FALL + SPRING PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS
Find Your Voice! the young company offers half-hour long private voice lessons Sunday through Friday with a variety of professional and engaging coaches. With professional and dynamic instructors, students explore vocal technique, musicianship, song repertoire, and audition skills.
Fall semester runs 12 sessions and is $385
Spring semester run 14 sessions and is $450
Spring 2017 Voice Lessons: February 27, 2017 - June 12, 2017
To register for a time slot, you may call the Box Office at 781-279-2200 or the Education Department at 781-279-7885 x104.
Laura Baronet is a recent Master's graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She currently works as an actor and teaching artist in the greater Boston area. This summer she was fortunate enough to work with the young company’s overture program as a music director. Past theatre credits include Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Amalia in She Loves Me, Brutus in Julius Caesar, Beatrice-Joanna in The Changeling, and Hero in Much Ado About Nothing. She also holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Belmont University.
Rebecca Whittington, Soprano, is based in Boston where she performs regularly with Marsh Chapel Choir, Winsor Music, and Emmanuel Music. She began teaching 5 years ago and loves working with students of all abilities, voice types, and musical interests. She was recently a featured soloist with the Evansville Philharmonic on their production of The Messiah and on Emmanuel Music’s St. Mark Passion. She is a graduate of Oberlin Conservatory of Music where she performed with their Opera Theater, Early Music Ensemble, and Contemporary Music Ensemble. She has performed under the baton of John Williams at the Tanlgewood Music Festival and, among others, has sung the roles of Maria in West Side Story, Polly in The Boy Friend, and Bird-girl in Seussical the Musical. She additionally attended the Leopold-Mozart-Zentrum Musikhochschule in Augsburg, Germany, where she performed at the Augsburger Stadtstheater and for their Opera Ball. She is currently studying for her Masters in Music Education at Boston University and is very excited to be teaching at Stoneham Theatre this Fall.
Tenor Nicholas Foster received a BM in Vocal Performance from Boston University and a MM in Vocal Pedagogy from Boston Conservatory. Over the past eight years, Mr. Foster has taught voice and piano at Dean College, All Newton Music School, Metropolitan Opera Guild, Boston Conservatory Vocal/Choral Institute and Boston University Theatre Institute. Currently, he is developing a brand new music program at a school in Lawrence, MA. Mr. Foster is a self-professed "theatre dork" and loves all things musical theatre. Stage credits include The Light in the Piazza (Fabrizio), A Little Night Music (Henrik), Next to Normal (Gabe), Sweeney Todd (Toby), Singin' in the Rain (Don Lockwood), and Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour). His students have gone on to great success in many arenas; recently he had the pleasure of seeing his student in Waitress at American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA.
Julia Renée Nelson is a Boston-based musician whose celebrated performances have been called “atmospherically transcendent,” (Longy School of Music) and “gently charming,” (University of Massachusetts). Julia trained at the New England Conservatory and the Crittenden Opera Studio, where her lyric coloratura achieved particular acclaim. Julia has received numerous awards and grants for her linguistic work, and the Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture, and the Arts, of which organization she is a graduate and Honors Scholar, in collaboration with the Mozarteum Universität Salzburg. Julia has been an enthusiastic music educator of both piano and voice for more than ten years. Julia’s singing students, in particular, have been actively competitive performers, and have achieved distinction in prestigious competitions, including those sponsored by the National High School Musical Theater Awards, the American Association of Christian Schools, and Classical Singer Magazine. Julia’s students may be heard and seen performing in select ensembles throughout the greater Boston area, including Lexington High School, Open Bible Academy, and the Walnut Hill School for the Arts.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Director of Education
Education and Artistic Associate
WHICH PROGRAM IS RIGHT
overture for students in grades 1 – 3
act 1 for students in grades 4 – 6
act 2 for students in grades 7 – 9
act 3 for students in grades 10 – 12