Tag: voice care

Medical voice specialists in Canada

• March 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

One of the most difficult aspects of losing my voice was being unable to identify a voice specialist in Canada who could help me.   6 months after I lost my voice, I sought a third opinion and was finally referred to Dr. Jennifer Anderson at St. Mike’s.   This was after a couple of [...]

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Category: Voice treatment

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Sting Concert Raises $1 million

• March 13, 2013 • Comments (0)

In my experience, if you can just get enough traction (i.e., incremental results) for your crazy idea, someone will eventually show up with a BIG idea or skill set that makes all the difference.   You just have to attract enthusiastic team members, work your tail off, ship (i.e., put something out into the marketplace – hold [...]

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Category: St. Michael's Hospital Voice Chair, Voice problem, Voice treatment

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Stars come out for voice treatment

• March 13, 2013 • Comments (0)

It was time to bump up awareness for voice treatment in Canada.   We figured that singers, actors, and other voice pros would be very interested in keeping Canada’s busiest voice clinic going, and we were right.  We decided to ask a bunch of them to do a short video about their own experiences with voice [...]

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Category: Vocal cord paralysis, Voice problem, Voice treatment

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Opera star John Mac Master joins Jim Cuddy on “Try”

• March 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

From the dance floor, opera tenor John Mac Master gave Jim Cuddy a hand with the chorus of “Try”, at St. Michael’s Hospital’s first concert in support of those living with voice problems.  It was a show-stopper and a great way to end the evening, showcasing two of Canada’s finest voices.  Here’s a video of Jim’s [...]

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Category: St. Michael's Hospital Voice Chair, Voice problem, Voice treatment

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Ron Tite lends his voice

• March 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

The smart and funny (what a combo) Ron Tite  (www.rontite.com) generously agreed to MC our first concert in support of voice care in Canada.   He kept us laughing the entire night.  By day, he is a creative director/media commentator, by night, he’s just damn funny.  Thanks, Ron.    

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Category: St. Michael's Hospital Voice Chair, Voice problem

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Jim Cuddy and Melanie Doane rock it for voice care

• March 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

A few years later, in 2009, Dr. Anderson and I started building a team of volunteers to raise money to fund a permanent research chair in voice at St. Michael’s Hospital, the first of its kind in Canada.   This chair would enable the hospital to assemble a multidisciplinary team around Dr. Anderson, to help Canadian [...]

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Category: St. Michael's Hospital Voice Chair, Voice problem

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