Adjunct Professor of Music - Voice
M.A. Music Education, Florida State University
B.A. Music Education and Vocal Performance, James Madison University
D. M.A. Vocal Performance, Shenandoah Conservatory
Time at PHC: 2009 to present
Sherry Doyle has been a part of the PHC community for several years through teaching private voice and performing at various concerts and events. Dr. Doyle has also directed choirs in Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William County Public Schools. She currently directs a community music program which includes the Voices of Loudoun youth choir, private voice lessons, group voice classes, and camps. Dr. Doyle frequently music directs musicals in the community including shows such as The Music Man, Anything Goes, Addam’s Family, Chorus Line, Into the Woods, and Beauty and the Beast. She frequents choral programs and music education conferences as a guest choral/vocal clinician presenting her research in Choral Vocology; the integrating voice science in the choral classroom.
Dr. Doyle excels in teaching both contemporary and classical vocal styles. Her students have been accepted to prestigious summer and master’s programs, performed on and off Broadway, competed as finalists on NBC’s “The Voice", FOX’s “American Idol" and "Next Broadway Sensation." Her students have also been successful as worship leaders at churches nationwide. She is a member of The National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), The American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), and the Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA).
Dr. Doyle has been soloist with The City Choir of Washington, twice a state finalist at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Competition, a finalist in The Vocal Arts D.C. competition, a finalist in the New York Oratorio competition and the Shenandoah Bach Handel Competition.
Dr. Doyle began working at PHC in 2009. In 2012, she spent a short period away finishing her Doctoral program before returning to PHC in 2016.