Vanessa Gamble

Vanessa G.

Burbank, CA

About Vanessa G.

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Vanessa teaches: Ages 5 and up
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Teaching since: April 2007
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Bachelor's in musical theater performance from Columbia College Chicago. Audition prep (acting/singing) and vocal technique for clients since 2007.

My critique during your lesson is always honest, so you know when I give you a compliment it is well deserved. I especially love working with non-singers and helping them find their voice. I always start with an assessment to see where your work is currently at and where we can go from there. I keep notes during your lesson, send you an email afterwards with your homework for the week, then I use those notes to think of personalized ways to improve your technique before your next lesson.

If honesty and results are what you're looking for in a teacher, I promise to be that teacher for you.

*** Lesson Details ***
Whether you're studying vocal technique or prepping for an audition with me, each lesson starts with an assessment. Then, we start with where you are at that moment and push your technique to the next level. Afterwards, I will send you an email with notes from the lesson and your homework.

My goal is cultivate your technique and discipline to take you to the next level of your performance.

*** Studio Equipment ***
-Digital piano
-Large mirror (to see your technique)
-Sound-proof practice room

*** Travel Equipment ***
Digital piano for in-home voice lessons.

*** Specialties ***
Beginner voice for non-singers, new singers, or singers that have been out of the game for a while.

Audition prep for both film/stage acting and singing auditions. (Great results!)

Photos and Videos

Brad Buckman 2013


Music Coach
Apr 2014 - Present
Neighborhood Rock School

-Director of Musical Theater Program (Starting 2015)
-Vocal Coach
-Instrumental Coach (Ukulele, Guitar, Piano)
-Toddler Rock Teacher
-Pop Choir Music Director (Starting 2015)

Piano Teacher
Jun 2014 - May 2015
San Fernando Music School

Group piano classes for ages 6-18.

Voice Teacher
Mar 2014 - Jun 2014
JA Vocal Music

-Voice Teacher
-Piano Teacher
-Musical Theater Teacher

Spring Concert Choir Music Director
Mar 2014 - Mar 2014
La Mired Church

-Arranged contemporary vocal parts.
-Taught proper vocal technique.


Musical Theater Performance
Sep 2006 - Jun 2010
Columbia College Chicago

Languages Spoken

Fluent / Native Proficiency


National Association of Teachers of Singing
Jan 2015

Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.

Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Sep 2012

An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.

46 Reviews on Vanessa G.

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Sarah T. Feb 8, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · Online
Marissa R. Feb 3, 2017
Verified Student · Broadway Singing · In studio
Vanessa is incredible. I look forward to my voice class every week, as she is not only fun, but also incredibly helpful. I have noticed not just my voice improve, but my confidence as well. I have had several voice teachers in my life, and I have never liked one as much as I like Vanessa. TAKE HER CLASS!
Dorothy Jan 18, 2017
Verified Student · Ukulele · In home
Vanessa arrived on time which made a good first impression. She began by asking about my goals. I was amazed at all I learned in my very first lesson. Vanessa's instructions were clear and easy to follow. She gave me my homework for next week's session which I am excited to learn. She was very encouraging and reassuring. She made me feel like I had made the right decision in choosing takelessons and Vanessa as my instructor.
Daniel B. Dec 9, 2016
Verified Student · Film and TV Acting · Online
She gives me confidence.
Ayaan P. Nov 14, 2016
Verified Student · Speaking Voice · Online
My 10-year old son loved his first session with Vanessa...He is looking forward to the next lesson already!
Cara Nov 7, 2016
Verified Student · Musical Theater · Online
jelani C. Oct 21, 2016
Verified Student · Acting · Online
Shanel C. Sep 7, 2016
Verified Student · Acting · In studio
Vanessa is an AMAZING acting teacher/coach! She's very personable, motivating, knowledgeable, encouraging and professional. I'm so excited about what I've learned thus far and ecstatic about the level of acting I'll achieve once my lessons are complete.
Rick M. Sep 5, 2016
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
Vanessa is a very good teacher.
Lia T. Aug 11, 2016
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
I studied with Vanessa for a year, and it was one of the best decisions I've ever made. She was everything I could have asked for in a voice teacher. As someone who had been too afraid to sing all her life, I never imagined I'd be where I am today. I walked into my first lesson filled with nerves, and left completely calm and excited to go back. Throughout the year Vanessa helped me grow as a singer, and a performer. I learned so much about myself and my instrument. She pushed me to trust myself and be confident in my voice. On top of all that, I had so much fun in every lesson; I laughed almost as much as I sang. Vanessa is truly incredible, and I consider myself luck to have been one of her students.
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