Estill Voice Training (TM)
Level One and Two
August 9-13, 2012
9am - 6pm daily
Learn the system that professionals from Broadway to the Met to
Nashville to London’s West End & Covent Garden use in their vibrant
performances. Re-energize your voice and learn techniques for voice.
With Estill Voice Training you will experience a wide range of
healthful voice qualities and apply them to a variety of musical and
speaking styles—from pop to classical to public speaking—as well as integrate them into specific voice therapy techniques. Bring a working song, monologue, or voice case study to experiment with the power of vocal color.
Kimberly M. Steinhauer, PhD
Estill Voice Training – Certified Course Instructor;
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communication Science
and Disorders, University of Pittsburgh; President, Vocal Innovations
Kimberly Steinhauer, Ph.D., has devoted her entire
career to the voice—in song, education, and research.
As a singer, she has been employed in a variety of musical venues
ranging from pop to musical theater to opera to sacred music.
Kimberly also acts as Soprano Soloist and Children’s Choir Director at
Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church.
As a voice educator, she has taught in venues ranging from the public
school to the university setting. She has worked with world renowned
voice specialist Jo Estill since 1985 and is an Estill Voice Training
Certified Course Instructor with Service Distinction.
She has directed Estill courses and has been recruited as a voice
consultant nationally and internationally.
As a voice investigator, Kimberly was awarded a $400,000 federal grant
through the Veteran’s Administration Healthcare System to study voice
motor learning in healthy and disordered aging speakers using the Estill
Twang Quality as an alternative treatment for voice disorders. She also
is published in peer-reviewed voice publications, editor of The Voice
Foundation Newsletter, voice faculty at Point Park University’s
Conservatory of Performing Arts, and Founding Partner of Estill Voice
International,LLC, the official source of Estill Voice Training.
Cari M. Tellis, PhD, CCC/SLP
Voice Therapist, Assisting Faculty Misericordia University;
Estill Certified Master Teacher
Cari Tellis, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the
Speech-Language Pathology Department at
Misericordia University. Her areas of specialization
include voice, laryngeal physiology, laryngeal muscle
anatomy and biochemistry, and voice and speech science. A singer
herself, Dr. Tellis has devoted her life to the care, rehabilitation, and
training of the voice.
Dr. Tellis has authored and co-authored numerous presentations in
voice at international, national and state conferences, as well as
presented at the American Laryngological Association’s national
conference. She has published her research in the Annals of
Otolaryngology, the Journal of Voice, and The Laryngoscope. She is the
author of a bestselling book and instructional DVD entitled, Your Voice
is Your Business (Plural Publishing, 2008).
Dr. Tellis is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist and has
12 years of clinical experience in voice therapy. She completed her
training as a voice specialist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical
Center Voice Center, and currently serves as a voice consultant for
several professional voice groups including the Performing Arts
Institute at Wyoming Seminary. Dr. Tellis oversees all vocal
rehabilitation services at the Misericordia University Speech-Language
Hearing Center where she integrates many of the Estill Voice Training
techniques in her therapy.