Join Peter and members of the studio for a
studio class experience aimed at providing you with
performance experience and technical & artistic
coaching in person, in an informal and supportive class atmosphere.
See below for dates, details, and pricing. Scroll down to sign up!
Sunday Salons with Peter
Fall Studio Class dates: Sept. 12 & 26 | Oct. 10 & 24 | Nov 7 & 21 | Dec 5 & 19
Studio Class meets in-person, every other Sunday from 3-4:30pmEST at Peter’s Midtown Studio:
853 7th Avenue, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10019
Safety note: all participants most show proof of COVID-19 vaccination
Timing note: class may extend to 5pm depending on attendance, but price will remain the same
What to bring and what to expect
Bring your book, but come with a rep agenda.
Studio Class is a great setting to
(a) Perform a song publicly for the first time in a place that’s not an audition room
(b) Work through adjustments in real time with the benefit of supportive listeners
(c) Hear new repertoire, connect with other singers & performers, and build community in NYC
In Studio Class you will
(a) Do individual work for 15-20 minutes depending on attendance
(b) Perform and work through adjustments with a combination of recorded tracks and live piano accompaniment
(c) Work with Peter, in front of studio members, on adjustments aimed at optimizing your public technical and artistic abilities
Additional benefits of Studio Class include
(a) Reconnecting with (or experiencing for the first time) the shared energy and warmth of a university/conservatory style studio class
(b) Greater confidence and trust in your voice, repertoire choices and ability to connect with listeners (from audition room to stage)
(c) An expanded network of support, and an ongoing sense of community
Class price, dates and sign up
Participation fee: $45/class (payment must be received by 24 before start of class to secure your slot)
Fall Studio Class dates: Sept. 12 & 26 | Oct. 10 & 24 | Nov 7 & 21 | Dec 5 & 19 (all classes are in-person and begin at 3pmEST)
Complete the form below to sign up for an individual class or multiple classes. Looking forward to making music together! Let’s SING!
About Peter: Dr. Peter Thoresen is an award-winning voice teacher, countertenor, and music director. He is the founder of Peter Thoresen Vocal Studios in New York City, and is an adjunct voice professor at Pace University in the BFA Music Theater Program. His students appear regularly on Broadway (Dear Evan Hansen, Caroline, or Change, Hamilton, Mean Girls, Kinky Boots, Beetlejuice, and many others), off-Broadway, in national tours and all over TV & film. Peter’s students regularly appear on the Tony Awards and Emmy Awards and record on variety of labels. He performs and teaches internationally with the Association of American Voices, music directing and performing in their Broadway YES Academies in Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Indonesia and Turkmenistan.
Peter received an inaugural Joan Frey-Boytim award for Independent Teachers (a national teaching award presented by the National Association of Teachers of Singing), and is a previous Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions district winner. He performs throughout the US and abroad. He holds a Doctor of Music degree in voice from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he served as a visiting faculty member.
His dozen+ articles on singing and music education are featured in Classical Singer Magazine, and in the Voice Teacher’s Cookbook: Creative Recipes for Teachers of Singing (Hal Leonard, 2018). Additionally, he holds a Master’s degree in voice from the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor’s degree in voice from Illinois Wesleyan University.
Insta: @peter.thoresen Twitter: @DrPetesTweets
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Mondays: Washington Heights Studio and Zoom
Wednesdays: Midtown Studio and Zoom
Fridays: Washington Heights Studio and Zoom
Saturdays: Midtown Studio and Zoom
853 7th Avenue, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10019
Please note the special scheduling instructions (holidays, etc.) at the top of the scheduling page. There are no lessons on Mondays, and no online lessons on Tuesdays.