Silvia Maria Irving
Style: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: voice teacher
Silvia earned her degree in Music Education in Germany and her masters degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Switzerland. Silvia concertized in Germany and Switzerland, singing repertoire ranging from Early Music to contemporary music. After moving to the USA and settling in Worcester, MA, Silvia performed for many years with professional ensembles such as Boston’s Handel & Haydn Society, Boston Baroque and Ensemble Abendmusik. Silvia was a soloist and section leader for the Schola at Holy Cross College for 26 years. She has been teaching students ages 8 to adult at Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester since 1987, and undergraduates at Anna Maria College since 1997. Silvia has been a NATS Member since 1995.
“I provide lessons in a safe and supportive environment, taking into account the individual student’s talents and needs. My focus is on sound vocal and interpretive skills. I incorporate the learning of basic music fundamentals. Learning to sing is hard work and fun.”
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am currently accepting private students