170 N 400 E C2
St. George, UT 84770
Shannon Rae is a passionate international vocal coach and concert artist who has paved her own path in the musical world. She is a master vocal coach who curates and builds those around her.
Shannon’s formal schooling began at Oklahoma City University School of Performing Arts on full scholarship, then continued with a BA and Masters Degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy at Brigham Young University School of Music. In 2003, Shannon joined the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc., the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world. Shannon is an Authorized Instructor with Vocology In Practice, a global network of elite voice professionals. Through both ViP and NATS, Shannon has received and continues to gain extensive and ongoing training in all vocal styles, including CCM, MT, and Classical. She continues to gain up-to-date knowledge on voice and voice science through NATS, ViP, and Voice Forum.
Shannon sings in six languages - English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Latin and continually builds on her expertise by performing as a resident artist with St. George Opera; St. George Chamber Singers, an elite professional choir; and additionally working as a sought after concert artist.
Shannon Rae Vocal Studio is celebrating 30 years this year! Shannon is a revered vocal coach who specializes in CCM, MT, classical, opera, oratorio, and sacred music styles. With a hands-on, nurturing approach, she caringly guides her students through the most important techniques of singing, interpretation, emotional connection, gesturing, body and stage movement, and all aspects of expression and performance. With Shannon’s warm, inspirational and motivational approach, singers feel safe to discover their own authentic style and voice and perfect their unique abilities. Alongside her studio teaching, Shannon has been a Professor of Voice at Utah State University, Brigham Young University, and currently stands with the voice faculty at both Dixie State University and Southern Utah University.
ViP is a global network of elite voice professionals, including singing teachers, vocal coaches, songwriters, producers, music industry professionals, speech and language practitioners, ENT’s and laryngologists.