Voice Teachers

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Fairouz El-Bayoumi Foty

Voice, cello, piano
Days available: Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays

Fairouz El-Bayoumi Foty received her Bachelor Degree in Music and Africana Studies from Lafayette College in 2011 and then continued her studies at Westminster Choir College, where she earned a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy with a Performance emphasis. As a trained opera singer she has studied with Carlos Cesar Rodriguez for more than ten years and debuted with Carol Opera Company as Micaela in Carmen. In addition she perform with Westminster Choir College Opera as Helena from A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Lauretta from Gianni Schicchi. In 2014 she completed the Bel Canto Le Chiavi Program with University of Houston and the Carol Yahr Summer Opera Scenes Workshop where she sung Mimi from Act III of La Boheme. 

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Mandy Brown

Voice, Piano, Harp
Days Available: Sundays and Thursdays

Ms. Brown is an active teacher and performer in the Washington DC Metro Area. She teaches a variety of musical genres including classical, musical theater, pop, jazz, and gospel. In addition to teaching, Mandy Brown has an active operatic career. 

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Esther Haynes

Esther Haynes

Voice, Guitar, Banjo
Days Available: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays

Esther is a versatile singer, rhythm guitarist, and banjo player. She has won the Whammy award for best jazz vocalist multiple years in a row.

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Joan Cushing


Voice, Songwriting, Performance Techniques


Days Available: Sundays


Joan is a legendary performer and songwriter in the Washington Area. She is most famous for her cabaret character, "Mrs. Foggybottom."


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