Estill Voice Figures & Applications to Voice Therapy


Charlotte Xerri

Estill Voice Training; Estill Master Trainer EMT / Estill Mentor & Course Instructor with Testing Privileges EMCI-TP
BA (hons) Music, MA (vocal performance), PCGE,  LLCM (TD)

Charlotte enjoys sharing her many years of experience with voice and the Estill Model;
working with West End singers and musical directors as well as voice/singing teachers from the major institutions and vocal health professionals.

Alongside her husband Marcel, they are Directors of Voice Your Potential® Ltd producing voice related training & events. These include annual Level I & II courses in London, Leeds and Brighton, Estill Figure Proficiency (EFP) and Estill Master Trainer (EMT) Certification Pathways and other courses attracting participants from the UK, Europe and beyond. Charlotte is also available for ONE2ONE coaching sessions in central London and online video coaching.

Charlotte has testing privileges to examine for Estill Voice International & is President of the Estill International Certification Advisory Board.

She’s had a varied career in performance and music/vocal education. As a performer she has worked in opera and extensively as a session singer and an oratorio soloist.

As a voice educator, clients include CPL Productions for Sky TV, Native/19 Entertainment, Map Entertainment, Jimmy Hogarth/Kid Gloves, Royal Bank of Scotland, GlaxoSmithKline, Goldsmiths College London, Brighton University, Urdang Academy & Toastmasters, BRICTT (Brighton Academy of Contemporary Theatre Training), The World Voice Expo.I & II in Poland, University of Chichester Conservatoire & Northhampton University.

Recently Charlotte joined a research team at The Ohio State University USA, exploring new and exciting research using state of the art technology, continuing to build upon the Estill Model and understanding of vocal function.

Ahead Charlotte will also be joining Sue Jones Consultant SLT in Professional Voice Rehabilitation and author of Laryngeal Endoscopy & Voice Therapy A Clinical Guide, in presenting two day courses produced by Voice Your Potential designed specifically for Speech and Language Therapists.

Sue M. Jones

Consultant SLT in Professional Voice Rehabilitation

Sue Jones has been working with Clinical Voice Disorders for 36 years. She recently “semi-retired” from her previous role at Wythenshawe Hospital which involved being Head of Speech, Voice and Swallowing Services, co-directing the Voice Clinic Services and leading a team of specialist voice therapists.

Sue now works as a Consultant SLT specialising in Professional Voice Rehabilitation as well as continuing a teaching/research role.
Her current special interests include research into the evidence-base for therapy, endoscopy in the assessment/therapeutic management of voice disorders, perceptual analysis, training of SLTs and other professionals, managing the injured professional singer and voice therapy pre and post phonosurgery.

Sue holds an MSc in Voice Research (Newcastle University) and is an adviser on Voice Disorders to the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. She was the first RCSLT representative for the British Laryngological Association. Sue has published a range of articles on varying voice-related topics and presented at major national and international meetings.
Sue is the author of “Laryngeal Endoscopy and Voice Therapy” (2016) and the chapter on “Voice Therapy for Mass Lesions of the Vocal Folds” in “Evaluating the Effectiveness of Voice Therapy” (Carding 2017).