Description: In celebration of World Voice Day, University of Utah Health Care presents the Performance Voice Conference. We invite physicians, otolaryngologists, speech language pathologists, faculty, and voice instructors to join us for a day of instruction and collaboration with nationally and internationally acclaimed voice professionals. Our partners include: •University of Utah Voice Disorders Center, •National Center for Voice & Speech, •University of Utah Theatre Department, •Utah State University Communication Sciences & Disorders Department, •and Brigham Young University's Communication Sciences & Disorders Department.
City/place: Salt Lake City, UT Venue address: Huntsman Hospital 6th Floor Shoreline View Room (Rm 6755) 1950 Circle of Hope Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Performer/s: Cindy Dewey, DMA, is the Music Department Head at Utah State University. She served as Voice and Opera Area Head at USU (1996-2015) and currently teaches Applied Voice, directs the Marie Eccles Caine-Russell Family Opera Outreach Quartet, and is the Cal-Western Regional Governor for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). Dr. Dewey has no financial or non-financial disclosures. Katherine Kendall, MD is a professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Utah. Her clinical specialty is Laryngology and Swallowing Function. Dr. Kendall’s research interests are focused on the use of quantitative measures in the analysis of both normal and abnormal swallowing function. Dr. Kendall has no financial or non-financial disclosures. Brian Manternach, DMus, is on the voice faculty of the Department of Theatre at the University of Utah. He holds a Doctor of Music in vocal performance from Indiana University, has been published in the Journal of Singing and Classical Singer, and currently serves as President of Northern Utah NATS. Dr. Manternach has no financial or non-financial disclosures. Jeremy Manternach, PhD, is assistant professor of vocal/choral music education at the University of Iowa. He teaches undergraduate and graduate choral pedagogy, voice science, music education, and research courses and conducts the UI Youth Chorale, a high school outreach choir. He previously held the same position at the University of Arizona. Dr. Manternach received financial support to participate as a keynote speaker and has no non-financial disclosures. Marshall Smith, MD, is a professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a board certified otolaryngologist, Fellowship-trained Pediatric Otolaryngologist, and medical director of the Voice Disorders Center. His research is funded by the NIH related to voice and voice disorders. Dr. Smith’s expertise involves evaluation, medical and surgical care of the voice. Dr. Smith has no financial or non-financial disclosures. Kristine Tanner, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at Brigham Young University. She works clinically at The University of Utah Voice Disorders Center. Her research involves vocal fold and airway surface tissue health. In addition to her research interests, Dr. Tanner enjoys performing as a classically trained lyric soprano. Dr. Tanner has no financial or non-financial disclosures. Ingo Titze, PhD (physics), is a University of Iowa Foundation Distinguished Professor and directs the National Center for Voice and Speech. He applies his scientific knowledge to research that includes biomechanics of human tissues, acoustic phonetics, speech science, voice disorders, professional voice production, and computer simulation of voice. Dr. Titze currently serves as President of the Pan-American Vocology Association Dr. Titze has no financial or non-financial disclosures. Katherine Verdolini Abbott, PhD, CCC-SLP, MDiv, is Professor of Communication Science and Disorders and Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh. She is also faculty member in the University of Pittsburgh McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and in the University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition. Dr Verdolini Abbott received financial support to participate as a keynote speaker and has no non-financial disclosures.
Contact: For questions about registration or conference information: Ashlee Smith Ashlee.Smith@hsc.utah.edu All other questions can be addressed by: Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, CCC-SLP JulieB.Kraemer@hsc.utah.edu
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