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Curriculum Vitae of Sarah Algoet (°1982, Kortrijk - Belgium)

  • Singer
  • Founder of singsing! (est. 2007)
  • Voice teacher & vocal coach for singers and speakers
  • Mentor for voice teachers & vocal coaches
  • Public speaking coach
  • Voice Researcher
  • Illustrator of VocalDrawings.com
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  • Lecturer at, delegate & organizer of international congresses, conferences and symposia
    (2011 – now) Click here to see the list
  • Masterclasses, workshops and lectures for universities, high schools, academies, hospitals, choirs, companies,… worldwide
  • Project Manager & Trainer at Ludo
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Past Functions

  • Authorized CVT-Teacher
    june 2014 – febr ’21
  • Co-Founder & Vice President of EVTA.be, Belgian Voice Teachers Association
    2012 – ’19
  • Member of the Council of EVTA, European Voice Teachers Association
    2012 – ’19
  • Guest Professor of Voice at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, Dpt. Musical Theater
    jan 2011 – sept ’12

Member Associations

  • Co-founder & Honorary member of EVTA.be, Belgian Voice Teachers Association (BE)
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  • Member of NVZ, Dutch Voice Teachers Association (NL)
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  • Member of EVTA, European Voice Teachers Association (EU)
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  • Member of VASTA, Voice & Speech Trainers Association (US)
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  • Member of SECO, The SpeakEasy Cooperative (US)
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Education - Voice & Related

2024
  • Flexible Thinking: Understanding Hypermobility and Neuroanatomy
    Teacher: Celest Pereira (UK)
  • Emotion in the Singing Voice
    Teacher: Louisa Morgan (UK)
  • Pop Vocal Riffs & Runs
    Teacher: Kim Chandler (AU)
  • BAPAM – Looking After Your Voice: A Guide to Vocal Health
    Speaker: Sarah Owens (UK)
  • The Impact of Tongue Tie and Oral Dysfunction on Health and Performance – An Introduction for Vocal Coaches
    Teacher: Emily Kirkcaldy (UK)
  • Mix and Match: Piecing Together the Puzzle of Mixed Register
    Speakers: Chris Johnson (UK) & Lynn Maxfield (US)
  • Exploring Hypermobility and Its Impact on the Voice
    Speaker: Alien Partljic (SI) / Organizer:  The Visceral Voice (Christine Schneider)
  • Menstruation & the Voice: History, Research and Practical Guidance
    Teacher: Joanne Hayes Bozeman (US)
  • SOVT Exercises: What, How, When, and Why
    Teacher: John Nix (US)
  • Voice Is Free After SOVT
    Teacher: Dr. Ingo Titze (US)
  • Vocal Kinesthetics: Singers and Acid Reflux Workshop
    Teacher: Kimberly Moller (US)
  • Singing in Co-Harmony: An Introduction to the Trauma Informed Voice Studio
    Teacher: Megan Durham (US)

