ABIGAIL R. BROWN

Faculty Early Education Piano Voice

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BM, MM Abby R. Brown is a full lyric soprano and a recent graduate from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University with a Masters of Music in vocal performance. At Peabody, Abby studied voice with mezzo-soprano Marianna Busching and coach Robert Muckenfuss. As an undergraduate at James Madison University where Abby earned her […]

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TANYA LANGLOIS

Faculty Early Education Piano Voice

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MM Praised for her “wonderfully rich and expressive voice” (DC Theater Scene), mezzo-soprano Tanya Ruth Langlois has appeared across the United States and in Europe singing in recital, oratorio performances, and on the operatic stage. With a Master of Music degree from the University of Maryland in Solo Voice Performance and a minor in Piano […]

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TAYLOR SIMPSON

Faculty Early Education Piano Voice

BM, MM Taylor Simpson is a vocalist and music teacher based in the D.C. Metropolitan area. She holds both her Bachelors and Masters of Music in Vocal Performance. As a lyric soprano, Taylor has performed both locally and abroad. Favorite past roles include Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro and Mimi in La Boheme. Taylor […]

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Dr. ANTOINETTE VELIKINA

Faculty Early Education Piano

Antoinette Velikina

BM, MM, DMA  Dr. Velikina has performed on concert stages around the US and Europe, including the Kennedy Center, Mozart Zaal (Austria), Tessaloniki Concert Hall (Greece), National Palace of Culture (Bulgaria). She is a winner of the Catholic University of America concerto competition, and a recipient of numerous awards from Indiana University and the Catholic […]

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AMANDA VEST

Faculty Early Education Piano Voice

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BA, MM Amanda Vest holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Pepperdine University, a Master of Music in Voice Pedagogy and Performance from Westminster Choir College, and teaching certification in the Harmony Road piano method.  She is a two-time winner of the National Association of Teachers of Singing—Los Angeles vocal competition and a semi-finalist […]

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