About Amy

I am a voice teacher and performer based in historic downtown Summerville, South Carolina. I have been training singers and performers of every age, gender, and experience level since 1998. I specialize in Musical Theatre and Classical styles, and Audition Preparation. I provide an insider’s perspective on what colleges and theatre companies look for in perspective students and cast members.

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Teaching Philosophy

I teach voice and performing skills with an emphasis on healthy, expressive singing of all styles to aspiring performers of any level, ability or age. I want each student to discover what makes their voice special and distinctly their own.

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Testimonials

"Amy is not only a great teacher, but “The” teacher. Oh... She is really fun to study with too...”

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Rejection: Audition Edition

Let’s talk Rejection: Audition edition. It sucks. You put your heart and soul into auditioning. You put your time and energy and money and psyche into auditioning. You put yourself out there to be judged, critiqued, scrutinized, and ultimately either rejected, or, preferably, chosen. It’s exhausting. It’s an emotional rollercoaster, and not the cute, kiddie

Becoming the singer you are meant to be

“Seeing ‘what is’ takes very little talent. Seeing ‘what could be’- and helping to make it a reality- takes vision, imagination, skill, and commitment.” –John C. Maxwell   This quote perfectly describes what my job is when I listen to a new student for the first time. I envision ‘what could be’ from ‘what is.’