2023
  • Compassion Focused Training (CFT) for Singers, Singing Teachers and Other Music Professionals
    Teacher: Dr David Juncos (US)
  • Vocal Assessment Methods
    Teacher: Chris Johnson (UK)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) for Music Performance Anxiety (MPA)
    Teacher: Dr David Juncos (US)
  • Through A Different Lens – Workshops for performing artists living with neurodivergent traits associated with ADD and ADHD: Managing Stress & Anxiety, Planning & Organisation, The Upsides and Downsides of ADHD Hyperfocus, Employment Support & Advice for Freelancers, Activities That Help You Take Care Of Yourself, Techniques To Improve Sleep
    Organizers: BAPAM Psychoeducation & Attitude is Everything (UK)
  • How to Prioritise Self-Care When Working in Music: Managing Stress & Anxiety, Depression & Low Mood, Emotional Regulation & Challenging Negative Thoughts, Sleep, Social Media, Body Image, Authenticity & Identity, Creativity & Motivation, Navigating Life Changes
    Organizer: Help Musicians & BAPAM Psychoeducation (UK)
  • Singing As Pregnancy and Postpartum Exercise
    Teacher: Hayley Williams (US)
  • Vibrato and Non-Vibrato Singing
    Teacher: John Nix (US)
  • Improvisation (for singing teachers who don’t improvise!)
    Teacher: Chris Johnson (UK)
  • Articulation for Singers – How to optimize and coordinate your Jaw, Lips, Tongue & Soft Palate to Deliver Beautiful, Resonant Lyric Diction
    Teacher: Claudia Friedlander (US)
  • Performance Psychology
    Teacher: Prof. Bert De Cuyper (BE)
  • Tongue Tie in Singers
    Teacher: Jessica Luffey (US)
  • Common Medical Diagnoses and Treatments in Voice Patients
    Teacher: Dr. Robert Sataloff (US)
  • Trauma-Informed Voice Practices: What Does It Mean In Practice?
    Teacher: Dr. Elisa Monti (UK)
  • All About Vocal Fold Swelling: Interpretation, Detection and Recovery
    Teacher: Lori L. Sonnenberg MM, MA, CCC-SLP (US)
  • Surgery in Singers
    Teacher: dr. Declan Costello, MA, MBBS, FRCS / ORL-HNS (US)
  • Speech therapy approach to presbyphonia
    Teacher: Marthè Nijkamp SLP (NL)
  • Positive Influence vs. Psychological Manipulation in the Voice Studio
    Teacher: Jessica Baldwin MM, BA (US)
  • Vocal Combat Technique
    Teacher: D’Arcy Smith BFA, MFA (US)
  • Fierce-ify Your Audition Prep!
    Teacher: Amanda Kaiser (US)
  • Neuro-Vocal Method: How to teach High, Rock Belt
    Teacher: Meredith Colby (US)
2022
  • The Somatic Voicework™ Guide to Belting & Other Pop Sounds
    Teacher: Jeanie LoVetri (US)
  • An Introduction to Somatic Voicework™
    Teacher: Jeanie LoVetri (US)
  • Neuro-Vocal Method: The Easy Way to Get Pop Singers To Make Pop Sounds
    Teacher: Meredith Colby (US)
  • Male vs Female: Vocal Differences You NEED To Know For Effective Training
    Teacher: Chris Johnson (UK)
  • Cart Before The Horse: Reframing The Order And Mechanics Of Breath In Singing
    Teacher: Heidi Moss (US)
  • Have a Ball with Your Breathing!
    Teacher: Claudia Friedlander (US)
  • An Introduction To Endoscopic Interpretation
    Teacher: Kerrie Obert M.A., CCC-SLP (US)
  • Voice Disorders: Overview Of Common Pathologies & Indications For Management
    Teacher: Kerrie Obert M.A., CCC-SLP (US)
  • Perceptual-Motor Learning In Voice Training
    Teacher: Dr. Kittie Verdolini Abbott (US)
  • Voice Image: A New Paradigm for Voice Identity
    Teacher: Dr. Bethany Turpin (US)
  • Performance Psych Essentials For Educators
    Teacher: Noa Kageyama (US)
2021
  • The Neuroscience of Emotion: Individuality, Interpretation, and Anxiety
    Speaker: Heidi Moss Erickson (US)
