Program Coordinator of Vocal Studies | Visiting Instructor of Voice
Vindhya holds a D.M.A degree in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance from the University of Miami Frost School of Music with doctoral research in the field of sex hormones and the female singing voice. She also holds a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Florida International University, as well as an undergraduate degree in piano performance from California State University, Northridge.
As an arts administrator, Vindhya is the Area Coordinator of Vocal Studies at Florida International University in Miami. She has served as Artistic Director of the University Center for the Performing Arts in Ft. Lauderdale and is past President of the Paul L. Rodensky Foundation for the Arts, a non-profit organization committed to promoting arts education and presenting concert events in South Florida.
The Miami Herald describes her soprano voice as “rich, agile… [and] radiant.” She has sung the title roles in Suor Angelica (Puccini), Agrippina (Handel), Jackie O (Daugherty), and Mrs. Grose in Britten’s Turn of the Screw. Recent solo engagements include the Miami Bach Society Collegium, Choral Society of the Palm Beaches, Plymouth Congregational Church in Miami, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Temple Beth Shalom in Miami Beach, as well as recitals on the FIU Faculty Artist Series.
As an accomplished pianist and voice coach, Vindhya was Principal Pianist/Voice Coach and Associate Chorus Master at Palm Beach Opera under the baton of the late Maestro Anton Guadagno. She is a pianist for the Sherrill Milnes Voice Studio in Savannah, GA and has performed as a singer in the Savannah Voice Festival. She is the Music Director and pianist for the opera concert series at Opera Benvenuto in Boynton Beach and is on the music staff of Temple Sinai of the Palm Beaches.