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Max R.

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  • Awarded Certificate of Distinction in Vocal Pedagogy from Boston Conservatory at Berklee
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Max R.

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Healthy singing is a multifaceted endeavor. It requires synergistic engagement not only between the vocal folds and vocal tract but also between the entirety of the body and the perceptive mind, regardless of genre or style. My teaching addresses and fuses each component of this pivotal trio comprising mind, body, and voice. The result will allow your instrument to find a newfound freedom of expression, progressively giving you the increased power and the agility to emote in a multitude of styles across the vocal spectrum.

Recognizing singing as a deeply individual experience, I am a fervent advocate of student empowerment. My job is to bestow you and guide you with the fundamental technical tools that you can then use to earn the gratification of becoming your own best teacher for whatever you desire to sing. Although I specialize in classical technique and employ it as a foundational anchor, my holistic approach is adaptable across the range of age, level, and style and can be ...

About Max

I have had a lifelong fondness for music, science, and the aesthetic expression of emotion through sound. My Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Boston University serves as a hallmark of my enduring performance background in opera, art song, chamber music, church services, choral repert

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Emilie
I’ve really enjoyed working with Max, and have often picked his brain because I know his knowledge of the voice is so valuable. He’s a vulnerable and wonderful performer and a personable teacher who goes out of his way to keep learning- I think that makes him the best teacher! I recommend him to anyone who has a chance to be his student or work with him.
Stephanie Pfundt
Max is an absolute pleasure to work with and a front running professional in the voice pedagogy industry. His sensitivities from everything diction to vocal mechanics and body/mind awareness in singing helped me think of my voice in a whole new way. I have never met a voice teacher so able to communicate technical advice in plain speech. Each lesson I had firm take aways and felt I dramatically improved in the space of a month. Thanks Max!!
Jeannette Lee
Max is one of the most passionate and knowledgeable vocal science pedagogues I know. As his colleague, I know his students will benefit from his detailed explanation in mastering a comprehensive understanding of the human voice. He is dedicated to his craft as a musician and as a teacher and I highly recommend him!
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Pamela S.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 8 and up
  • Master of Music, Voice from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
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Pamela S.

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I have been teaching voice for more than 15 years. I teach a classical technique which can be applied to any style of singing. I am on the faculty of two universities as a voice teacher, and also have private studios in three locations. I am primarily interested in helping serious students prepare for auditions, competitions, and conservatory admissions. Please see my website for more information about my work.

About Pamela

Praised for her "rich dramatics" (The Boston Globe), soprano Pamela S. has earned a reputation for bringing passion, intelligence and style to every performance. Through an international singing career that has included everything from Baroque opera to working with some of some of today's most promi

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Isabel
I had so much fun! I was super nervous going into it but she put me at ease immediately. I felt very comfortable through the whole lesson and she was extremely kind and supportive.
Caleb F.
Pamlea is an excellent instructor who wastes no time getting right into the technique required for proper singing. She has a vast array of tricks and tips which help you familiarize yourself with the muscles and movements required for the artform, and I would highly encourage any folk interested in learning to sing to seriously consider Pamela as an instructor.
Tara S.
Super Nice! Can already feel changes after one class!
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Asuka U.

60 Reviews
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  • Speaks French(Intermediate), English, Japanese
  • Voice performance, music theory and piano from Queens college, University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2005
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Asuka U.

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10 years teaching experience in various style of music(Classical, Pop, Rock, Broadway). Accompanied for students' auditions.
Specializing in sight singing in fixed do style.

About Asuka

“Her exceptional talent will continue to open many doors of opportunity for her in NYC where she continues to thrive as an excellent artist. Subsequently, she is a valuable contribution the opera industry.” The Metropolitan Opera Guild ‚Äč“Combination of the Ms. Uchida’s stunning presence

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Grace
Thank you for everything and i will love to hear the song right now.
Brooke Fulton
My daughter has loved working with Asuka. As a complete beginner, Asuka made her feel comfortable and confident. She sings every day now and is enjoying sharing the song they've been working on with our family. I would highly recommend Asuka.
Lin
Lin enjoyed the first lesson very much and is now all excited for more lessons to come!
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Cory H.

32 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Cory H.

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Experienced teacher and professional performer, specializing in beginner and intermediate vocal lessons! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Sing what you love with an understanding of your vocal range, healthy breathing and singing, stylistic dictation, and dynamics to shape and create beautiful music! Get ready to learn and have a great time!

About Cory

I am a professional singer, beatboxer, audio engineer, and music director who specializes in contemporary a cappella music! I graduated from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College with a Bachelor of Arts in vocal music. I’m also an experienced actor; I can help build confidence in you

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Cory was so amazing! My daughter adored him and we can’t wait doe our next lesson!
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Annia was very happy
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Isabel S.

18 Reviews
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  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from University of Michigan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Isabel S.

