Belting – The Basics Explained

Singer demonstrating belting
Taught by
Portrait of Anne-Marie Speed
Anne-Marie Speed
West End and International Vocal Coach – Film, Theatre, Musical Theatre, TV; Estill Mentor and Course Instructor (with Service Distinction & Advanced Testing Privileges), Estill Lifetime Achievement Award 2019
Date Sunday, May 15, 2022
Time 6:00:–9:00: (UTC)
Venue Online
Price £75
Early Bird £50 (enter code EARLYBIRD at checkout, valid till 4/18/2022)
Student £42 (enter code STUDENT at checkout)
Suitable for
speech & language therapistssingersprofessionalsstudentspeople familiar with Estill Voice Trainingactorssinging teacherspeople new to Estill Voice Trainingvoice teachers

One of our most popular courses is back!! Revised and updated!!

Belting continues to be a West End essential, required for a range of different musicals and characters.

Jo Estill was the first person to research Belting as a legitimate singing style. Her observations led to the first physiological identification of how the different vocal structures combined to produce this extraordinary sound. She provided a method that was structured, systematic and successful which meant that Belt could now be taught to anyone.

This day will identify the key physiological requirements for successful, healthy and sustainable Belting as uniquely identified by the Estill Voice Training. It is specifically designed for those who are new to Belting and who are looking for explanations about Belting technique. It will also address the myths concerning the supposed dangers of Belting and where to best use this exciting voice quality.

The day will include:

  • Short introduction to the Estill Voice Training
  • Overview of the physiology of Belting
  • Video and audio examples
  • ‘How to’ session and problem solving
  • Live demonstrations from West End performers (depending on availability)
  • Short master class

Anne-Marie is one of the most experienced teachers of Belt and the Estill Voice Training internationally and presented the first Belting workshop based on the Estill in London in 1997.

Taught by
Portrait of Anne-Marie Speed
Anne-Marie Speed
West End and International Vocal Coach – Film, Theatre, Musical Theatre, TV; Estill Mentor and Course Instructor (with Service Distinction & Advanced Testing Privileges), Estill Lifetime Achievement Award 2019