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Kristen B.

16 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks French, Italian, German
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Kristen B.

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This is the focus of my vocal studio, and I began teaching in this style when I opened my voice studio in 2005. Curriculum will vary depending on your experience level with the subject and voice type. Technique is instructed from a variety of backgrounds, with basis in physiology of healthy voice production due to my combined background in classical vocal performance and voice therapy.

About Kristen

COVID has changed the singing game, and I like to believe that it opened the opportunity to sing to those who otherwise wouldn't try it. I hope more people find joy in these moments of isolation through creating music from their homes! I want to dispel the myth that only a select few are "gifted"

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Emily
I am so thankful for Kristen! She is so knowledgable, patient, and a fantastic teacher. I highly recommend her for beginner singers.
Catheryn L.
I love Kristen!
She's so good at explaining the most confusing things about singing technique (which for a beginner is a lot). She's very patient and it's heartwarming when she gets excited about the times I do something right. I trust Kristen with my voice and I like how she encourages me to do hard but fun repertoire. Would definitely recommend!

P.S. Her voice is absolutely beautiful. You know you have a good teacher when she demonstrates something and you think, "I want to sound like that."
Ilja
A very good teacher for a beginner!
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Alix J.

4 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alix J.

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I work best with singers of any age just starting out, or those, such as older adults, who have had some training before and are looking to get back into practice.

About Alix

**UPDATE** I am fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and in-person lessons are resuming. Vaccinations *strongly* preferred for students attending in-person lessons. I hold a both Master's and Bachelor's degrees in music, and have studied with singers who have had international careers and perfo

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Jennifer G.
Great instructor!
Lorenzo
Alix is truly a phenomenal teacher! She is compassionate, nurturing, and seeks to improve her student's vocal abilities. All of our lessons have been thorough, educational, and certainly insightful. I have become such a better singer in only a few short lessons, and look forward to becoming a master in the next few!
Julie
Alex is an exceptional teacher. My 13 year-old wished for voice lessons for such a long time, and I'm so pleased Alix is working with her. She is helping my daughter improve her technique (breathing, posture, range, etc.), while keeping lessons positive and encouraging, and finding music that my daughter enjoys. When Alix demonstrates what she is describing- WOW, what a voice! My daughter looks forward to every lesson, and if it's possible, loves to sing even more since she has been learning with Alix.
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Erik C.

6 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $85
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
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Erik C.

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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

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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.
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Rachel A.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 9 and up
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Rachel A.

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About Rachel

Mezzo-soprano Rachel A. has captured audiences throughout the United States with her rich and warm timbre, beautiful blend, and dynamic stage presence. A native of Stockton, California, Rachel was born into a musical family and quickly developed an affinity for the performing arts. She first fell in

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Karyl C.
Great Lesson!as a first timer, I m very happy and comfortable with Rachel
Serena K.
I really enjoyed working with her, she gave me some great tips on how to improve my voice and my posture so I can become an even better singer.
Daniel
Rachel is a such amaizing teacher, knowledgeful ,creative, patient enough,
Fast to identify mistakes, very optimistic by giving hope -encouraging To push hard all things are possible. She deserves all stars in the Universe!
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Lauren S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Italian, French, English, German
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lauren S.

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Experienced voice teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation in vocal technique. I specialize in classical music and musical theater, typically use a variety of books and anthologies, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: sheet music, vocal exercises, piano accompaniment, acting exercises, foreign language work and more!

About Lauren

Lauren has been teaching private lessons since 2013 and is currently available to teach lessons online. Lauren has helped students learn to read music, gain confidence and musical skills, land roles in community and school theater productions and be accepted to music programs at esteemed colleges an

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Elyce
Lauren is a great teacher for voice and ukulele. She takes her time and is patient. Lauren looks for solutions to difficult chords. So glad to have her as a kind and caring and informative teacher!
Laura
Lauren is an excellent teacher! She is very knowledgeable as well as, positive and encouraging. I am a music educator with a master's degree in music education and I highly recommend Lauren.
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Natasha V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
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  • Master of Music - Vocal Pedagogy from Boston Conservatory at Berklee
  • Awarded First Place from American Protege Competition
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Natasha V.

