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Popular Speaking Voice Teachers Near Laguna Hills

Milton J.

Corona, CA
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Cody M.

Santa Ana, CA
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Laura S.

Irvine, CA
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Milton J. Corona, CA

I have been teaching speaking voice for about half a year. I help my students find their projective voice for voiceover and theatrical work.

About Milton

Music is the means to create a portal into our souls, so that we may see each other for who and what we are, not merely as what we do. I want to help foster those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young how to tap into their own soul portals through music so that they may find others' as well. I believe that in order to entertain others with your voice or your instrument playing, one must first be able to entertain oneself - all the while having fun doing it! As a recent graduate of the University of California, Davis with a double major in Music History & Ethnomusicology and African-American & African Studies; a former co-host of the popular hip-hop radio show ATF Radio: All Things Fresh on KDVS 90.3 FM; a former Music Director of The Afterglow of UC Davis; and a current Vocal ...

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Carrie S. August 2, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Wonderful instructor! Milton has a great attitude and is a joy to be around. My son loves learning from him and we are very thankful for finding such a patient, creative and skilled instructor. Student's Review - Milton is an exciting and fun guitar teacher. He has exceeded expectations and made otherwise bland lessons interesting and fun. He is always quippy and easy to be around. Having him as an instructor has made me grow to love the guitar even more.
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Brittany P. February 25, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
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Milton is a great teacher! He explains everything, teaches you theory and proper techniques. He is down to earth and makes you feel comfortable. He pushes you out of your comfort zone, but in a good way so that you can grow as a singer. I am very glad I chose to take lessons with him!
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Karey K. February 19, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
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Milton has done wonders with my daughter. I definatly recomend him and appreciate everything he has tought her. Thank you!
Cody M. Santa Ana, CA

The fundamental use of our vocal cords, is to speak. Using these muscles correctly is not always accomplished. For all voice artists, singing or not, I will help develop your overall vocal presence and resonance to achieve a strong and healthy sound.

About Cody

So, what is the "right way" to sing? Well, there's more than one answer. Having performed in, and taught various genres (including but not limited to jazz, musical theatre, opera, pop, barbershop, A-Capella, and do-wop), I have encountered countless ideas on what people think the correct technique is. Many find it far too difficult to coordinate the seemingly overwhelming technicalities that can accompany "correct" vocal use. I am proud to say that I have come across the best combination of tools and a straight-forward approach to vastly improving your abilities and overall vocal health. I am confident that it is the easiest and most efficient way to get the results you're looking for. I will help you preserve your voice as well to achieve the most important ...

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Patrick D. June 3, 2014
Music Recording · In studio
READ THE BREAKDOWN.

Cody is a great producer and a great guy - both are equally important in creating the best recording experience. Some of his attributes are best expanded upon with bullet-points.

HUMBLE.
This is hugely important. There is not a pretentious bone in his body. Cody is great at what he does but is not afraid to ask for help from people who might know more about whatever aspect of the music creation process specific to the artist. There is no “I’m the producer and I know more than you” attitude. Instead, his attitude is very much of equality where both parties understand the strengths that they bring to the table.

PATIENT.
Sometimes I have a lot of ideas - or none at all. Cody would bear with my A.D.D. moments in the studio when dealing with ideas that I sometimes couldn't communicate. Instead of writing my ideas off, he instead worked with me until we achieved exactly what I was trying to get at.

RESPECTFUL.
Being an artist himself, Cody has immense respect for the artist and their creations.

UNDERSTANDING.
Cody’s understanding of all kinds of music lends to his fearlessness of exploring new genres - but it doesn't stop at exploring - he captures their essence. I've heard tracks he’s done that are R&B, indie-rock, country, EDM, etc. and its hard to imagine they were all from the same brain. If you wanted a Bollywood track, I’m sure he could give you one.

RESOURCEFUL.
Cody has ingenuity and is resourceful. He would never tell me what *works with my kind of music* or what kind of instrument I would *need for the song* - if we wanted a certain sound, we’d make it - out of wax paper and water bottles if necessary.

EFFICIENT.
Mostly I sat in awe and watched Cody click and move stuff.

COMMITTED.
Even when he didn't have to, Cody would work on my track in his free time meticulously making sure everything was how it should sound and also just to make sure there wasn't any territory we had overlooked.

And that's just naming a few.

All in all, Cody brings a child-like spirit of wonder to his sessions - where the song is not a job or a chore, but a new world waiting to be explored, full of possibilities waiting to be uncovered. And that excitedness and spirit of discovery is KEY to sustaining creativity in a studio environment. Not only does it make the whole process productive, it makes it FUN. Cody’s character bleeds into how he works and into what he creates and the final product reflects that.
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Chelsea L. May 7, 2014
Singing
So Helpful and Patient

Cody is one of the best voice teachers out there. Whether it's helping you get started on your first song, or helping you understand the basics of music theory, he is hands down one of the best voice teachers I have ever had. He is very patient, and within the first 5 minutes he will be able to tell what you need the most help on, sometimes without you even needing to say it. You will leave the lesson feeling fully accomplished and confident.
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Neda L. April 21, 2014
Music Recording
Awesome recording session!

