My youngest student is Greta. Sixth grade. Junior cheer and all.
From my office on Friday, with Lloyd the Larynx Model in the foreground:
My student Aaron has been selected for the National Honor Choir (November 2017), sponsored by the National Association for Music Education.
I’m a happy voice teacher!
Friday, June 2.
A day in the life. Three different hats, each of them delightful and satisfying.
Morning. Final audition day at Webster University. Meet and greet ten students who wish admission to the Department of Music’s various majors. Hear auditions, and meet with various faculty.
Afternoon. At home for 3.5 hours of voice lessons, and some real success in making modifications in tonal quality and breath management. I love teaching voice, and am delighted for the six new private-studio students who started lessons recently.
Evening. At New Line Theatre. Opening night of The Sweet Smell of Success. Black clothing but warm hearts as I lead the ensemble in this witty, wicked show.
From Tuesday’s juries, here are three seniors after their song sessions:
I’m having a hard time visualizing next year without them.
Several years ago, with my beloved Jeff Allison. Jeff is now headed toward medical school, and continues to live and work nearby in Saint Louis.