Hello and welcome to my profile!
My name is Alex and I look forward to (possibly) teaching you!
My experience with teaching includes private teaching at Yale University and Stony Brook University where I taught undergraduate voice lessons in all different kinds of repertoire: a capella, musical theater, opera, jazz, etc.
I teach students of all ages, levels, and musical backgrounds, so if music and singing is completely new to you, no worries!
In our first lesson together we will go over your singing goals and aspirations as well as what kind of music you want to sing. Are you just looking to become a better karaoke singer? Do you have serious Broadway ambitions? Are you just curious about your talent for singing? Whatever your goals and aspirations are, I'll tailor the lessons to your needs and wants so that you can get the very most out of our time together.
In our lessons we'll cover the basics of breathing, support, phonation, and placement. You can expect an increase in range, power, and vocal control, and correct any intonation issues. We'll also discuss stylistic issues and what songs/pieces best suit your voice.
Most of all we will have fun throughout the entire process!
If you have any questions feel free to message me.
Bass-Baritone Alexander H’s recent performances include his debut with the Beethoven Easter Festival of Warsaw as Pietro in Simon Boccanegra, Monterone with in Rigoletto with Opera Theater of Connecticut, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro with Bronx Opera, Le Bailli in Werther with Opera Company of Brooklyn, and the bass-baritone soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with EOS Orchestra of Beijing. Alexander's operatic credits include performances of Lorenzo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, King René in Iolanta, Leporello in Don Giovanni, Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte, and the Sorcerer in Dido and Aeneas, as well as excerpted performances of Colline in La Bohème, Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Frère Laurent in Roméo et Juliette, Banco in Macbeth, Dulcamara in l’elisir d’amore, and Superintendent Budd in Albert Herring, as well as many others with Mannes Opera, Chautauqua Opera, and Yale Opera. Equally at home in art song, Alexander has performed as a soloist in Chautauqua Opera’s young artist recital series, Yale Opera’s Liederabend concerts, and the Montreal International Vocal Arts Institute recital series.
Alexander is a graduate of the Yale School of Music, where he earned both a Master’s degree in Music and an Artist Diploma as well as being awarded the David L. Kasdon Memorial Prize, for the most outstanding singer in the School of Music. Alexander earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music from Mannes College of Music.
"Moreover, my attention was riveted by the young bass Alexander H...when he sang it, the foundations of the Warsaw Philharmonic trembled. It was truly an exceptional voice!"
-Wielkanocny Festival LvB Czasopismo
"Alexander H brought so much charm to Leporello that at times he nearly stole the show."
"The best sung was the King's plea to God for Iolanta's healing in the strong bass-baritone of Alexander H."
"Bass Alexander H commands the stage."
-The Day Connecticut
"Alexander’s portrayal of the Count...was memorable. His resonant voice and litany of curses set up the final scene and marked the kind of pace and flow and continuity that made this production come alive."
Yamaha Baby Grand Piano
• Selected to partake in seminars led by leading Classical and CCM (Pop) Instructors
• Studies in Anatomical functions relating to the voice and singing
• Participated in masterclasses and seminars led by two leading Musical Theater and Pop Instructors, Christopher Arneson and Cate Frazier-Neely
• Contributed to YogaVoice concepts and technique led by founder Mark Moliterno
• Analysis of Belts as defined by Lisa Popeil: Heavy, Twangy, Nasal, Brassy, and Speech-Like Belt
• Introduction to the Somatic Voicework, Lovetri Method of body-based vocal training