Marieke Schuurs - teacher
Marieke graduated from the University of Calif. Irvine with a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance. She became a licensed Andover Educator (Bodymapping) in 2006 and a certified Alexander Technique teacher with Alexander Technique International in 2016. She specializes in voice and breathing rehabilitation, musician coordination and coordination for pregnancy and childbirth.
Cantare Studio: Voice and the Alexander Technique, in Springfield, Oregon, was first established in 1998 as Cantare Voice Studio, then evolved to include Bodymapping and the Alexander Technique. The newest evolution is into teacher training courses, coming in Fall 2018.
Marieke is currently Northwest Regional Governor for NATS (National Assoc. of Teachers of Singing) and presents workshops at conferences and colleges throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is also a member of Alexander Technique International (ATI), Andover Educators (AE), ASCAP, Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), and Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA).
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