Sylka Uhlig, PhD, RMTh, LCAT, NMT, Professor for music therapy SRH University Heidelberg, Germany
Sylka, professor at SRH University of Applied Sciences, Heidelberg in Germany, lectures in research, music therapy methods and voice. She studied classical music before she commenced her career in music therapy in 1991. She has since practiced music therapy in Europe and USA in psychiatric hospitals, neurological rehabilitation facilities, special education settings, and in private practice.
She has expertise in voice work and regularly holds workshops, trainings and presentations on the voice as being a primary instrument in music therapy (see foto’s). She was the founder of the Voice-Forum, an international collaboration of music therapists with focus on voice. Her PhD study was focused on the effects of singing and rapping for emotion regulation. Sylka has published books and articles about vocal work in music therapy (see publications).
Voice workshops: Bolzano/Trento 2023/2020/2019/2018, Italy
Voice workshop: World Conference of Music Therapy, Krems, Austria 2014
Presentation: ICME3 Conference Music & Emotions, University of Jyväskylä; Finland 2013
Voice Workshop: World Conference of Music Therapy South Korea 2011:
Voice Workshop: Prague, Czech Republic 2011: www.hlasohled.cz/gallery/2011/2011-11-19_sylka_uhlig:
Voice workshop: European Music Therapy Conferences; Eindhoven, Netherlands 2007 (with Kate Richard Geller)