Studio of Vocal Arts   provides a comprehensive step by step training methods for singers, actors and speakers.  Vocal terminology is demystified.  Singing students and speech clients gain a deep understanding of their own voice, of how the voice works, and how they can best access it - reliably.  Much has been written, discussed, and filmed about the voice, and yet it is still one of the most elusive subjects in the musical realm.  Voice expert Zoe Vandermeer helps students and clients navigate their way closer to finding their true voice through releasing strain, removing misunderstandings, changing practice habits for better results, increasing range, strength, power, flexibility, tone, nuance, articulation, and establishing vocal health.

Ms. Vandermeer also provides comprehensive training in piano, lever harp, historical harp, and songwriting.

About Zoe Vandermeer
Zoe Vandermeer recently enjoyed her operatic debut in Carnegie Hall as First Place Winner of the Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition. A prize-winning graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Ms. Vandermeer is on the performing artist roster of the Connecticut Commission of Culture and Tourism, is a recipient of the Dame Joan Sutherland Fund, MTNA Foundation Grant Fund, Hartt School Faculty Development Fund, and the Emerging Artists Fund. Reviewed as 'an artist of genius' in a performance of her original one woman baroque pastiche opera at the International Festival de Deia in Mallorca, Spain, Ms. Vandermeer has given solo performances at the Glasgow International Early Music Festival, Bloomington Early Music Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival Napa California, San Francisco Academy of Art Museum, San Mateo Convention Center, and elsewhere. She has been a soloist with the San Francisco Sinfonietta, San Francisco Concerto Orchestra, Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra. A dramatic coloratura soprano, Ms. Vandermeer has appeared with Opera Company of Brooklyn and the Festival Opera Walnut Creek. As an operatic singing historical harpist, she performed in Utah for the American Harp Society Summer Institute 2015 and Somerset Harp Festival 2015, and the Sao Paulo Harp Festival Brazil 2016.   www.sopranoandharp.com