Queens Voice Lab is an empowered community of and for professional singing artists sharing ideas, concerns, and actions in order to build mutual support and learning, further our creative work, and amplify our advocacy for artists’ rights and more humane, equitable practice and norms in the vocal arts at large.

Launched in July 2020, Queens Voice Lab is a diverse and inclusive, artist-led community for professional singer-actors. Originally intended as a workspace for artists to center their creative process, QVL has evolved to meet the needs of its artists and now serves primarily as a paid opportunity for participants to regularly engage and cultivate a supportive community of peers. Queens Voice Lab holds twice-monthly meetings to discuss artistic and career-oriented issues, personal goings-on, and anything else that comes to mind. On occasion, the group initiates other projects of interest that advance the community’s knowledge, skill, and common experience. In the future, Queens Voice Lab expects to engage in live public events to share their work and artistry with the Queens community and broader public.

Queens Voice Lab is an empowered community of and for professional singing artists sharing ideas, concerns, and actions in order to build mutual support and learning, further our creative work, and amplify our advocacy for artists’ rights and more humane, equitable practice and norms in the vocal arts at large.

Launched in July 2020, Queens Voice Lab is a diverse and inclusive, artist-led community for professional singer-actors. Originally intended as a workspace for artists to center their creative process, QVL has evolved to meet the needs of its artists and now serves primarily as a paid opportunity for participants to regularly engage and cultivate a supportive community of peers. Queens Voice Lab holds twice-monthly meetings to discuss artistic and career-oriented issues, personal goings-on, and anything else that comes to mind. On occasion, the group initiates other projects of interest that advance the community’s knowledge, skill, and common experience. In the future, Queens Voice Lab expects to engage in live public events to share their work and artistry with the Queens community and broader public.

NEW: Queens Voice Lab Panel Series

Check out our upcoming livestreamed QVL Panels–

  • Mental and Emotional Self-Care for Professional Singers
    Wednesday, November 9, 2022 4:30pm EST
     
  • Pathways to Professional Success as a Singer
    Thursday, November 10, 2022 4:30pm EST
     
  • On-Stage Representation vs. Tokenism in Opera and other Vocal Arts
    Thursday, December 1, 2022 4:30pm EST
     

More information here

This project is made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

This project is made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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