Teachers and Coaches

Category

Boston - City

Jade Espina

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Voice teacher
An Arkansas native, mezzo-soprano Jade Espina is a voice teacher and classical singer in the Boston area. She recently completed he graduate studies at Boston University, where she pursued a Master of Music in Voice Performance as a… Learn more.

Vanessa Naghdi

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Audition coach, Voice teacher
Vanessa Naghdi is a teacher and performer originally from the Washington, D.C. area. Since the age of 2, she has been singing and performing for all audiences. Vanessa sang in her first musical at age 9, started singing in choirs and… Learn more.

Leona Cheung

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Accompanist, Diction coach, Vocal coach
"Leona Cheung is a Boston-based Collaborative Pianist. She specializes in art songs, oratorio, opera, chamber music, and works closely with choirs, opera productions, orchestras, conductors and composers. As an active performer, Leona… Learn more.

Eileen Huang

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Accompanist, Vocal coach
Eileen Huang teaches on the music faculty at MIT and serves as rehearsal pianist for Emmanuel Music and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Also an accomplished soprano, Ms. Huang has appeared as soloist with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus,… Learn more.

Sara Bob

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Accompanist
Pianist Sarah Bob, hailed as “sumptuous and eloquent” by the Boston Globe, is an active soloist and chamber musician noted for her charismatic performances, colorful playing and diverse programming. Considered a “trailblazer when it comes… Learn more.

David Coleman

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Acting coach, Vocal coach
David Freeman Coleman is a Boston-based composer, educator, music director, and speaker specializing in multiple genres of music - Classical, Gospel, Choral, Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop, and Musical Theater - as well as leadership efforts in DEI… Learn more.

Scott Koljonen

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Accompanist, Vocal coach
Scott Koljonen is a Boston-based pianist, coach, accompanist, and music director. Originally from Montana, Scott came to the East Coast to pursue a post graduate degree at the Longy School of Music. Since finishing, he has immersed… Learn more.

Yukiko Oba

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Accompanist
Yukiko Oba has performed extensively as an accompanist for recitals, choruses, master classes, and composers’ projects. Ms. Oba is a graduate of Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo. She began playing piano at the age of six in her native… Learn more.

Maria Jane Loizou

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Voice teacher
Maria Jane is an experienced voice teacher and coach in the Boston area. The focus of her teaching is on developing good breath management and voice functionality to improve range, volume and tone quality. All ages welcome!

Joshua Dixon Belt

Voice teacher
Joshua Dixon Belt, baritone, is a graduate of Boston University, where he received his Master of Music in Voice Performance. For the 2019-2020 season, Joshua performed operatic selections for VOX New England's Opera Gala, debuted with… Learn more.

Matthew DiBattista

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Acting coach, Audition coach, Diction coach, Vocal coach, Voice teacher
With over 25 years of International performing experience and a successful track record as a Voice Teacher at Boston University, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, DeSales University, Lehigh University and in Private Teaching, I… Learn more.

Jennifer Burks

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Audition coach, Voice teacher
Jennifer Burks has over 6 years of private teaching experience. She holds a BM in Vocal Performance, and MM in Vocal Pedagogy, and is about to receive a certification in Vocal Health First Aid. Jennifer works with students online from ages… Learn more.

Hannah Carlson

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Voice teacher
Hannah Carlson is a Boston-based soprano and voice teacher. She is a recent graduate of the Boston Conservatory and has spent the past two summers as a voice teacher at the Boston Conservatory's Vocal and Choral Intensive for high… Learn more.

Kristin Lawler

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Voice teacher
With an eclectic range of experience Kristin finds herself hired for a variety of engagements throughout the year. As a singer and teacher her talents and training varies from classical styles such as opera, oratorio, and art song, to more… Learn more.

Boston - North

Ann-Marie Iacoviello

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Acting coach, Voice teacher
Ann-Marie is a classical singer and voice teacher in the Boston area who has experience teaching voice to students of all ages and experience levels. She also has experience teaching beginner piano and "piano for singers." She… Learn more.

Brendon Shapiro

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Accompanist, Vocal coach
Pianist, vocal coach, and conductor, Brendon Shapiro, is quickly garnering a reputation from coast to coast as a champion of new music and opera of the 20th and 21st centuries. He is a recent alumnus of LA Opera's Young Artist Program… Learn more.

Anastasia Black

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Diction coach, Voice teacher
Bio:
Anastasia Black, soprano, is dedicated to the performance and preservation of vocal music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras, especially music by female composers. Anastasia holds a Master’s Degree in Early Music… Learn more.

Brendan P. Buckley

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Diction coach, Voice teacher
Professional singer and voice teacher, with over 10 years of teaching experience. Comfortable with Classical, Music Theater, and CCM styles. Lessons are tailored to the needs of each student, building upon their inherent strengths to… Learn more.

Jean Danton

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Acting coach, Audition coach, Vocal coach, Voice teacher
Professional Soprano & Equity Actor, Jean Danton welcomes all levels of training and focuses on developing a healthy vocal technique for classical, musical theatre, and pop/jazz styles. Basic acting skills are taught so that each… Learn more.

Ellen Allen

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Audition coach, Voice teacher
Soprano Ellen Allen is a singer, voice teacher, and coach based north of Boston. She specializes in working with dedicated high school, pre-professional, and adult avocational singers, teaching both classical and musical theater styles.… Learn more.

Boston - South

Jennifer Pearl

Vocal coach, Voice teacher
Teaching Artist Statement
As a teacher, I strive to guide each student to find their own true voice because I believe that every person, regardless of background or experience, has the ability and potential to sing beautifully. I… Learn more.

Boston - West

Teri Kowiak

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Vocal coach, Voice teacher
Inside every singer is their true voice—the best, most complete sound they can produce. My role is to guide you in finding that sound. Through curious exploration, increasing physical awareness, and clarifying intentions, you will discover… Learn more.

Edward Elwyn Jones

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Accompanist, Diction coach, Vocal coach
Conductor, vocal coach, and keyboardist Edward Elwyn Jones is the Gund University Organist and Choirmaster at Harvard University, a post he has held since 2003. Mr. Jones directs the music program in the Memorial Church in the midst of… Learn more.