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Voice Lessons Alameda, CA

Voice Lessons in
Alameda, CA

Musika has been offering Alameda Voice Lessons since 2001. Our voice teachers create customized lesson plans for each student, and help you bring music alive one note at a time!

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Featured Alameda Voice Teachers

Melissa M

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Melissa, a professional operatic Soprano, has a passion for imparting a love of music to aspiring musicians. She has been singing as long as she can remember and playing piano for over 10 years. She employs a comprehensive approach to developing the entire musician. This includes learning to read music, technique, performance, stage presence, dressing the part, and how to audition successfully.

Randall P

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I am a very patient, knowledgeable and experienced music instructor who loves working with students of all ages. I graduated from Sonoma State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in music education and a lifetime California state teaching credential. I also graduated from the Naval School of Music with top honors and I served in the Marine Corps as a bandsman playing the French Horn. I have taught music in many public, private and charter schools in California for over 30 years. I also taught music in primary schools in Edinburgh, Scotland for five years. I am currently teaching music at Cinnabar Charter School in Petaluma. I am also an accomplished pianist and songwriter having won awards for song writing in the children's music category.

Jacob T

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Both passionate and laid back, ambitious and realistic, I have found great success through having an open mind and grateful spirit in this crazy music business.  My friends and colleagues have described me as consistently positive, easy to get to know, and warm hearted.  I hold two degrees in vocal performance, and consider the countless hours I've spent teaching in the studio and performing on stage to be my greatest assets.  No musician is complete without an understanding of the piano; my own experience began at an early age, and I encourage any student to begin studying piano as soon as possible!  I have studied with amazing pedagogues and scholars alike, and carry their teaching with me where ever I go.  Although the bulk of my professional resume is made up with operatic experience, my roots lie in choral music, jazz, and musical theater.  I have performed professionally in the United States as well as Germany and Italy.  I have a spacious, sunny studio space in my house with a very nice, 88-key, digital keyboard in up-and-coming Center Oak, just outside of downtown Oakland.

Phillip H

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I am musician with experience in both voice and piano. I have two degrees in vocal performance and several years of experience playing in Jazz, R&B and Pop bands for many years. In addition, I served as the Minister of Music for Saint John Missionary Baptist Church in Long Beach. Also, I was a keyboardist for Reigning Life Fellowship and Christ Our Redeemer in Long Beach and Irvine. I have performed The Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance, Junius in The Rape of Lucretia, Bob in The Old Maid and The Thief, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro, Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Imperial Commisario in Madama Butterfly, as well as The Tinman in The Wiz.  This summer I will make my professional debut singing Cascada in The Merry Widow with Pocket Opera.  I've also sung the bass solo in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy with the First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor. I've sung for The Links Incorporated at their regional and national conventions in Washington D.C and Orlando, including singing before Condoleezza Rice. Always eager for acquiring knowledge, I've attended summer training programs that include the International Lyric Academy in Rome and Viterbo and Opera in the Ozarks.       

Olga M

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Since the moment I was born I love singing!!! In 1996 I graduated from Moscow Gnessin Music College with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Solo Voice and Chorus Performance. In 2002 I graduated from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Master of Arts Degree in Solo Opera, Choral  and Chamber Voice Performance. In 1996, I won first prize in the Moscow’s “Bella Voce Vocal Competition” and, in 1999, won their grand prize.  In 2000 I received a Special Award at the International Bulbul Vocal Competition in Baku. In 2002, I participated in San Francisco Opera Center Merola Opera Program for young singers and sang Musetta with Western Opera on tour. In 2006 I became a First Prize and Special Award winner in Rose Palmai-Tenser Vocal Competition and Prize Winner in Opera Index Competition in New York. In 2007 I was announced the Best Leading Female Singer in North East in Season 2006-2007 by Opera Online. The most memorable moments of my career include performing Aida with Teatro Massimo Palermo, Requiem Verdi on stage of Academy of Santa Cecilia in Vatican and in Kennedy Center, performing as a principal soloist with Bolshoi Opera Theatre in Moscow. 
 
 

Why Choose Musika

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Convenient

People are busy these days, we get that. So we work around your schedule, giving you the option of taking lessons right in the comfort of your own home.

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Risk-Free Trial Lesson

We stand behind our teachers. If you are not 100% satisfied with your trial lesson, the lesson is FREE. Go ahead give it a try, you really have nothing to lose.

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Musika Qualified Teachers

Our instructors have been hand-picked for their high standard of musical excellence & love of teaching.

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No Hidden Fees

We are straightforward folks here at Musika. You pay for lessons, that's it. Choose from our pay as you go monthly billing or opt for a set of lessons.

 

More Information About Voice Lessons

A healthy body makes a healthy voice. In fact, your voice is the only instrument that uses your entire body to function. Take care of your body and your voice when you watch what you eat and drink. Limit sugar and processed foods. Instead, eat a nutritious diet that-™s loaded with vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Drink plenty of water instead of beverages with caffeine or sugar. You should also stop smoking and limit alcoholic beverages. Daily, try to exercise. It strengthens your lungs and your vocal ability. Then rest. Your body and your voice need time to recuperate quietly as you seek to keep your voice healthy.
Mastering the art of singing can be a long and strenuous process, but taking lessons in your home offers a very convenient way to learn! The in-home lessons require a piano or keyboard for the teacher to lead your lessons on, as well as an open mind! Adult voice lessons will be tailored to your own individual needs and musical styles.
Musika vocal lessons will be based on teaching students good, safe vocal technique that can be applied to a wide range of musical genres and singing styles. Students of all abilities and experience will be catered for, as lessons are devised to suit the requirements of each individual student. Beginner students will work on their pitch, tone and vocal range by doing various different exercises such as sirens, singing different vowels along a scale and learning how to properly support the voice through breath management. These exercises are designed to build strength, timing and coordination in order to traverse the passagio, allowing students to sing notes in their head voice register, thus extending their range. Students can also develop their song interpretation skills, performance techniques and style development. As students advance, they can learn techniques and skills such as messa di voce, runs and fills, vibrato and genre-specific techniques like distortion in Rock singing or covering the voice for Musical Theatre or Classical singing.
Have you always wanted to be a singer? You are never too old to learn how to sing or to become a better singer. Musika offers individualized adult voice lessons geared to your needs. Learn to sing Pop, Jazz or Classical music, or prepare for a national competition like American Idol or X-Factor. Expand your vocal range or learn how to choose songs that compliment your voice. No matter what your musical goals are, our professional instructors are here to help. We train you to become a better singer whether you-™ve just started singing now or have been singing since you were a child.
When your child asks for voice lessons, make sure he or she is emotionally and physically mature enough. Before puberty, a child-™s voice is not yet ready for the strain of prolonged and regular vocal training. The voice could undergo permanent damage if you start lessons too soon. Instead, wait until your child is at least 11 or 12 years old. Waiting until the recommended age to start voice lessons increases your child-™s ability to succeed while mastering the art of singing. It also protects your child-™s voice so he or she can perform in the future.

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