Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5434 USA
- M.M., Vocal Pedagogy, Oakland University
- B.M., Music Theatre, University of Miami
Jeremy Ryan Mossman received his Bachelor of Music from the University of Miami's Frost School of Music in music theatre performance and his Master of Music from Oakland University in vocal pedagogy focusing on music theatre voice. Prior to joining Western Michigan University as a faculty specialist in music theatre, Mossman taught voice and music theatre crafts at St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario, Wayne State University in Detroit, and Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, in addition to running a voice studio and Skype teaching across North America. Mossman's approach to teaching voice is creative, fun, and holistic with strong roots in vocal science, acoustics and resonance, and the body and brain. He is a Certified Master Teacher of the Estill Voice Training System and has taught master classes and intensives in Detroit, Orlando, Boston, New York, and Windsor. Mossman is also a member of the voice faculty at the Broadway Theatre Project in Tampa, Florida.
Mossman has served as director on shows including I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change; Suds: the Rockin' 60's Musical Soap Opera; How to Eat Like a Child; Bat Boy; Hair; Spring Awakening; Guys & Dolls; Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris; and Stephen Sondheim's Saturday Night. He conceived and directed La Mome Piaf, about the life of Edith Piaf, told in English and French. He has been musical director on several shows including Pippin, A Day In Hollywood/Night in the Ukraine, Ragtime, [title of show], The Full Monty, Ain't Misbehavin', and Ordinary Days. He previously served as resident musical director at Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids in Boulder, Colorado.