The Cascade NATS Chapter Presents:

Voice and Choral Pedagogy for Transgender and Non-Binary Singers Webinar

Date: Saturday, March 20 – Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Platform: Zoom
Event Coordinator: Sarah Maines,

Click here for the detailed webinar schedule

Day I: Choral Pedagogy

Clinician: William Sauerland

William Sauerland (he/them) offers a day-long introductory course on teaching trans(gender) and gender expansive singers. Setting the stage for a two-day workshop with The Voice Lab, Dr. Sauerland provides valuable information about the experiences and perspectives of gender expansive vocalists. Dr. Sauerland’s workshop is geared towards choral conductors and voice teachers, providing a broad range of tools, exercises, and practices appropriate for the choral setting and applied studio. Informed through personal experience and data drawn from the presenter’s research, this interactive clinic guarantees to impart the fundamentals of gender expansive vocal and choral pedagogy for vocal music teachers.

Day II-IV: Applied Voice Pedagogy

Clinicians: Liz Jackson Hearns and Alexandra Plattos Sulack

The Voice Lab, Inc. co-founders Liz Jackson Hearns (she/her/they/them) and Alexandra Plattos Sulack (she/her) guide singing teachers through this in-depth and interactive training experience in voice pedagogy for transgender and non-binary students. Topics include considerations for voice range and repertoire, hormone therapy for singers, techniques for gender-perceived voice, and general voice health. Attendees will also participate in demonstrations of singing voice asculinization and feminization techniques through master classes and break-out sessions.

Special Guests: Transpose PDX and Queer Opera

Registration opens: November 20, 2020
Registration closes: March 15, 2021

Registration costs:
Member: $100
Non-Member: $125