Dr. Maryann Kyle

Chair of Graduate Programs and Professor of Music

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Departments

Music, Theatre

Education

B.M., M.M., University of Southern Mississippi; D.M.A., Louisiana State University.

Areas of Instruction

Chair of Graduate Studies, Voice, Musical Theatre Pedagogy

Dr. Maryann Kyle

Chair of Graduate Programs and Professor of Music

Bio

In high demand as a coach and teacher of various styles of singing, Maryann Kyle has dedicated her professional life to guiding singers and teachers in their pursuit not only of exceptional singing, but also captivating performance. Kyle has extensive experience teaching, coaching, and performing many genres of music and specializes in the technique of musical theatre high and power belting. She is the creator of the PEDAGOGY OF STYLE which focuses on the integration of the voice and style into the total actor and is an active mentor of performers and teachers in the development of their creative language.

Maryann Kyle is an active performer of multiple genres and has shared the concert stage with some of world’s greatest artists including internationally known mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, famed bass-baritone William Warfield, Patti Labelle, Dionne Warwick, and Patti Austin.
Kyle leads the Teacher Fellowship program at the International Performing Arts Institute (IPAI) in Germany and a Professor and Graduate Studies Chair at the University of Mobile.