Monica Robinson is a New York based vocal instructor with 35 years of teaching experi-ence. She has studios in NYC and Westchester/Putnam counties. She has taught voice classes at the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan, Master Classes for arts councils in Westchester County, New York, and at the University of Hartford's Hartt School of Music, and continues to conduct her popular "Break Through!" audition workshops in Manhattan and Westchester. Her students are currently performing on Broadway, National Tours, off-Broadway, regionally, and appearing in commercials, television and movies. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and the New York Singing Teachers' Association (NYSTA). www.monicarobinson.com
A Wisconsin native, she earned her Masters of Music Degree in Opera at the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford, Connecticut. Her opera and operetta credits include performances with the Connecticut Opera Company, the Long Wharf Theatre, Central City Opera, Eastern Opera Theatre, Fargo-Moorhead Civic Opera Co., St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, Village Light Opera and the Manhattan Savoyards in roles as varied as Violetta in La Traviata, Musetta in La Boheme, Micaela in Carmen, Antonia in The Tales of Hoffmann, Monica in the Medium, Birdie Hubbard in Regina, the Italian Singer in Capriccio, Anna in The Merry Widow, Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, Kathie in The Student Prince, Margo in The Desert Song, Marianne in The New Moon, Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore and Julie in Carousel. Ms. Robinson has performed at Town Hall, Cami Hall and the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City. Monica has been a finalist in the Baltimore Opera Competition, the San Francisco Merola auditions and is a Connecticut Opera Company Scholarship winner.