About Farland Bottoms, PhD.

Dr. Farland Bottoms founded the Bottoms School of Vocal Acoustics (BSVA) in May 2012. Dr. Bottoms’ research is based on scientific studies of the female voice and over 50 years of music experience, including educating churches and schools in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Colorado.


– Bachelor in Music Education – East Texas Baptist University 1965

– Masters in Music Education – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1971

– PhD in Music Education – University of Colorado-Boulder 1995