Eulis Kay

Eulis K.

Fullerton, CA
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Voice Acting

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
With Voice Acting lessons you'll learn techniques to keep your voice healthy and strong while doing vocal gymnastics in the recording studio. Learn methods of supporting your voice through proper breathing and diction, finding the proper placement for certain sounds, and creating a rubric for discovering the best way to achieve a specific vocal production without sacrificing health, quality, volume, or expression.
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About

Eulis passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Eulis delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2003

--------------- I also teach Online via Skype or FaceTime! --------------------
Hello! Thanks for visiting my Takelessons profile. Let me start off by telling you a bit about myself:
I have been performing for over 20 years as a musician, acting since I was a small boy, and working consistently with public speaking, accent reduction and other presentational skills throughout my career. I started my musical education as a woodwind player and settled in to the wonderful world of singing over time. Music has opened me up to so many incredible opportunities from touring the world to performing in marvelous concert halls and working with some of today's most respected artists, as well as giving me the opportunity to expand my performance skills through acting in various plays, musicals, television, and film.

Performing has absolutely been my salvation! Throughout my life it has been a best friend and constant source of joy, and I share this gift with others so that it might help them to find the same joy. After more than 10 years of teaching, I have so many new experiences to draw from and share with my students. I've spent the last 9 years performing with Disney in California and abroad in their Tokyo Disney cast, and I must say that those experiences, vast and varied as they are, have given the word "performance" a new depth. I'm always excited to dive into every lesson with fresh ideas that will mesh well with many tried and tested teaching techniques.

Originally from Los Angeles, I now reside in Orange County and I'm especially proud to have expanded my studio to serving clients all over the world with online lessons via Skype and FaceTime! I get such joy from sharing my experiences with a diverse group of people from many walks of life.
If you're interested in learning more about my lesson style, feel free to contact me and I'd be happy to talk with you about a plan to help you reach your goals! You're also welcome to visit my website at euliskay.com to learn more about me and what I do!

For Students of Voice: Teaching Style

Over the past several years I have focused much of my personal growth on developing my ears' ability to pick out and pinpoint vocal “placement”, resonance, subtleties of timbre, changes in pitch, breath support, air speed and flow, pronunciation and diction, and in general, the way in which all of these work together to create style. From these assessments, I work with the student’s particular needs to address each area individually and based on the learning style of each person.
To illustrate to the student their method as I see and hear it, as well as ways in which they might make changes to facilitate the ease of singing --be they changes of tessitura (range), length of phrase, tone color, the release of unnecessary tension etc.-- I make use of vocalise (vocal exercises), simile and metaphor, examples from recorded performances, demonstration, self assessment, and techniques to “trick” the voice into acting in a different way, in addition to videos, diagrams, and texts on anatomy and physiology. I feel that all of these tools provide a unique and personalized learning experience for each student.

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Experience

Five of Five A Cappella
Jun 2010 - Present
Five of Five

Five of Five is a all male a cappella group consisting of five guys singing in sweet, sweet harmony. I am a founder of the group, as well as writer and arranger. Five of Five has been together since 2010 specializing in educational outreach at colleges and universities in addition to offering concert series' at venues of throughout Southern California.

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Disney Performer
Jul 2008 - Present
Walt Disney Company

I sang baritone and bass in the Dapper Dans at Disneyland in California for 5 years. Along with the Dans, I was also utilized for many other roles such as The Voices of Liberty (Bass), and Princess Fantasy Faire (Sir Elias) as well as many special events such as press events, awards ceremonies, radio recordings, and celebrity entertainment.

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Actor
Sep 2002 - Present
Theatre, Film, TV

It's difficult to have a singing career without sometimes being called upon to stretch your performances into a bit of acting. I consider it a privilege to have performed at many theatres (Little Shop of Horrors, Beaverquest), and on both film and television (Waiting in the Wings: The Musical, Modern Family) and look forward to finding the time to do more acting in the future!

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Church Musician
Sep 2002 - Present
Various Religious Institutes

Over the years I have served as Bass/ Baritone Section Leader, Soloist, and Worship Leader at various religious institutes throughout Southern California. These are some of my favorite singing engagements because there is a consistently high level of musicianship required and it works my sightreading and aural skills to the max.

