I teach "Mix" - which is a vocal technique which teaches singers to transition smoothly from chest voice to head voice and receive the full benefits of "both voices": the natural and powerful sound of the chest voice, and the range of the head voice. Mix can be used for any style of music.
I am a dedicated vocal coach, musician, singer, songwriter and founder of "Vocals on Stage". At the age of 6 I started playing Cello and discovered my passion for music but my main focus quickly became the instrument voice. I studied for years at the Unique Voice Studios - a private school for contemporary singing in Vienna and have studied Jazz vocals at the Schubert Conservatory in Vienna as well as private vocal coaches Rocio Guitard, Romana Caren Lakinger, Sandy Cressman, Monika Ballwein and others. I have a Master of Science Degree from the University of Vienna and speak English, German, Bulgarian and French.
Since 2005 I have been studying and teaching "Mix" - a vocal technique which teaches students how to transition smoothly between chest voice and head voice and receive the full benefits of “both worlds”: the natural and p
owerful sound of the chest voice, and the beauty and range of the head voice. I teach contemporary music, Pop, Rock, Soul, Blues, Jazz, R'n'B, Country and Musical. For the past 8 years I have been working as a vocal instructor in Vienna, San Francisco and Los Angeles, giving private and group lessons.
*** Lesson Details *** During a lesson we will work half of the time on technical exercises and half of the time on a song which the student can choose or I will make a recommendation. All lessons are recorded and given to the student to conveniently practice at home between each lesson.
Music styles thought: Pop, Rock, Musical Theater, Soul, Country, R'n'B, Blues, Jazz
*** Studio Equipment *** Piano Keyboard Speakers Recording System Laptop
*** Travel Equipment *** Laptop, Recording Device
*** Specialties *** Mix - a vocal technique which teaches students to smoothly transition between their chest voice and their head voice.
Working with Radina is such a pleasure! She is extremely patient and kind. I truly enjoy the different methods she provides to help me improve my voice. Another great thing is her recorded lessons. I can always go back and review our lesson and go over things I needed help with using the recordings. She's also incredibly flexible with my hectic schedule, which is such a huge plus! I highly recommend her. Thank you so much for everything, Radina. You're amazing!
November 14, 2013
This is it!
I've been taking lessons with Radina for a few months and I'm super happy with the progress I've made so far. I didn't know anything about head voice, chest voice, mix and now it's all starting to make sense. I'm not afraid to sing higher notes which I always wanted to be able to do!
Radina is a highly professional and nice teacher, she really understands what is going on in a singers voice and mind and she hears everything.
I always look forward to my next lesson :)
November 7, 2013
> very professional
> knowing exactly what she is doing
> such a positiv and powerful person with so much inspiring energy
> uncomplicated and professional communication
During the lessons I learn so much from Radina and by the way: she is such a humorous person and perfect in motivating me.
Also my little sister takes lessons since years. It's so much fun for her too.
I very much recommend Radina!!!
You will get adiccted!!!
From beginners to singers that want to improve parts of their voice.
Learn proper breathing and control.
Learn to sing in pitch better and strength conditioning.
Learn how to get over stage fright and singing in front of people.
***My goal as a teacher***
I try to teach what the students are interested in and make it fun and interesting so that they learn the lessons and their favorite songs. Every student is different and needs to be taught in a way that makes learning easy and fun for them.
I have a passion for all people and all ages and am blessed to be able to teach from the very young, (ages 2-5 Toddlermusik lessons) to teens and adults.....all the way to senior citizens. I've had many older students all the way up to a 93 year old gentleman who is taking singing lessons and asked me to put music to his lyrics. We have recorded over 50 songs together.
I started playing trumpet in 5th grade and knew that music was for me. I also liked playing with drums and piano also because they seemed exciting. I've competed in WSMA (Wi
sconsin School Music Assoc.) for many years which taught me a lot about performing for judges, being relaxed, and the importance of preparation.
