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Wicklund Wellness Offerings
The following programs can be presented for your singers/voice teachers/speech-language pathologists:
Healthy Belting (non-classical singing)
K-12 Vocal wellness: Designing your own school program
Stress Management for singers
Singing Voice Specialist Training
How healthy are your singers?
The singers 10-step health regimen
Implementing the singer's wellness model in your classroom
Individual health consultations using the wellness model
The cantor today: Weekend athlete or professional voice user?
PMS and menstrual dysphonia
The entrepreneurial singer: How to build a singing business
Job-winning techniques for the doctoral candidate
Herbal medication for singers
American Lung Association Smoking Cessation Programs
Dr. Wicklund has presented these topics at the following institutions:
Invited presentation: July 2010: NATS National Convention, Salt Lake City: It takes a Team: Managing Voice Disorders (with Kari Ragan and Leda Scearce).
Invited presentation: June 2009: Voice Foundation Symposium, Philadelphia (Robert Sataloff, director): The Singing Voice Specialist (SVS) as Master Chef: Creating and Individual Vocalise Recipe Protocol for the Injured Singer.
Invited presentation: March 2009: Occupational Voice Symposium, London.
Therapeutic Protocols for the University Singer and Current Methods in Singing Voice Rehabilitation.
Invited presentation: January 2009: International Physiology and Acoustics of Singing Conference:
Four Ears are Better than Two: The Master Lesson with Bruce Cain, D.M.
Invited presentation: August 2008: Midwest Voice Conference, Chicago: Current Methods in Singing Voice Rehabilitation. Univ. of Illinois at Chicago.
Invited presentation: June 2008: National NATS Convention: Current Methods in Singing Voice Rehabilitation. Nashville, TN.
Invited class: April 2008: Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas: Masterclasses for applied voice students.
Invited Workshop: March 2008: Vandercook School of Music, Cont. Ed Class:Healthy Singing
Techniques for the Young Musical Theater Singer.
Invited Workshop- Vandercook School of Music, Graduate Continuing Ed. Weekend class, March 2007. Healthy Singing Techniques for the Young Musical Theater Singer.
Invited Workshop- Vandercook School of Music, Graduate Continuing Ed. Class (MECA), July 2006. Healthy Belting Techniques in American Singing Styles.
Workshop for Chicago Center for Professional Voice: Healthy Belting: Teaching and
Singing in Belt Styles. January 2006, Chicago, IL.
Invited Workshop- Vandercook School of Music, Graduate Continuing Education Class, July 2005. K-12 Vocal Wellness: Developing a Vocal Music Wellness Curriculum.
Invited Presentation- National Center for Voice and Speech, International Voice and Speech Conference, Denver, CO. Oct. 2004. Therapeutic Protocols for the Vocally Injured University Singer.
Invited Presentation- Chicago Center for Professional Voice and Ruth Page Foundation, Sept. 2003. "Healthy Belting- Cross-training your singers in operatic and music theater techniques."- Ruth Page Foundation, Chicago.
Invited Presentation- VanderCook School of Music Graduate Music Ed. Class, July 2003. "Healthy Belting." Chicago, Illinois.
Invited Presentation- William Rainey Harper College Wellness Week, April 2003.
"Stress Management."- Harper College, Palatine, Illinois.
Invited Presentation- National Wellness Conference, July 2002. Stevens Pt., WI
"Who are the healthiest students?: A comparison study of health status by college major."
Invited Presentation- VanderCook School of Music Graduate Music Ed. Class, July 2002. "Healthy Belting", and "Singer's Health Topics." Chicago, Illinois.
February, 2002. Invited Presentation- Chicago Singing Teachers Guild.
"Current topics in singer's health research."
January, 2002. Invited Presentation- Keynote Speaker for Richard Miller Workshop, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand. "Stress Management."
January, 2002. Invited Presentation for National Association of Teachers of Singing International Winter Workshop. "Stress Management."
October, 2001. Invited Presentation- Ruth Page Foundation, Chicago. "Healthy Belting- Cross-training your singers in operatic and music theater techniques."- Ruth Page Foundation, Chicago.
July 2001. Invited Presentation, VanderCook School of Music Graduate Music Ed. Class, July 2000. "Healthy Belting".
February 2001. Presentation for Jones Technical High School on Singer's Health.
August 2000. Presentation for MSVMA and ACDA groups at Alma College, MI. "The Singer's 10-Step Regimen".
July 2000. Presentations for National NATS (National Assoc. of Teachers of Singing Convention), Philadelphia. Three papers: Stress management for singers; The Efficacy of self-help methods in the alleviation of vocal PMS symptoms; Singers and abdominal surgery.
July 2000. Invited Presentation, VanderCook School of Music Graduate Music Ed. Class. "The Singer's 10-Step Regimen" and "Herbal Remedies for Singers."
Feb. 2000. Invited Presentation, Round Rock High School, Round Rock Texas.
"The Changing Voice" -a presentation for the Round Rock High School Choruses.
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