Michael Hadary, MFA, has been employing the Gill Mindful Voice Training tools since 2006. Michael has recently joined the voice faculty of the University of Georgia’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music. Previously, he held teaching positions at Valdosta State University as well as Lebanon Valley College where he created a Musical Theatre Minor in 2017. Along with teaching private voice, Michael has also taught courses in Group Voice, Song Interpretation, MT Repertoire, and MT History. He has also Vocal Directed and/or Directed several musical productions including Mary Poppins, Evita, The Wiz, The Spitfire Grill and several Cabarets and Showcases. He has held private voice studios in NYC, Chicago and Orlando while working with performers from Broadway/Touring productions including: Les Miserables, How to Succeed…, Finian’s Rainbow, The King and I, Sister Act, Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Wicked, Miss Saigon, Chicago, The Producers, Jersey Boys, and Cats.
A member of AEA, Michael has performed in NYC in the Off-Broadway production of Sky Boys, as well as productions of 110 in the Shade, The Golden Apple, Miss Saigon and several festival shows. He has also sung with Grammy Nominee, Chandrika Tandon and Broadway Star, Linda Eder. Regionally, Michael has played leading roles in Company, Oklahoma, Songs for a New World, 42nd Street, Mary Poppins, West Side Story, and Fiddler on the Roof among others. In the summer of 2018 he workshopped his self-written, autobiographical one-man show, The Hadary Safari: Adventures with Pets and People.
With a focus on MT Vocal Pedagogy, Michael earned a MFA in Theatre at Penn State studying with Mary Saunders-Barton, Norman Spivey, Raymond Sage and Andrew Belser. He also earned a MM from NYU’s Steinhardt School studying with Brian Gill, Bill Wesbrooks and Michael Ricciardone. At James Madison University he studied Classical Voice with Sonya Baker and Music Theatre with John Bell where he earned his BM.Book A Lesson