WSCM2020, July 11-18 2020, Auckland New Zealand

Wolfgang Saus

CHORAL PHONETICS

Country: Germany

This workshop-style presentation will teache choir singers and conductors how intonation and homogeneity can be greatly improved by adjusting vowel timbres exactly to partials of the voice.


Wolfgang Saus is a freelance overtone singing professional and scientist whose roots in classical singing, physics and chemistry characterise his special approach to the voice. He has worked with renowned musicians, including Gidon Kremer, George Pretre, Helmut Rilling.

Saus’ developed the sound analysis software “Overtone Analyzer/VoceVista Video” with Bodo Maass. He is author of the textbook “Oberton Singen”, received the Klüh-Foundation innovation award, and is founder of the experimental European Overtone Choir. Currently he is president of the German Society of Singing Science. He works as a freelance vocal teacher, choral sound coach and voice researcher throughout Europe.

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