Renee Holzmeier recently settled in Columbus, OH after living and working in New York City for 9 years. She has had a versatile performance career, appearing in numerous opera and musical theatre productions, summer festivals, concerts and recitals, outreach and educational programs, and with jazz and folk ensembles, as well as premiering new works in classical, jazz and cross-over genres.
A graduate of Cincinnati College's Conservatory of Music, Renee received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance in 2007. While attending CCM, Renee studied voice with both William McGraw and Barbara Clark (Paver) and was awarded the John Lehman Award for Excellence in Leadership and Musicianship. Renee also studied with the Opera Theatre of Lucca, Italy and the Moores Opera Center in Houston, TX.
While living in NYC, Renee taught voice privately, working with students ranging from young beginners to professional performers. Her students have appeared in regional and national Broadway touring productions. Renee’s teaching methods are individualized, encouraging, and focused, addressing the unique needs of each student.
An active member of The Voice Foundation, Renee stays up to date with the latest in voice science and pedagogy - her future goals include further education and specialization in speech pathology and singing health. She also works regularly as a voiceover artist, producing a wide range of content from her Grandview recording studio.