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Welcome to our New ECC Music Teacher

We are pleased to welcome Claudia Totman to the CDS family.

We are pleased to welcome Claudia Totman to the CDS family. 

Claudia Totman (square)

Claudia Totman is a multifaceted Teaching Artist that is at home in a variety of musical and theatrical styles. She is a recent transplant to Tampa and previously lived in New York City where she worked as a Teaching Artist. Mrs. Totman is a voice student of Susan Eicchorn Young and is trained in a variety of vocal styles including Opera, Pop Belt, Belt, Musical Theatre and Legit singing. She has also studied various acting techniques and is a proponent of the Meisner technique.

Mrs. Totman believes that every child should have the gift of music in a relaxed and fun atmosphere and strives to make her studio and classroom a warm and inviting space. She is a proponent of Kodály.

Mrs. Totman’s stage credits include Handel’s Messiah, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Suor Angelica, among many others. She is a graduate of The University of Texas, Arlington where she earned her Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance and studied Piano and modern languages.