Past Events:


2019 - 2019 Season

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Press “Go”

May 30, 2019

Milbank Chapel
Teachers College, Columbia University

A Musical Theater Review featuring the Musical Theater Workshop and Young Men’s Workshop of 2019.


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Earth and Stars

May 23, 2019

The Miller Theater

Columbia University
Presented in conjunction with Every Voice Choirs


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Peace Seekers VII:
I Dream a World

January 26, 2019

Merkin Concert Hall
Lincoln Center
Presented in conjunction with Every Voice Choirs


Community Concert for MLK Jr. Day

Monday, January 21, 2019

Broadway Presbyterian Church
Presented in conjunction with Every Voice Choirs


Musical Serenades, Jr.

December 13, 2018

Milbank Chapel
Teachers College, Columbia University

Taking its name from the graduate concert series at Teachers College, Columbia University, Musical Serenades, Jr. is an evening of musical sharings from our Workshops. Join us for an eclectic evening of group numbers and solos celebrating the hard work of our Fall Workshops! 


Mock Audition Night

with SPECIAL INDUSTRY GUESTS,
Alexa Green & Collin Edouard

October 25, 2018

Milbank Chapel
Teachers College, Columbia University

Alexa Green is best known for her turn as Glinda in the Los Angeles and San Francisco companies of the hit Broadway musical Wicked. She appeared alongside Neil Patrick Harris and Patti LuPone in the international cinematic release of Stephen Sondheim’s Company with The New York Philharmonic live from Lincoln Center. Alexa has toured both nationally and internationally as a singer and actor on national tours and regionally and is passionate about the development of new musical theatre. She has appeared as a guest star with symphonies nationwide and has most recently worked in the studio with 16-time, Grammy Award-winning record producer and songwriter David Foster on his upcoming Broadway projects. She has been featured in the acclaimed concert series Broadway Sings, with Carole King at Avery Fisher Hall, and with Aaron Tveit on his Live Nation concert tour and received critical acclaim for her sold-out solo show, A Shining Hour, at Feinstein’s 54 Below. With much anticipation, Broadway Records recently released Alexa’s debut solo album, So Good, and was nominated among Broadway legends Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth and Barbra Streisand winning Best New Solo Recording at the 2016 BroadwayWorld Awards.

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Collin Edouard has Received his BFA  in Classical Voice form The City College of New York and is finishing his Masters In music and music education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Collin's Performance dossier reaches back to his teen years as he participated in Disney's Candlelight Processional for 6 years and Various Solo Competitions receiving "Superior" marks. Collin has since performed in 5 counties and has been a  music educator in 3 countries. Collin has been a member of the noted Canticum Novum Ensemble under the direction of Harold Rosenbaum from 2016-18 and has recently Joined the Oratorio Society directed by Kent Tritle.  Collin has had the pleasure to work with composers  Eric Whitacre and Merlin Twaalfhove for performances at Carnegie Hall. He is the founder of the Kampala Choral Festival aiding the expansion of music and music education in Kampala, Uganda.  Collin is currently teaching music at Friends Seminary and part-time with Every Voice Choirs, KIPP Star Harlem, And Keiko Studios.


16-Bar Audition Bootcamp

September 13, 2018  

Milbank Chapel
Teachers College, Columbia University

Whether you're auditioning for performing arts high schools, your school's musical, or Broadway, our team of voice educators led by nationally recognized singing specialist, Jeanne Goffi-Fynn , will give you the chance to work on and perfect your best audition song!

Students will have the opportunity to perform with a pianist and get individualized feedback on a 16-bar audition cut of their choosing!


2017-2018 Season

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Songs of the Earth and Sea

May 24, 2018

Broadway Presbyterian Church
Presented in conjunction with Every Voice Choirs


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Ordinary Heroes

Musical Theatre Workshop and Young Men's Vocal Ensemble Spring Concert

May 17, 2018

Milbank Chapel

Teachers College, Columbia University

 


Singers' Boot Camp

February 8, 2018

Milbank Chapel
Teachers College, Columbia University

Practice your performance skills in a positive, supportive environment among peers with a nationally recognized vocal specialist and guests.


