Financial Disclosure: Ms. Day has no financial relationships to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure: Ms. Day has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Jordyn Day, BM
Jordyn Day is a voice teacher, music director, arranger, small business owner and performer in the Seattle area. She is a graduate from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Business (business administration minor) with a focus on vocal performance. Jordyn has spent the last 9 years growing her voice studio and children's educational theatre company, Edge Performing Arts and Dance. As a voice teacher, Jordyn has gained a reputation within the voice community as a muiscal theatre and belting specialist. She is also keenly focused on healthy singers with balanced voices, as well as teaching pop style and riffing. As a music director, she has music directed over 30 shows, including 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (dir. Brandon Ivie, Uni. Washington, 2016), Pippin (dir. Wilson Mendieta, Uni. Washington, 2017), and Anything Goes (dir. Kelsey Thorgalsen Uni. Washington, 2018) . Jordyn was also recently a part-time lecturer through the School of Dance at the University of Washington (on behalf of the musical theatre department) and a substitute vocal instructor at Cornish College of the Arts.
In her performing life, Jordyn is a proud member of Restless Vocal Band (www.restlessvocalband.com), a semi-pro, 6 member a cappella group that performs at various private events, fundraisers and at local restaurants and wineries. RVB has won numerous awards including 1st place in 2016 at PNW Harmony Sweepstakes Competition and #2 best local band in the Seattle area through Best of Western Washington. She also performs with Kevin McCarthy-Anderson in a pop cover duo for wineries and local establishments. Jordyn makes guest appearances on recordings and performances for bands in the PNW area.
Jordyn's company, Edge Performing Arts and Dance, (www.edgeartsanddance.com) houses a children's educational theatre company, show choir (The Collective), Restless Vocal Band and a soon-to-be fully equipped costume rental warehouse and dance studio.
Panel - Thought Experiments in Voice Pedagogy
There is a saying that “many roads lead to Rome.” This could be applied to a variety of approaches teachers use to guide singers toward efficient and artistic singing. Using YouTube clips to stimulate conversation, the panelists will discuss their individual approaches to facilitating a change technically or artistically based on their observations.