Eva is an experienced, skillful, passionate, vibrant, and exacting teacher who effortlessly breaks down technical, linguistic and stylistic elements, while encouraging and nurturing individual expression and joy in her students. Eva has been teaching Balkan singing for 16 years, and chooses rich, meaningful repertoire as a vehicle for learning more about a wide variety of singing traditions. Eva’s energy, wit, ability to demonstrate subtlety and ornamentation, and her unfailing attention to detail make her a unique teacher in high demand.

Eva has a private vocal studio in Brooklyn, NY and is Musical Director of The Jalopy Chorus, resident vocal ensemble of the Fabulous Jalopy Theatre and School of Music.

UPCOMING 2017 SUMMER WORKSHOPS: Eva will be teaching Balkan Romani songs at the EEFC’s Balkan Music and Dance Workshop in Mendocino, CA (June 24-July 1) and at Kosa Kolektiv’s Folk Camp Canada outside Toronto (August 21-27).

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Based in Brooklyn, NY, Eva teaches privately and occasionally offers series of singing classes in addition to traveling internationally for residencies and clinics with professional and amateur choral ensembles, in Universities, Elementary and High schools, Community Choruses, and intensive music workshops.

Select symposiums/workshops/clinics:

  • I Belong Somewhere: Balkan Romani and Jewish Song.  Presented in collaboration with Lincoln Center’s Meet the Artist School Series (Nov 2014-May 2015)
  • Adjunct Professor, New York University–Experimental Theatre Wing, Tisch School for the Arts–Semester-long course in East European Singing Traditions (Jan-May 2014)
  • World Music Symposium–Voci di Sorelle and Trinity University (Mar 2014)
  • University of Toronto (Mar 2014, Mar 2013)
  • Yale University–Yale Slavic Chorus (Ongoing, 2013-present)
  • Bank St. School World Music Residency (June 2013)
  • Mount Holyoke Chamber Singers (Mar 2013)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Feb 2013)
  • One World Brooklyn Kid’s Chorus (2013)
  • EEFC’s Balkan Music and Dance Workshops (2003-2015)
  • Santa Fe University of Art and Design (June 2011, 2010)
  • Williams College, Residency–Bulgarian Suite with Williams College Chamber Singers (2010)

Eva works as an ongoing consultant/specialist with a number of vocal ensembles including: Slaveya (Washington, DC) and Rogue World Ensemble (Ashland, OR).

Contact Eva directly for rates, availability, and more information about workshops.