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Kevin Wilson

Director, Vocal Pedagogy | Voice Faculty

Kevin Wilson earned a M.M. in voice pedagogy from the New England Conservatory and a B.M. in voice performance from the University of Central Oklahoma, with additional studies in voice and opera at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory. He has studies in Speech Anatomy and Physiology at Boston University Sargent School of Health, and experiences in Singing Speech Therapy at Massachusetts General Hospital Voice Center. Wilson studied voice with Maitland Peters, Gustavo Halley, Kay Creed, Marilyn Govich, and Tony Gonzalez.

As a vocal pedagogue and voice diagnostician, Wilson is sought after as a voice rehabilitator/specialist for professional singers. He is dedicated to research for voice habilitation and securing the voice through accurate technical teaching. His current students are performing with the Metropolitan Opera (MET,) on Broadway, off-Broadway, Las Vegas, and in numerous tours throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Students have also performed with the Handel and Haydn Society, NYC Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, American Repertory Theater, Trinity Repertory, Goodspeed, Speakeasy, Opera Boston, Cantata Singers, Oregon Bach Festival, San Jose Opera, and The International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival. Previous students have been finalists and winners in the Metropolitan Opera Auditions, the NATS Boston and National Classical and Musical Theater Competitions, and received multiple regional nominations and awards for performance.

As a baritone, Wilson has performed leading and supporting roles in the operatic, oratorio, and musical theater repertoire throughout the U.S. He has appeared in recital and solo engagements with ensembles in Sweden, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, and performed with Opera Boston including the New England premiere of Nixon in China. He is a winner of the Texoma NATS Competition and received the encouragement award from the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions (district.)

Wilson served on the NATS Boston board of directors from 2005-2008. He is currently a member of the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS) and the New York Singing Teachers Association (NYSTA.) He has given master classes and lectures on Vocal Health at Brown University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Opera Studios Sweden, Arts Edge, and The Boston Conservatory's summer Vocal/Choral Intensive (VCI) and Music Theater Dance Intensive (MTDI.) He is former faculty of Brown University and Marymount Manhattan College and is now on faculty at The Boston Conservatory, where he is Director of the Graduate Pedagogy Program. He maintains professional voice studios in Boston and New York City.

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