I hold a Bachelor of Music degree in Classical Voice from The Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and a Master of Music degree in Musical Theatre Performance from New York University.
I have sung at several locations throughout Manhattan and the tri-state area, including Radio City, New World Stages in Times Square, Yankee Stadium, and the New Voices Cabaret in Philadelphia.
One of my favorite collaborations has been with composer Larry O'Keefe (Legally Blonde and Heathers: The Musical on Broadway) and lyricist Nell Benjamin (Mean Girls on Broadway) during the workshop for the premiere of their original musical Life of the Party. I've also had the pleasure of joining Michael Feinstein on stage for his Great American Songbook initiative.
I have been teaching voice lessons for 8+ years. I teach my students how to create a healthy sound and find their true, authentic voice. It is important to instill a strong sense of technique, breath support and the engagement of the entire body. My goal is to inspire my students to trust their ability to use the combination of their mind, body, and voice.
Though musical theatre and classical voice may be my specialty, I have extensive training in many other genres/styles of music. Whether belting a pop song, feeling the rhythm in an old jazz standard, preparing to sing the high note in an aria, or experimenting with twang in a country song, my teaching style and focus remain the same.
Directing choirs and leading performance master classes have been some of my favorite teaching experiences. I enjoy educating and interacting with singers in a group setting. My goal is to create a fun, supportive environment where we all watch and learn from one another. Singing is about understanding the music on the page, so that we can tell that story through song and genuinely connect with our listeners.