Voice students in all degree programs receive:

  • weekly one-hour private lessons
  • weekly vocal studio class in a masterclass setting
  • weekly piano ensemble and/or chamber music 
  • several opportunities to work with collaborative pianists


  • Receive high-quality instruction in the fundamentals of vocal technique, repertoire, and performance during private lessons with Nazareth voice faculty members
  • Numerous performance opportunities on and off campus include Nazareth's Opera Workshop
  • Assist in educational and performance opportunities for area high school students during our annual Day of Voice in November and Summer Intensive Workshops
  • Learn from and connect with guest artists who visit campus
Performance Opportunities
  • Weekly studio class
  • Studio recitals
  • Honors recitals
  • Guest master classes
  • Symphonic and choral productions
  • Musical theatre
  • Opera Workshop
  • Annual Voice Day Performances
  • Holiday Gala Performances
  • Summer Intensive Programs
  • Student run ensembles
Guest Artists

Recent guests include internationally known artists such as:

  • Lori Laitman
  • John Musto
  • Alexandra DeShorties
  • Kiersten Piper Brown
  • Gwendolyn Walker
  • Gerard Floriano
  • Eric Rieger
  • Jessica Ann Best (served two years as Opera Director)
  • Steven Daigle
  • Dan McCabe
  • Kathryn Cowdrick
  • Robert Swensen
  • Constance Haas
  • Maria Russo
  • Robert Mclver
  • Wiliam Mclver (late)
  • Carol Webber (late)
  • Benton Hess
  • Helen Boatwright (late)
  • Myrna Paris
Residency Program & Conference
  • Lori Laitman, 2019 and 2024 as a part of our annual Women in Music Festival
  • Eastern Region NATS Conference & Student Auditions- March 15-17, 2019
  • John Musto, 2016: In collaboration with Rochester Lyric Opera

Voice Area

    Yingxi Liu, BM'19
    Opera Workshop 2019
    NATS Eastern Conference 2019
    NATS Masterclass 2019

    Contact our Faculty

    Have questions? View contact information for our voice faculty.

    Nazareth voice faculty members are active performers in opera, operetta, oratorio, solo recitals, musical theater, and are members of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).