They addressed how risks were allocated in the contract documents, how NYSTA
was set up to provide the owner's oversight, and key commitments made to third parties, resource agencies, and the public.
In 1950 the NYSTA
took over control of the bridges and tolls.
Notably, the rationale presented by both CSEA and NYSTA
selected a construction method using precast concrete slabs, which offered speedy construction and minimized exposure of workers to traffic.
Surkin has been on the Board of Directors of the New York Singing Teachers Association (NYSTA
) for almost 20 years.
I approached four master teachers: Linda Poetschke, co-founder of the Taos Opera Institute and voice instructor at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA); Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, Vice President of New York City NATS, Board of Overseers and Singer Training Forum member of Opera America, Every Voice Counts Board member, and voice instructor at Teachers College of Columbia; Gary Mabry, previously on faculty at the Interlochen Arts Camp, past president of the South Texas and Montana chapters of NATS, and voice instructor at UTSA; and Josephine Mongiardo, a NYSTA
Distinguished Voice Professional, board member of NYSTA
, member of the development committee for The Oren Brown Professional Development Program, and voice instructor at Teachers College of Columbia and Barnard College.
From 2008-2016, he served as Editor-in-Chief of VOICEPrints: The Journal of NYSTA
She is a founding member of the Eastside Vocal Federated Music Club, was a NATS Intern in 2005, and is a Distinguished Voice Professional through NYSTA
It is a campaign I am starting in collaboration with NATS, NYSTA
, ACDA, PAVA, and other singing voice organizations in the US and other countries in the Western Hemisphere.
She is a member of NATS, NYSTA
, and Actor's Equity Association.