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.
Assistant Professor of Music
Charlotte Hester is an associate professor of music in the Alabama School of the Arts where she teaches music education, music history, theory, and piano courses. Dr. Hester has taught music in kindergarten through college classrooms for more than 35 years in a variety of public, private, and homeschool settings. Her research interests include the development of pre-service teachers for classroom and private instruction.
Choral | Quem Pastores Laudavere | 2018
JazzBand with Soloists
Light Has Won | Original Worship Song by UM Students
This song premiered at our annual Christmas Spectacular and was written and produced by students while at University of Mobile, Alabama School of the Arts under the mentorship of faculty and staff.
O Holy Night | University Singers | University Orchestra & Soloists
Opera & Musical Theatre Scenes Program Fall 2020
This event is a compilation of scenes from our Opera and Musical Theatre Scenes Program traditionally presented live each semester. Covid-19 presented the opportunity for student produced, directed, and engineered videos was premiered to a socially distanced audience.
RamCorps in France
Steinway Artist, Dr. Onalbayeva with RamCorps in the NYC Steinway Factory
Enjoy this incredible number featuring our very own Steinway Artist, Dr. Kadisha Onalbayeva with RamCorps in the Steinway Factory in NYC. We were honored to have been invited in November of 2019 to film in the location where these beautiful and historic instruments are handcrafted.