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Erin W.

40 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Erin W.

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Learn to develop a healthy technique for singing in the classical style with proper vowels, breathing, space, and placement. Learn songs and arias in English, French, German, and Italian.

About Erin

**Lessons in my home studio are open to students who are fully vaccinated. Online lessons are always an option.** I have a Master's in Vocal Performance from Portland State University, and a Bachelor's from Northern Arizona University. I teach voice lessons to kids, teenagers, and adults, rang

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Jackie J.
Sabrina A.
Great experience I had a lot of fun
I like how she is kind and friendly
And she didn't make me feel like I was embarrassed
She explained what I need to work on but not just that she recommended a app that helps a lot
I am definitely going to book with her again
Lauren
She’s patient and sweet and super good with my kiddo!
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Candice M.

5 Reviews
Newberg, OR
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts from Washington State University
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Candice M.

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Welcome! I am so glad you are considering private voice lessons, whether for yourself or someone else. Studying singing is one of the most rewarding and fun experiences you can undertake!

I am currently accepting new students and am happy to schedule a meet-and-greet consultation, after booking, where we can determine your goals, skill level and expectations as a student of voice.

About Candice

Hello! My name is Candice and I am a classically-trained soprano. I enjoy singing a diverse range of music styles from opera to jazz, music theater to sacred works. I studied privately and at university with professors of voice for over seventeen years. I also have many years of experience as a

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Rebekah
I have thoroughly enjoyed taking voice lessons with Candice. She is an incredible musician and teacher. She explains concepts relating to technique, musicality, diction, etc., in a way that makes her knowledge and experience in singing evident. She's also kind and encouraging, always resulting in me thoroughly enjoying our lessons and looking forward to the following week. I highly recommend choosing Candice as a vocal instructor!
Jessica
Candice is a wonderful vocal instructor. Not only is she a gifted singer, she is also a kind and knowledgeable teacher. She always makes me feel comfortable and confident.
Norman
I was enchanted by Candice's performance when she played Hodel at Northwest Savoyard's production of Fiddler on the Roof. As a stagehand, I was able to listen to all of the shows and to observe the audience at times. She closed the first half of the play with her solo, "Far from the Home I Love." She is leaving her home and family to follow her love, Perchik, who is exiled to Siberia. I marveled as her sweet yet powerful soprano filled the theater and transfixed the audience. Her vocal facility with that song's wide range showed her great gift. Audience after audience was left in stunned 'pin drop' silence for quite some time at the song's conclusion. Then followed an explosion of applause and much dabbing of eyes. The energy was incredible, magical!
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Rene S.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 11 to 70
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Rene S.

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Graduated from Musicians Institute California.
Graduated from Fermatta-a Berklee College of Music affiliated School.

Former lead guitar player at #1 Tribute to Metallica - Masters of Puppets, you probably heard of it.

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About Rene

15 Years teaching professionally makes me charismatic, nice, patient and cheerful, I can teach any age. Singing, Guitar and Piano. Also, years as a working musician in the music industry allows me to teach you what you need to succeed in the music industry, or maybe you just want to learn a few song

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Rene is incredibly knowledgeable but that doesn’t prevent him from breaking down the basics to help me as a beginning singer.

He’s very informative, explaining the why and the how, and doing so in a way that’s easy to understand. It’s helping me establish the foundations of musicality while working on the physicality of developing my muscles, mind and body, to be successful with this new skill.

Aside from the art/skill of singing, Rene has been patient and flexible with my nomadic lifestyle, which can be susceptible to weather, connectivity, and a myriad of other disruptions. I don’t wish him another student in my circumstances, but he’s been willing to work with mine!
Tyler
Rene is a great guitar player and a great teacher! He has an incredible ability of assessing where you are currently at in your guitar journey and using that’s information to determine what lessons/knowledge you need in order to achieve your music goals.
Anthony R.
Rene is a talented patient teacher which will give all the tools you need to be a great guitarist. Save yourself months of messing around and book him now! He will teach you anything you want to learn from theory or your favorite guitar riffs.
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Matthew F.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Italian, English, French
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded Encouragement Award from Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions: Michigan District
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Matthew F.

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As a bass opera singer and professional voice over artist, I am dedicated to creating a healthy and beautiful sound with my own voice and the voices of my students. I will not come into our lessons saying there is a single way to sing. In fact, many genres require a great deal of varying vocal techniques and stylized voices. What I will do is help to lay a foundation in healthy singing so that you feel comfortable singing any genre. We will start by ensuring that your breath and vowel placement feels comfortable and from there move into repertoire of your choosing or some that I recommend based upon your interests. You will leave your tenure with me empowered to continue your passion and career for singing long after your lessons end. Music is meant to be shared. Together, we will help you to share the music and passion that you hold so dear.

