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Popular Opera Voice Teachers Near Boston

Bulent G.

Somerville, MA
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Laura Z.

Brighton, MA
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Katie O.

Somerville, MA
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Bulent G. Somerville, MA

I am an active opera singer. I studied voice/opera at Istanbul University State Conservatory, Longy School of Music and Boston Conservatory (further info in my bio). I am offering singing lessons using a natural, easy-to-understand, experience-based holistic and scientific method. The aim is to freely express the natural and style-free voice, which can be consciously applied to any musical style from opera to jazz. Sing with ease, energized and flowing breath, solid technique, resonance, projection, diction, range and poise. No previous experience is necessary. Adults and children of all ages, voice types, backgrounds and levels from beginner to professional are welcome.

I taught singers from such diverse backgrounds as opera, musical theater, pop, soul, R&B, bluegrass, rock, heavy metal and public speaking. I taught voice at The Boston Conservatory, also at The Quincy Point Music Academy and A Street Music in Quincy, Massachusetts. I am a member of Boston Singers' Resource as ...

About Bulent

Described by The Times Herald-Record, New York, as a "firm bass- baritone", and by The Boston Musical Intelligencer as "outstanding dramatically and musically", I am a classical singer with international credits, at home in diverse genres from opera to art song, Broadway to The American Songbook, spirituals to jazz and pop. I am also a professional drummer, pianist and instructor. I enjoy teaching, and view it as making music together in a class setting. Lessons are both disciplined and fun.

Recent highlights include the roles of The Master and Yefim in the U.S.-premiere of the opera "Desire to Sleep" by Moshe Shulman; the narrator in the world-premiere of "Experience" in English by Phivos-Angelos Kollias; world-premieres of "Missa Patri ...

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Alexander C. November 18, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
“I studied with Bulent for 3 months this past summer. Bulent is a fantastic teacher and every single lesson I noticed a prominent increase in my vocal talents, including my range and my breathing. He helped me do exactly what I wanted with my voice and was able to emphasize how I should be practicing to work on certain parts of my voice. He was always very effective and excited about teaching and I had a lot of fun learning from him. I was really grateful to have Bulent as a teacher and if I had the chance I would learn from him again!”
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Marie P. October 14, 2014
Piano · In studio
"For the past three years my high school aged son has taken piano lessons from Bulent. In all that time he has been consistently patient, kind, enthusiastic and inspiring. Bulent used every minute to provide the best instruction, correction and encouragement. His love of music is evident as he often shared suggestions and links for video and live performances. I recommend him unreservedly! I have read some of the other positive reviews of Bulent and I can attest to the truthfulness of all of them - there is no exaggeration. Bulent is a remarkable human being and a wonderful teacher."
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Jessica P. September 18, 2014
Drum · In studio
Verified Student
Bulent a very knowledgeable and talented instructor.
Laura Z. Brighton, MA

I have been teaching voice for 4 years. My approach to vocal technique emphasizes proper breath control, body alignment, and vocal placement in order to maximize the potential of each voice. Lessons take a kinesthetic approach to these techniques, which allows the singer to "feel" how the body and voice need to be positioned for their most efficient sound. My students have successfully auditioned for universities, recorded various projects, and performed lead roles in productions at the Kimmel Center, Media Theater, and Bristol Riverside Theatre.

About Laura

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Students should be able to provide a piano/keyboard

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I have performed in a large variety of vocal genres from rock to opera and am comfortable teaching all ages, levels, and styles. In my lessons I focus on proper breath support, and vocal placement within the mouth and nasal cavity. As a result of my classical training, my basic style of teaching is steeped in the bel canto aesthetic. However, I believe in and use kinesthetic techniques to help students more easily discover this proper approach.