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Singing is my passion and I have recently received my Master’s degree in classical vocal performance at the Mannes School of Music. Well-versed in many vocal genres, I have performed in opera, recital, musical theatre, and choir performances and competitions in the US as well as internationally. I have acquired many different tools for teaching through my studies and performance experience.

Students of all ages and levels are welcome. Styles that I teach include art song, opera, musical theater, and pop with a focus on building a solid and healthy vocal technique. My experience in dance, Alexander Technique, and acting informs my teaching approach. I include body awareness, character interpretation, and making the music come alive as an integral part of the lessons.

I love to teach and enjoy helping others discover their voices and achieve their personal singing goals. My voice teachers have greatly impacted my life and my goal is to inspire my students in a similar way. Everyone ...

About Isabel

Music is my great passion, and I have recently received my Master’s degree in classical vocal performance at the Mannes School of Music. Well-versed in many musical genres, I have performed in opera, recital, musical theatre, choir and piano performances and competitions in the US as well as inter

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Christine L.
Great teacher, very supportive and encouraging.
Isabella G.
Our daughter has loved every class. We are very happy we have found such a passionate and talented instructor for her.
Eri
It was my very first time to take singing lessons. Isabel was totally amazing! She was always encouraging and cheering.
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Rachel E.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Rachel E.

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Ever dreamt of being on Broadway? Ever wanted to study with a Broadway star? Want to work on your technique? Have an audition (or College audition) coming up? Do you just love singing and want to do more of it?

Rachel is a Broadway veteran who teaches all ages and voice types. Rachel teaches different styles, including both classical and contemporary in both singing and acting. Whether it's Shakespeare, Opera, Musical Theatre, or anything in between!

Credits include: Christine on Broadway in Phantom of the Opera, Scarlett (original cast) on the international tour of Gone With The Wind, Ariel in The Little Mermaid, BFA MT from University of Michigan.

About Rachel

Take lessons with a Broadway veteran! I've been teaching private voice and acting coaching for over 7 years and LOVE seeing my students improve! I am a working singer/actor, and writer/musician in NYC, but I love teaching so much that I do it even while I'm working on projects! A little bit a

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My Daughter is very happy with her lessons, great learning experience, but also a lot of fun.
Raquel R.
Rachel was very kind and made me feel welcomed, even when my voice wasn't the best and I was nervous.
Riley
Rachel was awesome! I was nervous to start voice lessons and she was so patient. She took the time to teach me how the voice worked and how to fix problems she was hearing right off the bat. I am excited to continue learning with her and see how my voice improves.

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

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Is your dream singing 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 Singing Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute singing lessons is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $167 per hour.
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"Karmyn is a joy! Her experience and knowledge is incredible, which makes me feel confident in her teaching. I've grown tremendously in a short time, and am excited to continue down this road with her!"
Dana Wahlbeck
Took Singing lessons from Karmyn T.
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"April is amazing! Made me feel welcomed and comfortable right away and proceeded to share a wealth of knowledge in just the first lesson. I feel empowered and honored to be working with her and am looking forward to my next 9+ lessons."
Sam
Took Singing lessons from April S.
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"My children have made great progress with singing and songwriting under Hannah's instruction. She is flexible, knowledgeable, personable and knows her stuff."
Rebecca
Took Singing lessons from Hannah G.
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"Very helpful and friendly!"
Daniel
Took Singing lessons from Christine C.
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I'm learning so much about singing by using breathing, vowels, range flexibility,and learning how to focus ur voice. If u want to learn how to sing mrs.arnell is the best and she will push u past ur limit."
Don Juan
Took Singing lessons from Arnell B.
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"Marissa is the best teacher I've had. She really explains concepts well, and she is absolutely hilarious. Her students are so lucky."
Becca
Took Singing lessons from Marissa M.
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"Great instructor; highly recommended!"
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Took Singing lessons from Randy L.
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"Mitchell creates a very safe and comfortable environment to learn in. Singing is such a personal and vulnerable art form and he encourages you to go past your comfort zone while being in very safe hands. In addition to his teaching, he also has an amazing voice himself and is a current performer. He is ALSO hilarious which adds to the fun and lightness in his lessons!"
Jenn
Took Singing lessons from Mitchell K.
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"Excellent first lesson. Covered a lot of technique and material, and I look forward to the next one!"
Kaity
Took Singing lessons from Gabriel
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"Shanita is a great teacher! Very knowledgeable, professional, and patient with a novice singer like myself. She also has a great personality and makes the lessons not only informative but fun! Outstanding!"
Joe
Took Singing lessons from Shanita J.
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Private Singing Classes Near You and Online

If you've ever watched a musical, attended a karaoke party, or listened to a choir harmonize and thought, "I wish I could do that," then voice lessons are the best first step.

