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Amanda is a singer,
songwriter, and voice teacher specializing in contemporary commercial music. She works with professional and aspiring recording artists and musical theatre performers primarily online from around the world.
She holds a contract faculty position at Wilfrid Laurier University, and is on the executive for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS Ontario).
Her training includes Kwantlen University College (Music Certificate), Canadian College of Performing Arts (Musical Theatre Certificate), University of Waterloo (BA - Music), Boston Conservatory (VPPW), Shenandoah University (Levels I, II, III at CCM Institute), Maddie Tarbox Studio (Evidence-Based Voicework Certifications), and other professional development.
Outside of her work as a voice teacher, Amanda continues to write, record, and perform country and pop music. Her song “Slow Dance” peaked at #1 on SiriusXM Top of the Country in 2023.
Farmington, Utah, USA
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Tara Wardle is a much-sought-after Vocal Coach and Musical Theater Director in Davis County in Utah. Classically trained by world-renowned opera singer Kristine Ciesinski, she was schooled by one of the best in the business.
She received her degree at BYU-Idaho in Choral Education with Vocal Performance as an emphasis, but still loved the musical theatre land.
Currently, for almost 10 years, she teaches at CenterPoint Legacy Theater and is now a seasoned theatre music director of all ages. She has music directed dozens of shows for young and old but her main passion is helping people find their vocal potential.
Tara has a gift to hear what can be improved upon in someone's vocal abilities and she has the tools to help each singer reach their goals.
Recently taking Maddie Tarbox Vocal courses 101 and Mix/Belt, she can now use scientifically based approaches to help any singer find the solutions they are looking for.
With her degree in Music Education, her background in teaching techniques, as well as being trained by highly skilled professionals, she has a cutting edge in the industry that many do not have.
Being a mom to her 3 rambunctious boys, one little princess, is her greatest joy, and she somehow finds time to spend with her hot husband of 20 years.
New Haven, CT, USA
Jillian is a professional voice teacher specializing in helping high schoolers looking to up-level musical theatre training. Navigating auditions? Casting decisions? Rehearsals? Performances? College prep? Jillian's got your back.
She has a BFA in Musical Theatre from Western Connecticut State University where she received national awards through the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. In high school she competed on Broadway at the 2013 and 2014 Jimmy Awards where she placed as a top finalist.
She’s certified in Level 1 of Maddie Tarbox Voice Studio’s Evidence-Based Voicework Pedagogy Program (Voice Function 101). She’s also a 200 Hour Certified Aligned Vinyasa Yoga Teacher.
Along with teaching voice, Jillian has released her own original music. Her single “Selfish Motives” was featured in the 2021 September issue of Relix magazine with the band My Morning Jacket on the cover.
She’s performed professionally in regional theatre in productions such as “Big River”, “Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”, and “The Fantasticks” as well as in concert appearances with film and television stars Millie and Abigail Shapiro, Andrea McArdle, and a much cherished duet with her former vocal coach and Broadway legend Linda Eder.
Additionally, Jillian has trained with Broadway’s John Hickok, Frank Wildhorn , Andrea Burns, Tim Howard, Elizabeth Parkinson, MaryAnn Lamb, Scott Wise, and Janelle Robinson.
Her purpose as a teacher is to create a stress-free environment in singing lessons where you’re able to become your most confident self and discover your unique voice. Voice lessons should leave you feeling worthy, capable, and inspired to keep pursuing your dreams.
Brookhaven, PA, US (Philadelphia Region)
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Liz has been a voice teacher, choral, and theatre director in Delaware County, PA for the past 15 years.
She holds her B.S. in Music Education and B.A. in Vocal Performance from Lebanon Valley College, and her M.M.Ed. from West Chester University.
In addition, Liz is the founding director of Downstage Theatre, a non-profit organization for youth theatre education in Delaware County.
As a voice teacher, Liz specializes in helping singers with prior bel canto training find their confidence in the world of CCM and Musical Theatre.
She lives in Brookhaven with her fellow music teacher husband, Darren, their two children, Callie and Eli, and their French Bulldog Gerry.
Washington, DC, USA
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Mary is an accomplished singer, teacher, actor, producer, and voice-over artist. She works with recording artists, musical theatre performers, karaoke experts, YouTube sensations, and complete beginners.
She opened her studio in 2017 in the rich artistic landscape of NYC and has now transitioned to Washington DC.
Her studio flourished as Mary helped her clients book national tours, get accepted into prestigious schools like LaGuardia Performing Arts HS, and feel more confident singing in the shower.
Mary is also the founder of Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre, a classical theatre company advocating for gender equity in the classics.
She holds a BA in Music from Duke University, an MFA in Classical Acting from The Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting, a shiny certificate from New York Vocal Coaching Teacher Training, and, of course, her full EVBW certification from the one and only Maddie Tarbox.
Royersford, PA, USA
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Amy Suznovich is a passionate voice teacher and professional singer, specializing in working with musical theater performers of all levels ages 9+up.
Dedicated to having an always expanding toolbox to empower and help her students achieve their singing goals, Amy is particularly proud of her Maddie Tarbox Evidence Based Voicework Pedagogy Program Level 1 and Level 2 Certifications, Singing Athlete Levels 1 & 2 Certifications and training at Shenandoah University’s CCM Institute.
Amy holds a Bachelor’s of Music in Vocal Performance from Ithaca College School of Music, is an OperaWorks alum, and has studied musical theater improv extensively at Magnet Theater in NYC.
