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Voice: Raising you Voice: for Effect (in two parts)
Monday 18 February 2019, 01:00am - 02:00pm

Increase the effectiveness of your communication in court, with clients and colleagues by finetuning the way you use your voice. 

Venue:  Law Society Northern Territory, Level 3, 9 Cavenagh Street, Darwin  
Cost: $198.00 (inc. GST) 
Level:  Suitable for all levels of legal practice

This CPD is split over two sessions - when registering you are registering to attend sessions; 

Part 1 - Monday 18 February 2019 1pm to 2pm

Part 2 - Friday 22 February 2019 1pm to 2pm 

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In Part I of this interactive session you will learn:

  • The craft of voice (mechanism and instrument)
  • Understand how voice is made and what affects it
  • Voice structures and qualities
  • Artistry: How to use your voice to capture and hold the attention of your audience
  • Vocal awareness and hygiene
  • Use you vocal tone and intonation to speak with a strong resonant voice
  • Reduce vocal anxiety and fatigue
  • Increase voice stamina

In Part 2 of this interactive session you will learn:

  • Voice preservation and exercises
  • Protect your voice – avoid strain and loss
  • Address delivery issues
  • Exercise scenarios

Presenter: Paolo Fabris, Lecturer in Vocal Studies, Director CYCM, Charles Darwin University

Paolo is an accomplished Italian actor, singer and vocal coach. He earned his Diploma of Jazz Singing in 2000 from Centro Professione Musica in Milan, Italy. Paolo studied singing under Francesca Oliveri and Paola Folli. He was introduced to Estill Voice Training in 2001, studying under Jo Estill, Jim Heiner, Anne-Marie Speed and later, Elisa Turla.

With a passion for musical theatre, Paolo studied acting in the Stanislavskij system and has worked with a number of major companies in Italy playing leading roles in Fame, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Sound of Music. He has directed numerous productions of Cats, The Lion King and Wicked for San Carlo College in Milan. During his career, Paolo has given his voice to a number of animation movies, TV and radio advertisements.

In 2006, he qualified as a Certified Course Instructor in the Estill Voice Training, making him one of only seven Australians authorised to teach this course publically.

Paolo began lecturing in Vocal Studies at Charles Darwin University in 2009. He conducts five choirs for the school of Creative Arts and Humanities: Growing Voices, Mixed Youth Choir, VoxCrox Community Choir, Still Belting Out! (Senior Citizens choir) and the CDU Students’ Choir. Paolo is the Director of the Centre for Youth and Community Music (CDU) and Lecturer in Voice.

Earn 2 CPD Points Professional skills in legal practice (CC) 

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Office Location

Level 3, 9 Cavenagh Street
Darwin NT 0800

Mailing Address

GPO Box 2388
Darwin NT 0801


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Fax: (08) 8941 1623
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