The Dramatic Institute of Vocal Arts, Inc. was founded by Priscilla Bagley in 2005.
Priscilla Bagley, soprano, is a Lincoln Center trained Teaching Artist who received her Bachelor of Music-Vocal Performance degree and Master of Music- Music History/Literature where she received a full Graduate Assistantship for Conducting. She graduated Summa cum laude, was chosen Most Outstanding Graduate of the School of Visual and Performing Arts, and was twice selected to appear in "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities".
Priscilla's favorite professional credits include cabarets and orchestral work nationwide, Rona Lisa Peretti- 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Mimi Schwinn- A New Brain, Butterfly-Madama Butterfly, Violetta-La Traviata, Nedda-I Pagliacci, and Hanna-The Merry Widow.
Priscilla has been a private voice teacher since 1996. Her students pursuing vocal performance degrees have received major talent scholarships at institutions such as Northwestern, Indiana Univ, Rice, Hartt School of Music, Eastman, Carnegie Mellon, and NEC. Priscilla's clients have also been finalists and winners of competitions including Bach Festival, Winter Park Musicale, Schmidt Youth Awards, Sarasota Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Bel Canto and the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions (district, regional and national). They include Tony winners, Broadway leads, international opera stars, feature film and primetime television stars.
Priscilla is a member of The Voice Foundation and will be a 2016 participant in the Lincoln Center's Teaching Artist program. She was the Artistic Director of Intermezzo national high school program from 2005-2008, and served as the Chairperson of Opera for the Florida Federation of Music Clubs-Wednesday Music Club. Priscilla has done Master Classes for the National Assoc. of Teachers of Singing, Seagle Music Colony, Florida Theatrical Association and high schools and music programs nationwide. From 2004-2010 she also was on the voice faculty at UCF. Priscilla is a Distinguished Member and Friend of the Arts in the professional music fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota and was honored by inclusion in the publications of Marquis' Who's Who in America, Cambridge Who's Who Among Professional Women, the International Biographical Centre’s 2009 Leading Educators of the World, was awarded the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts 'Certificate of Recognition' and was nominated by NFAA for the Coca-Cola Company Distinguished Teachers in the Arts Award.
Mon - Fri: 8:30AM - 7PM
Sat & Sun: Closed