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Judy Marchman

Assistant Professor of Voice Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts Music

Judy Marchman enjoys a robust career as both teacher and performer. She sings opera, concert, and recital repertoire, and has enjoyed positive critical review. As a teacher, she excels in teaching classical, contemporary, and musical theater singers. Her students have successfully transitioned into graduate programs and careers as performers.

As a lyric coloratura, Dr. Marchman has been praised as having a “high, bell-like voice” whose “sendups of coloratura pyrotechnics soar with ease above vocalists and instruments alike.” (South Florida Classical Review) She has performed the roles of Miss Wordsworth (Albert Herring) and Eurydice (Les Malheurs d’Orfée). As a soloist, she has performed in several large oratorio works, such as Mozart’s Requiem, Faure’s Requiem, Rutter’s Magnificat and Gloria, Bach’s Magnificat, and Vivaldi’s Gloria, among others. She has been accepted to perform at the OperaWorks Summer and Winter Workshops, the Atlantic Music Festival, the National Association of Teachers of Singing National Conference in Boston, and the National Opera Association Conference in Indianapolis. Performance awards include the Milton Cross Award and the Friedrich and Virginia Schorr Memorial Award.

As an educator of vocal pedagogy, she is a collaborative researcher with the UHealth Otolaryngology department at the Miller School of Medicine. She is co-author of the article, “Prevalence of Vocal Fold Pathologies Among First-Year Singing Students Across Genres” published in 2019 in The Larygoscope. A follow-up article is soon to be published in VOICEPrints Magazine in 2022. A second study was published in the Journal of Voice in 2020, titled “Quantifying Subjective and Objective Measures of Singing After Different Warm-Up Durations”.

Most recently, Dr. Marchman has presented at the Pan American Vocology Association and will present at the Fall Voice Conference in October 2021. In the past, Dr. Marchman has presented at the Symposium on Singing and Song in Newfoundland, Canada; the Florida Music Educators Association Conference; National Association of Music Educators National Conference; the College Music Society National Conference; the CMS Pacific Northwest, Southern, Southeastern, Great Lakes and Mountain Regional Conferences; and the CMS Summit: Music and the Mind in Seattle.

Dr. Marchman completed her D.M.A in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance at the University of Miami, her M.M. at Florida State University, B.M. at Palm Beach Atlantic University, and is currently pursuing a M.Ed. in Educational Psychology at the University of Georgia.

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