Zoe Vandermeer

Zoe V.

New York, NY

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About

Zoe delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 6+

Teaching since:
1995

Zoe Vandermeer is a prize-winning graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, is on the Roster of the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, and has been a recipient of the MTNA Foundation Grant, Hartt School Faculty Development Fund, and the Dame Joan Sutherland Fund. She has been on the faculty of the Hartt School, Regional Arts Center in Trumbull, and has been music director for numerous musical theatre productions. She performs internationally, and is a recording artist. Ms. Vandermeer is dedicated to Arts Education for all ages.

Experience

Faculty
Aug 2017 - Present
Regional Center for the Arts

Voice faculty.

Artistic Director
Jun 2016 - Present
Lyra New York

Artistic Director at Lyra New York.

Voice, Piano, Harp Teacher
Sep 1993 - Present
Vandermeer Studio

Private lessons in voice, piano, and harp.

Music Director
Feb 2017 - Apr 2017
Rhinebeck Performing Arts Center

Music director, pianist for children's musical theatre production.

Music Director
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
Theatreworks New Milford

Music director, pianist for children's musical theatre productions.

Music Director
Oct 2008 - Feb 2012
St. Johns Episcopal Church

Music director, choir director, pianist, organist, composer, children's choir, handbells.

Voice Faculty
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
Hartford Children's Theatre

Producer, Audio Engineer
Sep 2004 - Oct 2008
Live Sound Studios

Audio and Video Producer, Audio Engineer. Classical on-location recording and filming. Business video profiles producer. Composer. Editing.

Voice Faculty
Feb 2006 - Jul 2008
Hartt School

Recording Engineer
Nov 2003 - Jun 2004
Studio C

Education

Music
Aug 1990 - Jul 1993
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
German
Limited Proficiency
Italian
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Mimi Burkhardt Scholarship Fund
Sep 2017
Gaylordsville Historical Society
Finalist, Opera Division
Sep 2016
American Prize Competition
Finalist, Art Song Division
Sep 2016
American Prize Competition
First Place Winner
Oct 2014
Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition
Special Citation for Harp
Sep 2014
American Prize Competition
Finalist, Opera Division
Sep 2014
American Prize Competition
MTNA Foundation Grant
May 2012
Music Teachers National Association
Dame Joan Sutherland Fund
Apr 2012
Australian American Association
Roster, CT Commission on Culture and Tourism
Apr 2011
CT Commission on Culture and Tourism
Faculty Development Fund
Jan 2007
Hartt School
Second Place Winner Best Classical Song Award
Nov 2002
JPF Los Angeles
First Place Winner, Best Classical Album
Nov 2002
JPF Los Angeles
Finalist
May 1991
London Young Artists Early Music Competition

Affiliations

American Harp Society
Sep 2012

The American Harp Society (AHS) is a non-profit organization whose mission is "to promote and foster the appreciation of the harp as a musical instrument, to encourage the composition of music for the harp and to improve the quality of performance of harpists.

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Photos & Videos

Zoe Vandermeer, Dramatic Coloratura Soprano, photo by Rich Pomerantz.

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Carnegie Hall Debut October 26, 2014, as First Place Winner of the Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition.

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Zoe Vandermeer, Soprano and Welsh Triple Harp, Connecticut 2015.

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Zoe Vandermeer, Soprano, Welsh Triple Harp, Celtic Harp.  Photo by Rich Pomerantz.

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Zoe Vandermeer with her voice student Cathryn and her mother, at her solo recital in New York City, just before Cathryn went to college.

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One of Zoe's beginning harp students in New York City.

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