Monica Allan
Milford, CT
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Monica Allan

Monica A.

Milford, CT
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Basic piano technique, music theory, and beginner songs taught in a low stakes, low pressure environment. Perfect for young kids and those brand new to piano. Will mostly use the Bastien piano books, but open to continuing in a book you already own. I believe that encouragement is the best tool.

About Monica A.

If you want to learn to LOVE performing, get in touch with me! I'm a graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (Vocal Major), as well as the Hartt School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, where I got my BFA in Musical Theatre, and performing is truly in my blood!
I believe that more than anything, music should be about having fun and making your soul happy. And I believe lessons should be fun as well! Of course we'll get into music theory, healthy & sustainable singing technique, and performance & audition prep, but it's more about finding joy in expressing yourself and giving the student ownership over their art.
The same goes for my acting lessons. I will work diligently to find material that fits you personally, and then we will work it until it becomes as natural as your own thoughts.
I can also help with college auditions for musical theatre programs, seeing as I auditioned for 25 college myself before deciding on Hartt.
If any of the above interests you, send me a quick question and we'll work out a time that works for both of us! Have a great day!!

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Prudence
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My daughter said she had a very good lesson. She feels very comfortable and learned lot.

Posted Mar 19, 2018
Ellen
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Monica offers very insightful coaching for both acting and singing. She gets to the heart of the story and helps me find ways to bring that to life. She is very kind in her coaching and I leave her lesson with more confidence in my ability to portray that character. Great for getting ready for an audition.

Posted Nov 9, 2017

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Experience

Voice Teacher
Jan 2017 - Present

Self-Employed

Voice/Piano Teacher
Jan 2018 - Aug 2018

Sunset Learning Studio

Early Education Music Teacher
Nov 2017 - Jan 2018

Kids Music N' Motion

Education

BFA Musical Theatre
Sep 2012 - May 2016

University of Hartford

Vocal Major
Sep 2010 - Jun 2012

Los Angeles County High School for the Arts

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Affiliations

American Guild of Musical Artists
Jul 2017
An American labor union that represents 8,000 current and retired opera singers, ballet and other dancers, opera directors, backstage production personnel at opera and dance companies, and figure skaters.
Music Teachers National Association
Jun 2017
The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

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