Alexander Henderson

Alexander H.

Baton Rouge, LA
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Alexander delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
May 2012

I am a native of Evansville, IN and am a recent graduate of LSU where I performed the roles of il Conte from Le Nozze di Figaro, Nick Shadow from The Rakes Progress, Taddeo from l’italiana in Algeri, Sweeney Todd from Sweeney Todd, and Manfred in Jake Heggie’s Farewell Auschwitz from his triptych Out of Darkness. Outside the university, I have performed several roles and concerts with Opéra Louisiane in Baton Rouge, LA including Samuel from Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance and Peter from Humperdink’s Hansel and Gretel. Most recently, he was an apprentice with Sarasota Opera for their Fall season and a Des Moines Metro Opera Apprentice Artist where he will be returning next summer.

*** Lesson Details ***
I teach classical voice. This means that I teach my students to sing in operatic and early musical theatre styles. We will start our lessons working on posture and breathing, move on to correcting phonation problems, and then we will begin working on learning arias and songs.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Practice room: piano, music stand, additional seating for parents.

*** Specialties ***
Classical Voice, Opera

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Experience

Bass Section Leader
Jan 2014 - Present
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Bonzo from Madama Butterfly
Sep 2013 - Nov 2013
Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra

Cantor
Aug 2012 - Nov 2013
Neu Chapel

The Marquis from La Traviata
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
Asheville Lyric Opera

Bass Section Leader
Aug 2010 - May 2012
St. Pauls Episcopal Church

Education

Bachelors in Music Management
Aug 2010 - Present
University of Evansville
Master of Music in Voice
Aug 2015 - May 2017
Louisiana State University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Italian
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Houston District Encouragement Award
Jan 2017
Metropolitan Opera Nation Council Auditions
Finalist
Mar 2014
Orpheus National Vocal Competition
College Junior Division Winner
Oct 2012
Ketucky NATS

Photos & Videos

Schubert's Der Erlkönig
Photo by Alexander H.

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Matthew B. Aug 6, 2013
Singing ·

Fantastic

I'll be honest with you when my dad told me he signed me up for singing lessons I was shocked, annoyed, and flabbergasted. I'm one of those kids who can be picky sometimes. I play travel soccer baseball and basketball. The first practice I was nervous and afraid of what the instructor could be but when we showed up and we met him I knew he would be a great instructor. He was funny, smart, he cared about making me better and not just leaving me on my own he was amazing. I figured before I started lessons that I could stop after a couple of weeks. But after meeting Alex And his passion to make me better i find my self happy and excited for practice every time. With my schedule its so unpredictable but Alex handles it like a pro. I will text him and ask him if this time works even if we plan on a different time. U know what he says everytime??? I'll be there. He is great communication wise. If I have something I will text him, he will text right back and have a solution to the problem every time. He is a great instructor who cares and is nice cool funny and fantastic all around.

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