In recognition of World Voice Day 2013, The Methodist Hospital, The Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Voice Center, The Shepherd School of Music of Rice University and Houston Grand Opera Studio will present a panel discussion on vocal health followed by a vocal recital.
10:30 a.m. - Panel
Panelists include: Stephen King, DMA, Lynette S. Autrey Professor of Voice and Chair of Voice, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University; C. Richard Stasney, MD, FACS, Texas Voice Center, The Methodist Hospital; Julina Ongkasuwan, MD, Bobby R. Alford Department of Oto-HNS, Baylor College of Medicine; Jeremy Hathway, CCC- SLP, Texas Voice Center, The Methodist Hospital; Eric Melear, associate music director, Houston Grand Opera; and Ryan McKinny, Kurwenal in HGO's spring production of Tristan und Isolde.
11:30 a.m. - Recital
Featuring voice students from Rice University Shepherd School, Ryan McKinny and the Houston Grand Opera Studio.