Sonic Alchemy: Freeing the Voice with Intention with Ellen Johnson

Saturday, May 25, 11 am - 2 pm

Sonic Alchemy: Freeing the Voice with Intention with Ellen Johnson
Age Adult
Event Type Workshop
Department Vocal Performance, Vocal Improvisation, Vocal Technique
Day Sat
Instructor Ellen Johnson
Status online event

Discover the full range of your singing voice in this transformative workshop.

Through improvisation and deep listening, we’ll explore vocal timbres and unlock the power of free expression, known to foster trust, creativity, and intuition.

Delve into your authentic inner voice with vocal expression techniques and nontraditional instruments like crystal and Tibetan bowls, tuning forks, and indigenous instruments.

Whether you’re a jazz enthusiast or curious about free improvisation in any genre, this workshop offers techniques for unlimited vocal investigation and personal growth.

Experience the health benefits of music and sound while nurturing a supportive online community.

Let your voice soar with intention in this enriching journey of self-discovery.

About Ellen Johnson

Ellen Johnson has devoted over four decades to the arts as a recording artist, educator, songwriter, lyricist, author, and publicist with a passion for research on sound healing, science, and medicine. She has done advanced training in Frequency Medicine, Sonic Science & Cymatics with John Stuart Reid, completed Integral Studies in Music Therapy at the University of Humanistic Studies, with certificates in Expressive Arts Therapy and Creativity Coaching training with Eric Maisel. Ellen’s additional studies and workshops with many pioneers in the field include Dr. Jeffrey Thompson, Jonathan Goldman, Dr. John Beaulieu, Eileen McKusick, Elias Mohan (William David), and Fabien Mamam. She has a Master’s Degree in Music (Vocal Performance) and has served on the voice faculties of several prominent universities. As a Jazz vocalist she has performed with Bobby McFerrin, Sheila Jordan, Don Braden, Charles McPherson, and John Stowell among many notable musicians. Ellen is the author of the biography Jazz Child: Portrait of Sheila Jordan and has published lyrics to both Sonny Rollins and Charles Mingus compositions. Her diversity in her own professional singing has made her an excellent teacher for cross over styles and she has a strong background in vocal pedagogy and vocal rehabilitation assisting singers with difficult vocal issues. For more information go to