who we are
Global Voice Collective is comprised of dreamers, believers, risk takers, and change makers.
It is every person who has a voice and wishes to strengthen and fully utilize it.
GVC is you, it is me.
It's ALL of us TOGETHER!
At the heart of any great organization, is a team of passionate and committed individuals bringing the vision and the programs to life!
Founder & Artistic Director
Chantel Mead has been creating joyful, inspired experiences for youth in the Vocal Arts for over 15 years. With a BFA in Musical Theater and graduate work in Vocal Pedagogy, Chantel uses the performing arts as a vehicle for self empowerment and community building in all areas of her teaching. She's worn many hats through the years, including children's choir director, general music teacher (private schools in NYC and Austin), directing musicals and show choirs, and private voice instructor in her home studio.
Chantel is now the Founder & Artistic Director of Global Voice Collective, an organization committed to the culmination of her dreams and passions as a teacher: to use the singing voice as a tool for self empowerment, global community building, and social action aimed at a more unified, joyful world!
Learn more about Chantel on her teaching website www.StarsAliveMusic.com
board of directors
Caroline Moore comes to GVC with over 15 years of experience in the music classroom and on stage. Caroline holds a B.A. from New York University, an M.A. in Music and Music Education from Teachers College at Columbia University, and is currently a PhD candidate in Music and Human Learning at the University of Texas at Austin.
Caroline recently produced and recorded Songs for Singing and Sharing, Vol. 1, an collection of eclectic folk music for early childhood families, and has sung in concerts at The Metropolitan Opera, The Allen Room, Alice Tully Hall, the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, Carnegie Hall, and BAM, and was the score pianist for the Academy Awards short-listed documentary Favela Rising.
She is currently the Director of The Diller-Quaile Institute at The Diller-Quaile School of Music in New York, NY, and the Executive Director and Chief Facilitator of Moore Arts Collaborative, LLC, in Austin, TX. She is thrilled to be able to support this unique collaborative opportunity, and anything where art can make change!
Mary Aldrich comes to GVC with a background in accounting and finance in the manufacturing and construction industries.
After retiring, she has devoted much of her time as treasurer to various non-profit organizations, and has a passion for positive change in the world.
Mary loves to travel, studying ukulele, guitar and singing, and has recently learned to love her own voice!