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Kris has been a private vocal, flute and piano instructor since 1984, and has been teaching in the Santa Clarita Valley since 1994. Her students have gone on to perform in the Los Angeles Opera Company, and in Regional Theatre and National Touring Companies for Hairspray, The King And I, The Music Man, Jekyll and Hyde, A Little Night Music, Fiddler On the Roof, My Fair Lady, Edges, Cats, and many other great musicals. She has been an Individual Voice Instructor at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles since the Fall semester of 2004, and also teaches at a private studio in West Hollywood. She has taught vocal workshops from coast to coast, in Musical Theatre and Rock styles. Kris has been the Vocal Director for the Southern California Childrens' Music Theatre ...
The Sing Your BEST Self studio mission is to foster empowered, confident, healthy and beautiful performers, through skills building, personalized technique and applied performance. While students will be challenged to meet progress goals, each session is structured to be lively and enjoyable.
Melissa has been singing all of her life. She began her vocal training at a very cute age, learning every song she heard, and passionately performing them for friends and family. She later went on to pursue a formal education in Classical Vocal Performance and Jazz technique from California State University, Los Angeles. While completing her Bachelors degree, Melissa was fortunate to have worked with many established artists, bands and producers of various styles, including jazz, blues, rock, pop, soul and funk. These collaborations have allowed her to hone her own voice and successfully pursue professional work. Melissa has enjoyed the opportunity of lead local elementary school music programs, and has most recently expanded her private vocal studio Sing Your BEST Self to include ...
I have a side specialty in accent reduction for both actors and singers who need to minimize their accents quickly.
Just last season one of my amazing students, Juliana Chahayed made top 40 on American Idol! 2 of my students recently made it through two rounds of The Voice. 12 of my students sang on the Grammy Award nominated "Hurry Up, We're Dreaming" by M83. My students have also gotten into top music programs at Berkeley School of Music, NYU, USC, Brandeis and Cal State University Northridge, won 1st prize in the high school talent show and money prizes in community singing contests. My singers have sung the Star Spangle Banner at Staples Center for a Clipper's game and produced successful showcases in the LA area. My story starts a while back: As a singer/songwriter my experiences singing live from Bud Friedman's Improv to the Disneyland Hotel and in studios all across Los Angeles ...
Jessica B. has been a performer and a singer since she was a child. In addition to studying piano from age 7, she began performing with musical theater, singing in local productions such as The Sound of Music, Fiddler on the Roof, and The Music Man, where she gained valuable stage experience. It was during this time that Jessica first realized her passion for teaching, as she found she enjoyed helping the other performers work on their music and help them achieve their greatest potential as a performer. In high school, Jessica continued to perform in musical theater as well as choir, and began taking private voice lessons, where she started studying classical voice. After college, Jessica pursued her Masters in Vocal Performance from California State University, Northridge, where ...
After seven years in school learning from some of the best voice, speech, and acting teachers in the industry, I can offer my students valuable tools to further their skill level as actors and performers. I will soon receive my Masters in Acting from the California Institute of the Arts where I have learned such techniques as Link Later, Roy Hart, Edith Skinner's Speech with Distinction, Lessac, Butoh, Suzuki Training, as well as many other styles to enrich my own personal craft. My lessons, depending on the area of need (voice, speech, acting), will focus on those areas most needed by the student. This need or needs will be determined after first getting to know the student more deeply. As an example, a student is in need of cleaner diction would be drilled with a multitude of ...
how to present and to carry your voice in front of an audience when speaking without drying out your vocal chords, without losing your voice and having enough straighten and the ability to carry thru a presentation in a corporate or private world.
Private tutor, passionate about my students and them reaching their goals, I would call myself a very disciplined but still creative and fun teacher,this is what has brought me far in life and this is what I like to share on knowledge with YOU. My name is Sandra and I was born and raised in the wonderful city of Munich, Germany. I moved to Los Angeles 4 years ago. I have worked in the city of Bonn, the Beethoven city, for the UN translating documents and helping out with bilingual conferences and have taught German to many people in TV and movies. My knowledge of the entertainment business is very big and I am always excited to share my language and knowledge with others. I am a big soccer fan, specially after Germany took home the WorldCup 2014 in Brazil. I made it a mission to pass on ...
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