About Matthew

Hello, my name is Matthew F. and I am a professional opera singer based out of Philadelphia. As a current roster musician with Philadelphia Opera, I know what it means to perform at some of the highest levels houses in the country. My travels have taken me across the country, singing in over 20 prod

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Robbie
I love working with Matthew and look forward to our lessons every week. He's so smart, perceptive, encouraging and funny I can't believe my luck I choose him from the list of qualified and talented teachers available. He's my biggest fan!
Bryan
Matthew was great to work with. He analyzed my voice and has a great plan to make my voice better.
Tasha
Excellent instruction for our first session, tailored exactly to where you are - and I’m a total beginner! Explained all the terms and theory that we’ll be working on, and is focused on finding out exactly what my natural voice does, and how to improve from there. Very excited to continue working with Matt!
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Troy W.

68 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English, Ancient Egyptian
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Troy W.

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I have been teaching this subject for over 16 years. There is no specific curriculum as each student will come to lessons with their own unique skills, needs, and goals. Lessons are tailored to those specifics. Opera voice is for experienced singers. The ability to reading music is mandatory as is access to a piano or keyboard for practicing. Concerning repertoire, it will be selected based on the student's learning needs but also with their input. The main emphasis on performance lessons, however, will be technique and reading. Students should come to the first lesson prepared to discuss their background & goals and the plan of their course of study.

About Troy

Composer Troy W. graduated from the New England Conservatory, earning his Bachelors, Masters (cum laude) and Graduate Diploma while studying with mentor Malcolm Peyton. After spending a year studying with Lukas Foss in Boston, Mr. W. moved to Houston in 2001 where he continued graduate studies at Ri

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Danny N.
Tom F.
Troy is an absolutely magical teacher and mentor. He not only provides caring, personalized instruction that goes far beyond the traditional fundamentals, he really takes the time to push me in ways that I find enjoyable and rewarding. I feel as though my lessons are dynamic and varied enough to keep me always engaged and looking forward to that next session. Best of all, Troy is that special type of guru that really gives you that added incentive to go the extra mile...I never feel a guilt or pressure to be at a certain level or practice a certain amount, I just feel this desire to impress Troy during my next lessons. Awesome stuff - very special guy! Looking forward to a lifetime of learning with Troy!
Mo B.
A great person and respectul man. I would highly recommend him for anyone that needs coaching with speech techniques etc.
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Melissa A.

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Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelor's of Music, cum laud from Vanderbilt University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Melissa A.

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I truly believe that anyone can learn to sing! All voice lessons start with an emphasis on healthy singing that is appropriate for the singer’s age. Students will learn correct posture, breathing, acting, and vocal placement so that whether the goal is to sing in a musical, on stage at church, improve as a singer-songwriter, or be ready for a college audition, you will be prepared for a lifetime of healthy singing. Lessons will be catered to the specific goals of each student and there will be opportunities to perform in studio recitals.

I have been teaching private music lessons for over a decade: voice, piano, and guitar from toddlers to adults. My students have gone on to study music in college, be cast in lead roles in musicals, lead worship at churches, and even be chosen to perform on Broadway in Music Theatre International productions. They have been chosen for Mid State Honors Choirs, All-State Choirs, and have performed all over the country.

I received a Bachelor’s of ...

About Melissa

Hello! My name is Melissa, and above all, I want my students to love music. Whether you have been singing for years, or you are just trying it out, I will help customize your lessons so that you can learn exactly what it is you are interested in. My students will learn proper breathing, posture, vo

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Hannah
I have learned so much from Melissa, not only about improving my singing and learning how to use my air better, but I have also grown so much more confident in performing I have auditioned and gotten roles in my school musicals!

