Patty Irwin is an active performer and voice teacher in Brooklyn, NY. Patty graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oklahoma City University with her Bachelor of Music Degrees in Vocal Performance and Music Theatre where she studied with Dr. Kelly Holst and coached with Professor Jan McDaniel. She studied advanced vocal pedagogy with Pace University’s Amanda Flynn.
Patty promotes radical acceptance and leads with a student-center, science-backed approach in the voice studio. She teaches styles ranging from musical theatre to classical to pop/rock to country to jazz/R&B. She believes that all singing is story-telling and sustainable technique should always support the emotions of the sung text. She is confident that she can help each of her students find their most authentic voice.
Patty welcomes students of all ages and skills levels from all over the world. Her students have been accepted to top 10 performing arts colleges and high schools and are frequently chosen for solos and cast in leading roles in theatrical productions.
Patty has been teaching privately since 2016 out of her home studios and virtually nationwide. In 2017, Patty joined the School of Rock Philadelphia faculty as a voice and keyboard teacher. Patty served as a vocal coach for The Broadway Academy in Nebraska since the summer of 2020 and served as the director of the Cherry Hill Summer Glee program in 2019. Patty regularly guest lectures on Vocal Anatomy & Health, Audition Technique, Belting/Mixing basic and more for high school and college-aged singers. She is a proud member of NATS and AEA.