Classical Voice Lessons in Oakland. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable classical voice lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice classical voice.”

Popular Classical Voice Teachers in Oakland, CA

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Erik C.

6 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $85
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Erik C.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Private Classical Voice Teacher

With a Master Of Music degree in Voice Performance from Boston University, I am passionate about helping each student discover his/her unique voice. A student of the esteemed operatic soprano, Phyllis Curtin, my pedagogy is founded on the principles of classical bel canto technique. With strong emphasis on maintenance of a coordinated singing posture and fully supported diaphragmatic breathing, my teaching allows most students to see improvements in ease and beauty of tone within two lessons.

I do believe that time spent outside of one's lessons applying the technique in private practice is THE MOST important building block to mastery of one's voice. I encourage all students to record their lessons for use in their private practice. Objectively listening to yourself and developing a discriminating ear for your sound is essential to successful development.

In addition to teaching, I am a busy performer in the San Francisco Bay Area, providing the singing voice for celebrated drag ...

About Erik

Let's make some joyful noise together! Singing beautifully is one of the most freeing and gratifying experiences one can have. I grew up singing in church, my local high school music program and community choral organizations. So singing is a fundamental part of my personal history and experience. M

Recent Reviews
Lily
Erik was a warm, engaging, intelligent, and FUN vocal instructor. My husband and I took lessons for our wedding performance and continued afterward as well because it was so fun! Erik has a bounty of knowledge, an incredibly precise ear, helpful tips, and a lot of patience! Highly recommend him for any style of vocal signing as he has a broad range of technical talent and is very precise in his feedback. Erik you rock!!
Mark
Erik is a fantastic voice teacher and is a wonderful person. I cannot recommend him highly enough. I have recently started voice lessons with Erik after a 10+ year break from singing opera and choral music, and I have learned so much from him already in the two moths we have been working together - posture, breathing techniques, analysis of the text and score, ....
Our lessons are well organized, very helpful, and a lot of fun. I look forward to my weekly lessons with Erik and hope to study with him for a long time.
Max
I had the good fortune of participating in two master classes led by Erik Chalfant. Erik is very knowledgable about the mechanics of vocal production, but what’s more is that he inspires as he teaches. He is engaging and energetic, and also very effective. He connects with his students, regardless of their level of expertise or experience. I have recommended Erik to several fellow musicians, and would again without hesitation.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Laurie D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Laurie D.

11 Reviews
Book Now
Private Classical Voice Teacher

Instruction tailored to the student on all levels. Voice building, skill development, technique and expression. Best for students ages 6th grade and older.

About Laurie

Hello! I am a skilled teacher with a passion for helping others learn and excel! I hold my bachelor's degrees in music education and vocal performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I completed my master's degree in vocal performance from the University of North Texas. I have b

Recent Reviews
Meghan W.
She is a great teacher ,my daughter enjoyable lesson .
Gary M.
She has learned (through listening and patience) what I need to work on during the previous lessons and we're focusing on these issues during class. She's very knowledgeable and easily transfers that to me.
Very pleasant to work with !
Glenn K.
1st lesson went great! Ms. Depauw is knowledgeable with music theory, and techniques that I am using to help me re-learn sharps, this includes practicing scales (groan). I look forward to working with Ms. Depauw to help me improve my playing, and since I play for my Church, I know they will appreciate the lessons. LOL
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Angela H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, French
  • Voice from Cornish College of the arts
  • Teaching since 2011
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Angela H.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Private Classical Voice Teacher

Angela received her bachelors in Vocal Performance with an emphasis on Classical Voice. She then moved to New York and studied under prestigious, broadway coaches at CAP21. She was employed as a part time music teacher at Lakewood Elementary in Sunnyvale, CA where she taught group lessons from grades k-5 along with some special needs classrooms. Since Angela has both a strong background in vocal technique and music theater acting, she offers a unique vocal coaching that integrates storytelling as well as a basic understanding of how to sing. She is looking forward to meeting you!

About Angela

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Angela recently made her debut as a director at the historic Oaks Theatre in Pittsburgh, PA. As a seasoned actress and singer, with over ten years of experience, she completed her undergraduate at Cornish College of the Arts, where Angela completed her classic

Recent Reviews
Laura
Angela is such a fun teacher! She also has an amazing voice and can sing/teach all styles. Highly recommended!
Cynthia
Angela has been helping my daughter learn how to sing for a couple of months now. My daughter is only 8 years old, but has been learning how to sing correctly without hurting her voice. Angela is very patient and supportive and my daughter looks forward to class every week! They mostly work on Disney songs, because my daughter loves to sing Frozen! I highly recommend!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Joseph M.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Joseph M.

20 Reviews
Book Now
Private Classical Voice Teacher

25 + yrs playing/teaching experience
Classical
Fun mixed with work

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of success

Recent Reviews
Ella, Olivia L.
Both my daughters enjoyed their first piano lessons. They can’t wait for next week!
Charles G.
This was my 10 year old son’s first lesson with Joe. For me, I really loved his energy. He is patient and worked well with my son , keeping in my of his age. For my son he said Joe is fun. He enjoyed his lesson.
Javon A.
AMAZING KNOWLEDGE, GREAT TECHNIQUE, AND OVER ALL GREAT INSTRUCTOR. WILL HAVE YOU SINGING BETTER IN A MATTER OF WEEKS!!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Cody M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Cody M.

