Vianden Summer Program 2016-Luxembourg
CISCO 2016-Stage Combat Certifications
MM in Vocal Performance, the University of Akron, May 2015
BFA in Musical Theater, Shorter University, May 2011
(Theatre minor and Equivalent of a piano minor)
Cosmetology Instructor's Certification and License, Gadsden State Community College, May 2007
Cosmetology Certification and License, May 2006
Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: opera, musical theater, straight theater, film, church music, and contemporary music.
Teaching Private Voice and Piano Lessons
Performing in Recitals and Concerts
Attended Summer Training Program and Performed in the Vianden Music Festival
Eureka College and Western Illinois University:
SAFD Certified in Theatrical Firearms Safety
SAFD Basic Pass in Knife
SAFD Recommended Pass in Quarterstaff
DAI Certified in Rapier & Dagger
DAI Certified in Single Rapier
Performed all Commencement Ceremonies, leads in operas, and sang for fundraising events, Instructed university courses and substitute taught for faculty, taught private studio lessons, organized educational events for students, promoted the music program to visiting potential students, publicly represented the school at events on and off campus, assisted professors with office duties and organizing materials for their classes
Organized Contemporary Worship Services, Coordinated Praise Band and Tech Team Schedules, Planned Music for Worship Services, Ran Band Rehearsals, Attended Meetings with the Pastor, Discipleship Coordinator, and Worship Committee to Coordinate Weekly Service Themes and Creatively Brainstorm about New Ministries, Special Sermon Series, and Seasonal Bible Studies and Events, Screened and Selected New Volunteers and Hired Musicians, Recruited Volunteers for Music and Tech Team Positions, Arranged Musical Selections for Youth Band and Coordinated all Youth Band Activities, Prepared Special Music Selections and Held Extra Rehearsals with Special Music Performers, Sang with Lighted Path Worship Band and the Traditional Service Choir
Stage combat certification. Expired August of 2014
Golden Key is the world's largest collegiate honor society. Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15% of college and university sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as top-performing graduate students in all fields of study, based solely on their academic achievements. As an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world, Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity
NYSTA strives to provide voice professionals, both locally and globally, with the tools and inspiration needed for an increasingly informed and creative pedagogy. Immense advances in voice science, neurology, psychology, education theory, medicine, and mind/body healing offer new information and techniques from which voice teachers can draw. By making these resources accessible to our members, we foster twenty-first-century pedagogy, rooted in the great traditions of the past, incorporating the new knowledge of our time.
The Society of American Fight Directors is an internationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to promoting safety and fostering excellence in the art of stage combat. Whether you are a producer, director, actor or teacher, we can help accelerate your stage combat skills.
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.
Mu Phi Epsilon (ΜΦΕ) is a co-ed international professional music fraternity. Today, Mu Phi Epsilon has chapters both nationally and internationally. The fraternity supports achievement in music through the awarding of grants and scholarships, as well as music competitions, concerts, and summer music programs. Much of this work has been supported by the Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation, an organization that has been in existence since 1963, as well as fundraising and donations.
The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.