INSTRUCTOR FINANCIAL AND NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES

FOR THE 2019 SUMMER SEMINARS

Timothy Anderson

Timothy D. Anderson, M.D, is a board-certified otolaryngoloist with Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA.  After attending Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Anderson completed his intenrnship and residency at the University of Pennsylvania, followed by a fellowship with the American Institute for Voice and Ear Research.  He is an Assitant Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine.  Financial relationships: Dr. Anderson receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar from the McClosky Institute of Voice. Non-financial relationships: No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

Maria Argyros

Maria Argyros, B.S., M.M., CMVT-MT, is President and Curriculum Chair for the McClosky Institute of Voice. She serves as Adjunct Associate Professor of Voice at the Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, and Visiting Associate Professor of Voice at Hunter College, New York. She teaches applied voice, vocal pedagogy, and voice classes.  Financial relationships: Maria Argyros receives an honorarium for presenting at the summer seminars. Non-financial relationships: Maria Argyros is a member and current president of the McClosky Institute of Voice. She has been certified to teach the techniques and uses the McClosky Techniques in her voice teaching at Hunter College and Queens College. 

Jeremy Barbaro

Jeremy Barbaro, B. MusEd; M.M. in Music Education; M. A.'s in  Music Theory and Music Composition, is a Co-Choral Director, small-group vocal lesson teacher and piano teacher at New Rochelle High School in Westchester, NY. He has taught music at all levels from Pre-K through College Undergraduate and is also a worship leader, accomplished pianist and tenor. Financial relationships: Jeremy Barbaro receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar from the McClosky Institute of Voice. Non-financial relationships: Jeremy Barbaro is a member of the McClosky Institute of Voice and has been certified to teach the techniques. He uses the techniques in his teaching at New Rochelle High School and in professional development workshops for teachers.

Lisa Browne Barksdale

Lisa Browne Barksdale, MCD, MM, CCC-SLP, CMVT, is a Speech Language Pathologist with Greenville Ear Nose and Throat at the Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina.   She is a Lecturer in Music, Voice, at Furman University, and she is a Certified McClosky Voice Technician.                

Financial relationships: Lisa Barksdale is employed by the Greenville Health System and receives a salary.  Lisa Barksdale is employed by Furman University and receives a salary.  Lisa Barksdale receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar from the McClosky Institute of Voice.    

Non-financial relationships: Lisa Barksdale is a member of the McClosky Institute of Voice, and has been certified to teach the techniques.  She uses the McClosky techniques in her voice teaching at Furman and with her patients at Greenville Health System.

Shellie Beeman

Shellie Beeman, DA, MM, CMVT, serves as Assistant Professor of Voice at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, where she teaches applied voice and voice courses. She is a Certified McClosky Voice Technician.                                     

Financial relationships: Shellie Beeman receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar from the McClosky Institute of Voice.    

Non-financial relationships: Shellie Beeman is a member of the McClosky Institute of Voice, and has been certified to teach the techniques.  She uses the McClosky techniques in her voice teaching and with her ENT-referred clients at Bob Jones University.

Eric R. Bronner

Eric R. Bronner, M.S., M.M., CMVT-MT, CSVW-III, maintains a private voice studio, is a professor at Roger Williams University (voice, speech, and aesthetics), and is an active professional singer. In his private studio he works: as a singing voice specialist with vocal recovery clients referred by MDs and SLPs; with trans clients to feminize/masculinize their speaking voices, referred by MDs, SLPs, and LCSWs; and training healthy singers in classical and belt styles. He has published three articles in the Journal of Singing, and other national and state academic publications. He serves on the review panel of trans voice texts for Plural Publishing. Financial relationships: Eric Bronner receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar and the Certification Course from the McClosky Institute of Voice. Non-financial relationships: Eric Bronner serves as Secretary of the McClosky Institute of Voice and uses McClosky techniques as the foundation for all of his voice work with students and clients.

Jaime Chang

Jaime Chang, M.D. is a board-certified otolaryngologist with Virginia Mason Medical Center.  After finishing medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Dr. Chang completed her internship and residency at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York, as well as a fellowhip in laryngology at the University of California, San Francisco.  Dr. Chang is a member of several professional organizations including the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Academy of Otolaryngology and American Medical Association. Financial relationships: Dr. Chang receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar from the McClosky Institute of Voice. Non-financial relationships: No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

Aleksandra Donato

Aleksandra Donato, B.A., CMVT, is a private voice teacher at Bella Music Center in Norton, MA. She is an Artist in Residence Teacher at the North Attleboro High School, and a Certified McClosky Voice Technician. Financial relationships: Aleksandra receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar from the McClosky Institute of Voice. Non-financial relationships: Aleksandra Donato is a member for the McClosky Institute of Voice, and has been certified to teach the techniques. She uses the techniques in her voice teaching in her private studio and at North Attleboro High School.