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Peace Seekers VI: Still I Rise

January 20, 2018

Merkin Concert Hall
Lincoln Center
Presented in conjunction with Every Voice Choirs
 


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 Community Concert 

January 15, 2018

Broadway Presbyterian Church
Presented in conjunction with Every Voice Choirs


Harlem Holiday Lights Concert

November 16, 2017

Harlem's Children's Village

The Community Board 9 Arts and Culture Committee presents a Singers' Workshop performance with Every Voice Choirs


Mock Audition Night

Thursday, October 26, 2017

 Milbank Chapel
Teachers College, Columbia University

Practice audition materials for special guests:

Classically trained Broadway star

Classically trained Broadway star

Leenya Rideout

Leenya Rideout's wide range of disciplines as well as her unique and sometimes offbeat take on the human condition have enabled her to reach audiences in theatres, cabarets, and music festivals around the world. She has worked with such directors as Phyllida Lloyd, John Doyle, Marianne Elliott, Sam Mendes, Rob Marshall, David Leveaux, Les Waters, and Mike Newell as well as Master Puppeteers Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler.  She has premiered roles in new plays and musicals in theaters and festivals all over the country. Her songwriting and arranging blend folk, rock and bluegrass with a Celtic edge.  A native of the Rocky Mountains, she now resides in Manhattan with her husband, actor Ted Koch.

Broadway: Warhorse; Cyrano de Bergerac (w/Kevin Kline); Company (directed by John Doyle); & Cabaret (1998 revival, original cast)Off-Broadway: As You Like It, Classic Stage Company; Taming of the Shrew,Public Theatre; Yiddle with a Fiddle; The Portable Pioneer and Prairie Show, Melting Pot Theatre Co.Cowgirls, Minetta Lane.  Regional: That Face, Baltimore Center Stage; Camelot, Capital Rep.; Man of La Mancha, Milwaukee Rep.; Home, ATF;Cowgirls, Pioneer Theatre; On Golden Pond, Casa Manana; Man of La Mancha, CFRT & ACCC; Fairfield, Cleveland Playhouse; The Secret Garden, Capital Rep; Woody Sez,Theaterworks, Milwaukee Rep., & Cleveland Playhouse; The Last of the Red Hot Lovers & Gypsy, Hangar Theater; Holidays with the Chalks, Alliance Theater; Merrily We Roll Along, Cincinnati Playhouse; Cardenio, ART; Summer of 42, Mill Mountain Theater; The Canterbury Tales, Guthrie Theater;  Guys and Dolls, North Carolina Theatre; Avenue X, Cincinnati Playhouse. International Tour: My Fair Lady.  FilmMona Lisa Smile; Loser.  Television Great Performances, PBS; Nashville Star, USA. Radio:  Selected Shorts, NPR.  Love to Ted. www.leenya.com

Classically trained baritone, choral conductor, and music educator

Classically trained baritone, choral conductor, and music educator

Derrick Thompson

Derrick L. Thompson, baritone, choral conductor and, music educator, holds a Master of Arts degree in music from Morgan State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in music with an emphasis in vocal music education from Lynchburg College, and a Master of Arts degree in music from Morgan State University. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Education in the College Teaching of Music from Teachers College, Columbia University. 

Mr. Thompson made his professional debut in 2007 with the Opera on the James as the Duke in Gounod's Romeo et Juliette, and he is an active recitalist, chamber musician, and operatic performer. His most recent performances include bass soloist in Handel's Messiah,  Ben in Menotti's The Telephone, Prince Torado in Dunbar's Dream Lovers, bass soloist for Beethoven's Mass in C Major, King Balthazzar and the Page in Amahl and the Night Visitors and more. Mr. Thompson made his Maryland debut in November 2008 as the baritone soloist for the world premiere of the oratorio, The Chartered Course, celebrating the 300th Anniversary of the City of Annapolis.

Mr. Thompson spent his 2010-2011 season as the artistic director of the Tianjin Concert Hall's Mulan Children's Choir (China) and also made his debut as a soloist with the International Festival Chorus (Beijing) and Peking Sinfonetta in Handel's Messiah. In April he returned to the stage in his role debut as Jesus/Bass Soloist in Bach's St. Johannes Passion. Mr. Thompson also taught private voice lessons while in China having two young students placing first and second place in the Hong Kong Young Artist Competition.

Mr. Thompson currently serves as director of choral activities at Staunton River Middle and High School with Bedford County Public Schools, an adjunct voice instructor with Lynchburg College, and Minister of Music with Mt. Olive Baptist Church - Amherst. He also appears as a guest conductor in choral workshops, both educational and church wide.