Style: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Gospel; Classical; Musical Theatre
Bio: Lynne Ferrara, a native of Central New York, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education (vocal concentration) from The College of Saint Rose and a Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from New Jersey City University. Prior to her arrival at Utica University, Ms. Ferrara was an Adjunct Instructor of Music at Herkimer College and served as the college’s music faculty liaison for the College Now Program where she mentored and oversaw local high school music educators. In addition to teaching music classes and directing the choir at Utica University, Ms. Ferrara also serves as the vocal coach for musical theatre productions and as the coordinator of the Jackson Lunch Hour Series. She remains an active performer with her most memorable and favorite role being Papagena from Mozart’s The Magic Flute. The music of Mozart has always been an interest of hers and led to the writing of her graduate thesis entitled “Mozart’s Muse: Examining the Feminine Influence in Mozart’s Life and Music.” Ms. Ferrara is an alumna of the Westchester Summer Vocal Institute and holds contemporary commercial music and musical theatre vocal pedagogy certifications from The LoVetri Institute for Somatic Voicework™ - The LoVetri Method. Ms. Ferrara is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and the American Choral Directors Association.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Gospel; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program