Dr. Taylor Ferranti
Dr. Taylor Ferranti (Music Director) Dr. Taylor Ferranti earned an undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, a master’s degree in Vocal Performance from the Boston Conservatory, and a doctoral degree in Vocal Performance & Voice Science from Louisiana State University. He also holds the Certificate of Vocology from the National Center for Voice and Speech in Denver, CO. Dr. Ferranti is an accomplished vocal pedagogue, singer, pianist, and conductor. A versatile musician, he has sung leading tenor roles in opera and musical theater, has served as music director in several churches, and even had an opportunity to sing backup vocals for pop-star, Billy Joel. Currently, Dr. Ferranti serves as an Associate Professor of Music & Department Chair at Ave Maria University. He is also the current Vice President of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (Tampa Bay Chapter). Along with his wife, Laura, he runs a successful vocal studio in Naples called The Vocal Ring.