The Petersen Voice studio offers voice lessons in Boston, Massachusetts. Justin teaches according to a functional pedagogy which aims to improve vocal range, stamina, endurance, flexibility, and most importantly: healthy singing.
Justin received his M.M. in Opera at the University of Kansas, and his Bachelor of Music degree at Simpson College. His performance career includes performances with the Des Moines Metro Opera, the Kansas City Lyric Opera, Opera North, Sarasota Opera, and the Santa Fe Opera.
He is on the Voice Faculty of Dean College in Franklin, MA. Justin is the vocal coach for My College Audition, where he coaches students on all aspects musical audition preparation for college, starting from initial repertoire selection to final mock auditions. He has also served on the faculties of the New England Conservatory Preparatory Program, and the Stoneham Theater.
His studio in Boston consists of actors, dancers, and singers of opera, oratorio, musical theater, pop, and rock. Students are also of many ages, but he tends to work mostly with adult and high school aged singers.
Justin has a deep passion for working with damaged voices and helping to bring them back to health. He actively works with Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) in Boston, facilitating cross-functional dialogue between singers, teachers, and voice therapists.