Elisabeth Kiger is a light lyric coloratura soprano specializing in Baroque and oratorio music who is currently living in Brooklyn, NY and studying under mezzo-soprano Kathleen Myrick. She graduated with her MMs in Classical Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy with a concentration in Vocology Coursework from NYU and NYU Langone and works with singers with permanent vocal pathologies like herself. She has most recently performed as Valletto (Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea) in Berlin, Germany, soprano soloist in Handel’s Messiah, and Juno/The Plaint (Purcell’s The Fairy Queen).
Singing should always FEEL as good as it sounds. Whether singing is your a newfound hobby or life long passion, she’s committed to helping her students better understand their bodies and their voices and helping to foster their own individual sound through establishing a healthy vocal technique. In addition to her BFA and MMs she has over four years of experience with the Alexander technique and experience working directly with singers with various vocal disorders such as polyps, nodules, and vocal chord atrophy and their SLPs & ENTs. She has an understanding of basic speech therapy practices as well as speech and singing cross overwork. She is trained in Stanislavski, Meisner, and Chekhov acting techniques. She has taught over 60 individuals of various ages (14-63), ranges, styles (R&B & Screamo/Hardcore singing/skrelting to classical), and experiences. She works particularly well with young basses and light soprano voices.