Musical Arts Center Lessons (Gr 7-12)
Private Lessons 2020-2021
CHCA is proud to partner with the Musical Arts Center (MAC) for onsite vocal and instrumental music lessons. The Musical Arts Center has a long history in Cincinnati as a premier performing arts academy whose success stories include opera singers, Broadway and Off-Broadway performers, voice and instrumental music teachers, premier college admissions, and competition winners.
Lessons conveniently held at CHCA MSL and Founders' Campuses. Schedule and payment made directly through MAC.
Karl Resnik has been teaching voice since 1973 while he was in graduate studies at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. As a lecturer on singing, he has given workshops and clinics from Alaska to Florida; presented lectures at universities and colleges throughout the United States; and has consulted with organizations such as Paramount Parks, Disney World, and Sea World on voice health and voice building issues.
Mr. Resnik’s students are now performing with the Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, San Francisco Opera, and Cincinnati Opera, several opera houses in Germany, as well as on Broadway and in regional theaters across the country.
Since 1978, Karl has been the Executive Director of the Musical Arts Center in O’Bryonville. The Center has been prominent in providing the finest music education in the Tri-State for over 700 students.
Kathy Cammett, Director of Vocal Pedagogy, Applied Voice, and Teacher Training, has been a Voice Teacher, Vocologist, and Acting Coach for over 25 years and has worked with hundreds of voices, from rock to opera. As a Vocologist, she has been trained to teach singers, actors, and public speakers, as well as voices recovering from illness and phonotrauma.
She teaches the various pop/rock, musical theatre, and classical/opera styles. Her students have been on national voice shows, record labels, and accepted to top music and theatre schools in the country, including NYU, Berklee, Indiana, CCM, Boston, Westminster, and more. Current students are everything from leads in community shows to leads on international tours. Her teaching centers on singing, performing, and acting as one unified discipline. She filters traditional and current methods from Bel Canto to speech level through the lens of modern voice and performance science. For those on a classical or operatic path, she can work in English, Italian, German, French, Latin, and Spanish. With her individualized exercises, you will achieve your best in your chosen vocal style, from rock to opera.
She holds a BA (Summa Cum Laude) in Theatre, a BBA, a Masters (With Distinction) in Solo Voice Performance - emphasis on Vocal Pedagogy, and a Certificate in Vocology via the National Center of Voice and Speech. She has received additional training in voice habilitation and the use of technology for voice analysis and correction. She is a member of NATS, The Voice Foundation, NYSTA and PAVA.
Read more about Kathy at http://www.goldenvoicestudio.com/
Soprano Tricia Logsdon earned her Masters in Vocal Performance from Lee University in Cleveland, TN in 2016. Following her Masters, she worked as the adjunct voice professor at Cleveland State Community College. Tricia lived abroad in Hildesheim, Germany for one year and has a good understanding of the German language and culture.
Tricia's love of music began at an early age, but her love of opera began in high school. In college, she performed roles such as Yum-Yum in The Mikado, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Princess in Ravel's The Child and the Spells and Giulia in The Gondoliers. After college, Tricia could be seen as Anna Gomez in Opera Tennessee's The Consul and then later as Soeur Constance in Dialogues des Carmelites with the Harrower Summer Opera Program.
Tricia was raised in Nashville, TN and recently relocated to Cincinnati to begin teaching at MAC and studying under Karl Resnik. She is excited to work at MAC and make a positive impact on the voices and lives of her students.
Matthew Coffey is a seasoned guitarist and performer with 17 years of experience in the Cincinnati area. He has worked in many wedding and church bands and served as Adjunct Faculty at Cincinnati Christian University for 10 years. His musical influences include Paul Galbraith, Phil Keaggy, Darrell Abbott, Meshuggah, and Andy McKee. Matthew's favorite thing about music is its variety of expression and his favorite thing about teaching is learning new music with his students. In lessons with Matthew, you can expect a lot of focus on technique. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters, Cum Laude, in Classical Guitar Performance.
Matthew will be teaching guitar at the MSL Campus on Wednesdays.