Jeremy Ryan Mossman, adjunct instructor of music theatre at Carthage, earned a Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre Performance from the University of Miami, and a Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy with a focus in musical theatre voice from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. He is an Estill Master Teacher, 200-hour certified yoga teacher, and working toward becoming a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner. Prof. Mossman has previously taught at Western Michigan University, Oakland University, Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich., and St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario.
Prof. Mossman has been a teacher, clinician, or presenter at several conferences and symposia, including a series of Estill Level 1 & 2 trainings, the Musical Theatre Educator’s Alliance, The Voice Foundation, Michigan School Vocal Music Association, and in various cities in China. He was the musical director at Broadway Break Thru in Kalamazoo, and a resident voice faculty at the prestigious Broadway Theatre Project where he was promoted to director of music and voice during his last season. Prof. Mossman’s pedagogical ideas have been published in The Vocal Athlete Workbook first and second edition, as well as The Singing Teacher’s Cookbook.
Prof. Mossman has directed and/or musically directed dozens of shows, including Spring Awakening, Guys and Dolls, Hair, and a devised piece on Edith Piaf’s life, La Mome Piaf for St. Clair College; Pippin’, The Full Monty, Ragtime, A Day in Hollywood/Night in Ukraine, and The Fantastiks for Wayne State University; Into the Woods, A Woman’s World, The Addams Family, and Flora the Red Menace, at Carthage; and Saturday Night, Thoroughly Modern Millie, [title of show], and Ain’t Misbehavin in a variety of professional theaters in Michigan. He was nominated for a Wilde Award for his musical direction of Ordinary Days at The Tipping Point Theatre.
As a performer, Prof. Mossman has performed in national tours, regional theaters, and on cruise ships. Most recently, Prof. Mossman developed and performed a solo song cycle using the music and lyrics of John Bucchino called, “This is How I Feel, This is What I Think,” which debuted at Carthage and went on to win the Julie Wilson Cabaret Award at the SaraSolo Festival in Sarasota, Florida.
Upcoming, Prof. Mossman has been invited to be a panelist at the Estill World Voice Symposium in London, England in the summer of 2019.