I started playing the guitar and bass guitar when I was 13 and have never stopped practicing and performing since. I also have done a lot of writing, recording, producing, and have a Pro Tools Studio for students to use.
***College and Teaching***
I began teaching music lessons in college and enjoyed it very much. I received my B.A. in Music from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. There I was very much involved with guitar, piano, voice, trumpet, and being in bands and writing music. After receiving my B.A. I also took 3 years of Education classes at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. I write, produce, and perform my music along with performing with bands around the Midwest.
***Life in Music***
After receiving my B.A. in Music, I continued teaching and opened up my home studio. After a year and a half I had enough students that I was able to quit my factory job and teach music full time. I've been teaching, performing, and writing music ever since.
***Performing and more***
I have been on stage performing music since I was 11. In school band, marching band, competing in music competitions, and in bands touring the Midwest.
I have recorded many CDs with bands and on my own. My most ambitious project was a CD of my original music called, "Girls". I've performed my music and promoted it by being interviewed on Milwaukee radio stations along with internet music sites such as CD Baby. It is very exciting talking on live radio about my music and my passion. It is also even more exciting, and scary, playing my music live on the radio, lol.
I have been teaching for over 2 decades. Students take lessons for: * guitar (electric / acoustic) * piano * violin * voice * drums * trumpet * saxophone * harmonica * music theory / ear training * studio recording / songwriting
I also give kindermusik lessons to 2-5 year old all the way up to senior citizens 70-93. I play parties, concerts, and Nursing Home performances.
I am experienced as an online (Skype) instructor, and I have taught online lessons worldwide. I've witnessed great results from my online students (both national and international).
I hope I can help you with all of your musical goals and get you going in a positive musical direction.
This was my first experience with on line teaching and it was great. I had tried reading the books and watching some videos on You Tube and was not making progress. Just a few minutes with Paul and what I couldn't figure out suddenly made sense.
Looking forward to next week.
December 13, 2018
My son loves his lessons, he gets really nervous prior because he always wants to get it right however, he likes the fact he’s at home and no one is watching him as he’s learning! As his parents we like that as a military family that will be moving again this is something that we can keep normal for him since it’s done online as well! Paul Neatherly is wonderful with him as well and very patient! I recommend this service and Paul to anyone looking for this type of learning!
February 21, 2018
Extremely knowledgeable. Pays attention to detail and he makes it easy for me to understand. I’m looking forward to my future lessons!
For many years I sang in my school Chamber Choir and took voice lessons. The choir performed regularly in pubic and in statewide competitions. I also have years of experience teaching the basics of singing in a low pressure way. Topics we learn about include breathing and breath control, pitch and intervals, keys and scales and singing harmony. I can accompany a student while they sing, and hopefully teach them the basics of accompanying themselves.
My name is David and I'm a professional musician who just moved to North Austin. I came from Cincinnati, where I went to the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, taught dozens of students at all levels and played regular gigs every weekend. I have been teaching for over fifteen years, and I'm looking to get a few new students. I teach guitar, piano, bass guitar and even upright bass. If it's a tutor you are looking for I can also teach music theory and appreciation. I have a knack for teaching young people, probably because I was young when I started my musical journey. I've been very successful at inspiring a student's love of music and instilling the patience required to take on the challenge of playing an instrument. The first thing I like to do is get to know you, the music you enjoy and your goals. In a way, I l
ike to begin by letting the student lead. In addition to learning from you, I intend to present you with new information, to try and broaden your musical tastes and teach you how to be an active listener.
David has been so amazing with out 9 year old daughter. We have gone to him for over 2 years and she has come so far with her skills! He has so much patience. He's so kind and wonderful with kids. We were recommended by a friend and now we recommend him! He's high in demand for sure! We are sad we can't use him anymore due to scheduling issues. His prices are better than others too!
July 4, 2019
Quickly contextualized my needs as a student, and got me familiar with components and techniques of composition. The goal was to be able to help me more easily communicate ideas and designs to audio engineers at a company I work at. There has been a very observable benefit to this in the expedience of discussions, and fidelity of concept being engineered.
