Laura Shepherd is a proud voice teacher with a lively studio of young people and adults studying musical theater, pop, jazz and art songs. She enjoys helping students at all levels discover and share their voices, develop sustainable sounds in all styles and registers, and use acting choices to influence singing choices. Laura is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Puget Sound and Tahoma Chapters, and the South King County Music Teachers Association. She holds degrees in Theatre and Music Education from Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music, and a Master’s degree in Educational Theatre from New York University. Laura joyfully sings soprano with the Seattle Symphony Chorale and is a former member of BlueStreet Jazz Voices and StoryBook Theater.