Richard Lissemore, Director and Co-Founder of The Singing Voice Science Workshop, is an internationally acclaimed singing teacher, voice researcher, and performance coach who is equally adept at techniques for classical as well as popular vocal styles such as musical theater, rock, pop, R & B, and jazz. He has taught hundreds of students who perform on Broadway, at Carnegie Hall, at New York ‘s Radio City Music Hall, in both american and international touring productions and in theaters throughout the world. He is especially well known for his innovative and entertaining master classes in vocal technique and performance, which have been presented in New York, Canada, Korea, Mexico, and Germany. As a guest speaker and clinician, he has taught workshops and masterclasses in voice pedagogy and performance for The Voice Foundation, the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), The British Voice Association (BVA) at London’s Royal Academy Of Music, The New York Singing Teachers Association (NYSTA), Columbia University, the University Of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory Of Music, to name a few. His prize-winning research in articulation and acoustics of the singing voice has been presented at both The Voice Foundation's annual Symposium and The Acoustical Society of America.
Educated at The Juilliard School (Oren Brown), Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (Andrew White), and Rutgers University (Valorie Goodall), Mr. Lissemore enjoyed a varied performance career that encompassed opera, music theater, orchestra concert, oratorio, and voiceover for radio and television. His professional affiliations include The Acoustical Society of America (ASA), The Voice Foundation, Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), and the National Association Of Teachers Of Singing (NATS).
He expects to finish his Ph.D. in Speech, Language, Hearing Science at The City University of New York in 2020. His research interests are centered around articulatory effects on vocal tract transfer functions in professional singers. Experimental protocols include acoustic analysis, ultrasound of the tongue, optical tracking, electroglottography (EGG), and VoceVista Video Pro. Please visit www.RichardLissemore.com for more information.