Honoring the Masters. Sharing the Journey.

Historical

This section lists Vocal Pedagogues that are no longer with us, but whose contributions to the world of vocology were highly influential.

Donald Miller

“Don was part of a world that can often be filled with pretense, but he had none of it. He was welcoming and kind, and

James McKinney

“… This is the cornerstone of effective voice teaching and choral work–discriminatory hearing assisted by acute observation.” – James McKinney James C. McKinney was an

Barbara Doscher

“Dr. Doscher’s studio is a direct reflection of her. When you approach her studio door, there is a sign which reads: “Please do not knock,

Manuel Patricio Rodríguez García

“The human voice submits to the influence of age, sex, constitution, and undergoes innumerable modifications… there are also an unlimited number of nuances belonging to

Meribeth Dayme

“Your voice is the sound of your spirit.” – Meribeth Dayme Meribeth (Bunch) Dayme, born in North Carolina in 1938, was an internationally renowned voice

William Vennard

“He felt that we could best serve our art and our profession by inclusiveness, not exclusiveness, a viewpoint he defended frequently and with eloquence.” –

Richard Miller

“You must know the physiology behind the art. All the ‘pink clouds’ in the world won’t help you move through the passaggio.” – Richard Miller

Jo Estill

“Everybody has a beautiful voice. You just have to learn how to use it!” – Jo Estill Josephine Antoinette Vadala was an American singer, singing

Florence Birdwell

“I just love teaching voice, I love teaching emotion, I love teaching expression, I love teaching music, I love it, I love it, I never

Francesco Lamperti

“The greatest of all teachers was Lamperti. With his death closed the era of the school of composition which inspired the greatest of teachers to