Dr. Pamela Blackstone is a renowned and respected conductor, voice instructor and healer on the national and international levels. Her expertise and innovative approach to singing, health and life skills have empowered students of all ages to achieve the highest level of excellence in musicianship, technique, performance and artistry.

Dr. Blackstone began her musical training as a pianist, violinist, singer, dancer and choreographer. Exemplifying unique musical and technical mastery, she obtained her Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from the University of Kansas (KU), a Master of Music degree in choral conducting from the University of Missouri–Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance (UMKC), and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Blackstone has served for 14 years at the National Children’s Chorus as Associate Artistic Director and Chief Programming Officer, was the Director of Choral Activities at Westark College in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the Assistant Conductor of the Los Angeles-based Angeles Chorale, and taught vocal/choral music at UCLA, Santa Ana College, and church organizations across the nation. Her conducting appearances include concerts world-wide (see below) with musical collaborations with Gustavo Dudamel, Grant Gershon, Nico Muhly, Meredith Monk and Caroline Polachek.

Throughout her career, Dr. Blackstone’s long-standing philosophy has been “performance excellence through personal excellence.” Combined with her expertise in the healing arts profession, Dr. Blackstone has advocated for an integrated, holistic approach to health, life and music education that embodies an eclectic array of modalities and methodologies, enriching her students mentally, emotionally and kinesthetically. In addition, Dr. Blackstone’s awe-inspiring energy revered as “positively contagious” has established her as an invaluable vocal instructor and in-demand performance coach across the nation. Recent students have been accepted with scholarships at top-level programs including the University of Southern California, University of California Los Angeles, Manhattan School of Music, New York University, Mannes School of Music, Northwestern University, Boston Conservatory, Berklee, Oberlin, University of Michigan, Peabody Institute, Indiana University, Stanford and Harvard.

Dr. Blackstone is available for conducting appearances, masterclasses. conducting training, voice lessons, and piano lessons.

World-wide Conducting Appearances


  • Carnegie Hall, New York City
  • Alice Tully Hall Lincoln Center, New York City
  • Royce Hall, Los Angeles
  • Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles, Los Angeles
  • The Broad Stage, Los Angeles
  • Collaborations at Disney Hall & Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles


  • Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna


  • Great Wall of China / JuYongGuan Great Wall
  • Xian Ancient City Wall, Xian

Czech Republic

  • St. Nicolas Church, Prague


  • Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
  • St. John’s Smith Square, London
  • Abbey Road Studios, London
  • AIR Studios, London


  • Berlin Wall, Berlin
  • Berliner Dom, Berlin


  • Schönbrunn Palace, Budapest
  • Matthias Church, Budapest
  • St. Stephen’s Basilica, Budapest


  • The Vatican - St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome/Vatican City
  • St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice
  • Santa Croce Church, Florence
  • St. Cecilia’s Conservatory, Rome


  • Kyoto Concert Hall/Ensemble Murata, Kyoto
  • Kyoto Horikawa Musical High School, Kyoto
  • Kawaguchiko Music Forest Organ Hall, Mount Fuji
  • Blue Rose Suntory Hall, Tokyo


  • Mapo Arts Center, Seoul
  • DMZ Camp Greaves (Korean Demilitarized Zone), Seoul


  • Quinta da Regaleria, Sintra


  • Assembly Rooms - Music Hall, Edinburgh


  • Basílica de la Sagrada Famíla, Barcelona
  • Auditorio Nacional de Música - Sala de Cámara, Madrid
  • Basílica de Montserrat, Montserrat
  • Sé Catedral de Évora, Seville
  • Setas de Sevilla, Seville


  • National Museum of Wales, Cardiff