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Tokyo Disney Performer - Big Band Beat
Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
Tokyo Disney

Tokyo Disney Sea is located near Tokyo, Japan and upholds the wonderful Disney tradition while skillfully infusing all of their shows with unique Japanese style.
Big Band Beat is an American swing jazz review showcasing music from the 1920s to 1940s. I was one of 4 singers on stage singing tight jazz harmonies backed by a wonderful big band, dozens of fabulous dancers, and those lovable Disney characters we all love!

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Education

Instrumental Performance and Technique/ Composition and Arranging
Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
Fullerton College
Instrumental Performance Major
Sep 2001 - Jun 2005
California State University, Los Angeles
Vocal Performance Major
Sep 2001 - Jun 2005
California State University, Los Angeles
High School
Sep 1997 - Jun 2001
Warren High School

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Japanese
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Awards

John Phillip Sousa Award
Jun 2001
Warren High School

Affiliations

SAG-AFTRA
Mar 2012

SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond.

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American Guild for Variety Actors
Jul 2008

The American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA) is an AFL-CIO-affiliated labor union founded in 1939 to represent performing artists and stage managers for live performances in the variety field. The variety area of performance includes singers & dancers in touring shows and in theatrical revues (non-book shows...book revues may be under Actors’ Equity jurisdiction), theme park performers, skaters, circus performers, comedians & stand-up comics, cabaret & club artists,lecturers/poets/monologists/spokespersons, and variety performers working at private parties & special events.

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National Association of Teachers of Singing
Sep 2003

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.

Photos & Videos

Hi there, I'm Eulis :)
Photo by Eulis K.

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Singing with the Dapper Dans of Disneyland

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Candlelight Processional, Disneyland

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Photo by Eulis K.

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A piano instrumental of one of my favorite Jazz Standards: 'Tenderly' by Jack Lawrence and Walter Gross
Sir Duke!  A Cappella :)
Welcome to my teaching/songwriting studio!

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My teaching/songwriting studio: part 2

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41 Reviews

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Shen Jul 27, 2017
English · Online

Eulis is very good! He understands my difficulties in storytelling and gave me so many insightful tips. He helped me explore a new world!

Timothy Jun 27, 2017
Classical Voice · Online

Wonderful first class. I'm looking forward to more learning time with him. Big thumbs up!!👍

Manuel Pedraza Nov 22, 2016
Vocal Training · In studio

Very kind! Very patient and helpful. Helped me with breathing and got a very good idea of basics.

Narjes M. Nov 15, 2016
Speaking Voice · Online

I enjoyed the half an hour session, it was very helpful and not boring at all.

Will W. Oct 15, 2016
Clarinet · In studio

Mr. Eulis is a great tutor he is very good with helping me to relax and feel confident to play even when I make mistakes he is very encouraging.

Stephanie S. Oct 8, 2016
Piano · Online

He's very patient when you're not doing so well and motivates you yo do better.

Jon David Sep 22, 2016
Spoken Word · Online

Wonderful instructor. I recommend Eulis for anyone and everyone. God bless you Eulis!

Aaron C. Aug 14, 2016
Singing · Online

Eulis is an expert singing teaching! I have some technical issues and he was able to hone right in on them and instantly solve them with advice and exercises. Instant voice improvement! I highly recommend Eulis!

Anu V. Jul 21, 2016
Acting · Online

I throughly enjoyed my session with Eulis. I learnt a lot. He understood my areas of concern very quickly and we started working on those.

Meliza G. Jun 19, 2016
Vocal Training · In studio

After working with Eulis for 7 months my voice has undergone a complete transformation. It's clearer and stronger than I could have imagined in such a short time. Working with Eulis is very collaborative, he works with me to make sure singing is easy, efficient, and most importantly comfortable. I can tell he has a wide range of experience and influences because he's good at explaining how to achieve a different sound or style while maintaining good technique. He is very passionate about the voice and is always eager to help make wonderful music.

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Antoine Jun 2, 2016
Speaking Voice · In studio

Great teacher to learn from.

Ashley May 26, 2016
Singing · In studio

Really helps you feel comfortable with your own voice and works on strengthening and expanding what you have to offer.