  • “What We Focus On Expands” – An Introduction Into (Music) Performance Anxiety
    Speaker: Petra Raspel Borzynski (DE)
  • Poor Pitch Singing, Amusia and the Brain
    Speaker: Associate Professor Boris Kleber, PhD (DE)
    Center for Music in the Brain – Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Return to Performance: Looking After Your Voice, A Guide To Vocal Health
    British Association for Performing Arts Medicine
    Speaker: Sarah Wright-Owens BSc (hons) SLT, GBSM (UK)
  • Reentry after COVID – Concerns for Singers
    National Association of teachers of Singing (NATS US)
    Speakers: Lynn Helding – MM, Allen Henderson – DMA, David Meyer – DM, John Nix – MM, Thomas Leigh Carroll – MD, Jeremy S. Faust – MD, Wendy LeBorgne – Ph.D. CCC-SLP
  • Psychogenic Voice Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment
    Voice Clinic AZ delta (ENT AZ Delta)
    Speaker: Kim Rutten, MA (NL)
  • Coaching & Mentoring Skills for Singing Teachers
    Teacher: Teresa Shaw (UK)
  • Neuroscience-based Vocal Pedagogy
    Teacher: Heidi Moss Erickson (US)
  • Biofeedback in Vocal Pedagogy
    Teacher: Heidi Moss Erickson (US)
2020
  • Performance Psych Essentials For Educators
    Teacher: Noa Kageyama (US)
  • Working with Transgender Vocalists: An Overview
    Teacher: Liz Jackson (US)
  • Voice Therapy for Trans People
    Teacher: Katrien Eerdekens (BE)
  • Inhalation therapy for the voice & “Bubbling” (Lax Vox)
    Teacher: Michelle Mallinger (US)
  • Teach without Teaching – Experiencing, Understanding & Applying 7 Somatic Learning Principles in the Voice Studio
    Teacher: Robert Sussuma (US)
2019
  • Complete Vocal Fitness – Fitness in favor of your voice
    Teacher: Claudia Friedlander (US)
  • VoiceScienceWorks.org – Voice Science in practice
    Teachers: Laurel Irene (US) & Dr. David Harris (US)
  • Connected singing – Working with fascia in favor of the voice
    workshop & online course
    Teacher: Sanne Graulund (DK)
2018
  • Singing, Movement & Staging
    Teacher: Jeanne Dambreville (FR)
  • Body & Voice, the link
    Teacher: Emmanuelle Trinquesse (FR)
  • Lichtenberger method / Sound oriented singing & psychotraumatherapy
    Lecture ‘Singing and being’ & workshop ‘The art of listening’
    Teacher: Priske Dehandschutter (BE)
  • Manual Techniques in Voice Therapy – MFL
    Thomas More Hogeschool Antwerp (BE)
    Teachers: Dirk Vanneste (BE) & Annelies Labaere (BE)
  • Vibrant Voice Technique – online course
    Teachers: David Ley (US) & Elissa Weinzimmer (US)
  • Complete Vocal Technique – Update Course for Authorized CVT Teachers
    Teaching staff: Complete Vocal Institute (DK)
2017
  • The Power of your Tongue
    Teacher: Osteopath D.O. Nico Lambrechts (BE)
2016
  • The Organic & Intelligent Choir
    Teachers: Jim Dhaus Hjernoe (DK) & Peder Karlsson (DK)
  • Functional Voice Disorders & Stress, Fear of Failure & Stage Fright
    Teacher: Heleen Grooten (NL)
  • Masterclass Musical Theater
    Teacher: Tom Dewulf (BE)
2015
  • Intervision Workshop for voice teachers
    Teacher: Maarten Koningsberger (NL)
  • Lax Vox
    Teachers: Dr. Ilter Denizoglu (TR)
  • Estill Voice Training
    Teacher: Outi Kähkönen (FI)
  • Overtone Singing – 2 lectures
    Teacher: Wolfgang Sauss (D)
  • Complete Vocal Technique – Update Course for Authorized CVT Teachers
    Teaching staff: Complete Vocal Institute (DK)
2014
  • Manual Facilitation of the Larynx – MFL
    Expertisecentrum Stem, UZ Leuven
    Teachers: Piet Kooijman (NL) & Annelies Labaere (BE)
  • Psychology & The voice – Influences of emotions & stress on the voice
