Kevin Wilson, Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Kevin Wilson is a master voice teacher, clinician, and 21st-century vocal

pedagogue. His teaching is influenced by over 18+ years of study of

anatomy and physiology, historical pedagogies, voice and speech, and

acting. Kevin joined the Boston Conservatory's voice faculty in 2008 and is

the Director of Vocal Pedagogy and is an Associate Professor of Voice. He

teaches applied voice for musical theater and vocal performance students,

as well as the courses Structure and Function of the Singing Mechanism,

Vocal Pedagogy, and Applied Teaching Practicum. He also serves as

director of the Conservatory's annual Vocal Pedagogy Professional

Workshop and as an instructor in the Musical Theater Dance Intensive and

Vocal/Choral Intensives.

Kevin’s students have performed in venues ranging from the Metropolitan

Opera, Chicago Lyric, New York City Opera, Handel and Haydn Society,

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Baroque, Oregon and Carmel Bach

Festivals, to off-Broadway and regional theaters and tours throughout the

world. His current and previous students have appeared in

Broadways; Moulin Rouge, A Bronx Tale, Cats, Beautiful, Kinky

Boots, Gigi, Rocky, Mamma Mia, Once, Dr. Zhivago, Hamilton, Lion

King, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, The Bands Visit,

Cinderella, Avenue Q, Evita, School House Rock, and Pipe Dream. As well

as numerous national tours including Once (1st and 2nd National

Tour) Chicago, Camelot, Wicked(1st and 2nd National Tour), Hamilton,

Frozen, On Your Feet,  Cinderella, Kinky Boots, Mamma Mia, Peter and the

Star Catcher, A Chorus Line, Shrek, Rent, West Side Story, Evita, and

many more. His students appeared in Grease: Live and in the new West

Side Story movie to be released this Fall. His students have been finalists

and winners in the Tafelmusik Baroque Competition, Metropolitan Opera

Auditions, the NATS Boston/National Voice Competitions, and received

multiple prestigious regional nominations and awards for performance.

Kevin travels the world as a clinician, adjudicator, and lecturer and gives

master classes and lectures on vocal health and musical theater and

classical pedagogies. He often lectures on Genre Fluid Singing™ and

Changing the Filter ™ discussing how to prepare students to vocally make

adjustments for a variety of singing opportunities from Classical to

Contemporary Musical Theater. He has presented at National Association

for Teachers of Singing National Conference, and the Pan European Voice

Conference, In addition to over 100 Masterclasses, he has been an artist in

residence with Arizona State University, Columbia College, and Southern

Arkansas University. In 2019 he received the honor of being named Master

Teacher for the prestigious National Association for Teachers of Singing

Intern Program.

He holds a Masters in Vocal Pedagogy from the New England Conservatory

and the Bachelors of Music in Voice from the University of Central

Oklahoma. He continued his music studies at the University of Missouri

Kansas City Conservatory, in vocal anatomy and physiology at Boston

University Sargent School of Health, and studies in voice and speech with

Kristin Linklater and Catherine Fitzmaurice.

In addition to this teaching at Boston Conservatory, he teaches graduate

Vocal Pedagogy at Boston University, voice at Massachusetts Institute of

Technology (M.I.T.) and was previously on the voice faculty at the American

Repertory Theater at Harvard, Marymount Manhattan College, and Brown

University. He maintains private studios in Boston and New York City.

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