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ELENA SHADDOW VOICE STUDIO
My style of teaching is tailor-made for each individual student. I teach all levels of singers from beginners to professionals and every student of mine receives a personalized lesson and approach to his or her development.
Singing is not a science; it is a highly personal combination of technique and musicality; the physical and the emotional. As a professional singer, I understand the demands of combining my emotional and musical instincts with a well-founded technique, and I help each of my students strike that balance.
Some of the things we work on:
Focusing and gathering your sound so it is as efficient and resonant as possible with the least amount of work being done by your muscles.
Finding where your tension lies and releasing it to produce a more relaxed, effortless sound.
Making singing feel good; no, GREAT!
Exercising to maximize your time while vocalizing and getting you warmed up quicker.
Using the words in your songs to help "pop" your sound without doing any extra work.
Establishing maintenance and "survival techniques" for singing professionally, on an 8-show-a-week schedule.
Building your repertoire list.
Performing the song: the final product!