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Sarah Maines shares her vocal expertise, May 4-5

Voice specialist Sarah Maines shares her expertise, May 4-5

Contact: Jamie Jacobson | EOU Vocal Instructor
541-910-1102 | jjacobso@eou.edu
Sarah Maines, DMA

Sarah Maines, DMA

April 28, 2014
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – Eastern Oregon University’s music department is hosting Sarah Maines, DMA, for lectures, workshops and lessons May 4-5.

A practicing singing voice specialist, Maines administers voice rehabilitation to injured singers.  She is also a Lessac-Madsen clinical provider certified in the LoVetri Method of contemporary commercial music.

Maines is presenting on the following vocal topics and welcomes members of the medical, musical, speech and general community to attend. All sessions will be held in Loso Hall, Room 130 at EOU and there is no cost to attend.


Sunday, May 4

  • 4:30-6 p.m. / Session #1
    “The Miraculous Voice: An overview of anatomy and function for singers and speakers”
  • 6:15-7:45 p.m. / Session #2
    “Vocal Health: How to avoid voice problems and what to do when they occur”

Monday, May 5

  • 2-3 p.m. / Session #3
    “The Vocal Function Exercises: Build vocal endurance and efficiency”

Maines is mezzo-soprano hailed as a “natural, most charming” performer, equally at home on the operatic stage as she is behind a microphone. Favorite performances include Maurya in Vaughan Williams’ “Riders to the Sea,” Gershwin’s “Summertime” with trumpet star Jens Lindemann and the premier of the cabaret song “Call Anita” by Richard Pearson Thomas.

She completed her bachelor’s in music from Berea College and masters and doctorate degrees in voice pedagogy from Shenandoah Conservatory. She is also a published researcher and has presented at the Voice Foundation Annual Symposium and Pan-European Voice Conference, among other venues.

Maines is currently involved with the Portland First United Methodist Church music staff, Resonance Ensemble, Jumptown Big Band, The Young People’s Theatre Project, Jester Educational Theatre and maintains a busy voice studio. She previously served on the voice faculty at the Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy, Patrick Henry College and Trinity Washington University.

For more about Maines’ practice and audio clips of her performances, visit themainestudio.musicteachershelper.com.