Pollyanna Moody's holistic teaching combines exercises for the body, mind and soul. She is a master vocal technician, helping her students to let their voices soar. She works with her students to find the truth in the lyric and how to authentically express the meaning of the song. Pollyanna Moody, soprano, has been a featured soloist with many groups, including members of the Oregon Symphony, Vivace Voices, the Oregon Repertory Singers, Marylhurst Choral Union and Fireside Carolers. She has performed in multiple recitals along the western United States and Canada. She is part of the Marylhurst University voice faculty and has an active studio in SE Portland. Pollyanna served as a music faculty member at Portland Community College for seven years. She received her Masters in Performance from Portland State University. She became a certified Andover Educator (Body Mapping) in 2002 under the instruction of Barbara Conable and she is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Pollyanna Hancock Moody
Mrs. Moody is a part of the music faculty at Marylhurst University she teaches voice.
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Mrs. Moody is a body mapping instructor.
Andover Educators, a not for profit organization of music educators committed to saving, securing, and enhancing musical careers by providing accurate information about the body in movement. Andover Educators use an innovative and specific technique called Body Mapping to enhance musicians’ abilities and to help those in pain or discomfort. Clear, concise, and practical information about how the body moves in order to make music is presented in the course “What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body” or you can learn more about Body Mapping in private lessons with an Andover Educator.
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Pollyanna Hancock-Moody, coloratura soprano, has been featured soloist with many groups, including Vivace Voices, Fireside Carolers, and the Oregon Repertory Singers. Most recently she performed Arnold Schoenberg's “Pierrot Lunaire” under the direction of Ken Selden. Oregon Arts Watch reviewed the ensemble's performance as meeting “all the challenges of the score, and then some. Massive virtuosity was on display...” She has performed in multiple recitals along the western United States and Canada. Audiences are enthralled by the technical prowess and emotional integrity of her performances.