The AVA began in 1991. It is an umbrella organisation for all involved in the care of the human voice including speech pathologists, singing teachers and voice teachers, ENT surgeons, voice scientists and other professionals and amateur voice users.
Serving you, representing you
Through meetings, professional development events, publications, lobbying and representation, the AVA aims to provide services to its members in a variety of ways;
- To act as a central point of focus for many disciplines involved in voice and promote the field of voice in Australia;
- To encourage links between artistic, clinical and scientific disciplines related to voice;
- To promote education and training in the clinical care of voice, as well as vocal performance and voice science;
There are multiple different approaches to the distorted & scream vocals that appear commonly in metal and its related genres. There are different kinds of sounds and techniques, some apparently safer and some more risky. Do you have any experience working with distorted vocal performers, or do you yourself use these kind of sounds? The endoscope footage in this article is a fascinating look into the larynx of a metal vocalist.