Style: Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: adjunct professor of voice
Bio: Soprano Julie Snyder excels as a performer, scholar, and educator. As a performer, Dr. Snyder is equally at home in choral, opera, operetta, musical theater, and recital settings. She currently serves as a section leader/soloist at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, is a core member of The Crossing, Philadelphia’s Grammy-nominated new music choir, and is a chorister with Opera Philadelphia. A passionate educator, Dr. Snyder serves on the adjunct faculty of the Boyer College of Music and Dance in the Department of Voice and Opera at Temple University and has taught private and class voice, vocal repertoire, diction, and basic musicianship for musical theater majors. She has also served as an accompanist for various courses in the musical theater program. Additionally, Dr. Snyder teaches a popular course called “Strengthen Your Voice” at the Center On The Hill senior center, directs the children’s choir at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, and operates a private studio in her home. Dr. Snyder’s research in the field of Swedish vocal diction and Swedish art song has been utilized by singers and vocal scholars worldwide. She is also sought as an authority on topics pertaining musical theater pedagogy and repertoire. Dr. Snyder holds a Bachelor of Music degree in voice performance (summa cum laude) from Susquehanna University, and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in voice performance from Temple University.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons; 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