New Member Added to the Voice Team at Fauquier ENT
Please welcome Sarah Maines, BM, MM who recently joined the voice team at Fauquier ENT as a singing voice therapist and fills the place of Jennifer Sharp and Mark Greenawalt who have left. Sarah is on faculty at the Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University as a Doctoral Student of Musical Arts. She is a trained classical singer who performed as the First Lady in The Magic Flute with conductor Jan Wagner and director Daniel Helfgot. She sang Euridice and Donna Elvira in the Lexington Opera Society 2006 Spring Opera Workshop and Despina in scenes with the Kentucky Institute for International Study in Salzburg, Austria and with the Shenandoah University Opera Workshop program. Other roles Sarah has performed in opera scenes programs include Mélisande, Marie, Titania, Konstanze, and Adina. Her appearances as a guest soloist include Alice Parker’s Melodious Accord, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, as well as numerous jazz, music theatre, and cabaret performances.
Through her experience as a singing instructor and an active researcher in the area of voice, Sarah has developed a special interest in the biomechanics of voice production in disease and in health. Voice therapy sessions with Sarah include methods by Thomas R. Blaylock as well as Oren Brown and Joseph Stemple that help any voice user (not just singers) develop and maintain a strong, coordinated, and healthy vocal instrument.