Men, do you understand the importance of your falsetto? Women, how about the real differences between chest, chest-mix, and belt?
“Technique” isn’t the highfalutin talk of classical singers. It applies to all styles of singing. At its most basic, technique is the ability to understand how your voice works so that you can control it with consistency.
Imagine walking onstage knowing exactly how your voice is going to work. Feels incredible, right?
Have you heard that your voice is too nasally? There is a simple reason: the placement of your soft palate is likely misdirecting your sound. How about too breathy? You might be surprised that it has little to do with your breath—one of singing’s biggest misconceptions. Adjusting your vowels fixes most problems singers often associate with breath and air pressure.
Your voice tells me what it needs. Based on what I hear in the moment, I employ exercises that encourage your voice to function without glitches that could distort your true sound.
Ironically, it can be hard to feel heard and to find honest feedback in this business.
Regardless of what you hear in the audition room, from your agent, or about your “type,” you need a safe place to sort it all out.
With every vocal decision, I work toward the career you envision for yourself and help you make sense of the challenges along the way.
Seasoned actors know that the trickiest part about maintaining a book is paring it down. The longer you’re at this audition thing, the less songs you use.
I help you build a concise, flexible book that hits every style and showcases your flexibility as an actor.
Then I strategize ways to keep your rep invigorated so that it doesn’t go stale.
Online training has become a staple of the industry during COVID, and I’ve done my due diligence to engineer virtual lessons that rival those in person.
My virtual studio features professional-grade camera, lighting, and sound equipment, as well as cutting-edge software and a hard-wired internet connection for minimal lag.