Nicholas Molle

Nicholas M.

San Jose, CA
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Learn to project your voice comfortably and confidently in various character styles and songs. Expand your range and understanding of the mechanics of the voice. Learn to take cues from the music and other performing roles.

About Nicholas M.

Nicholas M. is available to give voice and piano lessons in-home and in-studio.

What to expect in a voice lesson:

Vocal warm-ups
Technique and style development
Selected songs to practice
You may record the lessons with your own phone, microphone, etc.

As a private instructor, Nicholas seeks to develop students of his own to build excellent technique that they may become confident and comfortable singers and pianists in any style they desire.

Nicholas' Choral Experience:

Past Conductors:
Dr. Sharlene Archibeque, Dr. Amanda Quist, Lou De La Rosa, Daniel Hughes and Dr. Jeffrey Benson.

Past Choir Concert Tours:
Europe 2005 with De La Rosa and 2010 with Dr Quist.
"Star Wars in Concert" October 2009 (Sacramento and San Jose)
"€œAndrea Bocelli in Concert"€ November 2012 (San Jose)
"The Rolling Stones 50 and Counting Tour" May 2013 (Oakland and San Jose)

Other Productions:
Eric Whitacre€™s "Virtual Choir"€ (Beta, 1, 2, 3)

*** Lesson Details ***
Voice and Piano Lessons

+ Vocal and/or piano warm-up exercises
+ Technique and style development
+ Selected songs to practice
+ A recorded copy of the lesson to review and practice with.

As a private instructor, Nicholas seeks to develop students of his own to build excellent technique that they may become confident and comfortable singers and pianists in any style they desire.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano Keyboard with Music Stand.
Piano and Vocal Song Books
Lesson Recording Device

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide a selection of music books to read from, a piano keyboard if the student does not have one, and a lesson recording device. Students may provide any music they wish to work on.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in singing and teaching Art Song and Opera/Concert Arias.


Write a Review
18 Reviews
Keith J.
Profile-location-online Online

Great first lesson.

Posted Nov 9, 2020
Profile-location-home Student's Home

He is friendly, knowledgeable about music, and my son says he is good with kids.

Posted Sep 18, 2020
Guan Q.
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

experienced teacher for singing. And he is very patient and nice.

Posted Dec 12, 2019
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Nicholas has been teaching my daughter vocal lessons for about 11 months and he’s fantastic!

She’s improved so much in 10 months! He’s awesome and delivers results! My daughter enjoys her lessons with him and she’s just 9 years old and has developed so much due to his mentor ship. My daughter also has an aptitude for singing and tends to catch on to his instructions quickly.

Posted Oct 21, 2019
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Nicholas is a really patient teacher in the first class.

Posted Apr 26, 2019
Sheri S
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Nick coached my daughter, Ann, through her South Bay Teen Idol Competition, in which she was a finalist. Ann was competing against singers with more years of experience, but the superior quality of Nick's instruction enabled her to be competitive.

Posted Jan 19, 2019
Profile-location-home Student's Home

He is great with teaching

Posted Oct 8, 2018
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Nicholas is an excellent vocal coach who meets you where you are and helps you improve to meet your goals. Thanks so much to Nicholas for helping me prepare for an important event.

Posted Mar 14, 2018
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Patient !
Skillful !
Great !

Posted May 27, 2017
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Posted May 27, 2017
Jeanne H.
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Very patient very kind

Posted Mar 22, 2017
Peg H.
Profile-location-online Online

When I went to takelessons for help with choosing the right instructor, i was led to Nicholas. The referring choice maker told me Nicholas would be using Adobe Premier. He did not. I dont think it was Nicholas fault, I think the takelesson person made an unintentional selection or did not communicate with Nicholas that I did not want to take Adobe Photoshop, but wanted Adobe Premier. This is the second time this has happened. It makes learning very difficult and I dont think it is the instructors fault. Not sure what to do. This is the second time this has happened.

Posted Mar 14, 2017
Profile-location-home Student's Home

We did not feel that this was a good match for our daughter. I have taken voice lessons before and have 10 years background in music. We did not appreciate the teaching style and quality of lessons. We decided not to pursue this or any further service with Take Lessons due to their lack in transparency of their business policies.

Posted Feb 13, 2017
Edward B.
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

I used Aperture for years to adjust my photos, but when Apple stopped supporting it, I subscribed to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC. LR is comparable to Aperture, but neither does a good job of fixing a blown out sky; PS offers several methods of dealing with this problem, none of them particularly simple. PS is a complex, daunting professional tool and I was stymied and discouraged. Nick taught me how to use PS to solve my problem and gave me confidence that I could, with study and practice, learn how to use PS to solve other problems. The important thing is that Nick listened to me as to my goal and directed his teaching to that goal. He showed enormous patience as I interrupted him with questions every 20 seconds. To sum up: it's unrealistic to try to learn PS in three hours. I needed specific knowledge to get over a difficult hurdle, and Nick taught me what I needed to use PS to solve my problem. I believe that I can now go forward to do a much better job adjusting and developing my photos, and that I have a better grasp on how to learn more about PS. Thank you, Nick.

Posted Dec 31, 2016
William N.
Profile-location-home Student's Home


Posted Nov 27, 2016
Suriya M.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

10 stars! He's very good. He's always on time. Recommend!

Posted Dec 28, 2015
Michelle P.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Nicholas is a great singing teacher that is nice and is a great singer!! He helps my daughter understand easily as she tells me great comments about her lessons. Over all it has been great!!!

Posted Dec 27, 2015
Ruma S.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Nicholas is an amazing singer and a great teacher! He is very professional, came before time, and went over time. My daughter and our entire family really liked him. He also teaches a colleague's daughter who spoke highly of Nicholas. All in all, a great experience!

Posted Jan 19, 2015

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Assistant Choir Director
May 2014 - Present

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Rehearse and conduct the church choir on repertoire for services, sing tenor with the choir when the lead director conducts.

Opera Chorus
Oct 2011 - Present

Opera San Jose

2011 Pagliacci – Baritone chorus 2012 La Traviata – Supernumerary Faust – Baritone chorus 2013 Il Trovatore – Tenor chorus 2014 Madama Butterfly – Tenor Chorus Don Giovanni - Tenor Chorus Rigoletto - Tenor Chorus The Italian Girl In Algiers - Tenor Chorus

Church Choir
May 2012 - Apr 2014

St. Luke's of Los Gatos

Tenor Section Leader and Soloist

Church Choir
Jan 2005 - Apr 2012

Los Gatos United Methodist Church

Tenor Section Leader

SJSU Music - Voice Performance Major
Jan 2010 - May 2011

SJSU Opera Workshop

Directed by Daniel Helfgot Cavalli's La Didone - Eolo and Acate Mozart'™s The Magic Flute - A slave and a priest Robert Xavier Rodriguez'™ Suor Isabella - A young lover Robert Sirota'™s The Clever Mistress - An old wool merchant


Bachelors in Music, Voice Performance
Aug 2008 - May 2011

San Jose State University

AA Degree in Music
Aug 2004 - May 2008

West Valley College



Fluent / Native Proficiency

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