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Alix J.
San Francisco, California
Level up your singing voice with guidance from an expert vocal coach
Areas of expertise are primarily classical voice and musical theater. I have over 15 years of formal vocal training and am a working professional singer with a growing performance career. I use my training in musicianship, theory, and music history, as well as acting and dance to help students with all aspects of music-making and performance in addition to vocal technique.
About Alix J.

Announcements: -If you have a particular timeslot in mind, but I don't appear available on my calendar, please ask! - I am fully vaccinated and boosted against Covid-19, and teaching in person. Except in the event of a medical waiver, vaccinations (and boosters as appropriate) are a requirement for all students for in-person lessons. I hold a both Master's and Bachelor's degrees in music, and have studied with singers who have had international careers and performed with artists who have performed at major opera houses around the world. I myself am an active performer of classical vocal music with a growing career. I teach both classical and musical theater to beginners of all ages, stressing healthy use of the voice and having fun! Regardless of my availability calendar, please do not hesitate to contact me with questions or about scheduling a lesson as I often do have flexibility. I look forward to hearing from you! *** Lesson Details *** -Lessons involve the building of vocal technique through exercises, followed by working on song repertoire. -Children under 10 work on their own curriculum combining building musicianship skills along with vocal technique. -Initial trial lessons are encouraged, but students who wish to continue should be able to commit to regular lessons. *** Specialties *** -opera -lieder/German art song -"legit" musical theater -young children Home Studio Note: I teach out of my home, which is also home to two cats. They can be kept out of the music room, but people with serious cat allergies may be bothered.

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since 2012

Master's of Music, Vocal Performance

Teaches ages 5+

Speaks English, Italian, French, Spanish, German

Has background check

Instructor details
Subject: Singing
Opera Voice
Teaches 2 subjects. Different subjects may have different prices.
This teacher is not currently accepting students
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Teacher's Studio

My daughter is really enjoying her lessons, visibly learning both technique and ideas.

Posted Feb 5, 2023
Student's home

Great instructor!

Posted Nov 14, 2018
Teacher's Studio

Alix is truly a phenomenal teacher! She is compassionate, nurturing, and seeks to improve her student's vocal abilities. All of our lessons have been thorough, educational, and certainly insightful. I have become such a better singer in only a few short lessons, and look forward to becoming a master in the next few!

Posted Sep 20, 2017
Cantor And Director of Music
Feb 2013 - Present
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
-Cantor Sunday Morning services and special services and Holy days at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church -Welcome congregation at the start of each service, introduce presiding Priest, and lead congregation in hymns and Mass Propers -schedule and hire other church musicians -Select music to be used during weekly mass. -direct and teach music to a volunteer choir -Collaborate with other church musicians, administration, and clergy to plan services.
Private Voice Teacher
Nov 2012 - Present
Alix J. Voice Studio
-Teaching beginning through intermediate level voice students out of my home studio.
Classical mezzo-soprano
Jan 2008 - Present
Perform with various opera companies and organizations in opera roles and in concert.
Master's of Music, Vocal Performance
Aug 2005 - Dec 2007
Notre Dame de Namur University.
Bachelor of Arts, Music Performance
Aug 2001 - May 2005
Mills College
Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Prize Recipient
May 2010
East Bay Opera League
Urbano Music Scholarship
Aug 2005
N.D.N.U Department of Music
Myrta Bennet Wieland Prize for Excellence in Voice
May 2005
Mills College Department of Music
Carol Donner Music Scholarship
Aug 2001
Carol Donner Music Scholarship
American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA)
Apr 2016
The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) is the labor union that represents artists from numerous disciplines that create America's operatic, dance, and choral heritage. Whether our members are soloists, choral singers, actors, ballet dancers, or production staff, our union is a strong force in guaranteeing that our nation's artistic institutions adhere to fair labor practices, securing both gainful employment and quality of life for our artists.
National Association of Teachers of Singing
Aug 2014
Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.

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Instructor details
Subject: Singing
Opera Voice
Teaches 2 subjects. Different subjects may have different prices.
This teacher is not currently accepting students