The California Dreamin Transgender Convention, April 2-5, 2009, at the Hotel Doubletree, San Jose

Understanding the Difference Between Male and Female Voices

When: Friday, April 3, 3:00–4:00 pm

Where: San Martin Room

Dr. Thomas will explain the anatomy of the throat and vocal cords which establishes our vocal character. He will show how the vocal cords and vocal tract function and the differences between male and female voice boxes. Finally he will cover surgical procedures to alter the voice and include before and after samples of voices.