Teresa Radomski, Professor, 1977 –

faculty-radomskiEmail: radomski@wfu.edu

Phone: (336) 758-5370
Office: M313 Scales Fine Arts Center

TERESA RADOMSKI is Professor of Voice and Consultant for the Center for Voice Disorders at Wake Forest University, where she has taught in the Department of Music since 1977. Her extensive teaching, performing and research experience has contributed to the successful training of numerous undergraduates. Many of her former students have active professional careers in opera, musical theatre, voice teaching, and choral conducting.

A native of New Jersey, Teresa Radomski began her musical education as a pianist and majored in Music Theory at the Eastman School of Music. She completed graduate work in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance at the University of Colorado and study of the Alexander Technique in London, England. Her 1992 Fellowship in Otolaryngology at the Wake Forest University Center for Voice Disorders resulted in several published articles on vocal hygiene and technique, including “Laryngeal Biomechanics of the Singing Voice” (Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, December 1996)  

Teresa Radomski and her brother, Dr. James Radomski, Professor of Music at California State University (San Bernardino), are internationally recognized for research and publications on the historic tenor, composer and voice teacher, Manuel del Pópulo Vicente García (1775-1832) and his son, Manuel Patricio García (1805-1906), the preeminent nineteenth century vocal pedagogue. Teresa Radomski transcribed Manuel del Pópulo Vicente García’s salon opera, L’isola disabitata (1831), from the autograph manuscript and supervised the world premiere performance at Wake Forest University in 2005. On the occasion of the opera’s European premiere in 2010, she presented a lecture at the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, Spain. The first critical edition of L’isola disabitata, by Teresa and James Radomski, was published by A-R Editions (Middleton, WI, 2006), also the publisher of Teresa Radomski’s forthcoming critical edition of another García salon opera, Un avvertimento ai gelosi (1831). Her presentation, “Recovering the Salon Operas of Manuel del Pópulo Vicente García”, was featured at the Seventh International Congress of Voice Teachers (Paris, 2009). At the Sixth International Congress of Voice Teachers (Vancouver, 2005), Teresa Radomski presented a bicentenary tribute to Manuel Patricio García, subsequently published in The Australian Voice (December, 2005).

A versatile performer, Teresa Radomski’s repertoire extends from renaissance and baroque music to contemporary works, many of which have been composed especially for her. Her interest in Spanish song repertoire was reflected in her 1987 New York debut program at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Since then she has received critical acclaim for countless performances throughout the United States and abroad. Teresa Radomski can be heard on three world premiere recordings: Le cinesi (1830-31), a salon opera by Manuel García (www.harmonicorde.com,www.amazon.com); Recuerdo triste, songs by Trinidad Huerta, with guitarist Stuart Green and pianist James Radomski (www.harmonicorde.comwww.amazon.com); and Dan Locklair’s In the Almost Evening (Opus One LP 116). Other recordings include Songs from the Early 20th Century, music by Granados, Ives and Rachmaninoff, with pianist Louis Goldstein; and over twenty-seven live recordings of concerts with the period instrument ensemble, Carolina Baroque. The world premiere recording of Manuel García’s L’isola disabitata, under the musical direction of Teresa Radomski, can be downloaded at www.harmonicorde.com.

Information on Voice Instruction at Wake Forest University can be found at <https://sites.google.com/a/wfu.edu/teresa-radomski/