Liz Turner

Liz T.

Brooklyn, NY
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Strengthen your performance skills as an actor, or musician, becoming confident singing in front of one person or 1,000 people!

About Liz T.

Liz T is an accomplished performer, writer and educator who has captivated audiences and students across the globe!

EDUCATION:

M.M and B.M from BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC
(Vocal Performance)

Current Doctoral Candidate (Ed.D) at St. Thomas University

Trained in Classical, Jazz and Musical Theatre, her warm voice, playful attitude, and vibrant inner beauty come alive on the stage and in the classroom. With International and Cabaret influences, she performs and writes deeply from the heart, and is never afraid to pour out heartfelt emotions on stage.

World-class performances at venues include Carnegie Hall, The Vatican, Notre Dame Cathedral, Palau de les artes de Regina Sofia, and Symphony Space. Liz T has also performed with the Amore Opera, NY Lyric Opera and Regina Opera companies of New York City.

Favorite Theatrical Credits include: The International Tour of Disney Live! (Feld Entertainment), Nickelodeon at Sea (Norwegian Cruise lines), Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC), RWS and Associates, Carnival Cruise lines and legendary summer stock theaters including Ogunquit Playhouse, ME and the Granbury Opera house, TX .

Past NYC Music Venues include (Select): The Metropolitan Room, The Cutting Room, Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar, Toshi's Living Room, The Shrine, Silvana, The Bitter End, The Path Cafe.

Past TV/Film Selections Include: Orange is the New Black, Elementary, Law and Order SVU, Mozart in the Jungle, Grown ups 2, Labor Day, The Makeover, Nurse Jackie, The Knick, Blue Bloods, The Following, The Woody Allen Summer Project, Madame Secretary, Mysteries of Laura, Royal Pains, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, The Heat, The Carrie Diaries, Vinyl, Public Morals,The Tap, The Only Boy in New York, Irreplaceable you,The Leftovers, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Bull.
Liz T has a passion for singing jingles, and recording voice-overs all around the world for clients in India, New Zealand, France, Israel, Philippines, and Russia to name a few, be on the lookout as you never know where you may hear her Voice!

Liz T has had the pleasure of Musical Directing with various inner city schools with young, at risk students including Inside Broadway, Brooklyn Arts Council, Mainstages, The Queens Theater, Long Lake Camp for the Arts, Berklee City Music Program, Boston Bridge Charter School, and St. Joseph's Regional Catholic School.

Past shows she has musical directed have included Annie, Legally Blonde, The Wizard of Oz, Seussical, Oliver, Shrek, and Chicago. Liz also serves on the Berklee Alumni Audition Committee, and was recently named Berklee Alumni Ambassador of the Year in 2017.

Currently, she is working on her original musical Ciao Bambino, which debuted it's first staged reading at the Midtown International Theater Festival in the Fall of 2016, and Off-Off Broadway at the 13th Street Repertory Theater! At MITF Ciao Bambino was recognized with an award for Best Staged Reading. "Give me the stage" an original song from the musical also won first place in competitions at the Bunol Symphony Orchestra in Spain and Hampton Beach talent show in New Hampshire.

YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAMS
Opera Viva!
Verona, Italy June-July 2018
Coaches: Dr. Madelyn Gearheart, Dr. Lisa Sylvester, Catherine Ciesinski, Joyce Fieldsend, David Walsh, Laura Athey-Janka, Darrell Babidge, Gerardo Felisatti and Gordon Ostrowski.

Miss. Turner is a member of the following professional organizations: SAG-AFTRA, The Dramatists Guild, BMI, Society of Composers and Lyricists, The Drama League, The Manhattan Association of Cabaret Performers, AFM Local 802, Actor's Equity Membership Candidate, Theater Resources Unlimited, The Off-Broadway Alliance, Women in Music, National Italian American Foundation, National Organization of Italian American Women, International Women's Jazz Association and The League of Independent Theatre.

