Jacob Thomas Carr is a NY based voice teacher, pianist, music director, and composer. He’s been teaching for over a decade, and has worked with all levels of singers ranging from beginner to Broadway professional, as both a technician and vocal coach. His multi-disciplinary approach to vocal training is physiological in nature, draws simultaneously from traditional Bel Canto teaching and the latest research in Voice Science, and works to directly improve vocal function so that your capacity in any style of singing is improved. His performance coaching is influenced by The Alexander Technique, Meisner Actor Training, Sports Psychology, and his own experience as an accompanist in the industry. He has established private studios in both Houston and New York, worked as voice teaching faculty for Sam Houston State University, and been a music director and vocal coach for numerous productions, educational and professional. He’s a graduate of The Esper Studio two year professional acting program, where he studied with Bill Esper, is certified in all three levels of Somatic Voicework The Lovetri Method, has completed New York Vocal Coaching’s teacher training under Justin Stoney, and has a Bachelors Degree in Music Theory and Composition. Unique life experiences include traversing the Canadian wilderness with the circus, training horses to be ridden bareback, and music directing for Tony Award Winner Ben Vereen. He’s known for putting butter in everything he eats. Lots of butter.