Stanford Felix

Stanford F.

Minneapolis, MN
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Stanford delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Females 12 to 80, males 14 to 80 and special needs

Teaching since:
May 1998

Stanford Felix, D.M.A. has a national reputation as a bass-baritone singing classical and musical theater, and has been teaching private voice lessons since 1998. Stan is currently available to teach lessons at three locations in the Twin Cities area: his voice studio in downtown Minneapolis (see https://www.facebook.com/sfelixvoicestudio/), his home in Farmington, MN just south of St. Paul, The String Academy in Owatonna, MN, and online.

Dr. Felix works with all voice types, from beginning to professional and enjoys watching his students grow stronger every week as they reach to obtain their optimum vocal range and brilliancy of sound. Please contact him today!

Bio: Stanford Felix is Founder and Executive/Artistic Director of Minnesota Concert Opera, based in Minneapolis, MN, and currently teaches voice and performs primarily in the Twin Cities area. Having earned his B.F.A. in Theater and Voice from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS, Dr. Felix 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 then taught as Assistant Professor at Emporia State University in Emporia, KS for five years.

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Experience

Executive/Artistic Director
Sep 2011 - Present
Minnesota Concert Opera

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

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.

Education

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

Languages

Teaches IPA, Italian, French, German and Latin Diction
Limited Proficiency

Photos & Videos

Stanford Felix, bass-baritone, sings "Some Enchanted Evening" form the musical South Pacific by Rodgers and Hammerstein.
Stanford Felix singing Philip's Aria from G. Verdi's opera Don Carlo.
Stanford Felix

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Voice Studio, 528 Hennepin Ave, Suite 701, Minneapolis, MN 
The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts

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5 Reviews

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Gus O. Jul 14, 2017
Singing · In home

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

Christine Aug 18, 2016
Singing · In studio

Wonderful experience!

Chad Aug 2, 2016
Classical Voice · In studio

Stan is an outstanding teacher and has an amazing understanding of the human voice. I am so much more comfortable and expressive with my voice since working with him over the past year and a half. I HIGHLY recommend him to anyone seeking to improve their abilities professionally.

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Natalie Jul 31, 2016
Singing · In studio

Lessons with Dr. Felix have improved my solo and choral singing immensely. I would definitely recommend him for anyone looking to improve their singing confidence and vocal technique.

Andrew Jul 30, 2016
Singing · In studio

Very knowledgable, gets points and techniques across very easily. Good repertoire to study.

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