Alix J. offers Opera Voice Lessons and Singing Lessons

Tutor in San Francisco, CA 94121

San Francisco, CA 94121

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Price starts at: $35.00

Subjects: Opera Voice, Singing

I hold a both Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in music, and have studied with singers who have had international careers and performed with artists who have performed at major opera houses around the world. I myself am an active performer of classical vocal music with a growing career. I teach both classical and musical theater to beginners of all ages, stressing healthy use of the voice and having fun!
Regardless of my availability calendar, please do not hesitate to contact me with questions or about scheduling a lesson as I often do have flexibility. I look forward to hearing from you!

  • Lesson Details *
    -Lessons involve the building of vocal technique through exercises, followed by working on song repertoire.
    -Children under 10 work on their own curriculum combining building musicianship skills along with vocal technique.
    -Initial trial lessons are encouraged, but students who wish to continue should be able to commit to regular lessons.
  • Specialties *
    -opera
    -lieder/German art song
    -“legit” musical theater
    -young children

Home Studio Note: I teach out of my home, which is also home to two cats. They can be kept out of the music room, but people with serious cat allergies may be bothered.


Child Ages:
3 weeks - 17 years
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EDUCATION

Date: August 15, 2005 – December 15, 2007
School: Notre Dame de Namur University.
Degree: Master’s of Music, Vocal Performance
Description: Specialized in classical vocal performance, performing several opera roles, scenes programs, and recitals over the course of my studies. Continued coursework in music theory, history, and analysis, as well as receiving training in dance, acting, and musical theater.

Date: August 15, 2001 – May 15, 2005
School: Mills College
Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Music Performance
Description: -Specialized in classical voice with teachers well-versed and experienced as professional classical musicians. Also obtained a solid foundation in Music History and Theory, as well as course work in World Music and Contemporary/Experimental Music.
-As well as a scholarship towards tuition, was selected by audition each semester to receive scholarship money towards fees for voice and piano lessons

AFFILIATIONS

Date: August 15, 2014
Name: National Association of Teachers of Singing
Description: Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.

EXPERIENCE

Date: February 15, 2013
Organization: St. Thomas the Apostle Church
Title: Cantor
Description: -Cantor Sunday Morning services and special services and Holy days at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
-Welcome congregation at the start of each service, introduce presiding Priest, and lead congregation in hymns and Mass Propers
-Collaborate with other church musicians, administration, and clergy to plan music for services

Date: November 15, 2012
Organization: Alix J. Voice Studio
Title: Private Voice Teacher
Description: -Teaching beginning through intermediate level voice students out of my home studio.

Date: January 15, 2008
Organization: freelance
Title: Classical mezzo-soprano
Description: Perform with various opera companies and organizations in opera roles and in concert.

AWARDS

Date: August 15, 2005
Authority: N.D.N.U Department of Music
Name: Urbano Music Scholarship
Description: Selected by audition to receive scholarship money towards graduate degree tuition

Date: May 15, 2005
Authority: Mills College Department of Music
Name: Myrta Bennet Wieland Prize for Excellence in Voice
Description: Was one of two graduating senior to receive an award for excellence in vocal performance and study throughout four years at Mills College

Date: August 15, 2001
Authority: Carol Donner Music Scholarship
Name: Carol Donner Music Scholarship
Description: Was selected by audition to receive a significant scholarship towards tuition each year from 2001-2005 for music performance

Date: May 15, 2010
Authority: East Bay Opera League
Name: Prize Recipient
Description: Participated in 2010 Vocal Competition and was selected out of hundreds of singers in the San Francisco Bay Area to receive a monetary award towards continued training,

LANGUAGES

Language: English
Proficiency: Fluent / Native Proficiency

Language: French
Proficiency: Limited Proficiency

Language: Italian
Proficiency: Limited Proficiency

Language: Spanish
Proficiency: Limited Proficiency

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