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Farobag C.

40 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 90; Female: 3 to 92
  • Bachelor of Music (BM) from Eastman School of Music
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Farobag C.

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An emphasis on diction and vocal production to help create the desired effect.

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as

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Stephanos - Andreas - Marianna P.
Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
Anginetta
Very good instructor
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Margo L.

36 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Artist of the Month from Smooth 87.7 (Popular National Radio Station)
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Margo L.

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This is NOT your average coaching session! This is for those who are ready to finally overcome the world’s #1 fear:
PUBLIC PERFORMANCE.
Get ready to present yourself, business, product or service with confidence, personality and effectiveness.

My lighthearted and humorous approach to seemingly stressful situations, especially in the public performance sector, have made me a highly sought-after coach for one-on-one and group training.

About Margo

Are you ready to fall in love with your voice? Are you ready for something different? If your voice isn’t becoming to you, YOU should be coming to ME! I know what it's like to be frustrated with boring exercises and processes that seem to take a lot of time but yield no results. That's why I d

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Lenora B.
Great lessons
Jaelyn W.
Margo is amazingly gifted!!
Kelsey F.
My daughter said she has a beautiful voice and very patient and encouraging instructor.
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Wendy P.

38 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks For purposes of singing: French, Italian, German
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Theater/Voice from University of Kansas
  • Teaching since 2003
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Wendy P.

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Using my vocal and acting training, I have worked with many students on improving their speaking voices for public speaking or voice-over work. I use Linklater , and Alexander technique combined with other training to help students overcome their fear of public speaking as well as their technical vocal issues, such as articulation, projection, breathing problems and modulating the voice in a pleasant way. I can help you overcome an overly nasally tone for example or a monotone voice.

About Wendy

I've been teaching private vocal instruction since 2003, and opened my own studio in 2008. I love helping people find their true, authentic voice, which I feel is essential not only for singers but many other people as well! Singing is a great joy, and the voice is one of our primary modes of expre

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Nelson G.
I couldn’t recommend Wendy enough. No matter what walk of life you come from, she’ll find a way to connect with you and help you reach your goal. I’m already seeing improvements and can’t wait to go back every week.
Arthur V.
Blake C.
Very helpful and focused on what needed to be worked on. Will definitely be looking forward to working with her again!

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Bill P.

69 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • BA Radio & TV from Butler University--Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Awarded EXCELLENCE IN PROFESSIONAL VOICE-OVER from ADVERTISING ON HOLD
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Bill P.

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"UNLEASH THE POWER OF YOUR SPEAKING VOICE" When you speak, are you unhappy with the sound of your voice? Is it washed out, nasal, weak, muddy, and generally in need of help? Do you drop consonants, mumble, or not properly open your jaw to make proper sounds? Do you fear speaking on stage or at a podium in front of large crowds?

I can help you, and your voice SOUND like a true speaking STAR? That means improving your speech and voice projection, resonance, pitch, tone and overall presentation techniques. All are covered extensively in my personal speaking voice makeover lessons. My proven, live, teaching techniques will train your voice to sound richer, fuller, and more listener friendly in just a few meetings. I will give you the confidence to overcome your stage fright fears. Plus, we'll work to clear up other vocal problems you may be having.

Study is easy. I will forward to you, in advance, each lesson via email that we will work on for each session. Then, we'll ...

About Bill

Award winning national Radio/TV personality and voice over talent for more than 25 years. Voice heard in thousands of national Radio/TV commercials, infomercials, corporate DVDs, CD Roms, & videos for The Golf Channel, Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, U.S.Army, Delta Airlines, Windjammer Cr

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Meagan
Bill has been a wonderful teacher! I enjoy my lessons and feel like I am learning a lot of useful information. I started with 5 lessons and decided to keep going because I am enjoying this subject so much. I would highly recommend taking lessons with Bill.
Dmitriy P.
Got a great idea of what I was doing right and wrong with my public speaking.
Russell D.
I am very pleased with the voice lessons Bill has given me.
Thank you!

Kent J.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Golden Eagle Award from CINE (Performed the title role in "Jack and the Dentist's Daughter")
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Drama) from Howard University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kent J.

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My lessons will be a fun, focused exploration of your creative impulses - designed to enhance the range of disciplines related to: stage presence, vocal articulation & projection, and script interpretation. Students with corporate &/or lifestyle interests will improve their oral presentation skills and confidence, along with gaining useful storytelling techniques that can be applied to their sales and marketing procedures (or to daily communication needs).

About Kent

Kent is a graduate of Howard University’s College of Fine Arts (drama major). As a playwright, director, and actor he has created original productions for national and international youth programs (including the musicals "Triunfar!" (i.e. The Winners!) in Bogota, Colombia and the hip-hop musical "A

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Theodosha H.
Kent Jackman is a very good teacher, I was definitely able to see improvements in myself just after the first few lessons! If you need acting lessons he’s definitely the way to go, I’ve never had lessons before but he was able get more in depth with what I know while also adding on to it. Definitely recommend.
Nino C.
Working with Kent was great!, It was fantastic
my view in acting is pretty much strong now.
Kent help me to be more
confidence in myself I feel like I have tools to Step up.

Thank you kent!
James Jr.
Kent has the ability to do or teach drama, comedy and improvisation. He has wisdom, talent, intelligence and integrity. I know of his abilities to teach, direct and to create a performance of the highest level. He's one of the best, as I know from having been taught by him. Try him out and judge for yourself. You'll be better for it in more ways than one.
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Kevin T.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1990
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Kevin T.

