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Fay Putnam

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Department of Art, Music and Creative Arts Therapies
fputnam@marylhurst.edu

Education

BM, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

Instrument/Subject

Alexander Technique

Certification

American Society for the Alexander Technique
The Alexander Education Center, Berkeley, California

Post graduate Alexander Technique: The Art of Breathing (teacher training in Breathing Re-education)
American Center for the Alexander Technique, New York

About

Fay Putnam is the founder of Avoque, a solo vocal quartet that performed between 2004 and 2006. She founded 3 Mezzos, a trio that performed for 10 years, specializing in repertoire of the Big Band Era and the Dominion Trio, a trio of mezzo-soprano, clarinet and piano that specialized in 20th century music. In addition, she founded a concert series in Belgium and CANTABILE, a professional vocal quartet supported by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation between 1982 and 1993.

Professional Associations and Presentations

American Society for the Alexander Technique
Chair: Continuing Education; recipient: 2011 Distinguished Service Award

National Association of Teachers of Singing
Presentation of  Poster Paper, Songs of Love and Loss Cabaret-art songs by Richard Thompson, August 2005; International Congress of Voice Teachers, 6th Conference: NATS Cascade Region Chapter, 2007-present

San Francisco Bay Area Chapter NATS 1999-2009; 1st vice president programs Berkeley Piano Club, performing member (voice), 2004-present

American Guild of Musical Artists (1971 to present)


 

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