Julie Kaldor Grives has been teaching voice for over 20 years. She uses innovative techniques with traditional practices, teaching students to expand their technical skill, musicality and expressiveness on stage. Dr. Kaldor Grives’ students have won numerous honors and scholarships, National Association of Teachers of Singing and Music Teachers National Association competitions, and graduate study positions. Many of her former students currently appear professionally on musical theatre and opera stages across the United States. In addition to classical and musical theatre voice training, Dr. Kaldor Grives expanded her teaching skills completing training at the Contemporary Commercial Music Vocal Pedagogy Institute at Shenandoah University in Virginia.
As a singer, Dr. Kaldor Grives has performed a wide range of opera and oratorio roles professionally across the country. Some of her favorites include Madame Goldentrill in Mozart’s The Impresario and Solveig in a staged production of Grieg’s Peer Gynt.
Dr. Kaldor Grives holds a doctorate in vocal pedagogy from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a master’s degree in vocal performance and pedagogy from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota.