General Articles on Transgender Voices

General Articles on Transgender Voices

Gala Choruses is an organization dedicated to supporting LGBT and LGBT-allied choruses, both administratively and artistically. Their website is a treasure-trove of great information, especially their resources section. They have specific resources for creating a welcoming environment for all individuals which you can link to here:Transgender Voices.

Speech and Language Pathologist Shelagh Davies:  article for the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Training the Transgender Singer: Finding the Voice Inside (14 Apr. 2016). This article is directed mainly at teachers of singing, but others may find it helpful as well.

Along with Viktória G. Papp and Christella Antoni Davie’s also provides the following article: Davies, S., Papp, V.G, Antoni, C. (2015). Voice and Communication Change for Gender Nonconforming Individuals: Giving Voice to the Person Inside. International Journal of Transgenderism, 16(3), 117-159.

Dr. Anita Kozan is a speech and language pathologist based in the Twin Cities metro area. She is a specialist in the development and care of the voice for those who are transgendered.

The Musician’s Health Collective published an interview with her in June of 2016. You can find the article here: Supporting Transgender Voices.