Style: World; Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Gospel; Rock; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Professor of Voice (Part-time) at Wayne State University in Detroit
Bio: Since 1990, the voice studios of Dorothy Duensing have provided top-quality experienced music teaching and a commitment to the highest standards of professional services as a master teacher of private voice (Beg.-Adv.), piano and drama lessons. In addition, Dorothy Duensing is Professor of Voice (part-time) at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI since 1999. She is Director of DTE Singers (formerly Detroit Edison Glee Club) which meets May - December on Mondays from 7 PM - 9 PM in the Social Hall of Berkley First United Methodist Church in Berkley, MI; a "freelance" Music Minister/Organist/Adult Choir Director, Professional Mezzo-Soprano/Contralto Soloist/Section Leader for Fort Street Presbyterian Church of Detroit, MI & Temple Israel of West Bloomfield, MI. She is a Teacher of Private Voice (Beg.-Adv.), Piano (Beg.-Int.), Private Drama Lessons (K-Adulthood), and Trained Adjudicator for Vocal Solo and Ensemble Festivals, Competitions, Workshops & Choir Retreats. Ms. Duensing is Professional Singer (Mezzo Soprano), Professional Actor, Professional Vocalist for All Occasions, Recording Artist and Performing Artist. Dorothy Duensing holds both the Master of Music from The University of Michigan and the Bachelor of Music from Indiana University in Vocal Performance. Dorothy Duensing is a Certified through June 30, 2024 by the State of Michigan as a Professional Teacher in K-12 Music (JX) and 7-12 Speech (BD), which includes the ability to teach classes in Drama and Public Speaking. She holds Orff Schulwerk Music Certifications in Levels 1, 2 and 3, the Basic Diploma in Music Ministry (Organ) from Sacred Heart Major Seminary, and full Memberships in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), American Guild of Organists (AGO) Detroit & Ann Arbor Chapters, Sigma Alpha Iota - International Professional Music Fraternity's Detroit Alumnae Chapter, the Tuesday Musicale of Detroit and P.E.O. Sisterhood's Chapter AU of Northville, MI. She is married to Daniel M. Sannar and resides in Novi, MI, where she also teaches privately at home.
Voice Type: Mezzo-soprano
Music Styles Taught: World; Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Gospel; Rock; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I offer lessons in a group environment; I accept students through a college or university program