Voice Teachers

Mandy Brown

Available Sun. & Thurs.

Mandy Brown is an active teacher and performer in the Washington DC Metro Area. She teaches a variety of musical genres including classical, musical theater, pop, jazz, and gospel. In addition to teaching, Mandy has an active operatic career. 

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Joan Cushing

Available Sun.

Joan Cushing is a legendary performer and songwriter in the Washington Area. She is most famous for her cabaret character, "Mrs. Foggybottom."

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Fairouz El-Bayoumi Foty

Available Mon., Fri. & Sat.

Fairouz El-Bayoumi Foty received her Bachelor Degree in Music and Africana Studies from Lafayette College in 2011 and then continued her studies at Westminster Choir College, where she earned a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy with a Performance emphasis. As a trained opera singer she has studied with Carlos Cesar Rodriguez for more than ten years and debuted with Carol Opera Company as Micaela in Carmen.

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Esther Haynes

Available Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri.

Esther is a versatile singer, rhythm guitarist, and banjo player. She has won the Washington Area Music Award for best jazz vocalist multiple years in a row.

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Sean Carpenter

Available Fri., Sat. & Sun

 

Sean Carpenter is a professional pianist and vocalist, new to the Washington, D.C. area. Sean received a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education in 2013 from Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY, where he focused on vocal performance, pedagogy, and piano.

Sean has experience working with musicians of all ages and experience levels, and his expertise spans several different genres and styles including; musical theater, audition prep, pop, rock, and classical. Sean also has proficiency with guitar and ukulele. He is a seasoned performer and has worked on more than 30 different shows, concerts, and events. Sean worked for the past four years at the Redhouse Arts Center in Syracuse, NY, as a teacher, administrator, musical director, and performer for their educational and artistic programming.