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Monday, 30 June 2014, 6:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

The Science of Singing

Professor David Howard

Singing affects us all in some way, but what is the science behind it? Discover the science that explains how singers can gain a wide pitch range, greater volume and sing in different styles.

This is a part of the 2014 City of London Festival.

David Howard expands on his lecture in his book Choral singing and healthy voice production

 

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Professor in the Department of of Electronics, University of York. His areas of expertise include voice production, singing analysis, tuning in unaccompanied singing, speech Synthesis, psychoacoustics and the pipe organ.

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30 June 2014

The Science of Singing
Professor David Howard

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