Singer, Actress, and Voice TeacherMs. Tupper has her Masters Degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), and currently sits on the board of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of NATS as the VP of Recitals. She has had several years of private voice study, performed in many different capacities (please see resume), and has studied under Nationally and Internationally recognized voice teachers and coaches.
Her diverse performance experience includes touring across the U.S., as an edu-theater actor for various audiences (students, adult leadership seminars, educators, youth, prisoners, church congregations, politicians, corporate trainings, etc.), which has enhanced her ability to connect with diverse people, as a group, and one on one. As a result of Ms. Tupper's extensive knowledge in vocal pedagogy and her love for singing, she has her own studio in Menlo Park, where she enjoys teaching private voice lessons (See the link "Voice Lessons with Ms. Tupper" for lesson inquiries). Her students' age ranges are 12 years and higher. She has worked with singers at all different levels, from beginners to advanced. And often gives lessons to actors and singers (equity and non-equity) preparing for auditions (college-level auditions, musical theater auditions, choral and a cappella groups, opera companies and workshops, etc).
Beyond performance, which is obviously an essential part of her life, Ms. Tupper has a strong non-profit organizational background. She also carries a Bachelors Degree in American Ethnic Studies from the University of Washington, and is a mother of two wonderful children, who are the highlight of her existence.
Whether your interest in Ms. Tupper is to hire her as a performer or a Teacher, you will find her to be flexible, understanding, dedicated, skilled, knowledgeable, genuine, passionate/compassionate, and hard-working. Her diverse and extensive educational and performance background has enabled her to appreciate and understand a variety of musical styles, and the performing arts, as a whole.