Erin Knapp Hynes holds a Masters of Music degree in Voice Pedagogy and Performance from Westminster Choir College of Rider University, as well as a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance. Her fluency in French awarded her a minor in French Language and Literature. Erin’s principal teachers include the renowned Dr. Scott McCoy, Past-President of the National Association of Teachers of Singing,
Erin has extensive experience working with both adults and children in a multitude of musical genres, including classical, musical theatre, jazz, pop, independent, and folk.
She has performed at the Spoleto Festival USA, in operas including Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette and Braunfel’s Die Vogel. In addition to operatic work, she has been a member of several world-renowned professional choral ensembles, touring the U.S. and Europe. Most recently, Erin has found a love of sacred music, singing in churches throughout the tri-state area as a soloist for private services. When not performing and teaching Erin serves as secretary to the board of the CT Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.