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Tonja J. October 30, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Laura is a wonderful teacher, the techniques and knowledge that she has taught my daughter have made a world of difference in her singing. You rock Laura!
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Christine N. October 29, 2014
Violin · In home
Laura was a fantastic instructor who taught my children to love playing violin! They actively looked forward to their violin lessons and made good progress with her.
Katie O. Somerville, MA

I believe anyone can learn to sing, and that learning to sing should be fun. No snobbery, no stress, just the joy of freeing your natural instrument (through solid fundamentals and healthy technique) to express what you want to express!

About Katie

Hi! I am a conservatory graduate with degrees in Vocal Performance (BM, Oberlin Conservatory, MM, Boston Conservatory.) I have studied vocal pedagogy at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and have experience teaching and coaching students of all ages. As a pianist, I work in the Boston area as an accompanist, keyboardist, and music director, mainly in musical theater, so I am familiar with coaching singers in that style as well.

I believe that any singing style (classical, musical theater, jazz, pop, etc.) can benefit from a solid technical foundation based in breath, flexibility, and speech-to-singing connection. Although my singing background is in opera, my goal is to teach students to use good technique to free themselves to be comfortable and expressive in any style ...

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Robin H. December 6, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Katie is a fantastic voice teacher. She is very knowledgeable about how singing works and has taught my daughter not just how to sing, but how to sing in a holistic, healthy way. After just a few lessons I could notice the improvement in my daughter's voice quality and projection. My daughter enjoys the lessons very much. We're very happy to have found Katie.

Gina R.

Boston, MA
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Bryan P.

Boston, MA
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Allston, MA
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Gina R. Boston, MA

Teach the building blocks of healthy vocal production in the beginner. Those of appropriate age and development can also begin to work on the resonance specific to operatic singing.

About Gina

Gina has taught private voice for over a decade, currently from her home studio in Boston's Back Bay.

Past teaching experience includes: private voice for non-major voice students and Creativity for the Voice, a four-credit voice class, at the University of Denver; class facilitator for the Singer-Actor Weekly Workout. a Wesley Balk inspired play-space; general music and acting instruction in the K-12 setting. Gina holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master of Music from the University of Denver. She has been trained in vocal pedagogy (including the teaching of young voices), private studio instruction, movement, theatre pedagogy, public speaking, entrepreneurship, Alexander Technique, diction and repertoire ...

Bryan P. Boston, MA

Vocal technique, acting, breath management, diction, opera vocal literature, role preparation, etc

About Bryan

Bryan graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Irvine with his Masters in Fine Arts, vocal performance in 2013. In 2010 he received his Bachelors in Music from East Carolina University in vocal performance. He received vocal instruction from Dr. Darryl Taylor, Dr. Louise Toppin, and John Kramar. His piano instructors were Dr. Keiko Sekino and Rebecca Miller. He has performed in over thirteen fully-staged operatic productions and five fully-staged musical theater productions. Bryan will start work in the Fall on his Doctorate of Musical Arts in vocal performance at Boston University.

Bryan has traveled extensively during his career throughout the U.S. as well as England, Austria, Italy, Turkey, Canada, and the Czech Republic. He has a firm knowledge of German, ...

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cathy L. November 23, 2014
Verified Student
Bryan's concentration & stick-to-it-iveness is amazingly good!
Sarah E. Allston, MA

I emphasize healthy vocal production, phrasing, diction, characterization, body alignment, and breath.

About Sarah

Music should be a fun and rewarding activity for all ages to enjoy. In my studio the student will get personal and individualized attention where they can learn in a manner that best suits them. First and foremost, my goal is to allow the student to experience the joy of singing. I have an emphasis in vocal health, so my students will learn a healthy vocal technique, appropriate body alignment, performance techniques, fundamentals of music, and confidence. While my training is in classical voice and opera, I am also comfortable teaching musical theater, light jazz, and popular music. I have worked with children and adults alike, ranging from beginner to more advanced.

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Opera Voice With TakeLessons

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Whether you are a beginner Opera voice student, intermediate Opera voice student, or advanced Opera voice student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Opera voice skills. Your choices for a Boston Opera voice instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Opera voice instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like ...

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