Vocal technique


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 […]


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 […]


Our 2012 Summer Intensive Poster Image Featured on the Cover of Dramatics Magazine!

Our 2012 Summer Intensive poster photo (with Elana Valastro & Kerstin Anderson as models) was featured on the cover of Dramatics Magazine 2013 Summer Theatre Directory! Photography by Tim Barden Images.      


Bill Reed featured in My Finance Magazine

Music Education: Is It Worth the Money? Bill Reed featured in an article about the value of music education in My Finance Magazine. To read the article on the My Finance Magazine website, please click here. November 21, 2013 By Ethan de Seife Being the parent of a child who […]


Pavarotti

Am I Too Old?

  Question: I’m a 40-year old mother of two and now that my children are more independent, I would like to fulfill a dream and learn how to sing. Am I too old? –Cecilia Dry, Middlebury, VT Bill Reed: Nearly every week I am asked if I think that a […]


Bel Canto/Can Belto

To Belt Or Not To Belt: Is That Still the Question? Although there are many concerns, interests, questions and mysteries concerning singing technique for theatrical singers, there are more misconceptions, old wives’ tales and prejudices concerning belting than any other subject. For this reason, I have chosen belting as the […]