Vocal Pedagogy Spotlights
Boston Conservatory alumnus Justin Gigliello's (B.M. '11, voice) impromptu performance of “Ave Maria” at a Disney World resort quickly became an internet sensation, gaining the attention of national news outlets from Good Morning America to People magazine, and worldwide exposure on social media, with nearly 20 million views (and counting) on Facebook alone.
Taylor Stilson received an M.M. in vocal pedagogy with collaborative piano studies and a B.M. in vocal performance from Boston Conservatory, and joined the school's faculty in 2018. He maintains a unique career as vocal pedagogue, singer, and yogic practitioner, and presents his research on muscle tension dysphonia at universities all over the East Coast.
Head of Vocal Pedagogy Kevin Wilson has been selected as one of four master teachers for the National Association of Teachers of Singing Intern Program for 2019—a coveted post in a program that brings together the best vocal teachers in the country with early-career teachers. Wilson reflects on how he discovered a passion for vocal pedagogy and shares his advice for aspiring pedagogues.
Alumnus Ian Bowling (M.M. '14, vocal pedagogy and voice performance), who has been a singer with the Soldiers’ Chorus of the United States Army Field Band since graduating from The Boston Conservatory, reflects on being an active-duty member of the U.S. Army while performing a wide range of repertoire for audiences across the country.