Adjunct Professor of Voice
Adam Lloyd, tenor, holds a BM degree in vocal performance from Florida State University, an MM degree in vocal performance from the University of Tennessee, and a certificate in Vocology from University of Iowa and the National Center for Voice and Speech. He is also trained in Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy. Mr. Lloyd is an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (FLASHA), the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), and the Voice Foundation.
Mr. Lloyd was a member of the Knoxville Opera Studio where he was an artist-in-residence from 2004-2008. He has sung with Florida State Opera, Knoxville Opera, Ohio Light Opera, and the Oak Ridge Symphony. Some of his favorite roles include Candide in Candide, Henrik in A Little Night Music, Toby in Sweeney Todd, Laurie in Little Women, Goro in Madame Butterfly, Charles Bingley in Pride and Prejudice, and Beppe in I Pagliacci. Previously having served as adjunct professor of voice at Pellissippi State College in Knoxville, Tennessee, Mr. Lloyd is currently adjunct professor of voice at Rollins College. he also maintains a small studio of adolescent and adult private singing students in the Orlando area. He frequently adjudicates for the NATS regional auditions, Florida State Thespian Competition, and Florida Vocal Association Vocal Competition.
While active in performing and teaching, Mr. Lloyd is also currently finishing a graduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida, focusing on voice and singing disorders. He is a research assistant, conducting research in the areas of voice and voice related disorders, including Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and its effects on college-level and professional singers, and management and treatment of the aging singing voice. Mr. Lloyd is developing a manual of vocal exercises that will be used for singers recovering from voice difficulties. Recently, Mr. Lloyd completed a series of voice therapy videos for patient self-practice, as well as graduate student training. Mr. Lloyd recently received awards from the University of Central Florida for excellence in graduate student teaching for his graduate-level voice therapy techniques instruction. Mr. Lloyd regularly participates in community outreach, including conducting vocal health screenings for college voice majors, pediatric voice clinics, oral, head, and neck cancer awareness and screenings, and presenting vocal health lectures for high school music and drama departments, as well as church choirs throughout the state of Florida.