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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.


Event posterA weekend for singers & sinGing teachers

Saturday 23rd September and Sunday 24th September, 2017


Masterclass with Janice Chapman

Saturday 23rd September, 2017
Park Crescent Conference Centre, International Students House, 229 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5PN
2.00pm-5.00pm (registration 1.30pm)

Janice Chapman, the distinguished Australian-born soprano and voice coach and author of ‘Singing and Teaching Singing: A Holistic Approach to Classical Voice’, will present a masterclass using her unique teaching model with five young singers.


Growing a Singer: Resourcing, nurturing, troubleshooting

Sunday 24th September, 2017
Baden Powell House, 65-67 Queen’s Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 5JS
11.00am – 4.45pm (registration 10.30am)

'An exciting day with five enlightened singing teachers sharing their expertise'

  • Dr Jenevora WilliamsWhy Do We Sing? An evolutionary and anthropological perspective
  • Fiona DobieAn introduction to Emotional Freedom Technique (Tapping)
  • Sally BurgessThe Resourceful Performer: joining the dots - imagination,innovation, spontaneity
  • Dr Gillyanne KayesThe Role of the Singing Teacher in Post-Rehabilitation Work:getting them back on track
  • Rebecca Moseley-Morgan – Chair of discussion forum on current issues facing singing teachers.

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Event posterInteractive Choral Day

Saturday 4th of November, 2017
Gresham Centre, Gresham Street, London EC2V 7BX, 10:00am – 5:00pm

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In association with abcd (the Association of British Choral Directors)

A day of practical, ‘hands-on’ learning for singers, conductors and choral leaders

Confirmed speakers

  • Dominic Peckham
  • David Howard
  • Jo McNally
  • Amy Bebbington
  • Karen Gibson


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The Accent Method 2017 - course posterThe Accent Method: a three day course

Thursday 27th and Friday 28th July 2017 plus Monday 15th January 2018
The Light, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ

The Accent Method is a holistic therapy regime designed to co-ordinate respiration, phonation, articulation and resonance to produce clear and well modulated speech. The aim of this course is to set out the rationale, on which the Accent Method is based, to allow delegates to experience the technique themselves and provide them with practical skills and tools to bring into their own area of work.

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Maximum 16 places available

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.

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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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