Samantha is a professional member of :
SPA- Speech Pathology Australia
AVA- Australian Voice Association
ANATS- Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing
ASPAH- Australian Society of Performing Arts Health
Level 1 and 2 Estill Voice Craft Training
Samantha completed her Bachelor of Music (Performance) at the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Speech Pathology at LaTrobe University. She is a trained and experienced voice teacher. She has worked at the Melbourne Voice Analysis Centre as a voice therapist and worked in London (2008/2009), as a voice therapist with leading voice teams across 3 major London hospitals. She has experience in adult and paediatric voice disorders, has gained experience in videostroboscopic (rigid and flexible scopes) assessment and analysis, and is UK trained in laryngeal manipulation and massage with renowned Osteopath Jacob Liebermann. Samantha also recently completed a certificate in Laryngeal Manipulation with Caroline Stone (Osteopath) in 2010.
Samantha has worked as a Senior Speech Pathologist (Voice Therapist) with a leading Melbourne Private Practice seeing patients at Ear, Nose and Throat Victoria. She has achieved outstanding results using a variety of voice therapy programs and techniques.
In addition, as a passionate singer, she has performed on stage across Australia, in London and New York. See Sam the Performer for more details and videos of her work.