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Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Champlain Valley Union High School

What a treat to see the opening night of the CVU production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT! With about fifteen Bill Reed Voice Studio members in the cast, the show sparkled with a joyful energy. A high level of singing, acting and dancing skills were on display, with […]


Vermonter honors Karen Carpenter

RUTLAND HERALD/TIMES ARGUS Features | A&E/Invite Vermont honors Karen Carpenter Article published Jan 14, 2016 By Art Edelstein Arts Correspondent Several factors have led South Burlington singer and actor Sally Olson to the concerts she will perform Jan. 16 at Spotlight Vermont in South Burlington and Jan. 23 at the […]


Anna Baker cast in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER national tour

Congratulations to Anna Baker (BRVS alumna and Emerson graduate) who has been cast as “Annette” in the national tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER! Get your tickets now for the performance at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland on January 18, 2015! http://www.paramountvt.org/event/saturday-night-fever Features | A&E/Invite Girl with a fever: Rutland native […]


‘The Singer’s Art’ Series Returns to St. Mike’s

By Amy Lilly, Seven Days – March 18, 2015 “Music is a lot of men in a lot of tails with a lot of chairs, and a lot of airs, and a lot of furs and diamonds!” So Colorado soprano Jennifer Bird-Arvidsson will sing next Wednesday evening at a Saint […]


Vermont Musical Theater Academy

Champlain Business Journal, March 2015 By Joyce L. Carroll Skill acquisition in dance, voice, and theater— often referred to as the triple threat — no longer requires a parent to drive to three different lesson locations. Students wishing to perfect their skills in the performing arts now need only turn […]


New ‘triple threat’ workshops promise singing, dancing, acting skills

  Times Argus/Rutland Herald – article published Jan 1, 2015 By Patricia Minichiello Staff Writer A new musical theater training program incorporates the “triple threat” of the performance world — singing, dancing and acting — for students looking for an all-in-one workshop. Bill Reed never expected that while on a […]


Featured article about our concert series,”The Singer’s Art”, in the Times Argus/Rutland Herald

Celebrating Vermont’s young vocal stars Article published Oct 16, 2014 For the online version on the Times Argus/Rutland Herald website, click here. By Janelle Faignant Arts Correspondent For Bill Reed, singing is in his blood. The 69-about-to-be-70-year-old voice teacher’s life has been eating, sleeping and breathing singing, beginning with his […]


Featured article about our concert series,”The Singer’s Art”, in SevenDays

Bill Reed’s Star Opera Students Perform in Burlington By Amy Lilly For the online version on SevenDays’ website, click here. Go see a musical in Vermont, and it’s likely that the lead singers have trained with Bill Reed. Founder of the musical-theater program at New York City’s Circle in the […]