Ivy Walz, mezzo soprano

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Ivy Walz, DMA
Ivy Walz joined the voice faculty at Ithaca College in 2011. Here she teaches a vibrant studio made up of students majoring in traditional voice, musical theater, and jazz. She co-created and teaches a course for singers and voice users on vocal anatomy and process called Basics of Vocal Mechanics 

Previously she has taught at SUNY Cortland, Cornell University, and as a graduate assistant at the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. 

Ivy Walz has been on the faculty of the Summer Music Academy at Ithaca College since 2012. She has traveled to various locations to  give master classes for high school students working toward auditioning for music schools and she is a clinician for the College Audition Advantage Summer Institute (2015, 2016). She is an active NATS member, and serves as treasurer for the Central New York Finger Lakes chapter. 

DMA Document (Published through ProQuest): 
Training the 21st Century Voice Teacher: An Overview and Curriculum Survey of the Undergraduate Experience

Areas of Interest and Expertise: Spanish Art Song, Contemporary American Art Song, Baroque Performance Practice, Musical Theater styles, Voice Pedagogy