Eva is an experienced, skillful, passionate, and exacting teacher who effortlessly breaks down technical, linguistic and stylistic elements, while cultivating individual expression and joy in her students. Eva has been teaching Balkan singing for 20 years, and chooses rich, meaningful repertoire as a vehicle for learning a wide variety of singing traditions. Eva’s energy, wit, articulate explanations and illustrative voice modeling combine with her unfailing attention to detail to make her a unique teacher in high demand.
Eva's private vocal studio is in Brooklyn, NY, where she is also Musical Director of The Jalopy Chorus, resident vocal ensemble of the Fabulous Jalopy Theatre and School of Music. Eva also serves on the Board of Directors of Jalopy.
Eva travels internationally for residencies and clinics with professional and amateur choral ensembles, in Universities, Elementary and High schools, Community Choruses, and intensive music workshops.
Together, Eva & Peter are available for vocal and instrumental workshops on musical traditions of the Balkan Roma.
Current School Presentations include:
I Belong Somewhere: Balkan Romani and Jewish Song. Developed in collaboration with Lincoln Center’s Meet the Artist School Series.
Select educational engagements:
Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, Denmark (2017)
Augusta Heritage Center Vocal Week, Elkins, WV (2015, 2016)
Adjunct Professor, New York University–Experimental Theatre Wing, Tisch School for the Arts (2014)
World Music Symposium–Voci di Sorelle and Trinity University (2014)
Yale University–Yale Slavic Chorus (2013-present, ongoing)
Bank St. School World Music Residency (2013)
Mount Holyoke Chamber Singers (2013)
University of Pittsburgh (2013)
EEFC’s Balkan Music and Dance Workshops (2003-present)
Williams College, Residency, Williams College Chamber Singers (2010)
Eva works as an ongoing consultant/specialist with a various vocal ensembles including The Yale Women's Slavic Chorus (Yale University, New Haven, CT) and Rogue World Ensemble (Ashland, OR).