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BACKSTAGE PASS: Stephen Purdy, Founder & Principal Coach of The New York Vocal Coaching Studio

Monday, October 20, 2014 in Directors|1 comment

Stephen Purdy is known throughout New York’s music community as a top vocal coach for artists, and next year, his book Musical Theatre Song: Selection, Preparation, and Presentation for the Contemporary Stage will be available to artists all over the country. His musical direction and conducting credits include Broadway and national tour productions of Peter Pan, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and The Full Monty, and nowadays, he educates vocal students and runs the New York Vocal Coaching Studio in addition to teaching at Marymount Manhattan College and the American Musical Theatre Academy in London, England. Stage Door Connections sat down with Stephen to talk about how he discovered musical direction and vocal coaching as a career path, his experiences working with various groups of artists throughout this career, and his upcoming book.

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