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Kelley Hijleh

Adjunct Faculty, Cali School of Music

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Kelley Hijleh holds a BMus and a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Voice Performance. Ms. Hijleh serves on the faculty of the Cali School of Music at Montclair State University, teaching studio voice and vocal pedagogy, and also teaches voice at The King’s College in Manhattan. She was previously a member of the voice faculty of Houghton College from 1993-2015. Ms. Hijleh participated in the 2000 NATS Intern Program and has served as an adjudicator at NATS district and regional levels. She was mentored by the esteemed voice scientist, Dr. Donald Grey Miller from 2005 until his passing in the spring of 2020, and has been an invited presenter and discussant on Voce Vista and vocal acoustics at SUNY-Fredonia, Syracuse University, at the Voice Pedagogy Summit II in Los Angeles, and with Richard Lissemore at the NATS Eastern Regional Conference. Ms. Hijleh is Associate Director of Administration for the Singing Voice Science Workshop held annually at Montclair State University and most recently in an online edition, where she has been a main presenter since its inception in 2015. In 2021, her article “Realizing the Benefits of SOVTEs: A Reflection on the Research,” co-written by Montclair State University PhD candidate Cory Pinto, will be published in the Journal of Singing.