Free Voice Screenings For Professional Singers

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Location
310 East 14th Street
New York, NY 10003
United States
Time
Apr 19, 2013 - 7:30 pm to Apr 20, 2013 - 12:30 am
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In celebration of World Voice Day on April 19, the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary Voice and Swallowing Institute and MusiCares are co-sponsoring free voice screenings for professional singers. An individualized, comprehensive physical examination and videostroboscopy to diagnose vocal problems and assess injury risk will be conducted and practical tips for maintaining optimal vocal health will be shared.

Medical tests and services will be provided by Michael Pitman, MD, internationally recognized expert in care of the professional voice, voice conservation and restoration; and Amy L. Cooper, MS, CCC-SLP, speech language pathologist and singing voice specialist; and MusiCares.

Eligible participants must document at least five years of professional music career history. To request an application or determine MusiCares eligibility, call 212.245.7840 or email rsvp_mcny@grammy.com. Appointments must be made in advance.

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Location
8631 West 3rd Street
945e
Los Angeles, CA 90048
United States
Time
Apr 20, 2013 - 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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In Celebration of World Voice Day 2013 Osborne Head & Neck Institute and MusiCares are offering free voice screenings for professional vocalists. Without proper health coverage, access to quality vocal care can be limited and difficult to afford. That's why preventative vocal health care is critical for injury prevention. A screening exam will help to not only identify existing injuries, but also areas of concern that should be addressed before more serious issues arise.

Qualified participants will receive an individual videostroboscopy to diagnose potential vocal problems and assess injury risk. Screening services will be conducted by Dr. Reena Gupta, MD FACS, director, Voice & Swallowing Center, Osborne Head & Neck Institute.

Appointments must be made in advance through MusiCares. Signups and pre-qualification will be conducted at the MusiCares vocal workshop in Santa Monica, Calif., on April 6. For more information, or to register for the workshop call 800.687.4227or register online.

To qualify for a free vocal screening an individual must be a vocalist/musician with at least five years of professional music career history, or at least six commercially released recording credits. Priority will be given to attendees of the MusiCares vocal health workshop on April 6.

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Location
1855 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL 60612
United States
Time
Apr 20, 2013 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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MusiCares, in collaboration with the Chicago Institute for Voice Care, will co-sponsor voice screenings for professional singers on April 20. Participants will receive a free individualized, comprehensive physical examination and videostroboscopy to diagnose vocal problems and assess injury risk, plus additional vocal health tips. Eligible participants must document at least five years of professional music career history. Space is limited and appointments must be made in advance. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call 212.245.7840 or email rsvp_mcny@grammy.com.

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Location
3030 Olympic Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States
Time
Apr 24, 2013 - 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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In celebration of International Noise Awareness Day 2013, Starkey Hearing Foundation and MusiCares will offer free hearing screenings for music professionals on April 24 in Santa Monica, Calif.

It's no secret that extended exposure to loud noises can lead to hearing loss. No one knows this better than musicians and others who make their living in live music. While hearing loss can't be reversed, further damage can be prevented. That's why it's important to not only take precautions to protect your hearing, but to have an annual assessment as well.

Qualified participants will receive an individual hearing test to diagnose potential problems, as well as valuable hearing protection recommendations. Screening services will be conducted by audiologists from the Starkey Hearing Foundation.

To schedule an appointment, email brettb@grammy.com or call 800.687.4227

To qualify for a free screening an individual must be a vocalist/musician with at least five years of professional music career history, or at least six commercially released recording credits.

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Time
Apr 30, 2013 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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MusiCares and Daniel Bird Family Dentistry are partnering to provide a dental clinic offering dental screenings, teeth cleaning and X-rays to uninsured music professionals in need. These treatments will be provided free of charge to pre-screened, pre-approved applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. Those wishing to take advantage of this service must be able to provide documentation of their work in the music industry for at least five years. If professional music industry experience is less than five years, eligibility can also be determined through credited contribution to at least six commercially released recordings or videos (singles). Space is limited and appointments for dental care are required. The schedule a dental appointment, call 877.626.2748.