Somatic Voicework 2019 FAQs

What is Somatic Voicework (TM)

Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method is a an organized approach to vocal pedagogy aimed primarily at Contemporary Commercial Music (CCM), or those styles previously called non-classical. It is based upon voice science and medicine, increased aural and physical awareness and marketplace requirements.

What levels of Somatic Voicework (TM) will be covered?

All three levels will be covered in this 9-day workshop.

Level I – Basic Application

Level II – Advanced Application

Level III – Repertoire Problem Solving & Voice Medicine

For more information about the content of these levels please visit somaticvoicework.com

More information regarding the format and schedule of the 9-days will be released to students closer to the workshop.

What’s included in my tuition?

You’ll get 9-days with Jeanie LoVetri and her team as they walk you through Somatic VoiceworkTM. You’re morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be included.

Please note: accommodation is not automatically included in your tuition, however there is the option to add this on. By selecting the accommodation option you receive on campus accommodation at the McGregor College (or similar), breakfast and dinner.

Accommodation

When you select the ‘accommodation option’ through the booking process you will be provided with an applicable room at one of the USQ Residential Colleges for the length of the workshop.

However if you’d prefer not to stay on campus Toowoomba does offer a host of other accommodation options bookable through normal channels such as AirBnb, WotIf and Booking.com.


On campus rooms

USQ Residential College rooms are fitted with a single bed and a desk. The rooms are basic student style accommodation. They are clean, tidy and come with linen.

McGregor College is the first preference for on campus accommodation, however other on campus colleges such as Concannon are used if required. There is NO SMOKING allowed on the university campus including in residential colleges.


Private v. shared room options

When you select a private room you receive a room with a private bathroom. When you select a shared room you receive a room with a shared bathroom.


What about couples? 

Residential colleges does not offer twin-share or double bed options for couples. Couples can however request a room with a shared bathroom.


Why stay on campus?

Aside from being quite cost effective, staying on campus provides you with a bit of ‘old-school camp’ fun with activities planned for each night following classes.

Additionally there is a special excitement in the air at the residential college as you join with others from across Australia, all keen to experience this amazing workshop. The opportunity to share meals and conversations with likeminded people, including your tutors makes for a memorable time.

Location

This Somatic VoiceworkTM workshop will be held on USQ’s Toowoomba Campus – approximately 8 kms from the Toowoomba city centre (Queensland).

Address:
University of Southern Queensland
West St
Darling Heights QLD 4350

Getting to Toowoomba

By Air 

Fly direct to Toowoomba (Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport): 

You can fly directly into Toowoomba from Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Townsville. The Airport is called Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport (WTB) when making bookings. The airport is located to the west of Toowoomba and is about a 25-30 minute drive from the campus.

There are transfer options – for more information visit www.wellcamp.com.au.

Flying to Brisbane Airport:

Brisbane Airport can sometimes offer a wider range of direct flights and can sometimes be more economical for participants. Brisbane Airport is about 2 hours from Toowoomba.

Con-X-ions (previously The Airport Flyer) runs a door-to-door service from Brisbane Airport to anywhere in Toowoomba daily. Website www.con-x-ion.com – phone 4630 1444 or 1300 956 203

Or catch the Airtrain (0 7 3217 3308 or email info@airtrain.com.au) to Roma Street Transit Centre (07 3236 2020) and board a Greyhound Coach (1300 473 946 or www.greyhound.com.au)


By car

Toowoomba sits atop the Great Dividing Range and connects to the New England Highway running north/south, Warrego Highway running east/northwest and Gore Highway from the southwest.

Toowoomba is the heart of the Darling Downs and is about a 2 hours drive from Brisbane.

What’s Toowoomba’s weather like?

Toowoomba’s weather can be varied and it can be quite cool during the winter months and very warm during the summer months.

Even in summer Toowoomba can be cool at night, so please ensure you bring appropriate clothing. Summer is storm season so a rain jacket is always a good idea.

Participant Conduct

The University of Southern Queensland supports the principles of procedural fairness and values social justice, equal opportunity and the provision of a safe and supportive working environment, and as such all students and tutors are expected to treat others fairly, honestly and responsively, and with proper regard for their rights and obligations.

By enrolling in this class you, as a student, agree to follow the tutor’s instruction and not deviate from the program.  If a student fails to follow the tutor’s guidelines, they may be asked to leave the class at the tutor’s discretion.  If this occurs no refund of fees will be offered.

Contact us

Still have a question?

Send us an email at artsworx@usq.edu.au or call us on 07 46 311 111