Lauren Barchi

Lauren Barchi has been a teacher and performer in the New York City/ New Jersey area for almost ten years. She is currently going to Rutgers University for an Artist Diploma in Opera. While at Rutgers she has been seen as La chouette in L’enfant et les sortilèges and Blanche in Dialogues des Carmélites.
 
Ms. Barchi received her undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance and Music Education from Ithaca College. While at Ithaca College, she performed as the First Lady in The Magic Flute. After completing her education at Ithaca College, she obtained her initial certification to teach K-12 music in New York and pursued a Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy from New York University. Lauren had numerous performance opportunities at NYU, which included: Soprano soloist in Stravinsky’s Les Noces, a soloist in a Kurt Weill review and Monica in The Medium. Ms. Barchi was also an adjunct voice professor at NYU and taught voice lessons to undergraduate students.
 
Other favorite roles she has worked on include: La Ciesca (Gianni Schicchi), Susannah (Susannah), Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serial), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Norina (Don Pasquale), and Lady Billows (Albert Herring). She was also a soloist with the Ridgewood Concert Band. Most recently, she sang the role of Aline (The Sorcerer) with the Westchester Gilbert and Sullivan Group.
 
Lauren Barchi started teaching at a very young age; from teaching her friends art songs for competitions to assistant directing her school’s musical. While at Ithaca she taught, kindergarten, 5th-grade guitar and chorus, jazz chorus and small group lessons to middle and high school age students. While at NYU, she taught undergraduate students of differing majors and took classes in the science of singing, voice disorders, and vocal repertoire.
 
Ms. Barchi is comfortable teaching all genres of music. She has extensive experience teaching musical theater, classical, opera, pop, rock, R&B and jazz. She has helped many of her students find their voice, be confident and prepare for auditions, competitions, and performances.