Peter Fullerton, MA, is a singer (tenor), voice teacher, and pianist. He grew up studying voice and performing regularly in musicals, voice recitals, and choral ensembles, and he spent one year as a featured vocalist with a jazz band.
Peter holds a BA from Oberlin College and an MA with Merit from Sussex University in England.
On the east coast, he worked for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where he received professional training in arts management and administration.
In Portland, he has worked for Northwest Film Center, QDoc ~ Portland’s Queer Documentary Film Festival, and Lights Up! Productions, a small nonprofit theater company which produces innovative original plays.
Yvette Starkey is a freelance accompanist, organist, music director and private piano instructor based in Portland, Oregon. She regularly accompanies mass at St. John Fisher Parish and frequently accompanies the classes and recitals for Vox Academy, Animate Voice Studio and the voice studio of Dr. Sarah Maines.Yvette dedicates much of her time to working in the theatre community in the Portland area and has accompanied and/or music directed productions at Stumptown Stages, Triangle Productions, Lakewood Center for the Arts, Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Western Oregon University, Tigard High School, Rex Putnam High School, Ridgefield High School, West Sylvan Middle School and others.
Yvette currently studies piano performance with Lisa Ann Marsh at Portland State University where she is also a student of the Andover Educators’ technique of Body Mapping which assists musicians in fully understanding and efficiently utilizing physical movements in order to produce a better sound and mitigate tension.
Rebecca Stager, MM, Senior Faculty, a native of Portland, Oregon, has been playing piano since the age of six and accompanying vocalists since the age of thirteen.
While completing her bachelor’s degree in music at Oregon State University, she performed piano and voice recitals, and accompanied vocal recitals, opera scenes, and choirs. She studied piano performance with Dr. Rachelle McCabe, vocal performance with Janet Hackett, and choral conducting/music education with Steven Zielke. She has also given performances with groups such as the OSU wind ensemble, Willamette Stage Company, and Bel Canto Northwest.
Rebecca received her Master’s of Music degree in accompanying from the Manhattan School of Music in 2011. Rebecca thoroughly enjoys being part of the Vox Academy team and exploring the musical potential when in community with like-minded teachers and musicians!