    Teachers: Koen Korevaar (BE) & Karen Verniers (BE)
  • Linklater & Fitzmaurice: Speaking & Singing in Public
    Expertisecentrum Stem, UZ Leuven
    Teachers: Michael Peterman (D) & Michael Morgan (US)
  • Alexandertechnique
    Teachers: Lieve Hermans (BE) & Helga Henckens (BE)
  • Complete Vocal Technique – 3 year Authorized CVT-Teacher course (2011 – ’14)
    Teaching staff: Complete Vocal Institute (DK)
2013
  • Overtone Singing – workshop & private lesson
    Teacher: Raphael De Cock (BE)
  • Lichtenberger method / Sound oriented singing – private coaching
    Teacher: Livia Cuypers
  • Complete Vocal Technique – 3 year Authorized CVT-Teacher course (2011 – ’14)
    Teaching staff: Complete Vocal Institute (DK)
2012
  • Linklater Voice Method – Freeing the natural voice – Body & Breathing Awareness
    Teacher: Els Jourquin (BE)
  • Complete Vocal Technique – 3 year Authorized CVT-Teacher course (2011 – ’14)
    Teaching staff: Complete Vocal Institute (DK)
2011
  • Estill Voice Training – masterclass + Level 1 & 2
    Teacher: Alberto Ter Doest (NL)
  • Complete Vocal Technique
    3 year Authorized CVT-Teacher course (2011 – ’14)
    5-Day courses &  Introductory masterclasses
    Teaching staff: Complete Vocal Institute (DK)
  • Private coaching
    Teacher: Robin Van Beek (NL), Authorized CVT-Teacher
2010
  • Lichtenberger method / Sound oriented singing – workshop & private coaching
    Teacher: Tine Rymen (BE)
  • Complete Vocal Technique – 5-Day courses &  Introductory masterclasses
    Teaching staff: Complete Vocal Institute (DK)
  • Private coaching
    Teacher: Eva Wilms (NL), Authorized CVT-Teacher
2009
  • Alexandertechnique – private coaching
    Teacher: Toia Correa (UI)
  • Complete Vocal Technique – 5-Day courses &  Introductory masterclasses
    Teaching staff: Complete Vocal Institute (DK)
  • Private coaching
    Teacher: Eva Wilms (NL), Authorized CVT-Teacher
2007 - '08
  • Complete Vocal Technique – 5-Day courses &  Introductory masterclasses
    Teaching staff: Complete Vocal Institute (DK)
2003 - '05
  • Classical singing & Teacher training
    Royal Conservatory of The Hague
    Teacher: Rita Dams (NL)
2001 - '03
  • Classical singing
    Hogeschool Ghent, dept. Music & Dramatic arts – Conservatory
    Bachelor’s degree, great distinction for voice
    Teacher: Erika Pauwels (BE)
1999 - 2001
  • Private classical singing lessons
    Teacher: Erika Pauwels (BE)
1997 - '99
  • Classical singing
    Municipal Conservatory of Kortrijk
    Teacher: Françoise Vanhecke (BE)
1989 - '98
  • Flute, AMV & AMC
    Peter Benoit Academy of Harelbeke
    Municipal Conservatory of Kortrijk

Education - Other

  • Pilates (2022 – now)
    Pilates Centre Jalon (Spain)
  • Aerial hoop & Trapeze (2020 – now)
    La Marina Social Club, Dénia (Spain)
  • Hatha Yoga: Yogacentre Eric Gomez, Ghent (2012 – ’17)
    Acro Yoga: Studio NoXcuse, Ghent (2015 – 2016)
    Yin Yoga: Self study via online course (2017 – now)
  • Sportive Pole Dancing  (2012 – 2019)
    PoleFun / Studio NoXcuse, Ghent
  • Mindfulness (2011)
    Institute for Attention & Mindfulness of David Dewulf, Ghent
  • Art Science & Archeology (2000 – ’01)
    State University of Ghent
  • Classical Ballet (1990 – ’94)
    Municipal Conservatory of Kortrijk
  • Disco dancing & Salsa (1994 – ’96 & 2002)
    Dance School Dursin, Kortrijk
  • Drama (2005 – ’06)
    Wisper, Gent
    Teacher: Geert Willems
  • General Secondary Education (1994 – 2000)
    Latin-Modern Languages (ASO)
    Don Boscocollege, Marke
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