"Make one stop at the music shop!" Fawn® is not your typical music coach. As a Billboard hit recording artist, songwriter, TV & film composer & coaching over 20 years, Fawn immediately gets to your goals & together you reach them. What you learn becomes part of you & that's the key to success. Whether you're beginner, advanced, special needs, have a short term issue, long term issue or even damaged vocal chords, whatever your situation, Fawn can handle it all successfully. Not just in all things voice, but also in other areas including songwriting, rap, lyric writing, composing, performance, recording, piano, voice-over's, acting, speeches, sales, spoken word, producing, artist development & more. In Los Angeles, Fawn is the music and entertainment industry's coach known as the one who "gets the job done." Clients have included Grammy, Emmy & Oscar winners as well as vocalists and actors from The Voice, American Idol, Disney, America's Got Talent, Nickelodeon, X-Factor, Vampire Diaries & many others. She has been producing music & vocals in the recording studio, coaching voice, piano, songwriting, rap, rap writing, performance, studio, jazz, blues, classical, pop, opera, speech, spoken word, hip hop, scat singing, improv, acting & artist development for over 20 years. She was operatically trained by Juilliard instructor Sylvia Bagley, trained as a jazz singer at world re-known Berklee College of Music, where she won several songwriting awards & was R & B/Pop trained by Vocal Coach To The Stars, Seth Riggs. Fawn has reached #5 & #6 on the Billboard dance charts as a recording artist. and songwriter. She has also had 2 top 10 hits on the EDM charts. In December 2020 Fawn won Best Dance Single out of 230,000 entries and Best Dance Album out of 17,700 entries in the international JPF Music Awards. In December 2020 Fawn was also awarded the House of Inspiration Educator Award for Inspirational teachers. She has written, recorded & performed songs in several different languages for a variety of films, television shows & commercials such as Nickelodeon's Hollywood Heights, The Natalee Holloway Story, Spike Lee Productions, Barbie, Ponds, Target, Ford, Mazda, Pontiac, The Guiding Light, The Young and The Restless. MTV & several others. Fawn has also sung, written & played in many different styles from Jazz/Blues to Classical to Pop to children's to Opera. Fawn is a very fun, yet an honest & straight-forward coach. She loves working with adults & children & considers lessons a 'team effort’ to reach her students goals. Being that music & the entertainment business are her career & life, she is current & relevant, yet has plenty of old school training to be well rounded & help students build a strong foundation. Fawn loves helping people reach their goals & meet their dreams. She has released 10 albums, several singles, won numerous awards & worked with such talents as Grammy winners Lalah Hathaway & Paula Cole, Meredith Brooks, Vampire Diaries Kat Grahm, BT, Jeff Goldblum, Right Said Fred, Ed Townsend, QD3, Club Nuveau's Valerie Watson, Joanna Cassidy, Debra Wilson, Shanice Wilson, Tamechi, Juliette Hagerman, Kate Linder, Judy Tenuta, Al Burke, Tim 'Tio' Owens, Robbie Benson & shared the stage with Stevie Wonder, Carol Channing, Kevin Sorbo, Pink, Joss Stone, David Guetta, Katy Perry, Moby, Dionne Warwick, James Torme', David Foster, Thelma Houston, David Pomeranz, War and countless others. She has also worked with Kevin Costner, Angelica Houston, Alexandra Paul, David Marshall Grant, Florence Henderson, Jay Leno, Hulk Hogan, Darryl Hannah, Tommy Lee, Martin Lawrence, Magic Johnson, Pamela Anderson, Jermaine Dupri, Rae Dawn Chong, Eva Longoria, Joan Rivers, Erik Estrada, John Amos. & others appearing with them in film, TV & benefits for worthy causes. Over the years, Fawn has been known to bring students into her inner circle, so they can gain more experience & exposure, taking them to red carpets, events & even putting them in her music videos & up onstage to perform. She remembers having piano, voice & songwriting coaches & being frustrated in voice because instructors were not addressing issues that needed to be addressed. This is why she creates a positive & comfortable, safe environment so students can open up & progress quickly. Fawn moves straight to the heart of the matter & gets whatever needs work figured out, so students can move on to what their goals & dreams are. She has helped actors be able to sing parts for their TV shows, helped popular bands be able to have good stage performances & presence with precision dancing & singing. Fawn has helped vocalists find their true voice & rappers find their flow. She is able to get piano students as young as 5 to a high-level Concerto level of playing within 3 years, completely reading the pieces on their own. The youngest person she has ever taught was 3 years old & blind. The oldest person she has ever taught so far taught was 89 years old, after suffering a stroke. She was able to help her get her voice back within 20 minutes of her first lesson. Fawn also does vocal rehabilitation, vocal therapy & music therapy. She has worked with special needs children with Downs Syndrome, ADHD, ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pit Hopkins Disease & more. As far as being a songwriter, Fawn generally writes words & music at the same time but she has also written lyrics & music separately, as well as composed instrumental pieces. Fawn trained with Pat Pattison & Grammy winning Lyricist Marty Panzer in lyric writing & she is a master at harmonies, producing, recording & editing vocals & is happy to help you with your recording projects, as she owns Terrace Recording Studios in Los Angeles, CA. Brief Synopsis of Professional Experience: - Platinum and Gold Award Winning Vocal Coach - Began in the Entertainment Industry at age 6 months, starring in National TV Commercials - Recording Artist & songwriter of Billboard Top 10 Hit song "Wish U Love" - Recording Artist & songwriter of Top 10 Hit song "Solitude" - Recording Artist & songwriter of Top 10 Hit song "Where Has Your Love Gone" - Great American Songwriter Winner for "Ghoulish Ghosts" 2018 - Great American Songwriter Winner for "Monster House" 2019 - Best Dance Album Winner International JPF Music Awards Dec. 2020 - Best Dance Single winner International JPF Music Awards Dec. 2020 - Runner-up Best Christmas Song International JPF Music Awards Dec 2020 - Finalist Best Christmas Album International JPF Music Awards Dec 2020 - Finalist Best Alternative Rock Song International JPF Music Awards Dec 2020 - House Of Inspiration Educator Award Dec. 2020 - Award Winning Songwriter/Lyricist - Grammy Winning Vocal & Songwriting Clientele - Berklee College Of Music - Juilliard - Boston Conservatory Of Dance - Gwen Bowen School of Dance - Seasoned Jazz, Pop, Blues & Commercial vocalist On piano, I can get them to Concerto level in 3 years, completely reading music on their own & self- sufficient. I teach all of the important fundamentals for a strong foundation, but to the PERSONALITY of the person, because each of us has different styles, different points of view, different things that block us, different things that inspire us. I teach the same, important fundamentals necessary for a strong foundation, but tailor make it to each individual. I teach all styles of music. I have even invented specific vocal exercises to suit individuals needs. I love working with individuals & groups who want to meet their musical dreams, achieve success in their entertainment careers and/or take their abilities & talents to a higher quality level. - Patient - All ages (have taught 3-89 so far!) - Great with kids (of all ages!) - Studio Session Vocal Coaching in person & online - I teach children & adults with special needs - Injured Chords/Vocal Therapy/Voice Rehabilitation - Live Performance & Stage Presence - Music Therapy for special needs SONGWRITING Learn song form, tighten lyrics & melodies, get inspired when you don't "feel" like writing, good prosody, copyright, legalities, how to place songs in film & TV, record your finished song in the studio. PIANO LESSONS Emphasis on reading music, classical training, music theory, fingering, improv, chords & ear training. All styles of music are taught-Classical/Jazz/Ragtime/Pop/Broadway/R&am[...]-Chord Charts, How to Accompany a Singer, Compose Music, Write songs & Play Piano while Singing. Learn about the origin of music, composers, how styles of music evolved. VOICE LESSONS "Make A Stop at the Vocal Shop" Learn correct vocal placement, correct breathing, expand your range, find your mix, expand how long you can hold a note, expand your range, expand your onstage endurance, learn how to put emotion in your voice, how to connect with your fan base & audience, style a song, riff, improv, add warmth and depth to your voice, address pitch problems, microphone technique, ear training, how to change your voice for different styles of singing, Opera/R & B/Pop/Jazz/Gospel/Broadway/Jingle singing - Studio singing vs. Live singing, performance, songwriting, lyric writing, stage presence, recording artist packaging, preparation & auditions, recording studio vocal coaching for studio sessions. I have also studied with Seth Riggs & teach some of his methods. For people who are tone def, or completely off pitch, I can get you on pitch as quickly as 3 lessons ALL THINGS VOICE Speech therapy, rap, spoken word, speeches, presentations, sales, voice-overs, lisps, acting onstage, acting for television & commercials, more *** Specialties *** Voice: I specialize in Body Programming, Vocal Rehabilitation, Music Therapy, as well as utilize Seth Riggs's technique. I combine those two techniques with most of my own original vocal inventions & experience of being in the industry.
Teaches all skill levels
Teaching since 1995
Lyric Writing with Multi-Grammy Winner Marty Panzer
Teaches ages 3+
Speaks Main Language: English. OTHER: Spanish, Spanish, French, Chineese, Italian, Yiddish, German, ,
Has background check
Subject: Hip Hop & Rap
I feel so blessed that I found Fawn in this world! She has been a true transforming gift.
Fawn is caring, an expert in her fields and helped me get my voice-over reel together. After 3 months working with her, she helped me build my studio and I've already booked my first paid voice-over gig! Thank you Fawn!
There simply is no teacher better. INCREDIBLE!