May 24, 2019
David is very kind and sweet to my kid. He has so much patient. He makes the class fun, entertain and way beyond expectation.
I have a vast knowledge of vocal pedagogy and adapting my teaching strategy for various voice types and personalities. You can expect to receive a lesson that is tailored to your needs. I've taught students who have gone on to attend well-known music schools and if you are to work with me, we will work together toward your specific vocal and/or professional goals. My students will receive an emailed recording of their lessons and a recap of material mentioned. Above all, you can expect a fun and informative approach to learning the vocal arts!
I’m an opera singer living in Indianapolis and looking to expand my voice studio! I love to teach all genres from classical voice to pop (even able to help with developing your songwriting skills!) I hold a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from Indiana University and have since performed as a featured soloist and ensemble member with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Choral Arts Society of New Jersey. I have a passion for teaching voice and helping my students become more comfortable auditioning/performing in front of an audience. I strive to create the most comfortable environment for learning and each lesson will be tailored to the individual student.
Whether you're a beginner and want to learn the building blocks of singing and vocal technique, or if you're more advanced and want to focus on phrasing, improvising, and stage presence, I'd love to help you achieve your goals.
I look forward to hearing from you!
I am an attentive and nurturing teacher and I make it a priority to ensure my students are not only learning the necessary skills but are also developing a life-long appreciation for music.
I believe in teaching students to be well-rounded musicians by incorporating all musical aspects such as technique, ear-training, rhythm, theory, sight-reading, and improvisation, to name a few.
Music plays a big role in our lives. It is therapeutic, helps build self-confidence, and is a great way to express one's individuality.
If you are looking for music lessons that are creative and engaging, look no further. You've come to the right place!
I can't recommend Alina enough. There are 'teachers' out there who are largely cheerleaders, offering lots of encouragement but not much advice or help. Alina is encouraging, for sure, but what I love about her is that she knows her stuff, helps you zero in on what you need to do to improve, and then helps you actually improve with great feedback and advice. Fantastic, I couldn't be happier, thank you Alina!
August 23, 2017
Alina is a very detailed and very patient teacher.
She is making sure that my kids are having the right material to take home, and to practice. She is very kind and easy to work with.
I would recommend Alina to any parent that is looking for Piano lessons for their kids or themselves.
August 23, 2017
Alina is an amazing teacher for my 9 and 7 year old, she is very patient caring, and constructive.
I recommend any parent to have their kids taught by Alina.
Experienced teacher of 6 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced voice student! Recommended ages of 14 and older. From all genres including opera, musical theater, and more! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be performing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!
Welcome fellow singer! My goal as a voice teacher is to embrace each unique voice and bring out a more confident singer regardless of the musical genre! I love teaching each performer how to use their vocal instrument to their greatest potential as well as teaching how to become a great story teller. Taking voice lessons can lead to great personal growth as a performing artist and professional individual. Together we will communicate your personal goals and begin to master the fundamental techniques of singing, along with motivating each performance with emotional honesty.
Mandy is a fabulous voice teacher! She is extremely skilled and works with a variety of material, including Broadway show music and Classical songs. She is caring and enthusiastic and has a wonderful, positive and professional rapport with her students.
September 11, 2017
Working with Amanda Baker during the spring of 2017 truly revolutionized the way I think about my voice. We explored techniques that enabled me to understand the ease required for singing above the staff, as well as the intricacies of resonance. The time we spent together was an amazing stepping stone for the Young artist opera program I attended during the summer of 2017. If not for our working together I would not have performed as successfully as I did. She was extremely prudent, diligent, compassionate, and encouraging. She is a grade-A 5-star teacher in my book!
I've been acting and singing professionally in the Milwaukee area for several years for a variety of shows. I can show you how to sing and act in tandem with control over the voice but also emotion to suit the situation. I've taught students of all ages and experience levels from those just beginning to those already being paid to sing.
