Born in Mexico and raised in the U.S., Ms. Wi-Moto worked in regional theater as a music theater performer before moving into music composition with the Funk, Soul & Hip-Hop musical collective Community Education. Since then she has toured Western Europe with the group making television appearances on Second Channel in Germany and has been a featured artist at Tanzhaus NRW International Dance Theater in Dusseldorf, as well as CKUT FM-90.3 Radio in Canada, WFMU FM-91.1 in New York and New Jersey and Tilos Radio FM-90.3 Budapest, Hungary. Ms. Wi-Moto has gone on to work with multi-media artists to write and produce five (5) online graphic musical webisodes, The Last Days of Kartika. Most recently, Ms. Wi-Moto brought the graphic musical to the stage in a live cabaret show in Budapest, Hungary.
*** Lesson Details ***
Alongside theatrical, on-camera and concert performances Wi-Moto has worked as a teaching artists for both young and adult students in Philadelphia, NYC, Duesseldorf, Cologne, and Budapest. The lessons are tailored to meet the goals of the student(s) and usually culminate into some kind of performance, video, or audio recording. For young performers the emphasis is on creative learning, games, and other fun activities to instill confidence, build repertoire, and establish a work ethic. For adult performers lessons are based on the needs of the student(s) and their schedule.
*** Studio Equipment ***
Logic audio recording program
*** Travel Equipment ***
iPod for vocal and backing tracks
*** Specialties ***
Voice instruction, theater, and music theater performance for ages 3-14 yrs. Group and individual vocal training in Broadway and Pop styles for adult students.
Drama and music theater instruction for ages 3-14 yrs culminating in a bilingual (Spanish/English) performance.
Music theater instructor, choreographer, and movement specialist for the Budapest based youth theater program. Specialization in performance, audition technique, and music exam preparation.
Vocal instructor for adult beginners in music theater and pop singing.