Charlotte Surkin


Adjunct Instructor


Theatre Arts


Charlotte Surkin is an individual voice instructor in the Theatre Arts department at Marymount Manhattan College in New York. Ms. Surkin has previously taught singing as an adjunct Assistant Professor at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, Wagner College in Staten Island, CAP21/Molloy College, and Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. Her students have performed in many regional companies across the US as well as on Broadway, such as The Lion King, Hadestown, West Side Story, and more. On July 13, 2017, Ms. Surkin presented a lecture at the International Conference for the College Music Society (CMS)in Sydney, Australia. Previous lectures were presented at the Voice Foundation in Philadelphia, The Comparative Voice Pedagogy Seminar through the New York Singing Teachers Association. She is also published in the NATS Journal of Singing. Ms. Surkin has been on the Board of Directors of the New York Singing Teachers Association (NYSTA) for close to 20 years and has currently been asked to join the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS-NYC) Board of Directors. She has taken two vocology internships at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital with Dr. Anat Keidar and Dr. Anthony Jahnand and at Mt. Sinai Hospital with Dr. Linda Carroll and Dr. Peak Woo respectively. As a performer, Ms. Surkin has performed the alto solos in over 30 major oratorios with orchestras in the tri-state area, including two alto solo performances of the Messiah at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Her operatic repertoire includes performances in regional and local companies ranging from baroque to contemporary.


Private Voice