Biography

Molly McCarthy-Egan is a co-founder of the NYC Vocal Studio, as well as a member of the voice faculty at Bloomingdale School of Music. Molly’s students have been seen in the Broadway / National touring companies / Regional Theatre productions of Billy Elliott, Fiddler on the Roof, Rent, A Christmas Carol, Reefer Madness, A New Brain, as well as several students of the NYC Performing Arts high schools. A performer herself, Molly has performed extensively across the country and internationally as well as performing locally here in New York City. Most recently Molly performed in the critically acclaimed concert series “If It Only Even Runs a Minute” at Le Poisson Rouge alongside several Tony award winning actors.

Molly graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelors of the Arts in Vocal performance (Classical Voice), and then received her Masters in Music from New York University in Vocal Performance (Musical Theater Voice). She then went on to do her Post Masters work in Vocal Pedagogy receiving a Post Masters Advanced Certificate from New York University where she taught as an Adjunct Professor of Voice. To keep body and soul intact Molly also volunteers with the organization Musicians on Call. Being able to bring live music to the bedside of patients throughout the hospitals of Manhattan has been one of the most rewarding experiences. The work with Musicians On Call has inspired her most recent vocal project: “52 Reasons to Sing”. Through this blog, Molly is recording a new song each week for the 2011/2012 year.