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Workshop for Vocalists to be held at Moravian College

VocalistBethlehem, Pa., October 25, 2013—The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Association of Teachers Singing will be hosting "Vocal Wellness Strategies" at Moravian College on Sunday, November 3, from 3-5 p.m. in Peter Hall. Highlights of the program include vocal wellness strategies, what to do when a singer is suspected of or diagnosed with a vocal injury, among other topics. The presentation is appropriate for singers and teachers of any age and skill level. The public is welcome to attend and admission is free of charge.

Singing voice specialist Margaret Baroody is a mezzo-soprano with extensive performance experience in opera, oratorio, and recital. Baroody works in the Philadelphia practice of Dr. Robert Sataloff, who is a specialist of the ears, nose, and throat ("ENT"). She is on the voice care team for this practice, and helps in the rehabilitation of those who suffer from a vocal injury. She maintains her own private voice studio, where she specializes in the training of professional singers.

Baroody has published over 25 articles on voice, and has contributed her writing to many articles and books such as, Vocal Health and Pedagogy and Professional Voice: The Science and Art of Clinical Care. Baroody has demonstrated her passion and commitment to vocal health through her many lectures and in-service events that she has presented. She received her undergraduate degree in vocal performance from Converse College, located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She then went on to receive her master of music from the Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts, and she was a four-year scholarship student at the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia.

Peter Hall is located on the Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus of Moravian college in historic downtown Bethlehem, Pa. For more information, contact the Moravian College Music Department at 610 861-1650. Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Bill Bauman of the Music Department at (610) 861-1650 or email at music@moravian.edu.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America’s sixth-oldest college. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College’s website at www.moravian.edu.