TJ R. May 24, 2016
Singing · Online

Not consistent and same exercises that are being taught free on youtube

Tyler May 3, 2016
Singing · Online

Very, very good instructor. I would highly recommend Eulis to anyone seeking help with their vocals at any level.

Edgar Apr 27, 2016
Piano · Online

Eulis has very modest and patient way of teaching. He makes learning a personal endeavor for his student that is clear to see after the first lesson

Marketia M. Apr 21, 2016
Singing · Online

I wish I had the funds to do longer classes. He is good. I look forward to class session 2.

James Mar 21, 2016
Singing · In studio

Eulis' wealth of music knowledge and expertise is extensive but what makes Eulis an outstanding teacher is his ability to listen, diagnose and instruct in a manner that is easy going, flexible and fun.

Naya S. Mar 14, 2016
Piano · Online

My daughter really enjoyed the online piano lessons and feels very confident in practice for the upcoming performance. We will definitely schedule additional sessions when she has practice for a few weeks. Your teaching the online piano lessons was a great alternative to traditional lessons and experience for my daughter.
Thank you!

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Ben M. Feb 12, 2016
Clarinet · In studio

Knowledgeable, patient and experienced

James Jan 23, 2016
Vocal Training · In studio

Eulis is simply an amazing vocal coach. He not only identifies any corrections in your voice he actually clearly explains why your voice is behaving a certain way and has many solutions to correct the issue. He is a very patient and personable instructor that makes you feel comfortable, which is especially important if you are self concious about your voice like I am. Definitely saw major improvements while working with Eulis and I'm looking forward to continuing my lessons with him.

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Steven T. Dec 4, 2015
Singing · In studio

Amazing!!!!

Mary C. Dec 1, 2015
Acting · In studio

Eulis is personable, highly intuitive, and not only knows his craft, but can teach it well. Highly recommend!

Peris Kamau Nov 26, 2015
Singing · In studio

Very patient teacher. He will work with you at your pace and make sure you've got it down before you can proceed. Highly recommended.

Alexa Nov 18, 2015
Vocal Training · In studio

Eulis is very attentive and encouraging. In my experience with training with him, I have come to appreciate how great a listener Eulis is as an instructor. he takes great care in making sure both sound and vocal technique are being executed in both a proper and efficient manner. Above everything else, Eulis is very friendly and positive towards the support he lends to his students. I highly recommend him.

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Jerry H. Nov 17, 2015
Speaking Voice · In studio

I have been working with Eulis for six months and he has helped me improve my speaking skills considerably. He keeps our sessions interesting, is able to focus in on the areas for improvement and provide the tools to make the improvements. Eulis is an excellent instructor and I highly recommend him to anyone seeking to become a better speaker.

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Ollin (Woo Chang), Choi Jul 29, 2015
Voice Acting · Online

I just had the first session with Eulis for voice acting today! He taught me in really fun and exciting way! He kept encourged me even though I made many mistakes. Also he taught me lost of good techniques to do voice acting! I'm looking forward to have next class with him!

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Jesse R. Jul 20, 2015
Singing · In studio

Eulis is an amazing teacher.

He is vibrant, encouraging, and gives great examples (and often humorous) examples to help better understand working the voice.

In just my very first lesson, he pinpointed huge holes in my singing that I never even noticed before in recordings of myself, and attuned each exercise specific to my needs.

I'm looking forward to improving with him!
(and he definitely deserves all five stars)

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karizma V. Jun 5, 2015
Spoken Word · In studio

He is so awesome!! Lean a lot 😃

Cynthia N. Jun 4, 2015
· Online

Eulis's advise was very helpful! I do not have any experiences with spoken word. I have learned to wisely incorporate inflection and pauses in my voice! I am looking forward to delivering my first spoken word presentation!

Nathan Saydyk Jun 4, 2015
Speaking Voice · Online

I am a dentist and my wonderful assistant was having trouble communicating with patients. Her voice was flat and monotone and she would freeze up when asked a question. Outside of work her voice and personality was completely different, and I wanted to see it come out when she worked with our patients. She did 5 online lessons with Eulis using Skype. I noticed a difference immediately, she was more confident and her personality began to show in her voice. I am very happy with the results and my assistant has stated that this has helped her in both her personal and professional life. She is no longer freezing up when asked a difficult question and is speaking in a more direct and purposeful way. Thank you Eulis!

