Stanford Felix
Farmington, MN
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Stanford Felix

Stanford F.

Farmington, MN
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I've performed and worked with some of the best Broadway coaches in New York. Let's work on some new repertoire.

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 is currently on the voice faculty at the University of Minnesota. He has 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. is currently on the voice faculty at the University of Minnesota where he teaches applied voice lessons, language diction, and vocal pedagogy. He also 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, three cats, and three dogs on ten acres just just south of St. Paul.


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7 Reviews
Chase W.
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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.

Posted Aug 22, 2018
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Posted Jul 31, 2018
Gus O.
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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

Posted Jul 14, 2017
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Wonderful experience!

Posted Aug 18, 2016
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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.

Posted Aug 2, 2016
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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.

Posted Jul 31, 2016
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Very knowledgable, gets points and techniques across very easily. Good repertoire to study.

Posted Jul 30, 2016

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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



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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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