I had such a pleasure working with Cody. He is so creative and wants the absolute best for his clients/students. I am a singer who sings a lot of Broadway and classical repertoire, and wanted to record a track that was more on the side of pop. I was nervous at first, but in just a couple of takes, Cody helped me find my pop voice and really made me feel at ease singing my vocals. He had me do a couple of cool tricks to really connect with what I was singing about and after that, everything clicked and I was letting myself be free with my new sound and Cody was so supportive and gave wonderful feedback. He's a great coach as well! I loved every idea he had.
I had so much fun in the studio and highly recommend working with him...I know I will again in the future.
Laura S. Irvine, CA

About Laura

Hello! I am a recent graduate from Luther College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education with an Endorsement in Music. I am also a graduate of the Orange County High School of the Arts (OCHSA) in the Music and Theatre Conservatory. I have been involved in a variety of Musicals including Fiddler on the Roof (Fruma-Sarah) and West Side Story (Maria). I have also been involved in several Operas including Kurt Weill‚¬Ä¬ôs Street Scene, and Mozart‚¬Ä¬ôs Cosi Fan Tutte as well as Luther College‚¬Ä¬ôs prestigious Nordic Choir. Through the rigorous conservatory program at OCHSA, I have had training in all different musical styles including Jazz, Pop, Rock and Roll, Classical, Opera, Choral Singing, and Theatrical Broadway Singing. I have had the opportunity ...

Patricia S.

Newport Beach, CA
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Violette K.

Riverside, CA
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Tustin, CA
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Patricia S. Newport Beach, CA

Everyone uses their voice. Is your voice all that it can be?

Whether you want to become a more effective public or corporate speaker, find your best voice quality to make a better impression in general, retrain voice habits that are proving problematic in some area of your life, or develop your voice simply for the sake of self-improvement, I can help you reach your goals.

As a professional voice actor, singer, and radio and TV host, I approach the voice from several points of view - health, performance and flexibility.

You want your voice to stay healthy and young sounding. You want to find your optimal speaking pitch range to maximize your first impressions, as well as lasting impressions. You want to lose up-talk, gravel voice, vocal fry or other inflective habits that keep you from securing that job or nailing the sale. You want to add volume, punch, presence, tone and other elements to your voice. You want to apply principles of breathing and support, pacing, dramatic ...

About Patricia

Patricia S. is a professional singer, voice actor, Emmyģ Award-winning writer, teacher, vocal coach, creativity coach and radio and TV host with decades of experience in the performing arts and entertainment industries.

Affiliations: SAG-AFTRA, AGMA, MTAC, MTNA, CAPMT, NATS

Singing Experience:

Assorted live back-up singing and studio recording experience, Los Angeles & Las Vegas
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Los Angeles Music Center Opera Association
Opera Pacific
Staff soloist, Crystal Cathedral

Voice Acting Experience:

Commercial voice-over and narration for hundreds of clients including Acura, Honda, FedEx, Ramada, Toyota, Yamaha Music, United Airlines, Sonic, Mitsubishi, Rockwell, PacifiCare...

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Dorothy S. November 28, 2014
Singing · In studio
Over the past year, my two children have taken singing lessons with Patricia. My kids are polar opposites of each other - in age, temperament, behavior, patience - you name it. My 14 year old daughter is in the gifted program at high school and my son in on the spectrum and spends part of each day in the special day class at his elementary school. Somehow, Patricia is able to provide individually tailored lessons for each child. They absolutely love going to see her! As a mother, nothing is more important than seeing your children thrive. This has been a richly rewarding experience for all of us.
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Joni M. November 25, 2014
Audition Prep · In studio
Patricia single-handedly helped me ace my audition. She was positive, encouraging and gave me the skills and confidence I needed to blow away the competition. I would use her again in a heartbeat. Do yourself a favor and book a lesson with this awesome coach!
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Joan M. October 27, 2014
Vocal Technique · In studio
Patricia is an amazing instructor on many levels. While she is an accomplished performer in her own right, she is equally able to break down the necessary vocal techniques in a manner that all ages and all levels can relate to. Lessons with Patricia are productive, but they are also fun! You will not find a more dedicated vocal coach anywhere.
Violette K. Riverside, CA

Sessions are designed to meet the needs of the client. I have training in Linklater and Fitzmorris technique. I seek to help you find your voice as a communicator.

About Violette

I provide professional acting training and coaching for individuals and/or groups. My Postgraduate degree focused on how to facilitate actor's growth working with a variety of techniques and approaches. Emphasis can be on Vocal and/or Movement techniques for actors; public speaking techniques/coaching; auditioning techniques/coaching; competition coaching; scene study; or more long term goals. Our work is tailored to your needs.

I've worked with MA Acting for Screen Students, BA Acting Students, and K-12. I've judged for local theatre groups and competitions. I've directed and acted with local companies. I have on-camera acting experience as well.

The focus is on your journey, your experience, and your relationship between with your craft.

James N. Tustin, CA

Today's student must be comfortable presenting his/her ideas via oral speaking, PowerPoint presentation, or research. I can assist the student with delivery skills, etc.

About James

I have many years of teaching experience at the elementary level and high school level. In addition, I was an elementary assistant principal. After teaching in public schools I earned my doctorate in Reading and taught for 14 years at the college/university level.

My area of expertise is Reading/Literacy. I work with with student struggling with the reading/writing process. I have a lot of experience working with ESL students as well.

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