INSTRUCTOR FINANCIAL AND NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES

FOR THE 2020 SUMMER SEMINARS

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. 

Lisa Browne Barksdale

Lisa Browne Barksdale, MCD, MM, CCC-SLP, CMVT, is a Speech Language Pathologist with Greenville Ear Nose and Throat at Prisma Health in Greenville, South Carolina.   She is a Lecturer in Music, Voice, at Furman University. Financial relationships: Lisa Barksdale is employed by the Prisma Health 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 Prisma Health.

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 Bronner

Eric R. Bronner, B.A., M.S., M.M., CMVT-MT, CSVW-III, is a singing voice specialist working with vocal recovery clients referred by MDs and SLPs, and a transgender voice practitioner working with clients referred by SLPs and LCSWs. He serves on the faculty of Roger Williams University (Bristol, RI) teaching voice, speech, and aesthetics.  A tenor, he has performed opera and musical theatre around the US and in England. He has published three articles in the Journal of Singing, in addition to other scholarly and trade publications. Financial relationships: Eric Bronner receives an honorarium for teacher training of certification candidates and presenting at the Summer Seminar from the McClosky Institute of Voice. 

Non-financial relationships: Eric Bronner is a Master Teacher of the McClosky Institute of Voice, who has been certified to teach the techniques, and to train certification candidates. He uses the McClosky techniques as the basis for all of his client work and singing instruction.

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.

Thea Everley

Thea Tadiar Everley, B.M., L.R.A.M., teaches Drama at the British School Manila, Philippines. Trained as a coloratura soprano, she holds a teaching Licentiate as well as PgDip in Music Theatre Performance from the Royal Academy of Music in London and has performed professionally in theatre and TV in the Philippines, the UK and Belgium. Financial relationships: No relevant financial relationship exists. Non-financial relationships: Margaret Fontiveros is a Candidate for CMVT and uses the McClosky techniques in her own singing in training her private students.

Rebecca R. Felciano

Rebecca R. Feliciano, M.D., is a Fellow of the Phlippine Society of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery serving at St.Luke’s Medical Center Global City, Manila, and is also a visiting physician at Capitol Medical Center, FEU-NRMG Medical Center, and Quirino Medical Center. Following medical training at the University of Philippines College of Medicine, Dr. Feliciano completed Fellowship Training in Otolaryngology and Voice at the Eye and Ear Infirmary in New York City and at the Grabsheid Voice Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York with Dr. Peak Woo. Financial relationships: Rebecca R. Feliciano receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar from the McClosky Institute of Voice.     

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

Margaret Fontiveros

Margaret Fontiveros, B.M., M.M., is a private voice teacher in her home studio in Holly Springs, NC and an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singers (NATS) and the North Carolina Music Teachers Association (NCMTA).  She is a lyric soprano and has performed operas and oratorios around the US. Financial relationships: No relevant financial relationship exists. Non-financial relationships: Margaret Fontiveros is a Candidate for CMVT and uses the McClosky techniques in her own singing in training her private students.

James Frost

James Frost, B.M., M.M., CMVT, is Associate Professor of Voice and Opera Theatre, and coordinates the vocal program for the music department at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennesee.  A tenor, he has performed opera and musical theatre around the US and in Germany. Financial Relationships:  James Frost receives an honorarium for presenting at the Summer Seminar from the McClosky Institute of Voice.     Non-financial relationships: James Frost is the Secretary for 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.

Nicole Horsman

Nicole Horsman, B.A.S. in Mus. Ed, is a sales manager for Clinique and Estee Lauder and is in a post-baccalaureate speech language pathology program through the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  She continues to study singing and has begun teaching private voice students. Financial relationships: No relevant financial relationship exists. Non-financial relationships: Nicole Horsman is a Candidate for CMVT and uses the McClosky techniques in her own singing and in training her private students.

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 Seminar 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. 

Teresa Osteyee

Teresa Osteyee, B.S., M.Ed, teaches the Vibrant Voices Chorus in Bellevue, WA and maintains a private voice studio in Bothell.  She sings alto with the Sanctuary Chorus at Bellevue Presbyterian Church.  Financial relationships: No relevant financial relationship exists. Non-financial relationships: Teresa Osteyee is a Candidate for CMVT and uses the McClosky techniques in her own singing and in training her private students.

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.

Sydney Victor

Sydney Victor, B.M., lyric soprano, teaches private voice lessons from her home studio in Western Canada.  She is a Candidate for CMVT. Financial relationships: No relevant financial relationship exists. Non-financial relationships: Sydney Victor is a Candidate for CMVT and uses the McClosky techniques in her own singing and in training her private students.

Maria Argyros

 Jay Lane

Mathew Rippere   

James Frost  

President          

Vice President  

Treasurer         

Secretary  

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