Voice Science is a specialty accent reduction and voice therapy clinic in Collins St, Melbourne, CBD. Our mission is to deliver accent reduction, voice treatment, stuttering treatment and elocution training that is individualised and evidence based. We provide an unparalleled model for treatment to ensure that real life communication gains are made. Voice Science is known for offering precise and creative client care. We consult to individuals, corporate stakeholders, the medical sector and the arts and entertainment industry.
Voice Science assists non-native speakers of English to learn the pronunciation features of General American, Received Pronunciation, Standard British or Standard Australian English accents. Our accent reduction programs cater to a broad spectrum of non-native English speakers. We have considerable experience with speakers of Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, Slavic based languages (Russian, Croatian, Serbian, etc.) as well as Spanish, Italian, Greek, Hebrew, German, French, Arabic and many more. We also assist actors and entertainers to enhance their audio acting skills and develop authentic accents and dialects tailored to their character’s background.
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Voice services include voice assessment and voice optimisation for professional voice users (actors, singers, radio and tv broadcasters, opera singers), voice therapy for voice users (teachers, lecturers, politicians, corporate professionals, business executives, sales staff, call centre personnel). Treatment of voice pathologies is also available: pre and post nodular voice treatment, dysphonia, dysarthria, neurological voice disorders and post surgical vocal rehabilitation.
We offer both online treatment for accent reduction and voice therapy to international clients and in house treatment and workshops via our city centre Melbourne clinic located at the Paris end of Collins St, Melbourne.
Voice Science provides also high end corporate and medical sector training for accent, voice and communication to many industry leaders.
About our Team
Sarah Lobegeiger de Rodriguez
Chief Speech Pathologist
Voice Science is headed up by Sarah Lobegeiger de Rodriguez. Sarah is a fully qualified Speech Pathologist and Opera Singer (MA Speech Pathology – La Trobe University, MA Opera, BMus, BA English, TESOL cert IV.) who specialises in accent reduction/modification and vocal therapy / rehabilitation. She is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathology registered with Speech Pathology Australia.
After living abroad extensively in South Korea, Bosnia Herzegovina, Germany and Bulgaria as both an international student and working professional, Sarah set up Voice Science in 2014. She is attune to living abroad as an international and fights to advocate and empower clients negotiating cultural communication challenges as she too, has faced similar in her years overseas.
An experienced operatic soprano, Sarah is also equipped to address the demands of a performing career on vocal output and can successfully rehabilitate and maximise vocal technique. She is also available for consultation as a diction, language consultant and vocal health specialist for singers, actors and performers.
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Brooke is passionate about providing evidence based, individualised therapy, to assist her clients to achieve their communication goals. She tailors each session specifically to her clients’ strengths and needs. Joining Voice Science in 2017, with a Bachelor in Health Sciences and a Masters in Speech Pathology from La Trobe University, Brooke has always been interested in the intricacies of accents and identifying the defining speech features of languages.
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