SPECIAL SESSIONS

1. EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION OF THE ARTISTIC VOICE

Franco Fussi (Ravenna)

Lectures

  1. F.Fussi – SOVTE: BETWEEN MYTH AND REALITY
  2. E. Biavati, E. Bruni – THE SOVTE PROTOCOLS: INDICATIONS AND CRITICISM IN VARIOUS SINGING STYLES
  3. E.Rosa – G.E.M.M.A. TRAINING: A LINK BETWEEN PSYCHOLOGY AND LOGOPAEDICS IN THE TREATMENT OF SINGING VOICE DISORDERS

2. COMET SPECIAL SESSION – ACTOR’S AND ACTRESS’ VOICES

Celebrating CoMeT 50th anniversary

P.H. DeJonckere (Brussels) – Introduction and presentation of the topic.
What makes actor’s and actress’ voices special? What about the “Actor’s Formant”?

Lectures

  1. P.H. DeJonckere, H. Stoffels – SPECTRAL SPECIFICITIES OF ACTING VOICE IN PROFESSIONAL ACTRESSES
  2. Valentina Di Natale, Giovanna Cantarella, Claudia Manfredi, Annaclara Ciabatta, Cosimo Bacherini, Philippe DeJonckere – SHORT TERM EFFECT OF ‘SEMIOCCLUDED VOCAL TRACT EXERCISES’ ON HEALTHY ACTORS’ VOICES
  3. Orietta Calcinoni – SINGING WHILE ACTING AND VICE-VERSA
  4. Josef Schlömicher – Thier, Matthias Weikert – THE SHOUTING VOICE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SHOUTING ABILITY AS A ‘FITNESS’ PARAMETER FOR ALL VOICE USERS
  5. Bernhard Richter, Louisa Traser, Michael Burdumy, Matthias Echternach, Claudia Spahn – THE ACTORS VOICE: LAUGHING, CRYING AND SHOUTING IN THE MRI
  6. Franco Fussi, Eleonora Bruni – DISTORTED VOCALITY: SUPRAGLOTTIC MANAGEMENT IN ACTING AND DUBBING
  7. Orietta CalcinoniHISTORICAL NOTE – CELEBRATING LEONARDO DA VINCI: AUDIOLOGY AND VOCOLOGY PRECURSOR

KEYNOTE LECTURE

Dr. Athanasios Tsanas, University of Edinburgh & University of Oxford, UK

Developing new speech signal processing algorithms for biomedical and life sciences applications: principles, findings, challenges, and a view to the future.

Short bio