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William Riley (uncredited)

William Riley

William Riley is a world-renowned voice trainer, an award-winning classical singer, a stage director, a minister of music and has been a consultant or served on faculties of the Voice Foundation Symposia, The American Academy of Otolaryngology (23Years), The Actors Studio, The New School University, Westminster Choir College; He has been consultant in Voice to Grabscheid Voice Center (Mt. Sinai Hospital New York), Lenox Hill Hospital, The Royal Medical Hospital in Amman Jordan, The White House, and The Metropolitan Opera. Teaching at the University level for over twenty-five years, he has been invited to teach on the subjects of voice, vocal health and opera at over a dozen institutions in the U.S. and abroad, including Yale University, and the Universities of Iowa, New Hampshire, Maine, Groningen, Holland, Turku, Finland and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Video and Audio

American Voices Symposium: Voice Training Today

How has voice training evolved with advances in voice research? Leading American voice teachers Dr. Thomas Cleveland, Dr. Rachelle Fleming, Joan Lader, and William Riley speak on training singers across multiple genres.

American Voices: Pop/Rock Master Session with Ben Folds and Sara Bareilles

Ben Folds and Sara Bareilles coach pre-selected young artists. The session concludes with a discussion moderated by Renée Fleming that includes Kristen Foster, Peter Mensch, William Riley, Chris Sampson, Don Was, and Dr. Steven Zeitels.