Public School Teacher Behind the Best of Broadway
Judith is a seasoned teacher, director and performer, has directed and performed in excess of 200 productions, locally, throughout the United States, and in Europe, including numerous radio, TV and film works as well. An international clinician, Ranaletta received her Masters Degree in Vocal performance from Ithaca College and did her post-graduate work in Voice at the Eastman School of Music and the Vocal Arts Symposium in Spoletto, Italy. A Private Voice and Acting Teacher, Judith also was the long-time Director of Vocal Music and Drama at Greece Athena High School. Dozens of her students have gone on to achieve successful careers in the Performing Arts, both on Broadway and in National Tours, as well as in opera, on international recording labels, and in film and television. In fact, as many as six of her students regularly appear on Broadway each season. Judith is also the Founder and Director of RAPA’s ROC City Singers Regional Show Choir, a premier group of singers and dancers. Judith is also enjoying her third year as the Resident Stage Director for the Rochester Lyric Opera. Finally, Judith has twice been honored with the Presidential Arts Scholar Outstanding Teacher Award, once by President George H. Bush, and most recently , by President Barack Obama. She has also been awarded Outstanding Music Educator by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and recognized by County Legislator, Maggie Brooks, for her Outstanding Artistic contributions to the Rochester community.Learn More
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