Meet the Teacher
"I find great delight in teaching voice and watching singers develop their sound, musicianship and artistry. Having taught voice for forty-five years, it is a privilege to see them work professionally with opera companies, theaters, and symphonies.
My constant desire is that I can offer encouragement and instill confidence and courage in my students to pursue their dreams and their love of singing. Music has blessed my life and I hope to inspire my students with the same joy I have found."
- Nancy Elledge
Nancy Elledge holds an M.M. in Voice Performance from Southern Methodist University and a B.A. in Music & Education from Pfeiffer Colledge. She attended the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, did post-graduate work at The University of North Texas and Oklahoma City University. Ms. Elledge also studied Italian at Kione Scuola and Centro Linquistico Italiano in Florence, Italy and German at School of German Language in Munich, Germany.
Ms. Elledge currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Voice at Texas Christian University, held positions as Professor of Voice at The University of North Texas, ad Richland College. She has enjoyed the privilege of visiting artist in voice at The University of Miami, The University of Texas at Austin, and Southern Methodist University. In New York City, New York and currently in Dallas, Texas, Ms. Elledge has maintained a private voice studio since 1972.
Ms. Elledge has served as Preliminary Judge for the Dallas Opera Guild Competition, Treasurer and Auditions Chairman for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Vocal Chairman for the Texas Music Teachers Association.
She has also served as Artistic Director and Board Member of Voces Intimae, holds memberships with Mu Phi Epsilon, Texas Commission on the Arts, Actors Equity, The American Federation of television and Radio Artists, and the American Guild of Musical Artists.