Faculty + Staff

At the heart of Flight Performing Arts lies community.  It is here that we plant the seed of lasting relationships, developing mentoring relationships with our students. We sustain these ties with our "studio family" throughout each student’s time at Flight Voice Studio and beyond. While you focus on becoming an intelligent and skilled artist, we embrace the whole of what it means to be a human.

Sharon Costianes   Director, Senior Voice Faculty

Sharon Costianes

Director, Senior Voice Faculty

Ginny Maddock   Voice Faculty

Ginny Maddock

Voice Faculty

Tucker Davis   Senior Dance Faculty

Tucker Davis

Senior Dance Faculty

 

Voice Faculty

Sharon Costianes

Sharon Costianes

Director, Voice Faculty

Sharon holds a BMu from Ithaca College in vocal performance and sociology, and is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner (like having a PhD in functional movement). 

Sharon has uniquely combined her talents and love of vocal pedagogy with the Feldenkrais Method® to create a healthy, embodied approach to vocal instruction for over 17 years. 

She has served on the faculty at Ithaca College, and the Community School of Music and Arts, and as a guest lecturer at Cornell University.  

Known as "the Voice Whisperer" Sharon is adept at creating a safe and nurturing environment that honors each student's unique instrument.

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Ginny Maddock

Voice Faculty

Ginny is well versed in jazz, classical, musical theater, and world music styles. She holds a B.M. in Jazz Studies, Vocal Performance from Ithaca College, studying under Carol McAmis, Kim Nazarian, and others. She is also an active member of the Jazz Educators Network and Mu Phi Epsilon.

While Ginny has a strong performance background, she has worked for several years as an independent private voice instructor, and vocal coach/collaborative pianist for Ithaca College's Show Choir. She has given clinics on vocal technique and jazz style throughout the country.

Passionate about vocal pedagogy, Ginny is excited to grow with her students. As an educator, she strives to empower her students to utilize and respect their whole body as their instrument, building an instrument that can be used in any style.

 Dance Faculty

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Tucker Davis

Dance Faculty

Tucker Davis has served as a performance faculty member at Ithaca College in the Theater Arts Department teaching musical theatre and dance. Tucker toured with broadway productions of both Cats and The Music Man as well as many theatre companies both regionally and internationally. In NYC Tucker danced with several companies including Lydia Johnson Dance, Eglevsky Ballet and The Chase Brock experience. 

Acting Faculty

Guest Faculty, Karl Gregory in an acting coaching

Guest Faculty, Karl Gregory in an acting coaching

Acting Faculty

We collaborate with Guest Teaching Artists to work with our students for Workshops, Private Coachings, and classes.