Barbara Naydeck

Barbara N.

Hutto, TX
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About

Barbara delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 13+

Teaching since:
2004

New to Texas, I was a professional singer, choir director and private voice instructor for 20 years in the Pittsburgh, PA area. I rely on classical training which translates to many styles of musical expression: Classical, Church and Spiritual, Broadway, Light Opera, Choral, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues. I have performed in these styles in major concert venues in the United States and Europe with some of the most well known conductors in the world over my career (Andrew Lloyd Weber, Stephen Sondheim, Loren Maazel, Robert Page, Helmut Rilling, to name a few). I love to help singers of all ages sing the music you love better or prepare for auditions! Call me.. I can help you get to the next level in a way that produces healthy, beautiful singing!

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Experience

Major Solo Work Titles
Jan 1990 - Jan 2014
Various

Soprano for quartet, Gregorio Allegri, a capella
Exsultate, Jubilate, Mozart, K165, Organ/string ensemble
Ich folge, aria no. 13, Bach St. John Passion, Organ/flute/oboe, (Pittsburgh Symphony Players)
Let the Bright Seraphim, Handel, Organ/trumpet
(River City Brass players)
Alleluia, Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen, Bach,
Organ/trumpets/strings
Steal Away, Michael Tippet, a capella, Heinz Chapel Compline
The Exsultet, J. Michael Thompson, A capella/chorus, St. Mary’s Ford City
Magnificat, Bach BWV 243 Pittsburgh Symphony@ Ellis Theatre

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Soprano
Jan 2000 - Dec 2013
Ambrose Romano Singers

Small, a capella group that performed occasionally for major festivals. Recorded with James Michael Thompson and the Chicago choir from St. Peters in the Loop, a new work by Roman Hurko, which became part of a PBS Series "Church Music in America" in 2010.

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Soprano
Sep 2005 - Sep 2007
St. Bernard's RC Church

Soloist and Section Leader

Soprano
Sep 1990 - Jun 2007
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh/Pittsburgh Symphony

Professional Core Soprano. Of note: special performances for Andrew Lloyd Weber, Stephen Sondheim. Spot solo work with PSO and Mendelssohn performances.
Venues: Various, U.S. and European; Subscription series and chorus for Pittsburgh Symphony, under direction of Robert Page

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Soprano Gigs
Jan 1995 - Apr 2004
Various

Opera Theater of Pittsburgh: Die Burschaft (Kurt Weill)
Third Presbyterian Church, Soprano (1 yr)
Trinity Episcopal Church, Soprano (3 yrs)
B'nai Israel Temple, Soprano as part of Quartet for High Holidays
Compline Choir, Soloist, Heinz Chapel (3 yrs)

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Choir Director
Sep 1995 - Jun 1996
First Presbyterian Church of Tarentum

Directed the Church Choir for Worship, consisting of 25 members, 4 parts, handbells, small group instrumental ensembles.

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