Emilie Weibel

Emilie W.

Brooklyn, NY

About Emilie W.

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Emilie teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: January 2005
Last sign in: 2 days ago

Overview

Love to sing? I am available to teach private lessons or group lessons. My goal as a voice teacher is to help you find your own voice and sound in a healthy way. For the past 12 years, I have been dedicated to singing. I am fascinated by the multiple facets of the human voice and its extraordinary power to communicate, inspire and heal.

Professional singer and touring artist, mostly working on the jazz and contemporary classical scene in New York, I also have my own solo voice project. I use loops, samplers and electronics to build songs on the spot (Village Voice 10 best Concerts of the Week.)

I have a BFA in Jazz Vocal Studies and a Certificate in Somatic Voice Level 1. I also teach music in French for children. I am a student for life myself and I always keep studying new techniques to enrich my lessons and help my students in the best way. My rule number one is to be open minded and patient. Every student is different and has specific needs that can be addressed with the right technique.

I love to teach any level, from beginners to professionals.

Together we will work on:

- vocal technique to open your possibilities as a singer in a healthy way
- breathing and posture through yoga and relaxation exercises to free your voice and body
- musicianship: ear training, sight reading
- improvisation
- composition
- recording: record your own song
- repertoire (build your own repertoire, chart writing, arranging, transposing tunes)
- electronic device (loops, samplers)
- music toys
- audition preparation
- performance and stage preparation

I love to teach as much as I love to perform and I am always very inspired to meet new students and to help them develop their creativity with their own voice and sound.

Photos and Videos

L'Heure Exquise performed at Cornelis Street Cafe, NY

Experience

Voice Teacher

Aug 2012 - Present
Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls

Teaching workshops about improvisation and composition

Voice Teacher

Jul 2011 - Present
The Language and Laughter Studio

Teaching Voice and song-writing at the Language and Laughter Studio

Voice Teacher

Jul 2009 - Aug 2009
Les Enfants du Jazz

Teaching improvisation and voice technique at The Festival Des Enfants du Jazz in Barcelonnette (France)

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Jan 2008 - Jun 2012
The City College of New York

BFA

Jan 2008 - May 2012
The City College of New York

Maturite (high School) with mention Excellent

Sep 2003 - May 2006
La Cite (Lausanne)

Languages Spoken

English

Professional Proficiency

French

Fluent / Native Proficiency

German

Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Bachelor in Fine Arts

May 2012
The City College of New York

Emilie graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts at The City College of New York. She studied for four years in the Jazz Vocal Program. She also studied improvisation privetly with Grammy Award Gretchen Parlato and Ralph Alessi. She also studied classical voice with Janet Steel

Awards

Kaye Scholarship Awards

May 2010
Kaye Scholarship

Affiliations

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Mar 2014
ASCAP

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.

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