As a vocalist, she is known for her renditions of the National Anthem, God Bless America and O Canada for Major League Sports teams including: Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers, Miami Marlins, Chicago Fire FC and Orlando City SC, among others. She frequently sings bel canto opera, musical theater and has performed in over 75 fully improvised musicals.
She has a thriving private voice studio both online and in-person in Royersford PA, hosts a monthly vocal performance class online and presents singing workshops across the country.
New York, NY, USA
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Christopher Sanders (he/him/his) is a voice teacher and performer who has resided in NYC for the past 10 years. He received his BFA in Musical Theater from The University of West Florida and he received his masters degree in Vocal Performance for Musical Theater and Vocal Pedagogy from NYU Steinhardt.
Chris is currently on full-time voice faculty for Texas State University's Musical Theatre BFA program. He was an Adjunct Voice Professor for the NYU Steinhardt vocal department, the President for the NYU SNATS chapter, a Vocal Coach for the NYU Steinhardt Pop/Rock Ensemble, and founded his private studio, Chris Sanders Studio.
International studies include the Performing Arts Institute in Munich, Germany and the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival. As a director, his work has been presented by various schools and theater companies both in New York and around the country. He also served as the Interim Artistic Director for Theatre Arts for Kids in Lincoln, NE.
He has been published twice by VOICEPrints Journal, and is a member of Actors Equity Association (AEA) as well as the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).
Bucks County, PA, USA
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Bel Aguinod is an enthusiastic singing voice teacher based in Bucks County, PA, with a diverse musical background. She has participated in singing competitions, enjoyed karaoke weekends, and served as the lead female vocalist of an acoustic band.
Bel holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education emphasis in Voice, and consistently refines her skills through workshops and vocal training certificates this includes Maddie Tarbox Evidence Based Voicework Pedagogy Program Level 1 and Level 2 Certification.
As a self-taught singer from the Philippines, Bel is committed to empowering those who lack access to formal voice training, emphasizing the importance of hard work and perseverance.
Her ultimate goal is to create a vibrant community of singers, equipping them with the necessary tools and guidance to achieve their singing aspirations. Bel is passionate about helping singers of all ages and experience levels discover the joy and potential of their abilities, and she eagerly looks forward to sharing her expertise and enthusiasm with others.
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Missoula, Montana, USA
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Miranda (Randi) is an actress and singer from Billings, Montana. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Montana, where she practiced several types of performance, including Shakespeare, opera theatre, jazz vocals, and clowning.
She has a clinical Masters in Social Work from Walla Walla University, where her research interest focuses on creative practice and quality of life. She works with singers who have struggled to maintain a consistent, meaningful practice as a result of external factors such as trauma, grief, and resource limitations.
These days, she enjoys making and performing popular and contemporary music, nerding out about practice and performance theory, being a therapist, and teaching piano and voice lessons.
When she’s not in the practice room, she might be guzzling down white tea while listening to a blue note album, exploring Portland in search of the perfect breakfast burrito, or watching The Sound of Music for the billionth time.
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Narlene attended Weber State University and received a B.S Degree in Theater Arts / Musical Theater Emphasis.
Private Voice Studies Include:
Classical voice: Evelyn Harris, Rosemary Mathews, Karen Brookens-Bruestle
Musical Theater: Victoria Mallory, Ken Plain, Jim Christian, Troy Allred
Early in her career, she was trained in the western classical style where she learned a strong technical foundation based on breathing, ease of phonation and vocal chord dexterity. As her education and experienced continued, she branched into Musical Theater (Mix and Belt) Jazz, Pop, Country and Rock styles and sang easily in all of these styles with the foundations learned.
Narlene believes that good technique is the foundation for all styles, and once you have a foundation you can branch out in to the style that you are best suited for. Most of the students that Narlene works with are focusing on Musical Theater, however any student wishing to work with other styles is welcome!
Narlene started teaching when she was 21 years old and is celebrating her 34th year this Fall. She loves helping students learn and grow and It's a pleasure to see where they go once they leave her studio.
Whatever your interests are, whether it is just for personal knowledge or to land a job on Broadway - Narlene would love to help you achieve your goals!
Raleigh, NC, USA
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Kaitlyn is a professional voice teacher who resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, specializing in both classical and contemporary singing technique.
She received her degree in Choral Music Education with a Vocal Performance emphasis from the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University. There, Kaitlyn studied western classical vocal pedagogy, as well as trained in both musical theatre and opera.
As a versatile singer and teacher, Kaitlyn utilizes Evidence Based Voice Work to help students find sustainability in their instrument, no matter the style. In addition to her degree, she is certified in Level I of Somatic Voicework™ (The LoVetri Method), Levels I and II of the Evidence Based Voice Work (Maddie Tarbox Vocal Studio), and is a member of the Dream Team - Voice Pedagogy Support Group (Maddie Tarbox Vocal Studio).
She is a member of the National Association of Teaching Singing (NATS), American Choral Director Association (ACDA), and National Association for Music Educators (NAFME). Kaitlyn currently serves on the Master Class Committee for the North Carolina chapter of NATS.
Kaitlyn has a thriving private voice studio, where singers regularly perform in recitals, master classes, and competitions. She LOVES watching her students find ease in their voice and grow in confidence.
She is incredibly passionate about vocal pedagogy, student autonomy, and singing music that feels good. When she’s not in the studio, she can be found cooking a new recipe with her husband, or playing with her three dogs, Mochi, Lulu, and Thelma.