Artistic Director of the CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute
A special thanks to Kevin Michael Jones for the interview. This post is full of information about the new CCM Institute at Shenandoah Conservatory. Hope to see you there! ~Matt
For over a decade, Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia has hosted The Contemporary Commercial Music Vocal Pedagogy Institute. The Institute has drawn in teachers, performers, directors, and other professionals from all over the world who seek to learn more about the unique vocal demands for Contemporary Commercial Music singing. Contemporary Commercial Music, or ‘CCM’ for short, is a term that refers to all ‘non-classical’ styles of music (pop, rock, musical theatre, jazz, gospel, blues, R&B, etc.).
This year, The CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute is in the midst of a major ‘reboot’ of sorts under the direction of the Institute’s Executive Director, Dr. Kathryn Green, and new Artistic Director, Dr. Matthew Edwards. Today, Matt is joining us here at Musical Theatre Resources to tell us more about the exciting new direction that The CCM Institute is heading in.
1. Hello Matt, I know you have a lot on your plate right now, so thank you for joining…
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