Who we are

We are a membership driven 501(c)(6) non-profit association made up of voice professionals from all voice related vocations including SLPs, ENTs, Professional Singers, Voice Teachers, Voice for the Actor Coaches, music directors, stage directors, and others who work with human and animal vocalization.

2021 PAVA Symposium

It's not too late to purchase Virtually PAVA 2021! Head over to the PAVA Village to purchase and watch all of the presentations. You may receive ASHA CEUs until 8/31/21. 

Members, click here for your members only registration code. 

Click here to see the tentative schedule. 

Click here to see the watch party schedule. 

Become a member

Our members come from diverse backgrounds, including singing teachers, acting voice coaches, SLPs, laryngologists, and specialists in the world of animal vocalization. Learn more about our mission, events, and members and consider joining us today.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Pan American Vocology Association is to advance the scientific and interdisciplinary study of vocalization across species. PAVA fosters vocology in all countries of the Western Hemisphere through research, training, and dissemination of knowledge. PAVA promotes the creation and development of professional standards and credentials in voice habilitation and supports the currently established credentials in voice rehabilitation. 


Upcoming December 2021 Forum

Ingo Titze and Lynn Maxfield will be discussing "Building a Vocology Research Program in a College of Fine Arts" on December 9th. Register here. 

August 2021 Forum

Did you catch our August Forum "Singer Spacing and Vocal Efficiency in Choir Singing: Acoustic, Psychoacoustic, and Pedagogic Considerations" Member can catch it here.

Donate to PAVA Support

Consider making a donation to help support membership for a PAVA member who may have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on the button below to get started. 


PAVA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization136 S. Main St., Ste. 320, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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