Expired Vocal Health with Sara Harris

  •  December 13, 2020
     10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sara HarrisVocal Health
with Sara Harris

Sunday 13 December 2020, 10:30am – 4pm
Level: All
Fee: £45, includes lunch

Myths and Magic in Voice Care: a guide to current thinking.<br/ >
The Speech Therapist and the Singing Teacher: Collaboration or Competition?<br/ >
To Breathe or not to Breath? A practical session

In the morning session, Voice specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Sara Harris, will address some of the myths and magical thinking that have developed around the subject of vocal care and discuss current thinking on vocal health.

The afternoon will be devoted to looking at the complimentary contribution of the speech therapist to the work of singing teachers; where they diverge and where they overlap and the day will finish with a practical Accent Method based session on breathing.


All courses are held at Jackdaws in Great Elm, a small village to the west of Frome in Somerset, approximately 14 miles south of Bath. Frome Train station is just 3 miles from Jackdaws with direct trains from Bristol, Bath, Cardiff and London.

Course Fee
The full course fee is required to secure your place on this course. The fee is inclusive of all meals, refreshments and tuition at Jackdaws. Breakfast which is included in the separate B&B fee.

Accommodation Fees are payable in addition to the Course Fee. Jackdaws will take care of booking your accommodation; B&B rooms will be allocated a few weeks before the course starts, and we will send you details of where you are staying. B&B rates start at £40 per night (single room, shared bathroom) and from £50 (en suite, subject to availability) including booking fee.

If you are vegetarian/vegan or have any food allergies you must let us know in advance, so that our cooks can plan the meals for the course accordingly. All meals and refreshments (except breakfast) are prepared and served at Jackdaws by our dedicated cooks, Loo and Alex. We are ‘allergy aware’, but we rely on participants letting us know if they have specific food allergies. Please also let us know if you carry any emergency medication.

During the weekend, lunch and dinner will be served at Jackdaws, following appropriate social distancing measures.

In the event that this course is unable to take place in person as advertised because of Covid -19 restrictions nationally or locally, we aim, where feasible, to provide alternative provision to allow this course to run online at a reduced rate. You will receive guidance on participating, alternative timetables and assistance in getting set up. You will also have the option to withdraw your place and receive a full refund, or transfer it to another course within the same season.

Please visit our Covid-19 Secure page for more information.

By booking onto a Jackdaws course you agree to abide by our Covid-19 risk mitigation measures, Terms and Conditions, and understand the Privacy Policy regarding our handling of your data.

We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.