Aimee Steele received her BA in Music/Vocal Performance from Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is also a graduate of the Maggie Flannigan Acting Studio where she studied the Meisner technique. Aimée is an accomplished performer who has won many classical vocal competitions including first place in the Marlin-Engel, Neva Greenwood and the James A. Bland competitions. She has been a finalist and prizewinner in the National Association of Teachers of Singing as well as a finalist in the National Opera Association Competition. Aimée has been heard live on WSCL 97.5 Classical Radio in multiple performances for Celebration of the Arts concerts and has performed at the Washington National Cathedral and the Kennedy Center. Aimée’s years in Europe consisted of a touring production of Suor Angelica by Puccini, singing the role of Suor Genevieve and in Austria she sang the role of Jenny in The Three Penny Opera by Kurt Weill. On her return to NYC, Aimée turned her focus to musical theater, cabaret and pop. Favorite musical theater roles include Maria in West Side Story with Rising Star Productions and the role of Sarah Brown in Guy’s and Doll’s. In the cabaret world she debuted at Joe’s Pub where she premiered the new works of contemporary composers. Aimée wrote her own cabaret show as well, Finding Love on Broadway, the story of her experiences of finding love in NYC told through some of the best-loved theater songs. Aimée toured with the show including to the west coast where she performed before sold out audiences. Aimee is now a dedicated teacher in New York City, where she is a Voice Professor at Pace University an Adjunct Voice Professor at NYU/Tisch, The New Studio on Broadway and an associate voice teacher with Liz Caplan Vocal Studios. She is a member of AEA, AFTRA and SAG as well as Sigma Alpha Iota and the New York Singing Teachers' Association.
BA- Vocal Performance, Eastman School of Music
MA- Vocal Pedagogy, Teachers College, Columbia University