968 Washington Street / Route 138 - Stoughton, Massachusetts 02072
Phone: 781-344-8772 - Fax (24 Hours): 781-344-2591 - eMail: info@stoughtonmusic.com

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FRIDAY:   OPEN NOON to 7:00 PM
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Voice


Carol Perkins - Vocal Instructor/Coach/Teacher

Education: 1981-1985 (BSC) Bridgewater, MA
BA Major: Communications Minor: Music/Performance
1986-Hotel School of America/Boston, MA
Certification Program-Food Service Management

Performance Background: SHS (1977-1981) & BSC (1981-1985) Musical Theatre Program
Wedding Soloist and Church Choir Singer 1981 to present
Local Pop/Rock Band - vocal lead & background singer - The Skids (1985-1988)
Founder & Former President of the BSC Alumni Chamber Singers (1988-1993)
Hingham Mass. Community Theatre - Cabaret players (1990-1993)
Music Specialist /Teacher & Director of Summer Program for Easter Seals (2001-2011) @ Mass Hospital School, Recreation Dept. in Canton, MA
Piano accompanist for staff & student band/choir @ MHS, in Canton, MA 2000-2011 Brayton School.

Style of Teaching: All Ages (Beginner / Intermediate / Adult)
Vocal: McClosky Method - vocal exercises/ relaxation techniques/vocal scales/ range diagnosis/ breathing exercises - speech and volume movements. Music theory & therapy.
*Performance - Art Songs (classic), Broadway, Jazz/Scat/Improve - Pop/Spiritual/Country/ 4 part chorale music/ karaoke/ Preparation for Auditions: SEMSBA/ South East District and All State Vocal. Community theatre/ chorale societies/ bands, choirs, solo performances, karaoke, etc.

Practice Time: Every Teacher would like their students to practice daily. I encourage, at least, 1/2 hour to 1 hour practice sessions spread through out the week between lesson to lesson.

Darrel Whidden, conductor and music educator, has been teaching music lessons for over 15 years. Darrel's education includes A bachelor of Music Degree in Music Education from the University of Southern Maine School of Music and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the New England Conservatory.

Darrel has spent the previous 3 years at Canton High School conducting choirs and teaching music electives, including guitar, piano and AP music theory. In addition to piano and voice, Darrel is proficient in teaching brass instruments.

Darrel's methods focus on technique, music theory, and ear training, employing such repertoire and technique methods as the Alfred Series, Hanon's The Virtuoso Pianist, Czerny School of Velocity, and supplemental scale, chord, and arpeggio training. Darrel offers instruction to students of all ages, ability levels, and learning styles.