Robert L. Eller

Robert L. Eller, M.D.,a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at GHS, is board certified and a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS).   Following medical training at Vanderbilt University and the University of Alabama,  Dr. Eller completed a subspecialty fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice with Dr. Robert Sataloff in Philadelphia.  A Distinguished Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy,  Lt.Col. Eller served in San Antonio, England, and Iraq, and continues to serve in the reserves. In 2017 Dr. Eller left active duty military service and joined Greenville ENT.       

Financial relationships: Robert L. Eller is employed by the Greenville Health System and receives a salary.  He receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar from the McClosky Institute of Voice.    

Non-financial relationships: No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

James Frost

James Frost, MM,CMVT, is Associate Professor of Voice at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, where he teaches applied voice and directs the Opera Theatre. He is a Certified McClosky Voice Technician.

Financial relationships: James Frost receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar with the McClosky Institute of Voice.

Non-financial relationships: James Frost is a member of the McClosky Institute of Voice and has been certified to teach the techniques.  He uses the McClosky Techniques in his voice teaching at Lee University.

Bertram Gulhaugen

Bertram Gulhaugen MM, CMVT, has a private studio in Seattle, “In Good Voice Vocal Wellness and Training.” He offers private sessions in person or Skype, and classes for The Aging Voice, The Beginning Singer, and The Public Speaker.  Financial relationships: Bert Gulhaugen receives an honorarium for presenting at the McClosky Summer Seminar.  Non-financial relationships: Bert Gulhaugen is a member of the McClosky Institute of Voice. He has been certified and uses the McClosky techniques in his  private voice teaching and in his classes.

Peggy B. Kurtz

Peggy B. Kurtz, B.M., M.M., CMVT, McClosky Institute of Voice. She serves as a Voice Instructor at Everett Community College, Everett, WA. She teaches applied voice and voice classes. Financial relationships: Peggy Kurtz receives an honorarium for presenting at the summer seminars. 

Non-financial relationships: Peggy Kurtz is a member of the McClosky Institute of Voice. She has been certified and uses the McClosky techniques in her voice teaching at Everett Community College.

Jay Lane

Jay Lane, PhD, CMVT-MT, a voice teacher, choral conductor and organist with a doctoral degree in musicology from Yale University, is presently the music director of St. Anne’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Lincoln MA.. In his previous career as an academic, he co-authored an article in the New Grove Dictionary of Music. Financial relationships: Jay receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Semniar from the McClosky Institute of Voice and has been certified to teach the techniques. Non-financial relationships: Jay serves as Vice-President of the McClosky Institute of Voice, and uses the McClosky techniques in his private voice teaching, workshops, and conducting at St. Anne’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church. 

David G. Parker

David G. Parker, DMA, CMVT, is on the voice faculty at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, where he teaches voice, diction, pedagogy, music technology, opera and oratorio literature and directs the Opus 6 Vocal Ensemble. He is the owner and developer of SacredSheetMusic.com and SacredAudioMusic.com – digital download music sites for sheet music and audio recordings. He is also the music director at Westgate Baptist Church in Spartanburg, SC. He is a Certified McClosky Voice Technician.          

Financial relationships: David Parker receives an  honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar with the McClosky Institute of Voice.     

Non-financial relationships: David Parker is a member of the McClosky Institute of Voice and has been certified to teach the techniques.  He uses the McClosky Techniques in his voice teaching at Bob Jones University.

Terrie Sanders

Terrie Sanders, M.M., CMVT-MT, is an Associate Professor of Music and Director of Advising for The School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University of La.  She teaches applied voice, vocal pedagogy, and diction for singers.   Financial relationships: Terrie Sanders receives an honorarium for presenting at the summer seminars.    Non-financial relationships: Terrie Saners is a member of The McClosky Institute of Voice. She has been certified to teach the techniques and uses The McClosky Techniques in her voice teaching at Northwestern State University.

Margaret M. Tartaglia

Margaret M. Tartaglia, B.M., CMVT-MT, serves as Adjunct Professor of Music at Assumption College, where she teaches applied voice, vocal pedagogy, and vocal health courses. She also serves as Singing Voice Specialist to Dr. Ralph Iannuzzi of Harvard Vanguard Medical Center, Boston, MA. She is a Certified Mcclosky Voice Technician – Master Teacher.                                             

Financial relationships: Margaret M. Tartaglia receives an honorarium for presenting at the summer seminars.    

Non-financial relationships: Margaret M. Tartaglia is a member and Master Teacher of the McClosky Institute of Voice. She has been certified to teach the techniques and uses the McClosky Techniques in her voice teaching at Assumption College, Harvard Vanguard Medical Center, and her private studio.

Adrienne Walls

Adrienne Walls, B.M., CMVT, McClosky Institute of Voice. She teaches private voice lessons at Ballard High School and maintains a private studio in her home. Financial relationships: Adrienne Walls receives an honorarium for presenting at the summer seminars. Non-financial relationships: Adrienne Walls is a member of the McClosky Institute of Voice. She has been certified to teach the techniques and uses the McClosky Techniques in her voice teaching as well as when presenting McClosky voice workshops.

Maria Argyros

 Jay Lane

Mathew Rippere   

Eric Bronner  

President          

Vice President  

Treasurer         

Secretary  

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