Elissa Finn

Elissa is a Speech and Language Therapist and Singer originally from Brisbane, Australia. Elissa has experience working with clients with Voice and Upper airway symptoms and a specialist interest in working with singers, teachers and occupational voice users. In addition to her Speech and Language training, Elissa has tertiary qualifications in contemporary singing voice performance and pedagogy and taught singing to children and adults. Experiencing her own voice difficulties as a young performer also means that she uniquely understands the physical and emotional challenges of living with a voice problem as a professional singer. 
Currently working in the NHS and providing care to clients with a range of communication and swallowing difficulties Elissa enjoys exploring the social, physical and emotional factors which impact voice and general wellbeing. Other areas of interests include principles of skill acquisition and building relationships between Speech and Language Therapists and Singing Voice Teacher communities. 

Qualifications / Certificates

  • Master of Speech Pathology (MSpPath)
  • Master of Music Studies (Vocal Pedagogy) (MMus)
  • Bachelor of Music (Jazz & Popular Voice) (BMus)
  • Summer Vocology Institute (National Centre of Voice & Speech)
  • Vocal Massage Training (Vocal Massage Training)