23 Reviews
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Online Speaking Voice Teacher

Keynote speakers seeking help with vocal tone, energy, and performance, voice coaching can help take your presentations to a whole new level.

About Kevin

Kevin T. is a music professor at MUM, Vice president of the San Diego Songwriters guild, and CEO of Songwriting Planet. He is an instructor of guitar, bass, voice, piano, songwriting, composition, orchestration, jazz arranging, music theory, ear training, production and engineering, and music busin

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Jo
I started learning Ukulele with Kevin and then picked up Guitar lately, Kevin has a systematic way of teaching, instead of covering each and every chords, he summarizes them by different shapes, and also their variations, so you can memorize the basics and find their "relative" chords easier. He also taught music theories, how each chord is formed, and if you want to play a specific song, he's also glad to help on finding the exact chord and transfer them into different notes that suits you. Definitely have your notebook ready since there's a lot to learn. The harder thing for myself is with the online class, it's not as efficient as a face-to-face one, I also tend to be less motivated to practise but you ought to just find your own motivation!
Jennifer Closson
I have been involved in singing for many years now and I can tell you that Kevin knows what he is doing with his special skills teaching voice and guitar. I feel lucky to have found him and I hope to continue learning from him for a long time.
Anthony
Kevin offers helpful advice and insight. An instructor with a deep understanding of music, he demonstrates a great ability to guide new students. He brought clarity to problems I experienced as a new guitar player. I highly recommend inviting Kevin into your music journey.

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Average Cost of Speaking Voice Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute speaking voice lessons in Chicago is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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$44 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$71 average

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"So great, personal, friendly, and motivating!"
Ryan
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Francesca V.
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"Very excited and grateful already. Can't wait for more lessons!"
Olya
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Alexandra W.
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"I used to be terrified of crowds and speaking on front of large groups. I now have more self-confidence and poise when I give presentations after working with Margo. I am grateful to have finally overcome this fear."
James
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Margo L.
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"Very knowledgable and patient."
Anthony
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Laurelanne D.
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"Karmyn is great. She really tries to focus on my issues and guides me through my voice exercises. She is patient and kind too, which is perfect for an instructor."
Karen
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Karmyn T.
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"Only a couple lessons thus far and fabulous!! Looking forward to witnessing his gift and potential to help my duaghter shine."
Chianna
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Glenn W.
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"Thank you, Vanessa Pace!

THANK YOU, VANESSA!

A year ago when I was shopping for a voice teacher, Take Lessons provided a wide selection of viable options. As a senior adult, I was feeling a need to clarify my "Call" in life, and to return to some of the personal strengths that I hope to continue using in the last 1/3 of my life. In my profile I indicted I was looking to maintain the voice that has been a part of every aspect of my life from theatre to singing, to preaching, to creating radio spots. When I mentioned that goal to Vanessa in our first meeting she countered: “We won’t just maintain it, we’ll restore it!” What a confidence booster that was!

Although my life work mostly involves speaking, I also have a love of singing—something I have participated in one way or another for the last 50 years. I wanted to overcome the “old lady” vibrato syndrome if possible and to be able to sing without concern that those within earshot would shudder.

In addition, I was looking for certain attributes in a teacher:
• A person who is at my stage of life or beyond.
• A person who is knowledgeable in both singing and speech.
• A person with a personal teaching style that is positive and encouraging.

ENTER VANESSA PACE!

Vanessa is confident and knowledgeable. In addition, she has customized my learning program to suit my current objectives, which have changed from one week to the next depending upon my professional assignments from work and my personal creative pursuits.

In this year Vanessa brought me to a point of “breaking through” inhibitions and moving beyond what I thought I’d be able to do. Her constant use of cues to put me on track with the use of my voice has been invaluable! She compared letting sound pass through the vocal cords (without strain) in the same way breath becomes music through a clarinet. Using words like “Pull up your spine—you’re two inches taller!”; and reminders to draw on the strength of (underused) larger muscles to support the efforts of diaphragm have been helpful in numerous practical matters of everyday life.

Vanessa is inspiring in that she is a life-long learner and passionate about things to the degree that she invests in them with intelligent research, attention to science, and a spiritual passion that drives her to draw out the best in her students in similar fashion.

If you are looking for a voice teacher, Vanessa will work with you where you are--and help you move toward the goal of where you are hoping to be.

I am thanking God this Thanksgiving Season for Vanessa Pace.

~ Ann Thomas"
Ann
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Vanessa P.
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"I was very hesitant about online class but I found this website and the profile of Michelle facilitated my decision to go ahead and give it a try. My first lesson with my professor was efficient, focused on the issues I wanted to address and I feel very lucky to work with such a generous professional. I am very happy about the class and I am already seeing progress. Thank you for all Michelle and I can't wait to continue improving with your coaching."
Leila
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Michelle A.
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"I always had a problem with public speaking. I don't articulate words well and don't have any volume. I'm shy and uncomfortable in front of people. Nicholas worked on vocal lessons and how to enunciate and project. We also did breathing exercises and where to place the tongue with words. I improved my diction and with that, got more confidence in speaking in front of people, which is important in my job. Highly Recommend."
Monique
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Nicholas M.
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"I am a professional speaker and I decided to pursue some speaker voice coaching. This was my first lesson and Vanessa was friendly and great personality. I felt comfortable with her
immediately. She provided education, demonstration, observed me apply the techniques, and offered constructive feedback. After the class, I was excited to practice what I learned. I will definitely continue to go back to Vanessa. I highly recommend her."
Vince
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Vanessa P.
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