Pamela Dellal, mezzo soprano


uncommon intelligence, imagination and textual awareness...



Teaching and Academic Experience


Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Strengths as a Teacher



            • The Longy School of Music of Bard College – Faculty
                        Artist-Teacher of Voice and Historical Performance - Voice (2018-present)
                       Introductory and Advanced Diction, Early Music Repertoire (2010-present)
      • The Boston Conservatory – Faculty (Italian and German Diction) (2006-present)
      • Brandeis University – Voice Instructor (2000-2014)
      • Emmanuel Music Bach Institute – Faculty (2012-present)
      • Amherst Early Music Festival Baroque Academy, Ensemble Singing Intensive – Faculty (2014 - present)
      • World Fellowship Early Music Week – Faculty (2005-present)
      • North End Music and Performing Arts Center – Vocal and Diction Coach (2013-2014)
      • Berkshire Choral Festival – Faculty (2005-2007)
      • Artist-in-Residence, Newton Choral Society (2002-2003 season)
      • Pinewoods Early Music Week – Faculty (2007)
      • Harvard University Holden Choir Program - Voice Instructor (2000-2003)
      • Phillips Exeter Academy – Voice Instructor (2000-2001)
      • Viola da Gamba Society of America Conclave – Faculty (1999)
      • private studio (1998-present)


            • “The Spiritual Songs of C.P.E. Bach” – Emmanuel Music
            • Master class in Bach Recitative – Emmanuel Music Bach Institute
            • Talks on Bach Cantatas – Emmanuel Music Bach Institute
            • “À la Mode: Medieval Modes” – Brandeis University
            • "How They did it: a survey of early vocal techniques" – NC-NATS conference, Winston-Salem, NC
            • “Ludovico Ariosto and the Handel Ariosto Operas” – panel discussion – Emmanuel Music
            • Master classes on Recitative and Vocal Chamber music - Longy School of Music
            • There’s Something About Mary - lecture/demo - California State University, Fullerton
            • The Art of the Recitative - the Viola da Gamba Society of NY
            • The music of Hildegard von Bingen - Stanford University
            • The Word and the Spirit: Translating the Bach Cantatas – Emmanuel Church
            • Figures of Women: 17th century cantatas performed by Favella Lyrica - Wellesley College
            • Das Marienleben of Paul Hindemith - SUNY New Paltz
            • The Poetry of Heinrich Heine: Lieder of Schumann, Lizst, Wolf, etc. - Wheaton College