Book Now
Private Classical Voice Teacher

I have years of experience as a professional vocal coach, mostly working with opera and musical theatre singers. I'd love to work with you on any repertoire, polishing tone quality and helping with lyric diction in English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish. Working with me will help you to prepare for the best performance possible and to create the art that YOU want to create.

About Cody

I am a classically trained pianist and conductor with years of experience in the professional music world as a pianist, vocal coach, and administrator. Piano students can learn a wide variety of skills from me, whether that's just beginning and learning the basics or polishing advanced repertoire o

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Megan B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, English, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 11 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Megan B.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Private Classical Voice Teacher

I have been teaching this subject for over 8 years. I have a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance and a minor in Vocal Pedagogy. Classical Voice is my forte, as I am an opera singer. My students can expect vocal technique through warmups, appropriate repertoire selection, language guidance, and an integration of singing and acting (performance skill) appropriate for auditions.

About Megan

Cuban-Puerto Rican soprano Megan Barrera is a native of Miami Florida, and is an active performer of both opera and concert repertoire. In 2019, Ms. Barrera was the second prizewinner of the Gabriela Beňačková International Vocal Competition in the Czech Republic. In 2018, Ms. Barrera was the fir

Recent Reviews
andrea M.
Megan is awesome! She is patient and very knowledgeable. I'd recommed her to anyone.
Dale W.
Great sessions very informative and helpful Megan is a great instructor
Patrick E.
Highly recommended! She is very talented!

Looking for an online Classical Voice teacher in Oakland, CA?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing classical voice teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream classical voice teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Classical Voice Lessons in Oakland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical voice lessons in Oakland is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $175 per hour.
30 min
$43 average
45 min
$59 average
60 min
$77 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_45514_pi_image
"Olga is a great teacher and an experienced professional. She have been teaching my daughter last two years. I can say that it was enjoyable and worthwhile experience. I think she is kind of teacher who is in the talent-finding and talent-development business. She helped my daughter to come out of her shell and gain more confidence."
Svetlana
Took Classical Voice lessons from Olga C.
Profile_43367_pi_MKIStatue
"I worked with Michelle on several occasions. She was always completely professional and prepared. her insights have helped me on a personal level as a singer and on a professional level as an elementary music teacher. You will be in great hands (and great voice!) with Michelle guiding you!"
Carey
Took Classical Voice lessons from Michelle Kei I.
Profile_253219_pi_3b01249f71e45644e92aa197bc1c84b014c15089
"she is very nice and my first lesson went very well."
Gitta
Took Classical Voice lessons from Deborah C.
Profile_252799_pi_1994fdfcab65001f1dfe0daf51771e033b9122f6
"Kathryn has a firm command of vocal production, and can teach in any style! She's eady to work with, and always goes the extra mile for her students. Highly recommended!"
John
Took Classical Voice lessons from Kathryn L.
Profile_253412_pi_fd4afe8490d6f327f2d2863fe5fb77b56954c06e
"Wonderful style, skill, and energy. Molly is fantastic."
Deb
Took Classical Voice lessons from Molly M.
Profile_93177_pi_IMG_1460
"She was very knowledgeable of what she was teaching. My son and I are very much please with her class and today is just his first day."
Jahmal
Took Classical Voice lessons from Carol K.
Profile_238727_pi_fb28c1cdcaf12c74075f3e7ac18c5551c743f16c
"Francesca is a terrific vocal coach. She really knows music theory and the mechanics of singing. She has been a tremendous source of knowledge and has provided numerous tips and resources to help improve my singing technique. She is also very friendly and easy to work with. I really enjoy my sessions with her and always feel like I walk away with a deeper understanding of voice."
Alice
Took Classical Voice lessons from Francesca V.
Profile_43367_pi_MKIStatue
"Our daughter Katie has been under the tutelage of Michelle and Robert for the past nine months. During this time, Katie’s vocal performance level has far exceeded anything we expected. Michelle and Robert have transformed Katie into a stage-ready performer. In doing so, they also prepared us for the arduous tasks of collegiate school selection, entrance requirements, specific audition techniques and audition music selection and preparation. Michelle and Robert also gave us general counseling on what to expect from music schools and
their staff. I felt this was as important as the vocal coaching as my wife and I had no previous experience with music education. We are extremely fortunate and eternally grateful for what Michelle and Robert have done for our daughter’s life. If you’re looking for the complete package in vocal performance coaching, you’ve found them!!!"
Rob & Amanda
Took Classical Voice lessons from Michelle Kei I.
Profile_237972_pi_5949831febc4798c3a23f432fb084f8473ac94e0
"This guy knows his stuff and communicates clearly I learned more about breathing--fry, diaphram, 3 levels of breath intake--than I ever did with other teachers,

Bravo, Daniel G"
Don
Took Classical Voice lessons from Daniel G.
Profile_246705_pi_e9425bf14fd60b10b0df17f390a9088412b41c2a
"Excellent teacher! Classical voice is just one of the many subjects she excels in. She is well trained, she gets the job done, she is very kind and works well with others."
Richard
Took Classical Voice lessons from Michelle T.
View More
View Less