American Academy of Teachers of Singing presents:


AATS Awards for COVID-19 Response


AATS Awards for COVID-19 Response

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ENO Breathe

Creating an innovative and compassionate effort between the arts and medicine to help relieve the suffering of individuals experiencing long term post-COVID respiratory and anxiety problems.

·      Jenny Mollica, Director of English National Opera Baylis

·      Sarah Elkins, Respiratory Consultant and Director of Integrated Care at Imperial NHS Trust, lead doctor

·      Suzi Zumpe, Creative Director of ENO Breathe



Ian Howell

Your work with low-latency platforms and associated technology, and broad dissemination of instruction in its use, has permitted widespread applications that have allowed us to teach and perform successfully in remote settings. These innovations will have a lasting impact on our profession.


International Coalition Performing Arts Aerosol Study

Research on Aerosol Transmission to Inform Safety Protocol Measures for Music

Performance Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic.


·      Mark Spede, Co-Chair, President of the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA), Director of Bands, Clemson University

·      James Weaver, Co-Chair, Director of Performing Arts and Sports, National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)

·      Shelly Miller, Lead Researcher, University of Colorado Boulder

·      Jelena Srebric, Lead Researcher, University of Maryland