For over thirty years, Joan Lader has provided vocal training and rehabilitation for professional voice users. Her extensive practice includes leading singers and actors from Broadway, Film, Opera, R&B, Rap, Rock and Pop. She has been a frequent guest lecturer at Columbia University, The Voice Foundation in Philadelphia, The Pacific Voice Foundation in San Francisco, NYSTA, Berklee College of Music, and The Commercial Voice Conference at Vanderbilt University. Ms. Lader was most recently a panelist at the American Voices Symposium at the Kennedy Center. She has given numerous Master Classes and Workshops at Yale (Calhoun College), BTP (Broadway Theater Project), “The Lost Colony” in North Carolina, Western Carolina University and the University of Northern Colorado at Greeley. She is currently a consultant for the New Studio at NYU and has taught a series of master classes there.
In addition, Ms. Lader is a certified master teacher of the Estill Voice Training System (EVTS) and has extensive training in the Alexander Technique as well as Fitzmaurice Voice Work and the work of Arthur Lessac. Her teaching and therapy draw from all of these disciplines in order to individualize and address the specific needs of her widely varying client population.