- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
- Teaching since:
- January 2014
My name is Michelle and I am an Opera student at Azusa Pacific University. I am a Soprano, and have been singing classically for six years. I previously studied at East Los Angeles College, where I received my AA degree in Music.
If you take lessons with me, we will go over technique fundamentals, IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) for singers, and classical repertoire. Additionally, I offer lessons in theory, musicianship, and Spanish. I am eager to begin working with you!
Singing the soprano line with the church choir.
Helping students with music theory and ear training.
Helping music students with their homework and preparing them for exams. The subjects covered were theory, musicianship, and piano.
Michelle is a tutor who cares about her students. She is honest, musically educated and is very knowledgeable. She helped me with my voice and piano. I enjoyed taking lessons from her because she was flexable with my type of music.
Michelle is a very polite, fun, and knowledgable. She was always patient when helping me practice my Spanish, and now I am able to hold a reasonable conversation with fluent Spanish speakers in Mexico! Couldn't have done it without her help.
I immediately knew she was trained in this area. She made it simple to understand and enjoyable. I appreciated her patience too. Looking forward in continuing my lessons.
If you are aurally challenged when it comes to intervals and harmonic progressions, I definitely recommend tutoring. Michelle was very patient during our lessons and had different tips on how to identify certain progressions, which I appreciated. We also worked on complex rhythms together. It was actually really fun. She's very kind, resourceful, and an excellent tutor.+ Read More
She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well
Michelle is so sweet and knowledgable! She is extremely patient and helpful and makes learning even the most difficult concepts a fun experience.
Very patient with me. I'm not the fastest learner, so Michelle's delicate and meticulous approach was very effective.
Michelle was very effective in teaching me basic phrases and sentences in Spanish. I am preparing for a trip to Mexico with my family, and want to be able to communicate with them effectively. As Michelle comes from Mexico, I feel she is giving me an authentic Spanish interaction. She is also very friendly, which makes for a comfortable learning experience.+ Read More
Excellent teacher! Classical voice is just one of the many subjects she excels in. She is well trained, she gets the job done, she is very kind and works well with others.
Incredibly patient, she makes the lesson very easy to grasp, I've had other teachers but I've most excelled when taking lessons and receiving tutoring from Michelle! My theory and voice has improved incredibly because of her :)
Michelle was the kindest, sweetest, and most patient instructor I have ever had! She really took the time to make sure that I understood the concepts of singing before we got into the training. She helped me understand singing through the use of imagery, and that made it so much more easier to grasp the concepts. If I ever want to take vocal lessons again I know exactly who I will be calling!+ Read More
Michelle is very patient and taught me different ways of solving problems with SATB and other music theory concepts like voice leading and chord functions. She also helped me practice my musicianship skills.
She's a really patient teacher, and she helped me a lot. After the lesson with her, I analyzed how to listen to the bass line quickly. She also taught me a lot short hands for ear training. I hope I could take her lesson again.
She is a highly skilled classical vocalist with great talent. She was my music tutor at East Los Angeles College. She always knew what my problems were and how to fix them.
She is very knowledgeable in music, knows her IPA and has a really beautiful voice. I Highly recommend her for voice and theory