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"The sound of music that is born of human breath comes straighter from the soul than any sound the hand alone can make."-Anon.


Peggy McNulty  believes that the total body is the instrument of the voice. She has taught voice for over 30 years. She offers private voice lessons in her McLean, VA, studio. 

Peggy teaches teens and adults. Her teaching schedule includes teens representing 10 different high schools! Instruction is tailored to meet each student’s needs and interests. Because music is meant to be shared, students are encouraged to participate in regularly scheduled workshops and recitals. 

STUDIO CLOSED
June 19 - June 28
July 18 - July 23

INDOOR WORKSHOP PROGRAM
Sunday, August 29, at McNulty Studio
George Peachey will accompany 

NATS MID-ATLANTIC

Congratulations to Tracy Waagner for receiving third place in the NATS Mid-Atlantic Regional competition. Tracy, a senior at McLean High School, competed against students from Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, and North Carolina.

Welcome to McNulty Studio

CAYLA FREEDLANDER
Week of May 24, 2021

2021 HONORS CHOIRS RESULTS
Congratulations to the following students who auditioned for and were selected to participate in honors choirs for the 2020-2021 academic year.


ALL-STATE CHOIR

Langley High School
  Maggie Worden, senior, Alto 2
  Leland Hao, senior, Tenor 2 (alternate)
James Madison High School
  Viha Chakrapani, junior, Soprano 2 (alternate)


ALL-DISTRICT CHOIR
Langley High School
  Maggie Worden, Senior, First Alto
  Leland Hao, Senior, Tenor 2
  Catherine Knecht, Sophomore, Soprano 1
  Malvina Singh, Sophomore, Soprano 1
Chantilly High School
  Maisie Wang, Sophomore, Soprano 1
James Madison High School
  Viha Chakrapani, Junior, Soprano 1


VMEA SENIOR HONORS CHOIR

Langley High School

  Maggie Worden 

  Leland Hao 

​​​McNulty Studio is open for ONLINE lessons and limited IN-STUDIO and OUTDOOR lessons. Contact Peggy by email or phone to schedule and set up your voice lessons.

 

​​Stay well, and keep singing!

SPRING 2021 RECITALS

The Teen and Adult Recitals were held on Sunday, May 16, at the McLean Central Park Pavilion. George Peachey was pianist. Group photos are in slideshow at left.


Peggy’s personal joy in singing and her commitment to teaching have stimulated her students to participate in musical activities in their communities. Several current students are participating in church and school choirs, and also are performing roles in school and community theater. Peggy’s former students maintain contact with her and share their delight in singing as they continue to study and perform. 

Peggy herself continues to study and give performances. She has sought out private instruction for herself. She has 30 years of voice study under the direction of well-known musicians and teachers, including Marianna Busching, Gillian Cookson, Todd Duncan, George Gibson, Dr. James McDonald, Martha Randall, Jennie Tourel, and Jane White. 

Peggy is an active participant in voice-related professional conferences and meetings in the United States.


CLICK HERE FOR PEGGY'S COMPLETE BIOGRAPHY and to learn more about

  • Voice Lessons for College Credit​​​ at NOVA
  • Certified, Contemporary Commercial Music (CCM) Vocal Pedagogy Institute
  • Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association (NVMTA) Laureate ​

NVMTA RESULTS
The Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association (NVMTA) Voice Competition, Classical Division, was held virtually on April 17. Congratulations to the following:
Division I (grades 6-8)

  • Victoria Wang (sophomore, Thomas Jefferson High School) - Honorable Mention

Division III (over 18)

  • Emily Frye - First Place
  • Kathryn Ralston-Slott - Second Place
  • Hajime Rojas - Honorable Mention

Website updated 6/2/2021

Voice lessons for teens and adults in McLean, Virginia

ON THE CALENDAR

Peggy McNulty Voice Studio

Cayla is a freshman at Langley High School, where she is studying the dramatic arts. She began voice lessons when she was in 8th grade at Cooper Middle School. During this pandemic time, she has been a loyal student, even walking from home in the rain to study voice. Sometimes these lessons have been given outside!

Cayla has learned so much repertoire this year. She has also performed in several outdoor performance events. As a participant in the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association (NVMTA) Classical Voice Achievements event, Cayla videotaped herself singing two classical pieces, one in Italian. She received excellent comments.

Cayla began enjoying acting during elementary school years at Spring Hill Elementary School. She very much looks forward to taking part in plays and musicals at Langley High School. In the next few weeks, she will take part in their spring cabaret.