Watch Ms. Senior California 2012 being crowned at
Ms. Senior America National Pageant,
Atlantic City, New Jersey
October 11, 2012
Credit: Buck London LLC
Elisabeth sang "Sempre Libera" from La Traviotta and
captured the hearts of the judges and audiences in
California and at the National Pageant
Credit: Buck London LLC
More information on Elisabeth Howard
"This is the Moment... Elisabeth Howard from California was just crowned Ms. Senior America 2012"
Elisabeth Howard, Ms. Senior America 2012 and her husband Geoffrey
Elisabeth Howard, Ms. Senior California 2012 went on to win the National Title with her
fantastic performance of "Sempre Libera" from La Traviotta
Elisabeth with others from the top ten finalists at Ms. Senior America
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Elisabeth is a graduate of the Juilliard School with a B.S. and M.S. in voice. She is a member of the voice faculty of Pepperdine University and has also been on the voice faculties of the University of Southern California; Hunter College, New York City; and Indiana University. Ms. Howard is the creator of the Vocal Power Singing Method and is founder and director of Vocal Power Academy, established in Los Angeles in 1980;
the Academy has a network of teachers teaching the
Elisabeth Howard Vocal Power Singing Method in numerous countries.
Ms. Howard's awards and scholarships include: Mu Phi Epsilon National Scholarship to Aspen Music School; Bronze Halo Award - Southern California Motion Picture Council for Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment Industry; a Graduate Assistantship in Voice from Indiana University, and scholarship aid from Juilliard School.
Ms. Howard is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and is past President of the Los Angeles chapter. She is a voting member of the Grammys (NARAS) and has been on the board of Opera Guild of Southern California. She has appeared in numerous musicals, operas and has been a guest artist with major orchestras. As a singer/songwriter Elisabeth was signed to MCA Music in the 1970's.
A noted author and recognized pioneer in the teaching of cross-over technique and style, Ms Howard authored her first book and audio cassettes titled "SING!" in 1980.
Her books are distributed worldwide by Alfred Publishing:
"SING!" with four CD"s and the "Born to Sing" DVD;
"ABC"s of Vocal Harmony" book and four CD's;
"Born to Sing," a DVD.
Elisabeth plans to produce a musical in 2013 which she co-wrote with two other authors/songwriters in the 1970's while living in New York.
Elisabeth Howard - Teaching at a Vocal Power Workshop in Brescia, Italy in 2012
Elisabeth Howard - Teaching one of the 16 Semi-Finalists at Music Spotlight Awards, at the Music Center in Los Angeles 2013
Elisabeth Howard - One on one Coaching at Workshop Master Class, 2013