible the chance to attend the conference without exposing them to health risks," say Allan Vurma and Kristel Kalling, Co-Chairs of PEVoC14.

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Sep 11, 2020

New Executive Board Elected, Thanks to Previous Members »

Susan Yarnall Monks, the current EVTA President writes that the Annual EVTA Council Meeting was held legally and correctly via Zoom on Friday 11th September 2020. Reports were received and approved by the 16 Councillors who were present and elections were held for seats on the Executive Board. All votes were unanimous.

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Jul 15, 2020

Eurovox 2020 online »

On Saturday 25 July, AOTOS will be launching Eurovox 2020 Online hosted on their website - www.aotos.org.uk

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Jun 7, 2020

Kristin Linklater Rest in Peace »

We are truly saddened to hear of the passing of Kristin Linklater at her home in Orkney on Friday 5th June.

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May 4, 2020

COVID-19 risk assessment for voice teachers and coaches »

We are putting this important paper on our website that had been translated from German to English with the help of Prof. Marilyn Schmiege of BDG and Scott Swope in the USA. It is not an encouraging document to quickly start individual lessons or choral rehearsals again. Plexi screens between teacher and student might be a necessity in the first start-up period. It is all the more reason to ask for support for all financially affected artists.

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Apr 30, 2020

EVTA joins other music sector organisations to call for EU and national investment »

Music sector joins together to call for EU and national investment to address current crisis and promote diversity. Music is one of the first sectors hit by the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. It will also be one of the last. In light of this dire situation, we call for emergency as well as sustainable public support and structural policies at EU, national, regional and local level to consolidate the music ecosystem, and help it thrive again in all its diversity.

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Mar 22, 2020

In Memoriam Paul Deegan »

It is with a heavy heart that we regretfully inform you that our dear friend Paul Deegan succumbed to the coronavirus last night in Dublin.

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Mar 20, 2020

COVID-19: update for Eurovox 2020 »

Unfortunately, the conference had to be cancelled due to the virus pandemic.

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Jul 29, 2019

Tribute to Paolo Zedda »

Still shocked by the news of Paolo Zedda’s untimely and brutal death, I want to take time to write a few words of tribute to his contribution to one of his passions, EVTA.

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Jul 15, 2019

Pevoc 2019 - Voicing science and experience »

Pevoc 2019 will start soon! From august 27-30 voice professionals from all over the world will meet in Copenhagen. You can read all about it and sign up at www.pevoc2019.dk

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Mar 16, 2019

Annual BDG Voice Conference May 3-5, Essen, Germany »

From May 3 – Sunday, May 5, 2019 the annual BDG Voice Conference takes place in cooperation with and located at the Folkwang University of the ArtsEssen-Werden, Germany. Theme is WUNDERLAND BERUFSVERBAND: KOSTEN, KUNST UND SACHVERSTAND. The conference language is GERMAN.

Download your registration form at www.bdg-online.org

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Oct 25, 2018

Eurovox 2018: a big succes! »

Over 400 attendees and speakers from 25 countries as far as USA, South Africa and Australia, 54 lectures, masterclasses and workshops all around the central theme of Vocal Fusion, 32 volunteers, 11 talented Young Professionals that sang in the masterclasses and the closing concert, 187 persons who joined the barbecue at the beach and saw the sun set in the sea, 272 users of the congress app, 632 messages sent via the app, 291 business cards exchanged via the app. The Eurovox congress in The Hague was sold out and a great succes!

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Oct 11, 2018

NATS Transatlantic Pedagogy Trip to Germany »

To Celebrate their 75th Anniversary the American NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) organises a Transatlantic Pedagogy Trip to Germany from June 7-18, 2019. Part of the trip is a BDG/NATS Mini-Conference and Banquet Dinner in Berlin on Saturday June 8, 2019. More information you will find at the NATS website.

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Aug 31, 2018

2 New Evta members »

Last august, at the last Evta Council Meeting at Eurovox, The Hague, 2 new Evta members were being welcomed. The Portuguese APVoz (Associação Portuguesa de Professores e Profissionais da Voz) and PSD: Profesyonel Ses Dernegi (Professional Voice Society) from Turkey make that Evta has now 23 members!

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Aug 30, 2018

Elections Executive Board »

Elections for three members-at-large were held at the last council meeting on August 30 in The Hague. We are happy to announce that all three members-at-large were re-elected and that they will continue their work for Evta till January 2021.  Congratualtions Maria van Eldik- BDG (Germany), Lieve Jansen - Evta-Be (Belgium) and Ineke van Doorn - NVZ (The Netherlands).

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Aug 12, 2018

Specialization Course in the Sciences of Voice, Speech and Singing »

Provox organises an online Specialization Course in the Sciences of Voice, Speech and Singing. It looks very promising and interesting!

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Jul 24, 2018

Certificate of Membership of EVTA »

For members of associations that are a member of EVTA it is possible to get a Certificate of Membership of EVTA.

Please send an email with your request to Dr. Susan Yarnall Monks

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Jun 17, 2018

EMC Report Oslo »

Stay up-to-date and read the report EVTA secretary Claudia Phillips wrote about the European Music Council Forum on Music in Oslo 7-10 June. You will find the report here.

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Mar 20, 2018

55th NATS National Conference »

In the spirit of cooperation across the global voice community, the NATS invite you to take part in the National Association of Teachers of Singing 55th NATS National Conference in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, June 22–26, 2018, at the Tropicana Las Vegas hotel and conference center. | Read more »