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'Having performed in operas such as 'Cosi Fan Tutti' and sang in various choirs, I have experience in 'Opera Voice' (or also called 'Classical Voice.') Both as a vocal pedagogy teacher and vocal coach (emphasizing the story-line of the operatic piece) - my background is uniquely suited to be of assistance. Whether singing in German, Italian, English (etc) - you will gain assistance with your efforts. I use the IPA as a foundation for assisting my students in their performances.
I teach Opera Voice and have extensive curriculum and teaching materials. During the first lesson, I determine the student's vocal range by having him/her sing up and down the scale. I teach vocal techniques, correct diaphragm breathing, correct singing stance, diction and vowel formation, emoting while singing, connecting to the song, memorization techniques, understanding music history, and much more. I have a B.A. in Music Education with a vocal emphasis. I have been trained in the Alexander Technique and have had 7 semesters of private classical voice lessons. Additionally, I have sang classical music in college choir and have sung a repertoire including "The Requiem" , "Gloria". and "The Messiah."
All Voice Types, Soprano, Mezzo, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass;
Singing opera takes a love of the music, dedication and superior technique. It has been Ginni's pleasure to help students sing music from operas for 20 years.
Students learn to:
Increase vocal strength, range, power, articulation, agility, versatility
Sing arias from the Opera Repertoire
Develop Classical tone or sound
Understand the plot
Understand the mood and setting of the song
Learn how to be expressive using vocal tone, inflection, and body
Ginni asks her students to remember three things: Try, Relax and Have Fun!
Need helping learning the literature? With diction? Understanding the text? Phrasing your lines? Look no further :)
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