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Here is what we believe about singing...

“Those who wish to sing always find a song.”
— Swedish Proverb

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ELENA SHADDOW VOICE STUDIO


PRIVATE Vocal Lessons

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. 

Offered but not necessary, is a vocal recital at the end of each semester, when my students can display their newly learned repertoire and techniques!

GROUP VOCAL LESSONS

For the Student who wants to explore voice lessons but wants to do it in a group setting, I arrange small groups of 3-7 students per hour and make it a fun, low pressure exploration of the voice. Recital opportunity applies!

 
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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!