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Stanford F.
Farmington, Minnesota
Strengthen your singing chops with the help of a master voice teacher with over 20 years of experience
All styles of singing are studied here. What would you like to work on first?
About Stanford F.

Stanford F, has a national reputation as a bass-baritone singing classical and musical theater. As a master voice teacher, he is also the author of the well-known book on vocal technique, "Beautiful Singing: A Singer's Guide to Improving the Voice". He has been on the voice faculty at the University of Minnesota, Emporia State University (KS), and Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX. He's been teaching private voice lessons since 1998, previously in New York City and Emporia, KS, and then in the Twin Cities area since 2011. Stan's voice studio is in his home outside of Farmington, MN just south of St. Paul, MN. Dr. F. works with all voice types and teaches all styles from beginning to professional. He enjoys watching his students grow stronger every week as they reach to obtain their optimum vocal range and brilliance of sound. Please contact him today! Bio: Stanford F. was previously on the voice faculty at the University of Minnesota where he taught applied voice lessons, language diction, and vocal pedagogy. He teaches voice in his home studio, and online to students around the world. He is the former Founder and Executive/Artistic Director of Minnesota Concert Opera, based in Minneapolis, MN. Having earned his B.F.A. in Theater and Voice from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS, Dr. F. based his singing career in New York City for twelve years, received his M.M. in Voice Performance from the Manhattan School of Music in New York, was on the Voice Faculty of Texas A & M University, Kingsville where he ran the opera department for two years, and then returned to Lawrence, KS to get his D.M.A. in Voice Performance. He was then Assistant Professor of Voice at Emporia State University in Emporia, KS for five years. While in Kansas, he was the founder and Executive Director of Kansas Concert Opera. He returned to the Twin Cities in 2011 and lives with his wife, Antonia, two cats, and three dogs on ten acres just south of St. Paul, MN.

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Teaches all skill levels

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Teaching since 1998

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Doctor of Musical Arts-Voice Performance

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Teaches ages 14+

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Stanford F.
Farmington, Minnesota
Strengthen your singing chops with the help of a master voice teacher with over 20 years of experience
All styles of singing are studied here. What would you like to work on first?
About Stanford F.

Stanford F, has a national reputation as a bass-baritone singing classical and musical theater. As a master voice teacher, he is also the author of the well-known book on vocal technique, "Beautiful Singing: A Singer's Guide to Improving the Voice". He has been on the voice faculty at the University of Minnesota, Emporia State University (KS), and Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX. He's been teaching private voice lessons since 1998, previously in New York City and Emporia, KS, and then in the Twin Cities area since 2011. Stan's voice studio is in his home outside of Farmington, MN just south of St. Paul, MN. Dr. F. works with all voice types and teaches all styles from beginning to professional. He enjoys watching his students grow stronger every week as they reach to obtain their optimum vocal range and brilliance of sound. Please contact him today! Bio: Stanford F. was previously on the voice faculty at the University of Minnesota where he taught applied voice lessons, language diction, and vocal pedagogy. He teaches voice in his home studio, and online to students around the world. He is the former Founder and Executive/Artistic Director of Minnesota Concert Opera, based in Minneapolis, MN. Having earned his B.F.A. in Theater and Voice from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS, Dr. F. based his singing career in New York City for twelve years, received his M.M. in Voice Performance from the Manhattan School of Music in New York, was on the Voice Faculty of Texas A & M University, Kingsville where he ran the opera department for two years, and then returned to Lawrence, KS to get his D.M.A. in Voice Performance. He was then Assistant Professor of Voice at Emporia State University in Emporia, KS for five years. While in Kansas, he was the founder and Executive Director of Kansas Concert Opera. He returned to the Twin Cities in 2011 and lives with his wife, Antonia, two cats, and three dogs on ten acres just south of St. Paul, MN.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1998

Education

Doctor of Musical Arts-Voice Performance

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 14+

Speaks

Speaks IPA, Italian, French, German, Latin

Speaks

Has background check

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He is very great at teaching my daughter to train her voice, not just sing one song well. We have been very pleased.

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fantastic

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Stanford has been an incredible instructor and has taught me so much about the voice. I hope to continue working with him for a long time

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Lecturer/Voice Faculty
Aug 2021 - Present
U.of MN School of Music, Twin Cities
Stanford is currently on the voice faculty at the University of MN School of Music and teaches applied voice lessons to Performance, Music Ed. and Non-major students.
Private Voice Teacher
Jan 1998 - Present
Stanford F. Voice Studio
Since 1998
Opera, Musical Theater Performer
Jan 1982 - Present
Stanford F., bass-baritone
Singing professionally since 1982
Executive/Artistic Director
Sep 2011 - Sep 2017
Minnesota Concert Opera
Assistant Professor of Voice
Aug 2006 - May 2011
Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
Taught Applied Voice, Vocal Pedagogy, Italian and English Diction, Class Voice.
Artistic Director
Jul 2007 - Jul 2010
Kansas Concert Opera
Assistant Professor of Voice
Aug 2001 - May 2003
Texas A & M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, TX
Taught Applied Voice, ran the Opera Workshop, opera conductor, music appreciation.
Doctor of Musical Arts-Voice Performance
Aug 2003 - Aug 2007
University of Kansas, Lawrence
Master of Music-Voice Performance
Aug 1999 - May 2001
Manhattan School of Music, NY, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts-Theater and Voice
Aug 1979 - May 1982
University of Kansas, Lawrence
French
Limited Proficiency
German
Limited Proficiency
IPA
Professional Proficiency
Italian
Limited Proficiency
Latin
Limited Proficiency
American Composers Forum
Jul 2011
The American Composers Forum enriches lives by nurturing the creative spirit of composers and communities. We provide new opportunities for composers and their music to flourish, and engage communities in the creation, performance and enjoyment of new music.
National Association of Teachers of Singing
Aug 2006
Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.

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Instructor details
Singing
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
Blaine Ave.
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$40
45 minutes
$55
60 minutes
$70
90 minutes
$120
120 minutes
$140
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30