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Alfred Music Publishing Conratulates Author Elisabeth Howard for Ms. Senior California Honor

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Alfred Music Publishing congratulates Elisabeth Howard – author of Alfred’s Sing!, Born to Sing, Power Speech and The ABCs of Vocal Harmony – for being honored as Ms. Senior California, 2012. The pageant seeks to elevate elegant senior women and allow them to get the recognition they deserve.

The California Senior America Pageant crowned Elisabeth as Ms. Senior California, marking her first steps on a journey of representing the American woman 60 years of age and over who have reached the “age of elegance.” As a noted author and recognized pioneer in the teaching of vocal technique, Elisabeth competed against eleven contestants in interview, evening gown, and talent competitions. She will also compete in the October 2012 Ms. Senior America Pageant, held in Atlantic City.

Since gaining this honor, Elisabeth has done several TV interviews, including one for the University of Southern California's television station, TrojanVision. The interview also included a vocal lesson where she shared her expertise and discussed her book Sing!, which is based on her distinguished Vocal Power Method. She is also signing with an agent for commercials and spokesperson opportunities.

Elisabeth is a graduate of The Juilliard School with a B.S. and M.S. in voice. She is a member of the voice faculty at Pepperdine University and has been on voice faculties for the University of Southern California; Hunter College, New York City; and Indiana University. She is also the creator of the Vocal Power Singing Method and is founder and director of Vocal Power Academy, Los Angeles, established in 1980. The method is taught world-wide through Vocal Power instructors who expertly coach various genres while establishing a strong foundation in vocal technique. Elisabeth is currently a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and is past president of the Los Angeles chapter.

The entire collection of Elisabeth Howard’s vocal books are available for $24.95 - $49.95 at music retail stores and at