New York, NY — Darrell L. Lauer, CCC-SLP is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Trusted Professional in Music & Therapy and for his outstanding contributions as a Speech Pathologist and Professional Singer.
Mr. Darrell L. Lauer is a renowned voice specialist and professional singer, having devoted five decades selling out recitals, performing opera all around the world, and over four decades working with performers. He is also a classical tenor, specializing in oratorio, recitals, chamber music and opera, voice building and vocal rehabilitation, as well as work with professionals pre & post-surgery or if possible, to help avoid surgery. Relying upon Mr. Lauer’s voice-building techniques, his voice students have performed in European opera, U.S. regional opera and theater, Broadway, off-Broadway, and around the world, in rap/rock concert tours. His vocal therapy has had success with many professional artists, including singers, actors, voiceover specialists, and television and radio performers, classroom teachers of all kinds, pastors, rabbis, and lawyers as well. As a classical tenor, Mr. Lauer is an Oratorio Specialist but has sung for decades in opera, early music, new music, chamber music, and in numerous recitals – on three continents. In his current capacity, he is giving voice instruction at The Belz School of Jewish Music at Yeshiva University where he has been since 1996.
In light of his academic achievements, Mr. Lauer obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bachelor of Music both from Ohio Wesleyan University. In 1970, Mr. Lauer graduated with his Master of Music in Voice Performance from Michigan State University. He then went on to earn his Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from Hunter College where he received the High Honor Student Award in 1993. He also became a Certified Voice Therapist. To further his professional development, Mr. Lauer dedicated fifteen years collaborating with Oren Brown one of the leading voice therapists in America treating a variety of voice disorders. He completed a six-month internship at Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital, where he provided diagnostic and therapeutic services to adults including post-surgical laryngeal rehabilitation and voice restoration as well as neurological and common voice disorders.
Throughout his distinguished teaching career, Mr. Lauer has given voice instructions at Concordia College for nine years and Nassau Community College for a one-year guest appointment. He has also taught singing at Hofstra University for twenty-three years where he gave classes in vocal pedagogy, and vocal repertoire and diction. Additionally, he has given master classes in American song at The Norwegian State Academy of Music and The North Carolina School of the Arts. He has been an instructor in music at Fordham University and St. Nersess’s Armenian Seminary.
An active member of his field, Mr. Lauer maintains active memberships and affiliations with the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).
When he is not working, Mr. Lauer is an avid tennis player and devotes his time to his local club. He also enjoys reading books about World War II and mysteries. Furthermore, Mr. Lauer served as the co-president of his tenants association in New York City.
A proud family man, Mr. Lauer is married to his wife, Mrs. Kristin Lauer for 53 years. They have one child.
Mr. Lauer dedicates this honorable recognition in memory of his mentor Mr. Oren Brown, co-founder of voice therapy in the United States and was on the faculty at The Julliard School of Music.
To learn more, please visit https://darrelllauervoice.com/.