the british voice association


Dane ChalfinThe British Voice Association is where I have met the practitioners that have inspired my work for the last decade. I have received invaluable training and even been able to collaborate with some of my heroes.

Dane Chalfin
Commercial vocal coach and voice rehabilitation specialist

British Voice Association events

The British Voice Association organises and promotes a regular programme of multi-disciplinary events, conferences, workshops, training courses and interactive study days throughout the UK. Courtesy of a reciprocal agreement, British Voice Association (BVA) and Australian Voice Association (AVA) members can attend each organisation's events at the member's rate. Please contact your association office for more information.


Assessment, diagnosis and remediation in the studio - posterAssessment, diagnosis and remediation in the studio

Saturday 18th March 2017, 1:30–5:30pm
The Portland Room, Park Crescent Conference Centre International Students House, 229 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5PN

Dr. Ron Morris will work with four students troubleshooting any problems they may encounter in their repertoire.

Following the success of the recent book 'If In Doubt Breathe Out’ by Ron Morris and Linda Hutchison, you will have the chance to observe Dr. Morris working on such issues as respiration, articulation and tongue function.


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World Voice Day (branding)World Voice Day: 16th April every year

World Voice Day is celebrated annually on 16th April.
The idea began in Brazil and then spread to the USA. The idea is to celebrate healthy voices and highlight the importance of voice at work and in society.

Find out more about World Voice Day

Tools of the trade - posterTools of the Trade

Sunday 7th May 2017, 9:30am – 4:45pm
Baden Powell House, South Kensington, London SW7 5JS

A day designed primarily for Speech and Language Therapists specialising in voice disorders, although other related professionals are welcome. The day will focus on voice therapy techniques including Lax Vox, resonant voice work and the management of psychogenic voice disorders in children.

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Earlybird rates available until 7th April 2017

The British Voice Association
Annual General Meeting and study day

Sunday 2nd July 2017
Baden Powell House, South Kensington, London SW7 5JS

The focus of the AGM Study Day 2017 will be chronic cough. Contributing factors stemming from allergy or conditions in the ENT, chest/pulmonary and gastroenterology systems will be considered. Speakers to be arranged. The Gunnar Rugheimer Lecture will be presented by Mel Churcher (Acting and Spoken Voice Coach).

Further details will be available shortly

Cancellation policy for a BVA event

In the event an applicant cancels their place at a BVA course or conference, they are entitled to the following refund:

  • 4 weeks or more = 90% refund
  • Between 1-4 weeks = 25% refund
  • From 1 week to the day of event = no refund (under any circumstances, including illness)
  • Should the BVA cancel a course, a full refund will be offered.

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