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Renowned voice scientist to discuss vocal pedagogy Oct. 28 at UTSA

Titze Lecture

Ingo Titze

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(Oct. 27, 2009)--The UTSA Department of Music will host Ingo Titze, one of the world's leading voice scientists, for a presentation on vocal pedagogy at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28 in the UTSA Arts Building Room (3.01.30A) on the Main Campus.

Titze has authored or co-authored more than 500 articles on voice and is known as the "father of vocology," the science and practice of voice habilitation.

His writings include "Principles of Voice Production," which is used worldwide as an introductory text and has been translated into multiple languages.

Titze also authored "The Myoelastic Aerodynamic Theory of Phonation," used by engineers and physicists worldwide. He co-authored "Vocology," which was written for clinicians and vocal pedagogues.

Titze also is credited with inventing Pavarobotti, the singing robot, which can be used as a voice simulator to train the best singing and speaking voices.

Titze earned bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering, then decided on a career change to learn about the human voice. He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in music education and speech and language pathology. He received a doctorate in acoustics comes from Brigham Young University.

Titze serves as executive director for the National Center for Voice and Speech and is the University of Iowa Foundation Distinguished Professor of Speech, Science and Voice.

For more information, contact John Nix at (210) 458-5678.

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CITE Venture Competition & Exposition

The annual Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) 100K Venture Competition and Exposition will be held on the Main Campus on Dec. 1. Twenty-eight teams from across the university will exhibit their project; six teams will compete for a prize pool of more than $100,000 in funding to launch their new venture / company. More than 650 students have participated in launching new technology ventures.
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