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Average Cost of Opera Voice Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute opera voice lessons in Portland is $50. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $50 per hour.
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"Rosita is a fantastic teacher. She's knowledgeable, friendly and professional. I can tell she's going to help me reach my vocal goals. My first lesson was such a great experience that I can't wait for my next one!"
April
Took Opera Voice lessons from Rosita R.
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"I can't imagine where I'd be if I had not crossed paths with Fawn. She is one talented woman. I am a coloratura soprano with a degree in vocal performance from the New England Conservatory of Music; when I met Fawn I was struggling to simply keep my head above water as I attempted to readjust to life in the city after spending several years recovering from a traumatic vocal chord injury. I had tried everything traditional Western medicine had to offer as well as several alternative healing methods but nothing was working to get me back on track towards the performing career that I wanted. Many practitioners that I had met with previously had at most a shallow understanding of the unique and very complicated physical and emotional demands of a professional operatic career and I was dispirited, hopeless and seriously considering giving up the thought of ever performing at all much less professionally again.
Since I began studying with her last summer, she has helped me find a physical and mental equilibrium that I previously thought was unattainable. In addition, I have gained an invaluable and specific practical understanding of my personal challenges and strengths as a direct result of the unique and deeply insightful ways in which she handles any problem I bring to her. In a few short months my life and outlook has changed tremendously. I had the courage to audition for and consequently booked my first professional gig since my injury, began the process of planning a production of an original composition and have been encouraged by my teacher to seriously consider singing for both national and international auditions next year. If there is a "Vocal Whisperer" Fawn is it.
To be truly understood as a performing artist (and one dealing with a vocal injury while attempting a career, is a rare and amazing experience. Not only is she amazingly well versed in several nutritional, spiritual and physical disciplines but her unique ability to adjust them into a specialized program for your specific situation and personality type make the service she offers invaluable and like nothing else I've ever experienced. Not only is she deeply empathic, compassionate, giving and sympathetic but she is also refreshingly disciplined in her ability to organize you and get to the heart of the matter. She tailors your lessons in a way that makes them easily accessible and memorable. She has the rare ability to inspire you. She never makes you feel judged, she never 'shames' you into compliance (like my other coaches did), but instead Fawn encourages and wins you over with a warm and comforting sense of humor and grace.
I am deeply grateful to have had and continue to have the opportunity to work with such an original, remarkable and talented individual. I can't recommend her highly enough and personally consider my lessons an essential part of a professional vocal career for anyone who wants to sing correctly and safely (and) stay safe, healthy, happy and sane."
Melissa B
Took Opera Voice lessons from Fawn A.
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"Jameson has improved my voice 100 fold! I am a professional singer from a different genre. Learning opera with Jameson has improved the quality of my voice immensely. Even when I am not singing opera, my voice has more power and resonance in all areas of singing because of the work he has done with me. I am so pleased and so impressed with his skill. If you're thinking about lessons with Jameson, DO IT!"
Zoe
Took Opera Voice lessons from Jameson J.
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"Stacey is a very knowledgeable and talented teacher. She can provide core basics up to very technical skills and carry that across many genres. From classical/opera all the way to pop."
Megan
Took Opera Voice lessons from Stacey S.
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"My first lesson was great! Stephen goes into great detail and is very encouraging. Being someone who has never sung before, and who doesn't like the sound of his voice, I'll admit that I left the class with more confidence than I had imagined I'd get from a first lesson."
Ron
Took Opera Voice lessons from Stephen S.
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"The first lesson turned out fantastic. Sara was very professional and very well mannered. I noticed she is very patient and explained the technique and mechanics in projecting nasal and/or head voice. I learned a lot in my first lesson.Thank you so much, Ms. Sara."
Edna
Took Opera Voice lessons from Sara J.
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"A great teacher for adult learners!

I am classically trained in both the piano and violin. It had been about 10 years since I last had any private lessons and 8 years since I last sang in a choir. I was excited to get back to music.

JoAnn has been an extremely supportive instructor. I am shy to perform but she put me at ease immediately and has encouraged me to be more confident and daring in trying new techniques. What mainly sets her apart from my past teachers is that she also has a way of giving easy to understand instructions on how to change various parts of your body to produce the sound you want. As a result my singing has improved immensely over the past 6 months since starting lessons. I now sing in a professional level choir and love the mature, full sounding quality of voice I have been able to produce with JoAnn's help!"
Emiley
Took Opera Voice lessons from JoAnn R.
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"Vanessa knows her stuff when it comes to opera. I grew immensely as a singer thanks to her guidance, patience, and well-honed craft."
Hannah
Took Opera Voice lessons from Vanessa L.
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"Josh is such an amazing and caring teacher! Singing can be a vulnerable thing, especially when you are working on parts of your voice that need improvement and might not currently sound the best. However, Josh really made me feel comfortable when we were working on those parts of my voice and I could definitely see improvement even within the span of an hour! He is very knowledgeable when it comes to all the exercises that help you bring your sound forward, sing without tension and control your breathing. His enthusiasm for teaching is incredible and I would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants try classical singing!!"
Leya
Took Opera Voice lessons from Joshua A.
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"Hannah is a wonderful, supportive teacher and a fantastic singer!"
Katie
Took Opera Voice lessons from Hannah W.
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