Music Lessons in Centerbrook, CT

Cynthia Eggers

Cynthia Wendy Eggers has been teaching and performing in New York City and Connecticut
since earning her masters degree in voice performance and pedagogy from Westminster Choir
College in 1999. She moved to the New Haven area from Park Slope, Brooklyn, where she
maintained a private vocal and piano studio of students of all ages, genres and levels. Her
students have included performers at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, HBO’s series “The
Sopranos”, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” performances and On- and Off-Broadway singers and
actors, as well as winners in international and national singing competitions. In 2016 she was
awarded the Carnegie Hall “ American Protege Diploma of Recognition” for her teaching. Her
own singing includes performing roles in operas at New York and Brooklyn companies,
performing jazz, musical theatre roles, classical recitals and original pieces. She has sung with
the Aspen Music Festival, the Manhattan School of Music, the Metropolitan Opera and School
of American Ballet, among others. Ms. Eggers has also enjoyed writing music criticism columns
for the Brooklyn Heights Press and, in 2004, was awarded a Gold Record from Atlantic/Lava
Records for her solo singing on The Trans Siberian Orchestra’s “Lost Christmas Eve” album.
She was awarded the Carnegie Hall “American Protêgé award in 2016 for her teaching.  At New Haven’s Educational Center for the Arts, she has musically directed scenes from “Rent” (Larson), “Pippin”
(Schwartz), “Ragtime” (Flaherty) and “In the Heights” (Miranda).  She has also organized children’s
musical groups and performances for the JCC summer camp in New Haven.