Heather is a Professional Vocalist, Voice Teacher and Performance Coach. Her music career began at an early age, studying classical voice with Brian Schexnayder (Julliard, Metropolitan Opera), Florence Birdwell (Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O'Hara, OCU) and Andrew Byrne, one of Broadway's finest coaches in NYC. Heather has enjoyed many years on stage in such productions as the National Tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Guys & Dolls, The Music Man, Little Women, The Producers, Cabaret, Gypsy, Urinetown, and Parade. As well as the operas Don Giovanni, La Boheme, Le Nozze di Figaro and Elisir D’Amore. In addition to full scale productions, Heather has extensive experience performing as a soloist both on land and at sea with various luxury cruise lines.
Heather is a passionate and thoughtful voice teacher, emphasizing vocal technique, performance polish and building confidence on the stage. She has worked with students from FGCU, Opera Naples, The Naples Players, Theatre Zone, First Academy of Music and KD Studios of Dallas, TX. Her experience in the professional arena give her students a unique perspective as well as practical real-world advice.