Title: Adjunct Instructor of Voice (Commercial Music Production)
Office: Dieterle Vocal Arts Cntr
Audrey Walstrom, M.A., D.M.A., CCC-SLP enjoys a diverse career as a clinical voice pathologist, performing artist and voice teacher. She is currently affiliated with the Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation and the Professional Voice Center of Greater Cincinnati, divisions of Southwest Ohio ENT Specialists. As a mezzo-soprano vocalist, she has appeared in principal roles with Cincinnati Opera, Dayton Opera and Santa Fe Opera, and as a soloist with Bach Society of Dayton, Louisville Choral Arts Society, Cincinnati Bach Ensemble, Collegium Cincinnati, Bourbon Baroque, Vocal Arts Ensemble, concert:nova and others. Walstrom was a National Semi-Finalist in the 2011 Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions. She studied voice performance at Rice University (BM & BA, 2007) and CCM (MM, 2009; DMA, 2013). She received her MA in Speech-Language Pathology from Miami University (2017). Dr. Walstrom has taught voice at the University of Louisville, Wittenberg University and at Northern Kentucky University (Department of Theatre and Dance).
Walstrom's professional and research interests include the singing voice and how to improve collaboration between singing teachers and clinical voice pathologists. She presented original interdisciplinary research at 2017 meetings of the Ohio Speech-Language Hearing Association and The Voice Foundation in support of her master's thesis, which examined differences in how singing teachers and voice pathologists perceive and describe disordered speaking voices. She continues to regularly perform professionally in the Cincinnati area.