Michele A. Capalbo, BM (Performance), MA (Voice Pedagogy), M.AmSAT

Michele Capalbo is a performer, adjudicator, lecturer, teacher and researcher. A Canadian singer with over two decades of international performance experience in opera and concert, her specialty is the music of Verdi and Puccini. She is the recipient of multiple singing awards including the top prize from the Liederkranz Foundation in New York City, the George London Foundation Canadian singer award, and several career grants from the Canada Council and Vancouver Opera Guild.

In 2018, she was certified in the Alexander Technique by the Dimon Institute in New York City. Michele has received two Mouritz Awards for articles related to voice and the Alexander Technique. Both articles have been published in the AmSAT Journal and in the inaugural issue of the peer-reviewed Alexander Journal. She has presented workshops at the Voice Foundation Symposium, the American Society of the Alexander Technique’s Annual Meeting, at various North American universities and training programs.

As an active voice researcher, Michele has presented her Alexander Technique focused research at the Pan American Vocology Association Symposium (2021), and at the Voice Foundation Symposium (2023). Her most recent research focusing on post-intervention acoustic shifts in the singing voice will be published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Voice at a future date.

Michele’s private voice studio, in the New York City area, focuses on the integration of the Alexander Technique into singing. She is currently working on a book compiling current perspectives from Alexander Technique teachers who specialize in working with singers.

Upcoming Short Courses

Alexander Technique Overview: Foundational Principles, Current Research, and Significance in Voice Training
Wednesday 16th October 2024
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
(London Time)

Alexander Technique Overview: Foundational Principles, Current Research, and Significance in Voice Training

Michele Capalbo

At the conclusion of the course, participants will have a preliminary understanding of the Alexander Technique’s precepts, and how the Technique may benefit those who wish to improve their singing or speaking.