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Natasha Valdes has a vast knowledge of functional voice training for all voice types allowing her the flexibility to teach Classical, Musical Theater, Contemporary, and Cross-Training. She has her Masters of Music degree in Vocal Pedagogy from the Boston Conservatory of Music and her Bachelor of Music degree from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. She integrates voice science and mindfulness training into all of her lessons, allowing students to make progress on their own outside of our lessons together. Her technical approach builds a sustainable foundation for longevity. All of her lessons are tailored to the student's performance and mastery goals, therefore each student receives a different program designed for them to thrive. Natasha prides herself on maintaining an empathetic studio, where we create a safe place for you to explore the unique qualities of your voice. Beyond teaching, Natasha continues to have an extensive performance career in a classical and contemporary voice.

About Natasha

As a rising lyric soprano, Natasha Valdes has performed across the United States and Europe. She rapidly became known for her virtuosity as a soloist in sacred and orchestral works. Valdes has shown that artistry in Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Solemn Vespers, in addition to Vivaldi’s Gloria, Ha

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The average cost of 60-minute opera voice lessons in Palo Alto is $73. 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.
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"Excellente teacher, help me a lot"
Alexandra F.
Took Opera Voice lessons from Jorge L.
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"I had a great experience! Phillip was extremely patient and engaging during lessons and very often went above and beyond to provide me with music and vocal exercises.
He has a vast knowledge of music; I learned so much about voice, more than I realized there is to know about singing.
Phillip has an energetic, but easy going, personality and great sense of humor. This was my first time singing in front of someone and I appreciated his kindness and encouragement.
I highly recommend him!!!"
Darlene
Took Opera Voice lessons from Phillip F.
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"I Loved learning from Julia and hope to make my way to Portland again in the Future. She was kind, understanding and taught me so much more about my vocal possibilities. Thank You!"
Fabiola
Took Opera Voice lessons from Julia V.
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"Outstanding. I have had four lessons and I am very pleased with Natasha."
Craig Ongley
Took Opera Voice lessons from Natasha B.
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"Michelle and Robert are wonderful patient and professional. My daughter 15 years old benefited greatly from the many techniques (classical and operatic) taught by Michelle and Robert. They always stress the importance of vocal health, even incorporating stretching, proper exercises, breathing, and proper vowel sounds. Not only did they prepare my daughter vocally but taught her facial structure, posture and how to add her acting and emotion into her signing while still having a great projection. An added benefit being instructed by this wonderful duo is having the knowledge from both female and male seasoned professionals. I highly recommend you meet with them at least once and see the difference. I can't wait to see them again. Jess and Sophie"
Jay
Took Opera Voice lessons from Michelle Kei I.
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"It was a pleasure to meet with Rebecca she is very knowledgeable in music, voice coach and has lots of experience. She is giving my 8 years daughter opera voice lessons and she enjoys it very much."
Ksenia
Took Opera Voice lessons from Rebecca S.
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"Sara is a voice student herself so she is in the perfect mindset for teaching beginner-intermediate singers. Sara has all the knowledge/techniques of an older teacher, but for a bargain of a price!! I would recommend Sara to anyone in their first few years of vocal study."
Jude
Took Opera Voice lessons from Sara J.
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"Fantastic teacher. I learned so much more in a short time with Sandra than I learned with all the other voice trainers I have had through the years. Her method is rewarding."
Linda
Took Opera Voice lessons from Sandra H.
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"Madeline is sweet and so knowledgeable. She is one of the greatest teachers I have ever worked with. She can help with anything from the basics and fine tuning to the most complicated of pieces. She makes the lessons fun and educational. In only a few weeks I feel I've learned more then I ever did in school music classes.
100% recommend."
Meghan
Took Opera Voice lessons from Madeline H.
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"Sandra made me immediately comfortable and was
really approachable."
Futo
Took Opera Voice lessons from Sandra H.
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