Soprano Heather Dudenbostel has been employing the Gill Mindful Voice Training Tools with her students for thirteen years. She is a versatile singing actress and voice instructor who has made her career performing and teaching on both coasts. In New York City she made her Off-Broadway debut in the rock opera The New Hopeville Comics.
As a member of Pacific Opera she performed as a featured soloist across the greater New York area and served as co-director of staged concerts in Carnegie Hall. She also performed alongside her husband Ryan Dudenbostel in a production of Ricky Ian Gordon’s Orpheus and Euridice, which was featured by New York Magazine as an “Editor’s Pick of The Week” in Classical Music. In Los Angeles, she was bestowed the Selvin Family “Follow Your Dream” award for her outstanding performance as Jenny in Cabrillo Musical Theatre’s Production of Company, and was nominated for “Best Featured Actress in a Musical” by broadwayworld.com for her portrayal as Grace in Annie. She’s played leading roles in regional productions across the country and has been engaged as a soloist with the UCLA Contempo Flux Ensemble, Bellingham Symphony, and Marrowstone Chamber Orchestra, with whom she performed Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, and Menotti’s The Telephone.
Currently based in the Pacific Northwest, Heather teaches in both the music and theatre departments at Western Washington University and previously served as an adjunct voice instructor at AMDA College Conservatory of the Performing Arts. Alumni of her studio include leads in Broadway national tours, semi-finalists on American Idol, regional opera singers, choral directors, and recording artists. In 2016 she contributed a lecture on the science of singing at the famous Nerd Nite in Los Angeles. Heather earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Western Washington University, her Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from NYU, and is an active member of NATS.Book A Lesson