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Why ‘Idol’ contestant’s stutter goes away when he sings

By Kim Carollo Even as millions tune in to the next round of auditions on “American Idol,” they aren’t likely to forget Lazaro Arbos, one of last week’s stand-out contestants whose voice visibly stunned the judges. Arbos stuttered while introducing himself and the song he was set to sing, but once he broke into “Bridge […]

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e-Phonoscope Journal

PVSF is re-instaiting its official journal previously published in paper form as Phonoscope. In the spirit of being green, PVSF is in the process of preparing this peer reviewed open access journal in electronic form, and will update this posting in due time. The new name of this on-line journal is e-Phonoscope. Process of submitting […]

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Vocalist & Composer, Molly Holm

Molly Holm is an unconventional singer and composer who blends jazz, improvisation, and North Indian Raga. A student of the late Pandit Pran Nath and a key member of Bobby McFerrin’s original Voicestra, Molly has also performed with Terry Riley, Zakir Hussain, George Brooks, Linda Tillery, June Watanabe, and George Coates. More recently, Molly composed […]

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Best Innovative Presentation

Pacific Voice & Speech Foundation 2012 Award for Best Innovative Presentation  given to Leah Skladany, Ph.D., CCC-SLP at The XX Annual Pacific Voice Conference Optical Imaging, Therapeutics, and Advances Technology in Head and Neck Surgery and Otolaryngology held conjointly with SPIE Photonics West Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA, Jan 21-23, 2012

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Best Presentation on Visual & Acoustic Processing of Vocal Fold Signals

Pacific Voice & Speech Foundation 2012 Award for Best Presentation on Visual & Acoustic Processing of Vocal Fold Signals given to Yuling Yan, Ph.D. at The XX Annual Pacific Voice Conference Optical Imaging, Therapeutics, and Advances Technology in Head and Neck Surgery and Otolaryngology held conjointly with SPIE Photonics West Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, […]

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Best Innovative Application in Voice Technology

Pacific Voice & Speech Foundation 2012 Award for Best Innovative Application in Voice Technology given to Grażyna Demenko, Ph.D. at The XX Annual Pacific Voice Conference Optical Imaging, Therapeutics, and Advances Technology in Head and Neck Surgery and Otolaryngology held conjointly with SPIE Photonics West Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA, Jan 21-23, 2012

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Best Experimental/Clinical Paper

Pacific Voice & Speech Foundation 2012 Award For Best Experimental/Clinical Paper “Preliminary Subglottic Stenosis Imaging In A Rabbit Model Using OCT” Presented at The XX Annual Pacific Voice Conference Optical Imaging, Therapeutics, and Advances Technology in Head and Neck Surgery and Otolaryngology held conjointly with SPIE Photonics West Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA, Jan […]

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Enhancing Danish Education in Laryngology, Phoniatrics and Voice Care

2012 Herbert H. Dedo, MD Award for Enhancing Danish Education in Laryngology, Phoniatrics and Voice Care given to Mette F. Pedersen, MD, PhD at The XX Annual Pacific Voice Conference Optical Imaging, Therapeutics, and Advances Technology in Head and Neck Surgery and Otolaryngology held conjointly with SPIE Photonics West Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA, […]

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Honorary Educational Mention

Pacific Voice & Speech Foundation 2012 Award for Honorary Educational Mention given to Daryush D. Metha, Ph.D. at The XX Annual Pacific Voice Conference Optical Imaging, Therapeutics, and Advances Technology in Head and Neck Surgery and Otolaryngology held conjointly with SPIE Photonics West Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA, Jan 21-23, 2012

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Best Scientific Paper

Pacific Voice & Speech Foundation 2012 Award For Best Scientific Paper “Analysis of high-speed digital phonoscopy pediatric images” presented at the XX Annual Pacific Voice Conference Optical Imaging, Therapeutics, and Advances Technology in Head and Neck Surgery and Otolaryngology held conjointly with SPIE Photonics West  Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA, Jan 21-23, 2012 awarded […]

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