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Mr. Wolcott received a Bachelor’s of Music degree in Voice and Music Theater from the University of Texas at Arlington where he appeared in several productions such has Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi (Gianni Schicchi); Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma (Judd Fry) and South Pacific (Emile de Beque) and as Tevey in Fiddler on the Roof by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. Professional credits include the Fort Worth Opera; Cincinnati Opera and Shreveport Opera Company’s and many local area concerts.

Through the years Mr. Wolcott has studied with Carlo Miestrini, Artistic Director, La Scala Opera, Milan, Italy. Mr. Reid Bunger, Principal Bass Baritone, Vienna State Opera, Vienna, Austria, and Ms. Jing Ling-Tam, Professor of Music, UT Arlington and world renown clinician.

Mr. Wolcott was part of the Arlington Music Educator’s Program for the Arlington ISD where he taught private voice at James Bowie High School. He has worked closely with the Music Faculty at Grapevine High School and in support of their program has written curriculum for the Music History program.

 

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Lauren Fisher is proud of her 10 years of public school teaching experience and most recently served as Head Choir Director at Colleyville Heritage High School in Colleyville, TX. Her choirs won accolades in UIL competition, community performances and in Paris, France, New York City, and at the Texas State Capitol. Lauren’s students excel artistically and are teaching music all over the country and have earned acceptance and scholarships in music programs at UNT, LSU, Furman University, Oberlin Conservatory, the University of Houston, University of Georgia, Furman University and many others. Lauren holds a Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance and Music Education from Oberlin Conservatory of Music. While her specialty is building young voices, Lauren enjoys and has experience teaching piano and music theory to beginning musicians of all ages.

Lauren has sung professionally with the Atlanta Opera Chorus, numerous choral and solo engagements in the DFW area, and is currently a member of Schola Cantorum of Texas, a fabulous community choir based in Fort Worth. She is married and has two wonderful little boys, Andrew (3) and Collin (3 months). Lauren is excited about her recent career transition to stay-at-home mom and looks forward to returning to teaching privately.