Singing brings people together, whether in choirs, concerts, or just amongst friends. One of the most powerful instruments in the world is built into our bodies, and learning how to use this innate instrument can bring about a lifetime of musical expression.

Many aspiring singers have the misconception that people are either born with innate singing talent or not. While it’s true that some young singers can quickly pick up vocal skills, the majority of great singers have worked with voice coaches for years. Even if you have some natural singing abilities, it’s still important to hone your skills if y

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ou want to reach your full potential.

A voice coach’s job is more than just helping you sing in tune. They also give you the unique feedback necessary to reduce unnecessary tensions, liberate your breath, and perform with confidence. Although many vocal exercises can sound silly, when used correctly, they are nothing short of magic on the vocal cords. Within just a few vocal lessons, you’ll be amazed at how your voice opens up!

Why Take Voice Lessons?

Taking singing lessons will develop your ability to confidently participate in the joy of music, whether by joining a choir, singing at a karaoke bar, or landing a gig in the music business. Studying music with a voice coach also imparts a whole range of non-musical benefits for both adults and children. Keep reading to find out more!

Benefits of Singing Lessons for Adults

In music therapy, singing is often used for healing purposes; it imparts positive emotional and mental benefits. Adults who participate in music display sharper cognitive abilities and a better memory function. Singing has also been shown to improve your posture and breathing.

Benefits of Singing Lessons for Kids

Several studies show a clear link between children who take music lessons and increased intelligence, better grades, and improved focus. Studying music uses a variety of brain processes related to reading, memory, listening, synthesizing, and coordination. 

Practicing music in childhood appears to improve mathematical ability, memory, cognitive function, and spatial intelligence. Studying music also benefits children later in life. Adults who studied music as children show a greater capacity for hearing and understanding language. 

What You'll Learn in Vocal Lessons

Whether you want to take your vocal skills to the stage or just sing better around the house, private lessons are the way to go. You'll benefit from prompt feedback and personalized instruction that you just can't get in a larger choir or simply watching video tutorials. Lesson by lesson, your voice coach will lay out a clear path for reaching your vocal goals.

A professional voice teacher will be able to see any weak points that a director of a choir or group class may not notice. This way, you’ll avoid developing bad habits that can impede your progress down the road and even lead to damaging your voice.

In vocal lessons, you'll learn how to bring the best out of your voice, resulting in your own unique musical expression. This involves developing your tone, your pitch control, and your breathing. You may also study music theory, different musical genres, or work on specific songs in order to perfect your technique. Most students will begin to hear improvement in just a couple of weeks. Below, we’ll go into detail on more of the specific learning topics at each skill level.

Sample Curriculum for Singing Lessons for Beginners

Your first voice lessons focus on evaluating your current abilities, establishing a foundation of skills, and setting you up for success. In beginner singing lessons, your vocal coach may choose to cover the following:

  • Proper posture
  • Breathing techniques
  • Vocal warm-ups
  • Vocal health
  • Tone, range, and vocal qualities
  • Intonation (matching pitches)
  • Introduction to reading music and music theory

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Singing Lessons

Intermediate singing lessons are designed to develop your basic skills further. If you already have some experience or a musical background, intermediate lessons will probably be the best choice for you. During lessons, you may work on the following:

  • Vocal exercises
  • Sight reading
  • Practice pitch changes and control
  • Introduction to vocal diction and singing pronunciation
  • Develop vocal tone
  • Develop singing technique

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Voice Lessons

In advanced lessons, voice teachers focus on improving a well-trained student’s technique, ability, and range. If you’re hoping to be a professional singer and see your name in lights someday, this is the right level for you. Advanced lessons include the following topics:

  • Improve power
  • Extend vocal range
  • Mixed voice
  • Vibrato
  • Ear training
  • Composition and songwriting
  • Audition preparation 

Regardless of your skill level, keep in mind that our private vocal teachers customize lessons to your specific interests, goals, and learning style. Lessons for adults will include more challenging practice and theory. For younger children taking singing lessons for beginners, the curriculum will be more centered around sparking interest and making music fun.

In addition, if you’d like to focus on a particular style, we have coaches who specialize in teaching classical, jazz, opera, gospel, R&B, rock, pop and more.

Find a Vocal Coach Online or Near You

When you're ready to start voice lessons, you'll need to find a qualified vocal coach. A simple search for singing teachers in our directory will provide a list of available candidates both locally and online. Busy parents and their kids can both enjoy the added convenience and flexibility of online lessons.

You'll find a variety of vocal teachers with years of experience teaching and performing. Our instructors are vetted and background checked to ensure you have the best learning experience possible.

To narrow down the list, be sure to read through reviews left by other students. Before your first lesson, think about your goals for learning to sing and any special interests you have. Feel free to send a message to a prospective teacher and discuss these topics before booking your first lesson. Then, enjoy vocal lessons customized to help you reach your goals!

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