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Voice Pedagogy Institute

July 23 – 27(28), 2018

Westminster’s Voice Pedagogy Institute is a focused, intensive program for trained singers who are or wish to become voice teachers, and for voice coachesFact-based teaching with practical applications of voice anatomy/physiology and acoustics, vocal health with voice-centered laryngologists, technical work in both Classical and Musical Theater genres, Yoga as it applies to singing, interactive look-in lessons with master teachers, and hands-on use of the Presser Voice Lab are all part of this fascinating week. This year there will be an add-on option of an additional day for more extensive hands-on laboratory work. Join us if you desire a more complete understanding of voice pedagogy (modern and traditional), a more confident approach to voice science, and more experience with voice technology.


Laura Brooks Rice, master teacher

Dr. Robert Sataloff, ENT and head of The Voice Foundation

Joshua Glasner, voice technology

Mark Moliterno, creator of YogaVoice®

Dr. Kathy Kessler Price, Director and pedagogue

Jonathan Price, Assistant to the director, Music Theater Techniques

Session Topics

  • Voice Pedagogy - The Worlds of Anatomy/Physiology/Acoustics
  • Interactive look-in lessons with Master Teachers
  • Yoga as it applies to singing
  • Vocal Health with renowned ENT
  • Q & A with experts in the field
  • Music Theater Voice Techniques
  • Changing Voices (adolescent and aging)
  • Access to the Presser Voice Lab with expert assistance

$825 non-credit/$1415 with 2 graduate credits/$1710 with 3 graduate credits

Faculty Bios

Kathy Kessler Price, soprano (M.M., Ph.D.) and Associate Professor, teaches undergraduate and graduate vocal pedagogy courses and applied voice, and directs the Presser Voice Laboratory at Westminster. She previously served as Voice Area Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Music at Mississippi State University and taught voice/vocal pedagogy and coordinated the School of Music Vocology Laboratory at The University of Kansas. She also worked as an intern in Clinical Voice Assessment at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. Price has taught voice and diction at William Jewell College in Missouri and at Northern Virginia Community College (Alexandria Campus) where she was also the choral director. She has offered private voice instruction in Kansas City (Missouri), and in Vienna and McLean, Virginia, is a founding member of the Washington Vocal Consortium, and conducts the acclaimed D.C. women’s ensemble, Philomela.


moliternoMark Moliterno is an artist/educator who enjoys an extensive performing career in Opera, Oratorio, and Concert singing. He has appeared throughout the United Stated, Canada, Great Britain and the Far East in leading operatic roles and is a frequent soloist on the concert stage in a repertoire that covers a wide range of eras and composers. He has appeared in Carnegie Hall as bass-baritone soloist with the Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra in Händel’s Messiah, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Brahms’ Requiem, and Mozart’s Requiem and C-Minor Mass. He has twice appeared on the New York Philharmonic Chamber Music Series in Merkin Concert Hall, singing Samuel Barber’s Dover Beach and Charles Martin Loeffler’s Songs with Chamber Accompaniment. Known for his compelling and artistic recital singing, Mr Moliterno sang the world premiere of Drum Taps, a song cycle by American composer Richard Pearson Thomas at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. He is heard regularly as a recitalist and concert soloist in the New York/Philadelphia area.


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