ABOUT THE TEACHER
A native of Mobile, Alabama, Elizabeth Bemis received a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of South Alabama and a Master of Music degree in Voice Pedagogy at Shenandoah Conservatory. She served as a Graduate Assistant in voice at Shenandoah Conservatory and also holds a certification from Somatic Voicework(TM). Elizabeth has performed extensively in collegiate and professional operatic productions and was selected as the Madame Rose-Palmai Tenser Developing Young Artist with Mobile Opera for two consecutive years. Her most recent roles include Gianetta in The Gondoliers, Suor Osmina in Suor Angelica, Gabrielle in La vie Parisienne, Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore, and Johanna in Sweeney Todd. Elizabeth was recently featured as a soloist at the Kennedy Center’s Page-To-Stage Festival, premiering songs from new musical theatre.
Elizabeth remains actively engaged in voice research, and has presented her papers at several conferences, including the Women in Music Conference, the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, and the Voice Foundation Symposium. She has also been an invited speaker at the Contemporary Commercial Music Institute at Shenandoah Conservatory. Elizabeth is passionate about finding unique vocal solutions for every singer and believes that all voices are capable of a huge array of sounds. Trained in functional pedagogy, Elizabeth approaches every voice as its own unique instrument and is equipped to help each singer reach their vocal goals.
Masters of Music, Voice Pedagogy, 2020
University of South Alabama
Bachelors of Music, Voice Performance, 2018
Kennedy Center Page-To-Stage Festival - Soloist (2019)
Voice Foundation Faculty (2019)
Madame Rose-Palmai Tenser Developing Young Artist at Mobile Opera (2017)
CCM Institute Certification
Somatic VoiceWork TM Certification
Voice, all levels
Ear Training- all levels