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Tim Howard brings a wealth of experience from his highly successful career as a Director, Actor/Singer/, and Music Director. In the last thirty years, Tim has worked extensively in nearly every medium of the business. From Actor/Singer in Broadway Revivals directed by Harold Prince, to Directing the 20th Anniversary production of HAIR, in which he collaborated with the writers of the musical, Tim has been critically acclaimed for his work


Trained originally in classical voice @ Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory and New England Conservatory, he has coached a long list of Broadway clients in principal roles and recordings. Depending on the student’s needs, he can expertly coach the acting in a scene or song, or develop a healthy vocal technique to meet the demands and styles Music Theatre. His excellent piano skills further allow his clients to focus on the preparation of their audition. Tim was selected in 2004 as one of the New York’s top Vocal Coaches in the Published, VOICE TEACHERS AND COACHES OF NEW YORK: THE ONE AND ONLY GUIDE.


ACADEMIA: Tim was recently appointed Associate Professor/Coordinator of Musical Theatre at Western Connecticut State University. For five years, he held the position at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Tim has also taught for Marymount Manhattan College, Pace University and AMDA as well as maintaining the Tim Howard Studio as a voice teacher/audition coach to the Broadway community.

Student Testimonials


“There is no one I trust more implicitly with my voice than Tim Howard. Incorporating the best of classical training with the contemporary demands of today's pop scores, Tim Howard's studio is a "must" in my career as a versatile singing actress. Passionate and patient, demanding and kind, count on Tim Howard to get the absolute best out of you...I know I do.”


−Andréa Burns

Songs for a New World (Original Cast Recording)

  In The Heights (Broadway)

The Full Monty (Broadway)



“Since I began studying with Tim, my career absolutely began to soar. Under his tutelage, I booked leading roles in National Tours and Broadway. Not only is Tim a superb vocal technician, but he has the ability to get to the core of the lyric. He’s helped me be the best actor I can be, whether singing or speaking.”

−Rob Richardson

Jeykll and Hyde (Broadway-Revival)

 Tale of Two Cities (Broadway)

 Clinton: The Musical (Off-Broadway)



“Tim is truly the dream vocal guru. He provides the ultimate package: impressive musical chops, a deep and nuanced understanding of the voice, and an artist’s eye for song interpretation and emotional honesty. There has been a direct correlation between my study with Tim, and a dramatic increase in the success of my auditions and booking jobs!”

−Talene Monahon

Permission (Lucille Lortel Theatre)

 The Wild Party (ENCORES-New York City Centre)



"Tim Howard's comfortable yet disciplined work environment allows me to take risks and always leaves me inspired. His fresh approach merges classical vocal technique with contemporary acting styles which creates a product that Casting Directors hope to see in every audition. Tim Howard truly raises the bar!"

−Jenna Ushkowitz

Spring Awakening (Broadway)

 The King and I (Broadway)

 GLEE (Fox Television)