I have been teaching speaking voice for about half a year. I help my students find their projective voice for voiceover and theatrical work.
Music is the means to create a portal into our souls, so that we may see each other for who and what we are, not merely as what we do. I want to help foster those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young how to tap into their own soul portals through music so that they may find others' as well. I believe that in order to entertain others with your voice or your instrument playing, one must first be able to entertain oneself - all the while having fun doing it! As a recent graduate of the University of California, Davis with a double major in Music History & Ethnomusicology and African-American & African Studies; a former co-host of the popular hip-hop radio show ATF Radio: All Things Fresh on KDVS 90.3 FM; a former Music Director of The Afterglow of UC Davis; and a current Vocal Music ...
I have been performing since the age of three. At the age of seven, I began classical vocal lessons. At 8, I wrote the school song for Cherry Creek Elementary School in Marquette, Michigan. When I was 10, I entered and won the Grand Supreme title at my first pageant. When I was 13, I moved my vocal training at the local University becoming the youngest classical vocal student. After years of participating in musical theatre productions, I landed a job in a guitar shop that lead to a big shift in my musical interests. I left my small town, the theatre and my classical background behind and began fronting both Country and Rock bands, even singing along side Juice Newton, The Oak Ridge Boys, Glen Campbell, Sugarland, and Trick Pony on stage at the Porterfield Country Music Festival in 2005, ...
With many years of experience in both piano and vocal performance in Los Angeles and in England and my teaching in the Inland Empire, my students experience a rich and rewarding time of learning. I received my formal education in piano performance from the Royal Academy Of Music in London and in Rhodesia. I also attended the Kwanagoma College Of music in Rhodesia and studied organ under the famous Dr. Olaff Axelson of Germany. I also attended the University Of Redlands where I studied piano pedagogy. I studied voice with Suzann Luckather of the Alhambra Academy Of Music in Los Angeles and also with Maestra Marya Basaraba, director of the California Philharmonic 200 voice chorus. I further studied with the international vocal coach and concert pianist, Armin Gazulamian.
All Levels can improve their speaking voice.
I speak in Standard American Dialect.
I can also speak in quite a few dialects.
You can learn to use breath control,
proper vowel and consonant placement,
and improve your diction.
SAG-Aftra and Actor's Equity Union Member B.A. Linguistics, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA M.A. English Literature, Cal Poly Pomona Family: Mother, film actress Father, New York Drama Coach Trained in the Original Stanislavsky Method Trained in Acting for Films Professional Working Actress and Teacher Trained in TV Commercials Graduate LA Civic Light Opera Workshop Graduate Barbizon School of Modeling Trained Musical Comedy Singer Published Author Private lessons given at my company in Rancho Cucamonga, CA *** Lesson Details *** TV Commercial Lessons Motion Picture Film Acting Acting for Stage and Musicals Method Acting Integrated exercises, monologues, improvisations, method techniques, commercial training, advice on your personal persona as an artist. Coach for ...
Sessions are designed to meet the needs of the client. I have training in Linklater and Fitzmorris technique. I seek to help you find your voice as a communicator.
I provide professional acting training and coaching for individuals and/or groups. My Postgraduate degree focused on how to facilitate actor's growth working with a variety of techniques and approaches. Emphasis can be on Vocal and/or Movement techniques for actors; public speaking techniques/coaching; auditioning techniques/coaching; competition coaching; scene study; or more long term goals. Our work is tailored to your needs. I've worked with MA Acting for Screen Students, BA Acting Students, and K-12. I've judged for local theatre groups and competitions. I've directed and acted with local companies. I have on-camera acting experience as well. The focus is on your journey, your experience, and your relationship between with your craft.
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