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Kathryn Z.

47 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, French, German, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kathryn Z.

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All levels of voice are taught, geared to whatever is your musical specialty but using a technique stemming from classical voice.

About Kathryn

Kathy believes that variety is the spice of not only life, but also music. Raised singing folk music with a musical family (think accordions, guitars and lots of vocal harmonies), she learned guitar and piano at an early age, but began singing even earlier. Her quest to give the world the best

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Claire Mork
Kathryn is so kind, encouraging and knowledgeable. She is great at working at whatever level you’re at. I’m excited to continue working with her!
Akira I.
I have been having such a great time working with Kathy! She is very knowledgeable and is receptive to my specific goals with singing. Thanks Kathy!
Heather ..
Kathryn has been teaching my 13 year old both voice and guitar. My daughter is just starting out in both and is learning a lot. Kathryn is friendly and has been so great at working with us when my daughter was sick or when we're needing to reschedule. She's been having lessons for a little over a month and her experience has been great. We're looking forward to continuing lessons.
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Benjamin K.

146 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $51
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, French
  • Bachelors from Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Benjamin K.

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I teach singers of all genres (country, classical, pop, bluegrass, rock…) to sing with confidence and freedom!

I have a M.M in vocal performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts and have extensive operatic training. I teach a technique that allows the singer to sing with freedom, and access their entire range evenly. I also work with students to develop style, interpretation, languages, and acting ability.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am the

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Jaime F.
Great knowledge after 1st lesson. Looking forward to more.
Richard P.
Singing is not easy to teach, but Ben is patient as can be. I've only had two lessons with him but I am excited for many more. Would definitely recommend!
Adam
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Shauna K.

57 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • BFA in acting from Carnegie-Mellon University and College at Purchase SUNY
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Shauna K.

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VOICE FOR SINGERS, SPEAKERS & ACTORS: You'll learn sequential detailed exercises that free and strengthen your voice. You'll understand how your instrument works, what parts of your voice are blocked and what to do about that. You'll be able to combine your emotional life on your voice without tension and blockages. You'll learn how to approach and perform scripts, text and songs in preparation for audition and performance. And, you'll experience the JOY of using your voice.

You will learn how to utilize your breath, proper placement and build vocal power. You'll master specific exercises that unlock tension blocks in each part of your musculature as you developing expressiveness, resonance and enjoy the individuality of your free voice. If you practice you'll feel result after two weeks!

I teach all styles and specialize in auditions. After working with me I want my students to "own" their individual vocal methods and styles, expressing the essence of every song and script.

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About Shauna

Shauna is a professional director, acting and voice teacher and artistic director of Voice Theatre. She is currently teaching at BARD LLI. Shauna has taught voice and acting in many universities in the UK and US. She has directed over forty plays in eight countries from Aberbeen, Scotland to San

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Jamie
Shauna is wonderful and I can't say enough good things about her. She is the kind of teacher that is encouraging and patient. Who takes the time to help you discover your weaknesses so you can build and strengthen them. I can feel the difference her teaching has made for me each time I perform. I've learned being an actor isn't about being pretty or safe. It's about being open and free to let the material take you to places you could only imagine. Shauna teaches you to unlock those parts of yourself and explore the possibilities.
Andrew
Excellent, professional instruction. She has helped me make significant progress.
kimberly gueldner
Shauna is an excellent, super knowledgeable instructor. I immediately felt relaxed and comfortable in my lesson.
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SD L.

11 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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SD L.

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I am a vocal coach with 25+ years of experience as a private voice teacher, audition coach, music director, and piano accompanist. I am based in New York City where I enjoy providing affordable lessons and helping aspiring athletes and artists pursue their Broadway musical dreams.  I specialize in coaching professional dancers and musical theatre artists (1) sing a variety of styles (especially pop/rock), (2) build an audition book that represents their brand, (3) prepare sides for callbacks, and (4) develop a storyteller mindset. Although I work primarily with young professionals, I also enjoy serving recreational learners whose musical dreams may simply be to learn a new song, sing karaoke with friends, or jam out alone with YouTube. For both recreational and professional learners, I hope to instill a love and joy of singing without the pressure of grades, perfection, and judges.

I tailor my lessons to the needs, goals, personality, and financial circumstances of each individual ...

About SD

Practical troubleshooting is the main driving force behind my lessons. As a coach, I often meditate on the following questions: (1) How do we make sounds and communicate with speech and song? (2) How do we convert 2D symbols (text) into a 3D body (performer) and create a 4D emotional experi

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Ashley
SD is truly an outstanding teacher! She is extremely professional and is an expert at what she does. Making sure you understand what and why you are doing what you’re doing with your voice and body. Focusing on whatever goals you’re trying to achieve and making it fun along the way! I highly recommend SD to anyone wanting to work on their singing!
Corinne Holland
I was always nervous to sing Pop Rock. But SD has really helped me understand the pop rock sound. Now, I feel comfortable, confident and am actually excited to sing pop rock!

