the british voice association


Craig LeesIt is both an honour and a privilege to be the President of the BVA. As ever, our mission remains to bring together all disciplines working in the field of voice, to disseminate knowledge and best practice and to help foster interdisciplinary relationships and research.

Craig Anthony Lees
Vocal Coach, Arranger, Choral Leader

British Voice Association events

The 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.

BVA@home (branding)
Voice Clinics Forum 2021 – poster

Voice Clinics Forum 2021

Thu 11th, Tue 16th and Thu 25th February 2021, all three days.

BVA@home event presented online via Zoom

'Managing Laryngeal Injury'

  • Thur 11th February: Surgical session
    Elisabeth Sjögren, ENT Surgeon (Leiden, The Netherlands): ‘Sulcus, scar and tricky things’; and Nicholas Gibbins ENT Surgeon (London).
  • Tue 16th February 7–9pm: Tissue engineering session
    Professor Markus Gugatschka, ENT Surgeon (Graz, Austria): ‘Molecular Laryngology: Establishing a new level of understanding in modern laryngology’.
  • Thur 25th February 7–9pm: Research session
    Presentation of short papers relevant to the field of voice (Deadline for submission 7th February).

Find out more and book now...

Choice for Voice 2021 new dates announced poster

Choice for Voice: Crossing boundaries in voice

Leeds College of Music, UK

New dates announced: 3 – 5 September 2021

More information will be available in due course

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



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 of the delegate fee only will be offered (but no other costs that may have been incurred).

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