Singer Feng-yun Song ( PhDr., CSc.)
is a vocal teacher specializing in the influence of proper breathing and the use of voice on psychosomatic health. She is a lecturer of the workshop programme, of the method of „Voice Autotherapy“.
She was born in northeastern China. She has been learning the traditional Beijing opera art since her childhood. Since 1990 she has been living in Prague and has been working on the Czech music and cultural stages. Through many musical projects, she contributes to the intercultural dialogue between the East and the West.
She has performed in theaters, television and radio, and she has had hundreds of concerts in Europe and China.
She is currently lecturing, concerting, writing and translating.
1990 – 1994 associate scientist at the Department of the Far East , Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague
1992 – 2013 professor of voice and acting at Jaroslav Ježek State Conservatory, Prague Conservatory, The Higher Specialized School of Acting in Prague;
lecturer at Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno
2003 – lecturer of the workshop programme, of the method of „Voice Autotherapy“
Education and Practice
- Traditional Chinese singing school 1970 – 1982
- Classical European singing school 2003 – 2015
- The breathing and energetic exercises of Taijiquan, Qigong, since 1980
- Studies and practices of “The Book of Changes“ (I Ching), since 1992
- Taoist medicine, since 2010
- Zen meditation
Feng-yun Song Studio
It is a workshop for musical creative and lecturing activities by a singer, lecturer and coach Feng-yun Song. The main activities of the Studio include: lecturing, coaching activities, organizing regular courses in Prague and Brno, as well as thematic workshops, the annual Summer Voice School of the Method „Voice Autotherapy“.
The method of voice self-treatment Voice Autotherapy is a preventive and rehabilitative training programme. It is an integrated system of body and mind care with breathing exercises and curative tones, and singing.
They take place in two stages, for beginners and advanced students, both in Prague and Brno:
- Voice Autotherapy I. Tuning by Breathing
- Voice Autotherapy II. Tonic Autotherapy
These are one-day, weekend and multi-day stays in the mountains, by the sea, in the countryside.
Summer Voice School
„Summer Voice School“ offers a unique programme called „self-service“ from the „Voice Autotherapy“ method, to participants. It is an integral approach to body and mind care by means of breathing exercises, also healing tones. It releases potential, opens space for positive changes, energises, leads to life improvements. The meditative spirit and playful form of the „Summer Voice School“ is suitable for everyone. The experience of singing or music is not necessary.
By arrangement, the address: email@example.com
All courses and workshops are open to anyone who wants to discover voice and personality potential. They are suitable for both „non-singers“ as well as for singers and voice professionals. Courses and workshops can be attended regularly and on a one-time basis.
The Voice Autotherapy programme is preventive and rehabilitative. It does not rule out the standard medicine, on the contrary, it perfectly complements that.
„In the natural Me, there is endless potential. It’s the sounding music, singing, voice, it’s breathing. How to breathe properly to make it work, to sing and to live? I’ve gone through such a way.“ – Feng-yun Song