*** Lesson Details ***
I like to work with students at all levels, whether you sing for your own enjoyment or are serious about pursuing a career in performing, I want to help you be the best performer! Please send me a message before you sign up for lessons so we can coordinate time difference/scheduling, Thank you!

*** Specialties ***
Voice, Piano, Clarinet, Music Theory, Songwriting, College Audition Prep. (Past students have been accepted to Berklee College of Music, Laguardia High School, Frank Sinatra High School of Performing Arts, PPAS, Murrow High School)

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bald
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amazing

Posted Feb 20, 2020
Devi
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Great first class.

Posted Dec 3, 2017
Kyla
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Were u on

Posted Oct 16, 2017
Ciara
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your the best. I'm 10 and must sing in 3 days in a talent show and sure found your help useful.

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Ciara parsons
Bishop, ca.

Posted Sep 19, 2016
carol
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Liz could not be nicer and helping me learn my "R"

Posted Apr 1, 2016
Daniella
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I just loved the first lesson!! Liz is very calm and certainly passionate about teaching! Looking forward to the next lesson!

Posted Sep 22, 2015
Emmie W.
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Liz is very personable! She is good at explaining and moving at the learner's speed.

Posted Aug 3, 2015
John B.
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Very good lesson.

Posted Apr 22, 2015
Kelli S.
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Liz applies a comprehensive approach to teaching music performance. Liz is especially helpful to anyone preparing for auditions. Great instructor.

Posted Feb 13, 2015

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Experience

Music Director
Oct 2018 - Present

TADA! Youth Theatre

Musical Director in NYC for kids 4-16 musical theater shows!

Musical Theater Instructor
Sep 2017 - Present

92Y

Musical Theater/World Music Teaching artist at NYC Public Schools K-12.

Musical Director
Jun 2017 - Present

Long Lake Camp of the Performing Arts

Musical Director for Kids Summer Performing Arts Camp in Long Lake, NY directed Seussical, Shrek, Oliver,Chicago, The Dining Room and Steel Magnolias!

Musical Director
Apr 2017 - Present

The Queens Theatre

Musical Director in Queens, NY for Kids K-12 and Senior Citizens.

Musical Director
Dec 2014 - Present

Brooklyn Arts Council

Musical Director for Middle school productions of Seussical, Legally Blonde, High School Musical and Beauty and the Beast!

Voice Teacher
Jan 2017 - May 2018

Acting Out-Brooklyn's Premier Acting School

Voice, Piano and Acting Coach for Adults and Kids!

Musical Theater Instructor
Sep 2017 - Jan 2018

Performers Theatre Workshop

Teaching Musical Theater and Vocal Technique to students K-12 in Maplewood, NJ,

Musical Director
Jan 2017 - Jul 2017

Main Stages

Musical Director in Long Island, NY for Kids 11-13

Music Teacher
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Boston Bridge Charter School

Summer Music Teacher for Grades K-3 in Boston.

Drama Teacher
Jan 2014 - Aug 2015

Inside Broadway

Non-Profit Organization that puts on Elementary School Musicals to Inner city Kids in Nyc.

Teacher
Aug 2013 - Aug 2014

New York Kids Club

For kids 6 months to 10 years, Music, Dance, Theater, Gymnastics in NYC.

Music Teacher
Sep 2012 - Jun 2013

St. Joseph's Regional Catholic School

Music and Drama Teacher for Grades K-8 in Salem, NH.

Education

M.M Vocal Performance/Music Production
Aug 2015 - Present

Berklee College of Music, Valencia Campus

Certificate in Arts Administration
Jan 2012 - Present

NYU

B.M. Vocal Performance
Sep 2006 - May 2010

Berklee College of Music

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Italian

Professional Proficiency

Awards

1st place in Vocal Competition
Aug 2016

Hampton Beach Talent Show

1st place in Songwriting Competition
May 2016

Valencia, Spain

Affiliations

SAG-AFTRA
Sep 2016
SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond.

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