Donna Hinds Sawyers, BM, MM, University of Houston, is co-founder and Houston Executive Director of Studio Bella Voce, a comprehensive vocal studio business. With co-author Laurie Lee Cosby, she wrote A Most Rewarding Independent Music Studio, published by Scott McCoy at Inside View Press. Ms. Hind Sawyers’ students have excelled in competitions such as NATS, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Tommy Tune and the National High School Musical Theatre Awards. Ms. Hinds Sawyers is active in coaching and performing in both Classical and CCM genres. She is a past NATS National Conference and Texoma Region presenter, and has served on the Board of Greater Houston NATS chapter. Donna holds CCM certifications in Somatic Voicework TM, by Jeannette LoVetri and Vocal Power with Elisabeth Howard.