Summer 2024 Conference: Timetable

Saturday 20–Sunday 21 July 2024
Conference overview

This fully residential conference will take place over two full days at Yarnfield Park in Staffordshire.

The early bird ticket includes two days of conference programme, all refreshments and lunches, dinner on Saturday night and breakfast on Sunday morning, plus one night's accommodation (an en-suite room with a double bed), free Wi-Fi and parking. Day tickets are also available.

Saturday 20 July: 10am-5.30pm (first keynote starts at 11.15am)
Sunday 21 July: 9am-5pm (first keynote starts at 9.30am)

Full details and timings can be found below.

Please note that the timetable is accurate to the best of our knowledge, but may be subject to change. Online options may be added at a later date, but this is not guaranteed.


Saturday 20 July

10.00am: Arrival – registration and refreshments

11.00am: Welcome from Edwin Pitt Mansfield, AOTOS Chair

12.20-1.00pm: Abstract presentations x2

Details tbc

1.00-2.00pm: Lunch

2.00-2.45pm: Keynote: Demystifying Vocal Massage

Kate Valentine

2.45–4.15pm: Masterclass with Lynne Dawson

Lynne Dawson

4.15–4.45pm Afternoon break

4.45–5.30pm: Choice of sessions

Kate Valentine – Vocal Massage demonstration
Gillyanne Kayes and Jeremy Fisher – Working in Groups

5.30–7.00pm: Check into rooms

7.00–9.00pm: Drinks reception and dinner

Bar open afterwards

Sunday 21 July

7.30–9.00am: Breakfast

9.00–9.30am: Registration (day delegates) and coffee

9.30–10.15am: Keynote: Pedagogy for the Mature Voice

Rebecca Moseley-Morgan

10.15-11.00am: AGM

11.00-11.30am: Break

11.30-12.10pm: Abstract presentations x2

Details tbc

12.15-1.00pm: How to work with singers in a choral context

Practitioners from NYC

1.00–2.00pm Lunch

2.40–3.20pm: Keynote: Introducing Embodima

Nicola Harrison

3.30–3.45pm Afternoon break

3.45–4.30pm: Choice of sessions

Nicola Harrison – Embodima workshop
NYC – practical workshop

4.30–5.00pm: Final panel discussion

5.00pm Conference ends