Voice Faculty

Patricia Miller

Director: Prof. Patricia Miller


  • Lisa Berger

    Adjunct Faculty, SOPRANO/CLASS VOICE, Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

    Lisa Berger is a professional singer in the Washington area who has been affiliated with George Mason University as an Adjunct Professor since 2003, on the voice faculty and in the classroom.
  • Headshot of Prof. Jennifer Casey Cabot

    Assistant Professor of VOICE and Diction, SOPRANO, Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

    We are thrilled to announce that Soprano Jennifer Casey Cabot is the newly appointed Term Assistant Professor of Voice and Diction at George Mason University, effective August 2023. Jennifer Casey Cabot is a seasoned opera singer who throughout her exciting career has always nurtured an interest in teaching.
  • Eugene Galvin

    Adjunct Faculty, Applied Voice, BASS-BARITONE: Stage Director for Mason OPERA, Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

    Dr. Gene Galvin, bass-baritone, earned the BA in Music Education from Frostburg State University, the MM in Voice Performance from The Catholic University of America, and the DMA in Opera Performance from the University of Maryland, where he studied with Dominic Cossa.
  • Associate Professor of VOICE and OPERA, TENOR, Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

    Tenor Richard Leech is the newly appointed Associate Professor of Voice and Opera at George Mason University, effective Fall 2023. American tenor Richard Leech is one of the most celebrated lyric tenors of his generation.
  • Ian McEuen

    Adjunct Faculty, MUSICAL THEATER/VOICE,
    Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

    Born in Washington D.C., Ian McEuen has garnered praise for his “focused, warm and consistently clear tenor,” and “vivid characterizations,” in both operatic and theatrical productions.
  • Edrie Means Weekly

    Adjunct Faculty, MUSICAL THEATER/VOICE,
    Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

    Edrie Means Weekly, "rock star of vocal crossover” (The Cultural Feed), is an internationally recognized expert in training singers in all vocal styles and an active professional singer.
  • Patricia Miller

    Director of VOCAL STUDIES, Professor, OPERA (Mezzo-Soprano) and Artistic Director of the Mason Opera Theater, Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

    Patricia Miller is an Internationally acclaimed operatic and concert mezzo-soprano.  She is also a highly respected voice teacher and Music Educator. A University Professor, artist-teacher and master class clinician, her talent and commitment to opera education has taken her all over the world.
  • Seong Won Nam

    Adjunct Applied Faculty, TENOR, Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

    Professor Seong Won Nam is a professional lyric tenor, with a broad background of experience in performance, teaching, and leadership. He is well known in the Washington D.C. area as a focused, dedicated artist and teacher.
  • Darden Purcell

    Director of JAZZ STUDIES, JAZZ VOICE, Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

    Darden Purcell, jazz vocalist, is a featured soloist with symphony orchestras, big bands and small ensembles, as well as a band leader and vocal instructor.  She has collaborated with many of the world’s top jazz artists, and is a former Washington, D.C. Air Force Band vocalist as part of the pop/rock group High Flight.
  • Joseph Walsh

    Assistant Professor of Accompanying and VOCAL Coaching, Dewberry School of Music, CVPA
    School of Theater, CVPA

    Joseph Walsh has three decades of experience in preparing, presenting and conducting opera and musical theater in Virginia, across the U.S. and internationally. He is a conductor admired for his ability to combine dramatic flair and theatrical excitement with sensitivity, detail and a keen sense of dramatic pacing.