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Charlotte Surkin Biography

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- Private Voice Faculty – Cap 21, Marymount Manhattan College, The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School of Lighthouse International
- Adjunct Assistant Professor – Westminster Choir College, Wagner College
- Vocology Internships at Mt. Sinai (Dr. Peak Woo and Dr. Linda Carroll) and St. Luke’s Hospital with Dr. Anat Keidar
- Second Alto Soloist at St. Patrick’s Cathedral
- Board of Directors of the New York Singing Teachers Association and member of the National Association of Voice Teachers
- Recently presented a vocal workshop at the Voice Foundation Symposium in Philadelphia

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My Teaching Philosophy

For all of my students, I believe in a free sound which starts with correct body alignment through the Alexander Technique and incorporating the McClosky and Linklater relaxation exercises. The most complete thoracic-epigastric and abdominal breath management would be taught … Continue reading