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Do you love opera but not sure how to begin study? Let's get started with the very basics of classical and operatic technique so meet student requirements for conservatory or to study privately with a formal opera teacher. That's right! A very good opera teacher requires that, prior to study, each student has a certain knowledge of music and experience singing. I want get you to that place where you can confidently begin serious opera voice work.
I teach all levels from beginners to intermediate to advanced.
I have taught singing (all genres, including classical art song, operatic arias, oratorio), since 1991 and am available for students of all experience levels, ages 9 - 100!
In your lessons, we will explore breathing for singing; tuning your resonance for achieving evenness of tone in all ranges; your body alignment; and, performance techniques. You will be given specific breathing and vocal exercises, and then be asked to bring in songs of your choosing that challenge you technically and/or artistically. We will also work on ways to connect with and express the character and subtext of songs.
I can help you prepare for auditions and competitions and can offer you piano practice backtracks (created in Finale), if needed.
My approach is holistic in that I work with your whole person (physical, psychological, emotional) to help you achieve your artistic goals of expression. I use a lot of imagery and engage you in activities designed to help increase your awareness and ...
The voice is the grandest instrument of all instruments. For 20 years, Steven B is one of the best instructors out there. He teaches in students’ homes across the United States as easily as in the Coronado Music Studio. Provide teaching at all stages. All skill levels taught. Complete beginners are welcome. Mr. Bruce intersects methodologies of Bel Canto, Alexander's technique, and the secrets of singing. By the way, Alexander’s technique can bring back to health a damaged speaking voice, as well as keeping the singer’s voice sound and pain free. Broken down, singing involves three areas: mind, technique, and performance. There are many technical concepts to train in singing. From vowel shapes, to understanding consonants, to landing gently on high notes. Great technique leads to great expression. Steven B is skilled in educating a student for an audition or performance. The chief purpose of singing is to bring oneself joy. Prepare to learn a lot and have fun!
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The most important aspect of vocal training that I will emphasize is breath support. Connecting to the body when singing will ensure vocal protection and prevent unwanted vocal strain. I will also focus on gaining control through scales and breathing. I would like my students to gain consistency in their lessons each week by providing them with new challenges and helping them to gain new tools when practicing. Applying these fundamental elements of healthy singing into each student's repertoire is the ultimate goal in these lessons.
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In order to learn how to sing opera, a great love and commitment to the art form is required. Many opera students confess that after ten years of study, they are only just beginning to feel they have a handle on this challenging yet unique form of vocal art.
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Your instructor can help you discover the vocal range your voice sounds best in, suggest specific exercises, and offer helpful advice along the way. With the right teacher, you can learn how to sing opera and take your skills to the next level. So what are you waiting for? Book your opera voice lessons today, and start working on all of your musical goals!