Double your money! Woot!

Oh my! I knew that there was community support for Flight Voice Studio. But this? I had no idea. 

I have been approached by an anonymous donor who will match funds dollar for dollar up to $2k in support of Arts Education through Flight Voice Studio! We have just a few days to pull this off if we are to meet our Sept 1st deadline. Can you help?

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Wow! I am floored.

Just two weeks after seeking community support to help launch Flight Voice Studio, we have just $200 left to meet our $3000 fundraising goal. 

*EDITED to note: as of the time of publication we have MET our $3000 goal! Let's keep going!(read on to follow our progress! Click here to donate now!)

Already, the generous support of this community has allowed me to...

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Seeking community support to launch Flight Voice Studio

Just $3000 stands in the way of Flight Voice Studio. A place where local youth become deeply aware of their internal voice and allow it to emerge in song. 

Can you help?

Every donation, no matter how small, helps further our progress. But for those of you who can give a little more, there are some really juicy perks to express my thanks, and even some that will help you regain your contribution in just over a year. More details...

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Local teens hold cabaret to raise money for scholarship

ITHACA, NY-  In a heartfelt cabaret, a talented group of local teens will lift their voices in song to raise money for a music scholarship. The event, “Connectivity: A Body Song Story” will be held at the Black Box Theater at Ithaca High School on Saturday, March 18, at 2:00 pm. The performance will feature numbers from popular musicals interwoven with an original script. Homemade baked goods will be available for purchase.

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"the Musical Theater Geek's Guide to History"

When: Saturday March 19th 3:00pm

Where: Unitarian Universalist Church 

located at 306 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Donations will be accepted to support a scholarship fund for young people who cannot otherwise access private voice lessons. 

ITHACA, NY - Some of the area’s most talented young vocalists have organized a cabaret on Saturday, March 19th, at 3pm, to raise scholarship money for aspiring young singers. The event, at the Unitarian Church in Ithaca, will feature popular musical theater numbers and desserts donated from local businesses.

The cabaret’s theme is “A Musical Theatre Geek’s Guide to History,” a journey through time told through the Broadway musical. Songs like “Glamorous Life” from Little Night Music and “All the Wasted Time” from Parade bring history alive, while pieces like “When You’re Home” from In The Heights highlight the world today.

“It’s so important for singers our age to get one-on-one training,” says Imri Leshed, one of the teen organizers. “The goal of this event is to give singers who can’t afford that a chance to grow like we have”

The singers all belong to the Body Song Voice Studio, run by Sharon Costianes, and while they credit Costianes with their success, she says...

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2015 Studio Alums begin studies at top schools

It's a bitter sweet time of year for me. The end of summer brings the excitement of Fall and the opportunity to work with some new singers each year. At the same time, I find myself missing the alums who have graduated.

This year, I am proud to say that 3 alums have gone on to begin their studies at the country's top Musical Theater programs. We'll be following Maddie Vandenberg, Bretana Turkon, and Keara Byron as well as past alums as they blaze their way into bright futures!

Look here for more soon....

Maddie Vandenberg, Keara Byron, and Bretana Turkon begin their studies in the Fall of 2015 at the country's top colleges for Musical Theater.