Emily Castleton has extensive teaching experience over the past 26 years. With degrees in Contemporary Voice and Opera, Emily teaches all styles. Emily formerly served as an adjunct member of the Contemporary Voice Faculty at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where she taught for 17 years, working with Musical-Dance-Theater and Commercial Music Majors and pre-majors. Currently, she works on the Contemporary Voice Teaching Faculty at Shenandoah Conservatory, while completing her doctorate.
Emily has done extensive post-graduate training and has Certified at the National Center of Voice and Speech as an NCVS trained Vocologist. She has also completed the Acoustic Vocal Pedagogy Course at NEC in Boston, and has a certificate of completion from the CCM Institute at Shenandoah University, VA. She is a member of NATS and PAVA.
Emily has performed professionally in regional theaters and theaters all over the western United States, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. As a studio recording artist, Emily has recorded for multiple albums and films. Emily has studied with many of the great Contemporary Vocal Pedagogues and Masters of our time such as: Mary Saunders Barton (Penn State), Matt Edwards (Shenandoah University), Kenneth Bozeman (Lawrence University), Gayle Lockwood (BYU), Seth Riggs (LA, Speech Level Singing), Jeffrey Skouson (Las Vegas, IVA), Jan Sullivan (BYU, Colorado State), Lisa Popeil, Dr. Kathryn Green (Shenandoah University), and more. Emily's current and former students perform all over the world, on Broadway, in Broadway touring companies, in regional theaters, on cruise ships, on film, as recording artists, as lead singers in bands, and teach at the private studio, high school and university levels.