Joan Lader has worked as a voice therapist and teacher in private practice in New York City for nearly 30 years. Her extensive practice, which includes leading singers and actors from Broadway, film, opera, R&B, hip-hop, and rock, provides training and development of professional singers and vocal therapy for injured voices. In addition, she is a frequent lecturer at Columbia University, Pace University, the Voice Foundation in Philadelphia, and Yale, among others. She is a certified master teacher of the Estill Voice Training System (EVTS) and has extensive training in the Alexander Technique as well as Fitzmaurice Voicework and the work of Arthur Lessac. Her teaching and therapy draw from all of these disciplines in order to address the specific needs of her widely varying clients.