The programs of study for voice majors are designed to develop skilled performers in all areas of vocal techniques and to offer opportunities to perform in a wide variety of vocal literature classes. Students will achieve a high degree of professional competence and learn appropriate stylistic approaches to the literature of various historical periods.

In addition to studies with our expert faculty, students are provided additional opportunities to sing for and observe world-renowned guest artists.

Specific courses and degree sequence plans can be found in the Course Catalog.

Recent Voice Master Classes

Martina Arroyo
Stephanie Blythe
John Cheek
Régine Crespin
Marta Eggerth
Ubaldo Fabbri
Lauren Flanigan (Class of 1984)
Marcello Giordani
Andrea Gruber (Class of 1987)
Thomas Hampson
Marilyn Horne
Martin Katz (voice/accompanying)
Catherine Malfitano (Class of 1971)
Sherrill Milnes
Eric Owens
Charles Riecker (voice/auditioning)
Craig Rutenberg  
Diana Soviero
Mira Zakai
Brian Zeger (Class of 1987 — voice/collaboration)


General admission information
Voice Audition procedures and repertoire


Maitland Peters

Voice Department Chair

Voice Faculty

Maitland Peters  (Vocal)
Marianne Barrett  (Vocal Related Studies)
Edith Bers  (Vocal)
Miriam Charney  (Related Studies)
Kenneth Cooper  (Director of Baroque Aria Ensemble)
Pat Diamond  (Acting)
Jocelyn Dueck  (German Diction)
Mignon Dunn  (Vocal)
Ruth Golden  (Vocal)
Cynthia Hoffmann  (Vocal)
Bénédicte Jourdois  (Related Vocal Studies)
Kathryn LaBouff  (Voice)
Rhoda Levine  (Related Studies)
Ann Lewin  (Related Vocal Studies)
Catherine Malfitano  (Vocal)
Carolyn Marlow  (Director of American Musical Theater)
Kenneth Merrill  (Voice Related Studies)
Glenn Morton  (Related Studies)
Thomas Muraco  (Related Studies)
Nils Neubert  (German Diction)
Ronnie Oliver, Jr.  (Associate Director of Choral Activities)
Francis Patrelle  (Related Studies)
Shane Schag  (Related Vocal Studies)
Anne Shikany  (Related Vocal Studies)
Paul Sperry  (Related Studies)
Cristina Stanescu  (Related Studies)