Biography

Lars Woodul, DMA

Dr. Lars Woodul has been teaching voice and vocal music for more than twenty years. He currently teaches college level and advanced students of classical voice and music theater on the faculties of Montclair State University’s Cali School Music and Wagner College in New York. He has also taught applied voice, vocal pedagogy, and directed opera productions for the Lyric Theater program at The College of New Jersey.

He earned his doctorate in Voice and Opera at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he researched and developed dramatic performance techniques of 20th century American Opera, Music Theater, and chamber music. He also studied music and drama in the opera studios of the Boston Conservatory and Yale University School of Music under the renowned directors John Moriarty, Tito Capobianco, and Rhoda Levine.

With his substantial teaching experience, and a college background in music education from the University of Texas, he also brings a solid understanding of voice pedagogy for younger students. He has taught children's private voice and directed choral ensembles at the Diller-Quaile School and other independent schools.

Teaching technique grounded in voice science as well as the principles of bel canto, Dr. Woodul completed the certificate in vocal pedagogy in the Professional Development Program of the New York Singing Teacher's Association. He is also a member of NATS and and associate member of the Voice Foundation, where he continues to learn about the vocal instrument in regular professional development.

As a professional operatic baritone, he has appeared as a principal and soloist in U.S. regional opera and concert performances. He created several roles for world premiers with the Center for Contemporary Opera, has performed internationally as a fellow at the Israel Vocal Arts Festival, and has sung in song recitals and symphonic concerts with Lincoln Center’s Meet the Artist Series, at Merkin Hall, the Metropolitan Opera Guild, and the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra. He studied voice with Arthur Levy, Ted Puffer, and Richard Cross.

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