Expertise. Encouragement. Excellence.
Atlanta Academy of Vocal Arts is a studio of vocal artist training in the North Metro Atlanta area providing opportunities for dedicated singers. AAVA instructors & accompanists are highly accomplished performing artists in their respective areas in the industry. Our vision is to produce a community of dynamic, healthy, and courageous vocal artists using the integration of time-tested classical vocal techniques (bel canto) with the best of modern knowledge in voice science and performance psychology. Students development confidence in performance and auditions, develop musicianship and refine repertoire all suited their individual levels.
AAVA voice students are serious middle school and high school singers, promising emerging young artists, dedicated adult hobbyists and experienced professional performers. AAVA gives singers tools to build their skills as a soloist and ensemble member through our private instruction, master classes, workshops and performances.
Atlanta Academy of Vocal Arts (AAVA) was founded in 2012 with the vision to create a pioneering center of vocal artist training by providing access to leading professional level expertise to singers of all stages. Many of AAVA students have chosen career paths in vocal performance, music education, music therapy, music ministry, speech pathology and musical theater. Some have already launched young careers in pop, opera, choral music, Broadway, film and TV. Numerous students have been selected for competitive programs such as All-State Chorus, All-State Reading Chorus, Governors Honors Program, Atlanta Opera’s High School Opera Institute, Atlanta Opera Children’s Chorus and the Harrower Summer Opera Workshop. AAVA students have also performed principal roles in musical theater productions, been selected for featured concert and TV performances, and won prizes in local and regional vocal competitions. Ms. Maria has a passion for helping form the solid foundation of preparation needed for the next generation of music professionals.
AAVA continues a highly successful college preparation and placement track record with a 100% acceptance rate with scholarships from several music programs throughout the country; most recently including NYU, Oberlin Conservatory, Belmont University, University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, Samford University, University of Alabama and Florida State University and others.
AAVA has a proven reputation for effective results, high achievement and supportive strategies tailored to each student’s needs and goals.