Matthew Fleisher

Matthew F.

Philadelphia, PA
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Lesson Details

Singing

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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.
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About

Matthew passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Matthew delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10 to 80 and special needs

Teaching since:
2013

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 productions in the last three years. Now, I am returning back to Philadelphia to teach full time as I once had. Previously a student teacher at the Masterman School, I have had a true passion for music education for as long as I have been a musician. My students have grown both personally and musically through our tenure together. This is because I offer lessons that not only grow your singing ability but help to enhance your comfort for performance, public speaking, and general engagement in the production of sound. Through our lesson plans, you will even begin to see changes in how you speak as our core focus will be on breath control, vowel placement, and healthy vocalizing so that you may feel comfortable singing any genre of music. While we will focus on classical training, I want to work with you on whatever repertoire you’d like! If you’re preparing for your school’s musical, a great karaoke with friends, or just some fun shower singing, I will get you there.

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Experience

Philadelphia Opera Chorus
Aug 2018 - Present
Philadelphia Opera

Studio Artist
May 2018 - Aug 2018
Wolf Trap Opera

Education

B.M.A in Vocal Performance
Sep 2014 - Apr 2018
University of Michigan

Languages

French
Professional Proficiency

Awards

Encouragement Award
Nov 2017
Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions: Michigan District

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4 Reviews

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mark Mar 7, 2019
Singing · In studio

Friendly and knowledgeable

Emma Feb 6, 2019
Broadway Singing · In studio

Awesome teacher! Looking forward to learning and improving my voice at my future lessons!

Adina Aug 30, 2018
Opera Voice · In studio

I had a terrific experience working with Matthew. He helped me both technically (coloratura, breath support, etc.) and with musical interpretation. I would highly recommend him!

Demario Aug 30, 2018
Vocal Training · Online

Matthew is simply amazing! It's clear that he has the vocal expertise and experience as he led me through exercises and techniques that allowed me to sing notes I hadn't once thought possible. As someone who has been singing a long time, but hadn't always found the opportunity to learn through one-on-one training, he led me through a process that not only allowed me to sing at my best, but to understand how the voice worked and what experiences I should be having as I sang. Matthew truly wants to help his students learn their best and healthiest sound, so they continue singing for the rest of their lives. My vocal training wasn't just about learning to sing. It was about giving myself the opportunity to invest in myself and to see where my voice could take me. Matthew cultivated me being not just a better singer, but a more confident performer and professional.

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