About Ian Bentley
“Teaching music is my passion. My clients range from beginners just finding their voice to singers who have appeared on Broadway, toured nationally in bands, and recorded on major record labels. I’m proud to work with all of them.”
Ian Bentley is a tenor and National Center for Voice and Speech trained vocologist, who has been singing and teaching in and around NYC for the past 20 years. Equally at home in both opera and musical theater, he has performed extensively in roles such as Remendado (Carmen), Monostatos (Die Zauberflote), Goro (Madama Butterfly), and Kaspar (Amahl and the Night Visitors). Ian has been on the faculty at The Diller-Quaile School of Music since 2010 and Little Red School House since 2007, and formerly taught group and private voice lessons at Binghamton University.
Ian maintains a private voice studio online where he works with singers and speakers around the world. His students have appeared on and off Broadway, in film and television, toured with bands, sang in opera houses, recorded on major record labels, been accepted to college music and theater programs throughout the country, and have received accolades from numerous performing arts organizations.
Ian holds a BM in Vocal Performance from New York University, a MM in Opera Performance from Binghamton University, and a Certificate in Vocology from the University of Utah. He is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, the New York Singing Teachers Association, and is a proud Estill Master Trainer.
Ian also teaches online music classes for infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers.