Journal of Singing Editorial Board

Mindful Voice: Lynn Helding

Lynn Helding’s diverse singing career has spanned from early to contemporary music, with a special affinity for American art song and cabaret, performing throughout the United States, Italy, England, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, and Iceland. She is an associate editor of the Journal of Singing and spearheaded the founding of the new nonprofit Pan American Vocology Association, serving as its first Chief Organizational Officer. Lynn studied voice at the University of Montana, in Vienna, Austria, and Indiana University where she was the first singer ever accepted to pursue the Artist Diploma in Voice, and earned her master’s degree in vocal pedagogy from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. Her advanced training and awards include the Summer Vocology Institute of the National Center for Voice and Speech, and the 2005 Van Lawrence Fellowship. She currently serves as associate professor in voice pedagogy at USC’s Thornton School of Music. She welcomes communication at: