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About Elaina R.

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Fort Wayne, IN
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I have taught students within a wide age and skill range interested in classical, musical theater, and contemporary singing.

About Elaina
Learn to sing comfortably and beautifully in choir AND at karaoke night! I teach voice at the the Purdue School of Music in Fort Wayne and sing professionally throughout the Midwest. I have considerable experience teaching students of all ages, and I love helping singers of all experience levels find joy through singing.

I have Master of Music from the University of Michigan, and I consider myself a crossover artist. Singing music of all genres, including pop, jazz, Celtic, folk, and musical theater, has given me respect and appreciation for music of all kinds. As an active performer, I understand many aspects of singing (including stage fright) and am happy to assist my through those challenges as well as the mechanics of the voice.

Whether you are considering a career in music or just want to brush up your shower singing, I'm gam
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*** Lesson Details ***
30, 45, and 60-minute lessons available; 30-minute lessons recommended for children below the age of 14. Lessons begin with vocalization with specialized warm-ups targeting technique (proper breath control, vowel clarity, and relaxed singing), while the second half of lessons is spent on music. You may choose your own music or ask for suggestions.

Three items to bring to lessons:

A three-ring binder with loose leaf paper OR an electronic tablet for notes and music
A pencil
Water

*** Travel Equipment ***
A keyboard or piano must be available for in-home lessons. Students should also keep a lesson binder, notebook, or tablet for music and note-taking. Some music may have to be purchased, but I can supply some, especially in classical/musical theater genres.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in classical singing, musical theater, jazz, and pop genres.
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beth May 4, 2019
· Vocal Training · In studio
She is quick at noticing your problem areas and tackling them right away, she is upfront and honest. I appreciate her approach to teaching and feel confident she will get me where I'd like to be!
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Pierre L. July 27, 2015
· Singing · In studio
Elaina is incredibly talented yet she remains accessible to her students. If you’re looking for a patient teacher that can improve your singing, then you cannot do better than her.
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Charles B. July 6, 2015
· Singing · In studio
Very helpful and informative.
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Elaina R.

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About Michelle P.

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Aldie, VA

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About Michelle
Instilling and nurturing a love of music and developing musicianship are why I’m a voice teacher. I earned my Master of Music Education degree in 2012 from Boston University, which has furthered my love of teaching and given me even more resources to draw from.

With all my students, I emphasize good technique. No matter what genre of music or age of student, singing in a healthful and fun way includes great posture, breath management, and producing a free and easy sound. I believe that each student has their own unique way of learning, so I tailor my lessons to fit. Students are both encouraged to sing music they're familiar with and to try something new. Immediate feedback and specific practice instructions help my students gain a sense of confidence and assess their progress. Last but not least, singing should be fun!

I'm a member
of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, The Voice Workshop, and the Loudoun Fairfax Music Fellowship.
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Will December 1, 2017
· Musical Theater · In home
She is energetic, funny, and enthusiastic to work with her students. Our son had his first lesson tonight and enjoyed it very much,
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Elise February 21, 2017
· Classical Voice · In studio
I worked with Michelle for a little over 2 years. As an adult student, I was super nervous about singing in front of anyone - it took me this long to just sign up for lessons! She was patient with me and gave me lots of tools for dealing with my nerves and stage fright. Michelle helped me to choose songs that I not only wanted to sing but that matched my voice and range. I was hesitant about performing in a recital but Michelle pointed out that it was like training for a marathon - doing all the work but not performing just seemed silly. It wasn't perfect but it was definitely something I'm proud to have crossed off my bucket list.
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Michelle P.

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About MyraJoy F.

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Roanoke, VA
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I customize unique and specific curriculums for each of my students individually!
I care to know my students ambitions, passions, goals, way of learning and personality in order to minister best to their needs and cultivate efficient progress and accomplishment! I encourage my students in their strengths, while assisting them in their weaknesses! I inspire my students to pursue their dreams, while pouring knowledge and practical application to get them there! I teach all genres of music and specialize in audition and performance preparation. I believe in a strong foundation of proper singing and vocal technique, while not forgetting that music should be a wonderful time! I believe singing and acting should be a joyful experience and one that will be a positive change in your life.

About MyraJoy
I am a singer, pianist, and guitarist. I graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance with a Concentration in Music Theatre, where I studied high levels of Music Theory, Music Pedagogy, Music Theatre, Opera Theatre, Classical singing, Improvisation, Dance, and Acting.

Voice students can expect a well rounded education in any of these areas of study customizable to your specific needs and individual aspirations as well improvement in the voice and vocal technique week to week. Every voice has a unique timbre; I teach students to release built up tension and apply foundational techniques in order to unlock their own individual sound. I can help any student to sing with freedom, confidence, and expression.

I can teach students to read music, sing in Foreign Languages, and captivate audiences.

I
have a passion for authenticity, intentionality, encouragement, and entertainment! My personal musical passion is wide-ranging in genre and I firmly believe that great technique is essential to any and every style. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to become a better musician!
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Amanda D. November 2, 2018
· Vocal Training · In studio
My daughter has made such an improvement after just 4 lessons
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Maria October 20, 2018
· Vocal Training · In home
First time meeting this lovely lady. My daughter loved her and enjoyed the techniques she learned, my daughter had so much fun and looking forward to the next lessons with Myrajoy!
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Zachary J. October 5, 2018
· Singing · In home
Myra has a great personality. My son is looking forward to work with her for his voice lesson .
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About Rosie K.

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Rochester, NY

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I believe that singing is about so much. It is a way to express yourself, it is a way to gain confidence, and it is a wonderful discipline. I want to help you find YOUR voice. It would be so much fun to get to work with you on anything you might need: sightreading, Choral solos and music, your favorite pop of country song! Anything that interest you!

About Rosie
I am an opera singer and voice teacher. I received my bachelors in vocal performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where I taught secondary lessons through the conservatory. I have performed all over the United States and in England. I am currently studying at The Eastman School of Music as a master's student.
After graduation from Oberlin, I began my private studio in Texas. My weekly lessons numbered around 60. Over the last 4 years, I have taught students with a variety of interests and goals. It is important to me to find the one thing that excites my students, be that a certain song or style, or maybe how to be more comfortable singing in their church choir. In lessons, not only do we work on vocal technique, we focus on what makes their voice unique, special, and all their own. Students will always have a new building block t
o practice each week. My intention is to inspire my students to have a discerning ear and to appreciate all that goes into making a voice work.
My students have been accepted to major college voice programs, as well as participated in competitions and summer programs around the United States.
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Sandra October 20, 2018
· Opera Voice · In studio
Rosie is very professional and insightful. The methods she introduces to me help a lot!
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Rosie K.

Rochester, NY 14604
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About Catherine W.

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Englewood, NJ

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Singing is one of the most joyful activities you can do! Anyone can learn to sing.
I love teaching others to sing and perform, and I've been doing so for over 20 years - through private lessons, music theater workshops, music schools and choruses. I work with students where they are at and help them to build a solid technique that works for them.

(The percentage of people who are actually tone deaf is very, very small.)

About Catherine
Catherine has been teaching private lessons since 1995 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at her studio, and online. Catherine has helped students develop their voice, audition successfully, and perform with confidence on stage and screen.

Catherine received her education from Boston University where she received a BM degree in Vocal Performance. She was a post-graduate artist at the Boston University Opera Institute and studied in Italy with legendary tenor Carlo Bergonzi. Aside from formal education, Catherine has performed on stages including the Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall in concerts, operas, and musicals. Her largest audience was 18,000 when she sang the National Anthem at an NBA game. (Go Spurs!)
As an expert in her field, Catherine looks forward to helping new students achieve their goal
s. Catherine's teaching style is encouraging and enthusiastic.
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Catherine W.

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About Ashleigh J.

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New York, NY

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Whether you're a beginner who has always wanted to sing or a professional with an active career, I can help develop your technique, improve the quality of your sound, and use your voice as a tool for self expression.

I have a unique background in that I am a professional performer myself, an educator with a Masters Degree in performance and pedagogy, and someone who has regular “behind the table” interaction with the Broadway community and colleges that offer Musical Theatre degrees. I have worked on the Voice Faculty at New York University, Cap 21/Molloy, the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and Broadway Artists Alliance. I also trained as a Vocologist and Singing Voice Specialist with members of the NYU Langone Voice Center medical staff, and I am passionate about voice science and helping singers stay healthy for life!

I teach ages 10 and older, and I welcome all levels and styles of music. I also have experience working with singers who are vocally compromised ...

About Ashleigh
The human voice fascinates me and I absolutely love working with singers of all levels to build their technique, explore what is unique about their sound, and keep a healthy voice for life!

I have been a professional singer for two decades, and I also have a Masters Degree from New York University in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy. I have been a member of the Voice Faculty at New York University, Cap 21/Molloy, the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and Broadway Artists Alliance. I have additional training as a Vocologist and Singing Voice Specialist through the NYU Langone Voice Center.

My personal passion is Musical Theatre, but the principles of good vocal technique apply to any style and I am comfortable working on any material that you want to sing. I want to help you find your best possible voice, and I want to show you
how to keep it healthy for life!

Specialties: Belt and Mix Techniques, Musical Theatre, Audition Preparation, College Audition Preparation, Working with Your Voices, Working with Compromised Voices (Nodules, Polyps, Bowed Vocal Folds, etc), Working with All Levels, Online Coachings, Some Experience with Transgender Voices.
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Audrey January 30, 2019
· Vocal Training · Online
Ashleigh is an amazing coach. Ashleigh has been coaching my daughter for about five years via Facetime. The improvement in my daughter’s song interpretation and acting ability has been steady and incredible. Ashleigh knows how to prepare students for auditions. She has prepared my daughter for college auditions (from exploring and picking materials, to having all pieces ready). Most importantly, Ashleigh is always there for us answering questions and being supportive. We love her positive and happy disposition, which makes her easy to work with no matter how stressful the situation. We love Ashleigh!
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Kelly January 15, 2019
· Broadway Singing · In studio
Ashleigh is such a wonderful person to work with! She is incredibly thorough and helped me find material that really resonates with me. Her warmth and sense of humor create a fun and welcoming lesson environment! She focuses on telling the story which is so important to me as an “actor who sings”. I couldn’t recommend her enough!
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Aisha January 15, 2019
· Vocal Training · In studio
I started taking lessons with Ashleigh after a 2 year period of not singing due to bowed vocal chords. In the short period I’ve worked with her I feel like I’m regaining the voice I was once had and then some. She’s extremely knowledgeable and patient. I’d recommend her to anyone.
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Ashleigh J.

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About Jenn B.

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Rochester, NY

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I have singing and performing every genre since I was 7; Because I have the experience behind me I’m able to relate to your specific needs and problem solve before problems arise! I will always let you choose what you want to learn and help create a passion for singing and music that will last the rest of your life.

About Jenn
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My name is Jenn, I graduated from Roberts Wesleyan recently and have been on an never ending adventure of trying to figure out what to do with my life. I have always taught lessons on and off but never really pursued it until now. My passion is spreading the love of music and proper singing techniques. I grew up singing in my church and now I am a worship leader at The Father’s House in Chili. I can also teach worship technique if you’re interested, this is what I am most passionate about. My second passion, but only by a hair is, performing. I believe that anyone can capture an audiences attention, you just have to have a firm foundation in performance- and this is where I come in. I can go into detail about what to expect and how to overcome your worst fears. I will be your cheerleader, confidante and help push yo
u to the next level. I can’t wait to see you in our next lesson!
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Ann August 24, 2019
· Vocal Training · In studio
Jenn is a phenomenal vocal coach, and accomplished vocalist herself! She is incredibly knowledgeable, and excellent at explaining techniques and exercises. She is committed to helping you achieve your goals. Not only does she teach you about the practicals, but she also addresses lifestyle habits and ways to better your vocal health in many facets. I highly recommend Jenn!
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Halee June 13, 2019
· Broadway Singing · In home
Very patient with my young daughter with sensory issues
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Thea March 24, 2019
· Vocal Training · In home
Jenn was Very patient and very knowledgeable in teaching I had a very sore throat which created nodules. The nodules created a weak spot in my voice where no sound came out. So Jenn was Teaching me how to get past those problems that the nodules had created. Teaching me the proper techniques but to my great loss I did not continue with her professionalism only because I got too busy with life. I would definitely sign up with Jenn if you are interested in any kind of lesson at all she is very knowledgeable in all areas .
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Jenn B.

Rochester, NY 14620
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About Monica R.

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Rochester, NY
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Your voice is your very own unique instrument. Singing is ultimately about expression and communication, and I believe healthy vocal technique helps us to do that effectively! Drawing on my years of teaching and performing classical repertoire, I work with you on tone production, breath support, diction, listening skills, and character development to help you achieve your classical singing goals. My area of expertise is opera and art song, and I have experience working with all voice types and fachs. I emphasize the importance of embracing the process of learning to sing and having fun with it! Whether you want to explore your range, learn a specific aria, gain confidence performing in front of others, learn vocal health strategies, or prepare for an audition, I'm here to help. Let's work together!

About Monica
Monica is a classically trained soprano with a strong background in solo and choral singing and church music. Her opera credits include full productions and scene showcases in the roles of Laetitia (The Old Maid and The Thief), Cinderella (The True Story of Cinderella), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Zdenka (Arabella), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Belinda (Dido and Aeneas), and many ensemble roles. She has appeared as a featured soloist with Rochester Lyric Opera, The Little Theatre, IC BACH, Ithaca College Women's Chorale, Roberts Wesleyan College Chorale, Roberts Wesleyan College Community Orchestra, and Roberts Wesleyan College Jazz Combo, performing a variety of repertoire from opera arias and vocal chamber music to Broadway classics and jazz standards. Monica was the 2016 Winner and 2015 Runner-Up of the Concert
o/Aria Competition at Roberts Wesleyan College, and she has been a finalist and semi-finalist in regional NATS competitions. A frequent recitalist in upstate New York, she has performed the world premieres of several new art songs at venues such as the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in NYC.

Monica is also a seasoned church musician, having served as a church cantor, pianist/organist, and choir director for 10+ years. In these roles, she assists in various leadership positions, designs resources for cantors, and provides both traditional and contemporary music for services, funerals, and weddings.

Monica is passionate about teaching and has experience teaching students ages 7-70 of all levels of experience, from adult community members to undergraduate music minors. In addition to teaching private lessons, Monica has taught group voice classes, assisted for undergraduate diction classes, and tutored students in diction, music history, music theory, and aural skills. She has formal training in Vocal Pedagogy at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as formal acting training.
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Monica R.

Rochester, NY 14621
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$34 / 30-min

About Craig M.

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Cumberland Gap, TN
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I come from a varied background, including classical voice, both as a soloist and in a choral setting. I have also studied and performed in musical theater, pop, rock and roll, and contemporary Christian styles for over 10 years. Whatever your interests as a singer, I am here to help guide you through your musical journey.

About Craig
I am a singer, pianist, guitarist, and woodwind player. I graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Music, concentrating in Music Education (vocal emphasis) and Composition.

I have been performing on stage for over 10 years in a variety of styles, from classical to pop to rock and roll. My varied interests and backgrounds in musical genres means that I am available to help you understand your musical interests better and apply techniques and stylistic choices to make your music sound the best that it can.
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Craig M.

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About George M.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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The proof is in the singing. Not only do I teach practical vocal techniques, but I also practice what I preach. For over 20 years I’ve learned from several vocal coaches and I’ve discovered what really works and what doesn’t.

Nobody is limited to a specific vocal range or ability. Anyone can sing from a low Bass up to Soprano (or even the whistle register) with enough practice and proper technique. Just take a listen to some of my audio samples and student reviews and you’ll see that it’s possible for anyone to master their singing voice!

My voice coaching is based on Scuola del Bel Canto, but that doesn’t mean I only teach opera singers. The same foundations taught in opera can be applied to any style of music (including rock, rap, soul, metal, pop, country, etc.). In fact, the same techniques taught in Bel Canto can even be applied to heavy rock singing to achieve a distorted or raspy style vocal without damaging your voice.

Since I teach students all over the world, it’s ...

About George
Every student that starts with me has a dream of one day being able to sing songs from their favorite artists. They believe that hitting high notes, or singing in a certain style is elusive. Also, many coaches will tell you to just “find your voice” or “sing YOUR high note” instead.

While I don’t entirely disagree with that statement from other teachers, I feel it’s a lazy way of approaching it. Anyone can improve their singing range (even if you’re a low Baritone wanting to sing high female Soprano). Also, by mastering their voices, anyone can learn how to sing different styles easily and effortlessly (all while truly finding their voices).

However, once we work on developing the student’s voice and training proper vocal techniques, the student always fall in love with singing once they see how easy it is to actually nail high notes or
sing in particular styles.

Seeing them fall in love and master their voice is what lights me up. It’s truly a passion for music. When you’re on stage singing for people and you see their heads turn or faces light up from singing an incredible performance, you can’t help but become addicted to entertaining others with your voice.
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Josh August 29, 2019
· Singing · Online
I gained so much power. So much stamina and incredible strength whenever I do performances. George teaches magic! I can get so many words out without losing my breath, and most importantly the dynamic range and power he gave me. Thanks George!
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Sofia August 29, 2019
· Vocal Training · Online
Thank you! I meant, thank you for the lessons, you have been a major part in the evolution as a chant leader. I got so much praise! One even compared me to the best chanter in our organization worldwide.
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George M.

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$84 / 30-min

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Average Cost of Opera Voice Lessons in Rochester, NY

The average cost of 60-minute opera voice lessons in Rochester is $56. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $32 and $71 per hour.

30-min $27
 
$33 average
$38
45-min $29
 
$44 average
$54
60-min $32
 
$56 average
$71

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute opera voice lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute opera voice lessons are 22% less expensive at $44, and 30-minute lessons cost 42% less at $33.

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