RESEARCH/PUBLICATIONS/WRITING

 

BOOKS

So You Want to Sing Music Theater: A Guide for Professionals, Roman & Littlefield, Publishers, 2014, click here to purchase 

EDITING/WRITING
Associate Editor, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Journal of Singing, 2013 - 2016 
Series Editor, Series of Voice Pedagogy Books encompassing all styles of music "So You Want to Sing: A Guide for Professionals," Roman Littlefield, Publishers and National Association of Teachers of Singing, 2012 - 2015


RESEARCH PROJECTS
Continuing the Journey Towards Understanding Female Belting,” with Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn and Dr. Christianne Roll, Columbia University, 2015
High Belt” Singing in Music Theater and Contemporary Female Singers: There’s no belting like high belting, with Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2012

iPad2 – Pilot Project: Application in the Applied Studio Setting, University of Miami, 2011 

COLLABORATION AND CONSULTING
Thesis Collaboration
Julia Madden, MM, MA-SLP, DMA Candidate, Vocal Performance and Pedagogy
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Spring 2012


Vocal Health Seminar Organization
Vocal Health for the Professional Voice User
Presented by Drs. Donna Lundy, SLP and David Rosow, MD
University of Miami, Department of Theatre Arts
November 11, 2011


LECTURE/POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Workshop Presentation
Musical Theater Training for the next Generation: Training the Future Stars 
Voice Foundation
Philadelphia, PA
June, 2016


Lecture Presentation
Continuing the Journey Towards Understanding Female Belting
Texoma NATS Regional Conference Artist 
Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma City, OK
November, 2015

Presenter/Workshop Participant
So You Want to Sing Music Theater, Book Publication, Roman & Littlefield, Publishers
National Association of Teachers of Singing
National Convention
Boston, MA
July, 2014

Lecture Presentation
High Belt Singing in Music Theater and Contemporary Female Singers: There’s no belting like high belting
Texoma NATS Regional Conference Artist Series
Baylor University
Waco, TX
November, 2013

Poster Presentation
High Belt Singing in Music Theater and Contemporary Female Singers: There’s no belting like high belting
Voice Foundation
Philadelphia, PA
June, 2013

Skype Lecture Presentation and Masterclass
Music Theater Vocal Pedagogy and Styles
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
October, 2012

Lecture Presentation
Music Theater Vocal Pedagogy and Styles
Texoma Regional Conference
National Association of Teachers of Singing
Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee, OK
November 2 – 5 , 2011

Lecture Presentation
Qualitative Research Methods-- Music Theater Vocal Pedagogy and Styles: An Introductory Teaching Guide for Experienced Classical Teachers
Mahidol University, College of Music

Bangkok, Thailand
June, 2010

Poster Presentation
Music Theater Vocal Pedagogy and Styles: An Introductory Teaching Guide for Experienced Classical Teachers
College Music Society, Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
March 5 – 6, 2010
Boone, NC


PUBLISHED ARTICLES
Journal Articles - Author

“The ‘Unsung’ Adult Student,” Journal of Singing, September/October 2016

“World Voice Day 2016, ‘Explore Your Voice:’ Choosing a Crossover Coach and Teacher—Should You Consider Working With One?,” Journal of Singing, March/April 2016

“Adding Teachers to Your Independent Studio,” Journal of Singing, Sept/October 2014

“So You Want to Sing Voice Pedagogy Series,” Journal of Singing, January/February 2014

“The Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Achievement Program—The Achievement Program,” Journal of Singing, March/April 2013

“At Odds Personally and Professionally,” Journal of Singing, May/June 2007

Journal Articles – Editor

“Live vs. Recorded: Comparing Apples to Oranges,” Journal of Singing, May/June 2013

“The Necessity of Using Functional Training in the Independent Studio,” Journal of Singing, Sept/Oct 2013

“Are You Running Out of Studio Space?” Journal of Singing, Nov/Dec   2014

 “Building Private Music Education: The Journey Continue and The Year Ahead in Your Studio: A Teacher’s Guide to Planning for Success,” reprint from Music Matters, Journal of Singing, Mar/Apr 2014

“Developing Healthy Children’s Voices in a Noisy World,” Journal of Singing, May/June 2014

“Breaking the Monotony,” Journal of Singing, Nov/Dec 2014

“When it is Time to Say Goodbye,” Journal of Singing, Jan/Feb 2015

“A Comparison of Standardized Curriculum for Independent Voice Instruction,” Journal of Singing, Mar/Apr 2016

“Challenges and Revelations in the Interpretation of Short Songs: Teaching the ‘Small’,” Journal of Singing, May/June 2015

“So You Want to Sing: A Guide for Professionals,” Journal of Singing, Sept/Oct 2015

“Preparing Our Students to Say Goodbye, Part 2,” Journal of Singing, Nov/Dec 2015

“Effective Strategies and Suggestions for Writing Your Studio Policies,” Journal of Singing, Jan/Feb 2016

“Crossover Concerns and Techniques for the Classical Singer,” Journal of Singing, May/June 2016

Books - Author

So you Want to Sing Music Theater: A Guide for Professionals, Roman & Littlefield Publishers, 1st edition, in progress

So You Want to Sing Music Theater: A Guide for Professionals, Roman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014

An Introductory Guide to Teaching Music Theater Vocal Pedagogy and Styles: Designed for Singers and Experienced Classical Singing Teachers, 2006

Books - Editor

Musings on the Consciousness of Singing, Compton Publishing, LoVetri, 2018 - present

So You Want to Sing Rock: A Guide for Professionals, Roman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015

So You Want to Sing  Jazz: A Guide for Professionals, Roman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016

Curriculum Development

Designed curriculum and created Associate of Arts degrees in Popular Music (vocal and instrumental), Western Wyoming Community College, Rock Springs, WY 2017

DISSERTATION
MUSIC THEATER VOCAL PEDAGOGY AND STYLES: An Introductory Teaching Guide for Experienced Classical Teachers, published May 2006
In my dissertation, I compare and contrast music theater and classical singing pedagogy and styles. 

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