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Melissa F.

New York, NY

$75/hour

Private Voice Lessons - Midtown Manhattan

In-person lessons

$75/Hour


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The American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Musical Theatre

Education

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (Musical Theatre)

About Melissa

Melissa is a graduate from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy’s Musical Theatre Integrated Program and has over 10 years of voice and performing experience. She has been performing steadily in New York Theatre (Off-Off Broadway), including at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre and Times Square Arts Center. Most recently, she was a soloist at CloseUp Cabaret: NYC Throwback at a popular West Village venue.

Melissa’s training is grounded in voice science and health. Her lessons are specifically tailored to meet each individual singer’s needs and goals. Melissa received her Level One certification in Somatic Voicework ™: The Lovetri Method for Contemporary Commercial Music under Broadway voice teacher Jeannette LoVetri. This system of pedagogy draws from classical vocal pedagogy as well as dance, acting, speech pathology, yoga, and Alexander Technique ™. Melissa is currently attending a vocal pedagogy course at Mannes College of Music to continue her experience with the science and art of singing. She is a proud member of the New York Singing Teachers’ Association, Somatic Voicework (TM) Teachers Association, and the Association for Popular Music Education.

-Belt training as well as classical technique
-Techniques for minimizing tension in the body and achieving optimal body alignment
-Exercises for proper breath management
-Expansion of vocal range
-Repertoire selection
-Performance coaching

Please feel free to contact Melissa with any questions and to schedule a lesson. I look forward to working with you!
Melissa is a graduate from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy’s Musical Theatre Integrated Program and has over 10 years of voice and performing experience. She has been performing steadily in New York Theatre (Off-Off Broadway), including at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre and Times Square Arts Center. Most recently, she was a soloist at Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 3 miles of New York, NY 10019
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Music:
Voice (Music)

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Voice (Music)

I am a graduate of The American Musical and Dramatic Academy's Musical Theatre Integrated Program and am currently working toward my BFA in Musical Theatre at The New School University. I received my level one certification in Somatic Voicework (TM): The Lovetri Method and am presently enrolled in a vocal pedagogy course at Mannes College of Music. Additionally, I am a member of the New York Singing Teachers' Association, Somatic Voicework Teachers' Association, and Association for Popular Music Education.

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Musical Theatre

Education

The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (Musical Theatre)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Melissa will travel within 3 miles of New York, NY 10019.