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Donnie W. Jun 4, 2015
Singing · In studio

He's amazing ! I am never going to stop going!

Sam G. Apr 29, 2015
Clarinet · Online

Eulis is one in a million - he gives helpful constructive criticism while making you feel confident and at ease. As someone who can be rattled by being vulnerable in front of people, I MUCH appreciate this! On top of his knowledge and skills, his demeanor is also phenomenal. Playful yet professional, friendly yet respectful of boundaries. I'm thrilled I've found him and can't wait to see where my next lessons take me.

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Justin N. Apr 20, 2015
Singing · In studio

He listens very well. He can pin point exactly what you are doing right and wrong to help you improve. Overall, super nice teacher who gives you his full attention. I have improved a lot with just 2 lessons.

William K. Apr 12, 2015
Singing · In studio

Eulis is great teacher! He patiently teaches his students the foundations of music and then proceeds to have them apply it to the genre of music they enjoy singing. Highly recommended for any skill level.

Peter L. Apr 8, 2015
Speaking Voice · In studio

Eulis is a great teacher.He is able to fix little problems you don't notice that makes a huge difference. I strongly recommend him to anybody that is looking forward to improving their voice .

Ryan Y. Mar 6, 2015
Singing · In studio

Amazing teacher! He's very friendly, encouraging, and has a great ability to pinpoint areas to work on. Eulis care's a lot about his student's progress. I've improved greatly since starting. Can't get much better!

LAURA S. Feb 17, 2015
Piano · In studio

Eulis is wonderful, he takes his time, makes it fun, and always smiling.
My 5year old son is learning and retaining very well.

michael B. Nov 30, 2014
Singing · In studio

I highly recommend Eulis. I'm an experienced singer in the middle of an album project, and I was able to take away some huge tips I was able to put into practice immediately. His ears are incredibly sensitive and can hear what's going on with you in world class form. Highly recommend!!!

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Brian T. Nov 13, 2014
Christian Gospel · In studio

I could not recommend a better teacher and person in Eulis. His kind spirit, patient demeanor, and gifted voice provides any student with a strong example of what a professional musician looks like. What most people need is someone who doesn't just paint by the numbers but who is able to assess your goals, talents and desires and match it with just the right program; you'll progress quickly and enjoy every minute of the effort. Because of his vast experience, breadth of skills and years of singing, Eulis provides the kind of musical insights that help you find out who you are and discover or refine your voice. Thanks, Eulis for all the great work we've done together and I look forward to more!

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Reid B. Oct 30, 2014
Vocal Training · In studio

Before we get to Eulis, let’s talk me ;) I am 18 years old, and until about a month ago I had not a bit of experience in singing. At all! YOLO though, so I got online and did the searches, and immediately found Eulis. I read he had some experience performing with Disney and he had some videos of himself singing. I was drawn in by his talent and apparent, very genuine love for voice and music, just as you probably were, in that you are taking the time to read his reviews! Anyways, let me just fill you in to how much more there is to Eulis. Right off the bat, Eulis is an extremely comfortable spirit who gives off a very sincere eagerness to help you in the journey to reaching your vocal potential. Every lesson I have had, I am surprised at how easy it is to develop a skill which forces so much vulnerability from those who try to master it. Eulis creates a completely safe and fun environment in his studio were you can take risks and play with music and your voice. I feel I have his complete dedication and attention in every minute of a lesson, and even through some assignments he gives me to complete independently. Also guys, improvement is fast under Eulis’s direction. In lessons he teaches to condition the entire performer. In other words, equal focus is split between the physicality and techniques of singing and the connection to emotions in music. The combination makes you feel more like a pro than you ever thought you would! Honestly, I could not be more confident that Eulis has the talent to bring out the best of my own. Just book your first lesson to see what I mean. Happy singing!

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Ian H. Oct 28, 2014
Clarinet · In studio

Eulis is a consummate professional. He is engaging, knowledgeable, and easy to work with. I highly recommend him as a teacher!!!

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