Meet Our Faculty

Laura Altenor

Director, Soul Singing

Teaching Philosophy

Laura teaches genres such as classical, gospel, musical theater, rhythm and blues, jazz, pop, and soul. She teaches the art of belting in a safe way for singers, breath control, performance, acting through a song, and stage presence confidence.


B.M. in Music Education, UMASS-Lowell. Currently enrolled in a Master’s program.


Laura has experience as a public school music educator, private voice teacher, professional international touring vocalist, record label manager, and film production coordinator. Trained classically and in musical theater, she has taught chorus, dance, and acting at the Boys and Girls Club in Everett, sang in District and All-State Choirs, and toured Europe with the Sound of America Choir and The USA Original Gospel Singers. For over 10 years Laura taught voice, intermediate piano, and musical theater courses at Music Elements School in Chelmsford. She has also appeared in lead roles in many Off-Broadway musicals such as Sister Act the Musical, Dreamgirls, and The Color Purple.