This week we celebrate our 100th episode of The Business Savvy Singer Podcast! To commemorate this special event, we are honored to welcome Allen Henderson to the podcast. Versatile artist, teacher, arts administrator, and baritone Allen Henderson is currently Executive Director of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), the world’s largest professional association of voice teachers, supervising a talented staff in promoting continuing education for voice teachers.
He is also Professor of Music at Georgia Southern University where he teaches voice and foreign language diction. He holds degrees from Carson Newman College (BM) where he was the outstanding graduate in music, The University of Tennessee (MM), and the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati (DMA) where his minor was in Arts Administration and he was winner of the Corbett-Treigle Opera Competition.
Henderson conceived of and launched two major national level competitions, the National Music Theater Competition and National Student Auditions sponsored by NATS. He also served as president of the American Traditions Vocal Competition, a unique vocal competition celebrating the diversity of American vocal music currently in its 30th year.
As a church musician, Henderson has served churches in Tennessee, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Georgia and recently retired as Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church, Statesboro, Georgia.
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