Style: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Voice Teacher
Bio: Ms. Ayre holds a Master’s in Music from The Catholic University of America with an emphasis in vocal pedagogy and an expertise in the application of the International Phonetic Alphabet in the choral setting. She has sung with local professional opera companies including Bel Cantanti and Maryland Lyric Opera, and is a soloist and professional chorister at Alexandria Presbyterian Church. As an active soloist and recitalist in the Washington, DC area, Ms. Ayre brings to her students a personal understanding of the challenges and the joys of singing. Ms. Ayre’s private voice students, ranging in age from older elementary through adult, have been selected for professional singing opportunities with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Washington National Opera, DC Public Opera and area choral groups. In addition to her private studio responsibilities, she is the instructor for the PREP classes of the Children’s Chorus of Washington (CCW) and serves as the long-time diction coach to both CCW and The Reston Chorale. She has prepared children’s choruses for summer opera productions.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students; I offer lessons in a group environment; I accept students through a college or university program