If you’re searching for a professional Music Teacher and Performer who can give you the personalized attention you deserve, look no further! I’m an experienced and knowledgeable teacher of singing lessons with a degree in voice education and state certification to teach music. I've been offering my instructive services since 2016 to clients in the greater Milwaukee area. I can help you unlock your full vocal potential by providing the technical guidance and fundamental skills you need in order to succeed.
My lessons focus on controlling the voice. For beginning students I teach the basics of posture and breathing that will lead to a healthy control of not only the voice, but the whole body. As we continue I move onto learning different individual skills based upon what the students needs most. Some of the most common goals of my studen
ts that I address are learning to sing with more volume without needing a substantial amount of effort, extending the range, and eliminating habits that can cause permanent damage later in life. For my more advanced students or those looking to sing a variety of styles I teach how to alter the voice subtly such that a student could sing drastically different songs with quality.
I am a student at UTC looking to teach students who are beginners and are passionate about learning about their voice!! I have taken a class on Vocal Pedagogy that teaches students to use their voice and really enjoyed my time working with beginners during this course! I have been taking lessons in classical voice for several years now and have traveled around and sung with several professional choirs.
**side notes** I do book voice lessons with children and adolescence. However, boys from the ages of 12-16 are undergoing their "changing voice" and this area of expertise is not my strong suit. Also, do to the limited vocal abilities of a child; many of vocal training classes with young kids include short lessons in music theory
Hi! My name is Emma and I am Vocal Music Education major! I have completed three years of classical voice lessons from soprano Caitlin Moore and mezzo Dr. Rebecca St. Goar.
I believe that learning to read, play, and sing music is an experience everyone should get to have at some point in their lives and would love to get you started on your journey! I love getting to know and work with new people and so far TakeLessons.com has been a positive experience for me in getting to teach students all around the world!
Here are a couple facts about me:
-I have current experience teaching piano to children 6+ and have taught voice lessons and gained some experience in that area through my Vocal Pedagogy class at UTC. -I am primarily a singer and have been singing in choir since I was in elementary school! -I currently sing in UTC's
Chamber Singers and First-Centenary United Methodist Church's Chancel Choir in Chattanooga. -I have done an internship with the Tennessee Chamber Chorus. -I have also played a few roles in musical theatre productions such as - The Secret Garden, Shrek the Musical!, etc.
"Honestly, after just one session, I am confident I made the right choice to choose Channel as my instructor. She has a beautiful and bright spirit, she i
s encouraging, and covers a lot of material during her session. She is structured, takes notes to learn of you and track progress, and much more. I am absolutely excited about future sessions with her."
"Francesca is absolutely AMAZING!!! Having our sessions is always the highlight of my week. She has such a positive energy and strong enthusiasm for what
she does and makes learning such a joy. Music has brought so much meaning to my life and Francesca's encouragement and guidance I am confident I am learning from the best. I would highly recommend her as a teacher, you'll love her!!"
"Did a great job with our daughter. Friendly and motivational."
"Good singing teacher."
"Eric has been instrumental in helping me improve significantly enough that my band mates notice week by week."
"Very impressed!! On lesson one, Amber has opened up a whole new world for me.. thank you Amber"
"SHES THE MOST AWESOME TEACHER THERE IS!!!!!! She has a lot of patience when teaching and she would actually tell you about what you need to work on. OVERA
LL she is a kool kat!"
"Rosita is awesome, love working with her, she's very clear, gives good instruction, makes you feel very comfortable. She has a wonderful set up with an id
eal space for lessons. I like her experience with different languages and genres.
When working with various coaches, I noticed a few have what I call ," One size fits all". Meaning one lesson plan everyone. Mine situation was v
ery unique. I had a bit of issues with my breathing in my lower voice and then needed help expanding my range. Danny helped me with that. Not only did he guide me, Danny also demonstrated how to use the right techniques. Also the facilities was a commercial location, not someones garage. I was able to bring my friends and they relaxed in the lobby. I felt and experienced results in my first week. I still take lessons to this day. Thanks a million...."
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