Makeda's academic teaching career spans 15 years, including voice faculty positions at the University of Delaware, Kentucky State University, Oakwood University, and Alabama A&M University. Makeda's experiences as a voice teacher and coach have afforded her students to excel in prestigious academic and artist programs, competitions, stage productions, and teaching. Her approach to teaching focuses on evidence-based practices resulting in healthy vocal development and production for any style of singing.


  • Voice lessons
  • Audition & performance preparation 
  • Lyric diction coaching
  • Masterclass clinician
  • Audition & competition adjudication


  • Assistant Professor of Music - Lincoln University of PA 
  • Voice Faculty - AIMS in Graz
  • Vocology Specialization Certificate –Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University
  • Doctor of Music – Voice Performance, University of Kentucky
  • Master of Music – Vocal Performance and Pedagogy, Westminster Choir College

Tennessee State University

H.T. Burleigh Commemorative Music Festival

University of Kentucky

Master Class with undergraduate voice majors, 2018

Voice Studio of Dr. Angelique Clay