She can also play the piano so that is extremely helpful to go through different cuts. :)
Kelly
SD is an AMAZING vocal coach! I began as a dancer that had never taken voice lessons before, and she immediately made me feel comfortable and excited to learn. She is incredibly knowledgeable about different styles and has helped me find many audition songs in my range for various types of shows. SD has completely increased my confidence and technique, and is so much fun to work with!
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Stephen S.

29 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $35
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Awarded Second place from Oratorio Society of New York
  • Teaching since 1989
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Stephen S.

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I work with beginners through advanced students. Opera, Broadway and Pop. Lessons are tailored to each individual singer.
I help develop good habits and singing with support and proper resonance. I can help beginners and singers who need to break bad habits and get on a better track!!

About Stephen

Stephen made his operatic debut in the title role of Gluck's Orfeo in Santa Barbara, CA. Other roles performed in the United States have been Oberon in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the title role in John Eccles' The Judgement of Paris and Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito by Mozart. Among the r

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Akshay
Very thoughtful and knowledgeable teacher. Lessons were based on practicing certain difficult songs. I learned a few techniques and hacks that are helping me sing high notes a lot more consistently.
Tanya
Made me feel so comfortable. Very encouraging.
Tova L.
Stephen was wonderful and so patient with our daughter as she began to navigate the keys of the piano for the very first time. Thank you Stephen!
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Jake C.

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New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master's Degree, Musical Theatre Music Directing from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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Jake C.

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- Experience with singers of all backgrounds and styles
- 15+ years experience as a professional vocalist, choral singer, vocal coach, music director, and conductor
- Specifically tailored "lesson trajectory" for each student based on their interests, previous experience, and goals
- Flexible hours and scheduling
- Responds quickly by phone, email, or text
- Happy to negotiate lesson payment

About Jake

Hello, I'm Jake, a voice and piano teacher originally hailing from Nashville, Tennessee. I recently moved to New York City after completing a master's degree in Musical Theatre Music Directing at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. I have 15+ years of experience as a professional vocalist, pianist,

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Felix
Very impressed - both fun and professional!

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"Excellent music teacher, especially for a beginner like me!

Vanessa is a considerate and knowledgable instructor. She encourages and teaches to maximize one's potential. I recommend her highly."
Denise
Took Singing lessons from Vanessa L.
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"Fantastic teacher. The ability to get you out of your comfort zone while making sure you're still comfortable. Would highly recommend this teacher!"
Jakki
Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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"Very Patient during the lesson and also can adapt to your learning style. He is also very clear with his directions."
Amanda
Took Singing lessons from William P.
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"great guy! so far i have only had a 1 hour session with him, but i feel that I learn a lot during that one hour!"
Jorge
Took Singing lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"I just finished our new band debut and I must say I got many compliments on my vocals and range. I must give 100% credit to the hard work Kimberly puts into every lesson with focused repetition and many great pointers on taking care of my voice. Her skills and expertise in singing and musical instruments (violin) are exceptional. If you want a teacher who puts heart and soul into every lesson for every student, Kimberly is the one. Thanks Kim!!!"
Greg
Took Singing lessons from Kimberly B.
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"Joe has significantly helped me in preparation for becoming a cantor at my church. I greatly appreciate his expertise and his support that gave me the confidence necessary to pursue my interest in singing."
Michael
Took Singing lessons from Joe R.
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"Very knowledgeable, encouraging, and supportive. She knows her craft and I cannot wait to improve my voice."
soul
Took Singing lessons from Hannah R.
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"Brenda is so nice and easy to talk to. She has a lot of knowledge to share! She focuses a lot on technique, which can be overwhelming for newbies."
Layne
Took Singing lessons from Brenda B.
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"Rachel seemed like the obvious choice after reading the other reviews, and now I know why. Not only does she know her stuff, but she also has a natural ability of making you feel comfortable singing in front of a stranger. She is extremely encouraging and a lot of fun to work with. After only 8 lessons, you can already hear a drastic improvement in my voice. I highly recommend Rachel to anyone interested in improving their singing ability."
Tony
Took Singing lessons from Luca C.
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"It was my first lesson with Josh. Josh was very accommodating, knowledgeable and very approachable. Very pleasant experience and I am looking forward to getting more lessons from him."
Jerry Lee
Took Singing lessons from Josh L.
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