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Voice Faculty

Elaine Kennery
Elaine Kennery Associate Faculty of Voice (Pop, Jazz, Gospel)
Elaine holds a BA from Shaw College in Detroit, Michigan and City College of New York. In Detroit, she sang at Edison Plaza, The Black Orchid and Joe’s Super Club.

She was the assistant coordinator and singer at the Afro-American Festival. In New York, she produced and was the opening singer for Milira, at the “Blue Angel”. Ms. Kennerly studied and recorded with Billy Shepherd.

She also sang with Jazz Samaritans. Ms. Kennerly presented a tribute to Ron Carter (Emmy Award Winner).

Therese Panicali
Therese Panicali Associate Faculty of Voice (Opera, Musical Theater)
Therese Panicali holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the Conservatory at Brooklyn College. She has appeared twice internationally with The Cairo Symphony Orchestra in Egypt, has sung with the Amato Opera, Opera New York, and the Regina Opera Company, and created the role of the Wife in the U.S. premiere of Darius Milhaud’s Christopher Columbus. As soprano soloist, Ms. Panicali has sung the Stabat Mater of both Rossini and Pergolesi, and the Beethoven Ninth Symphony, and the Beethoven Ninth Symphony, has performed with the Queens Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Arthur Fagen, and with the Metro Chamber Orchestra, has sung the title role in Turandot, and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni. Notable highlights also include the role of Sophie in the world premiere re-orchestration of Der Rosenkavalier, the American premiere of the Tarkmann orchestral arrangement of Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, selections from Aida in a recent Verdi gala, and the Final Scene from Salome. Theatrical highlights include the American Premiere Cast Recording of Children of Eden on RCA Victor.