Voice, Piano, Songwriting, & Composition
Vi Austenfeld (they/them/theirs and he/him/his) is a soprano, composer, and conductor who teaches voice, piano, and songwriting/composition. They recently received their MM in Vocal Pedagogy at New England Conservatory, where their research interests include whistle register phonation and transgender voices on testosterone. Vi is active as a local performer of opera, musical theatre, and choral music.
As a voice teacher, Vi teaches students of all levels, whether you are a beginner of any age or preparing for your next audition. He also specializes in teaching gender non-conforming singers, including those pursuing testosterone therapy. Vi, a North Carolina Music Teachers’ Association State Honoree in piano, enjoys teaching beginning to intermediate piano lessons to all ages. They also draw on their work as a singer-songwriter and composer to offer songwriting and composition coaching.