Voice lessons with Linda can take many forms, depending on each client's unique desires. Students who are ready for the stage are prepared for their set lists and performance challenges, while beginners are exposed to a variety of genres and taught how to be at their best. Lessons are a supportive and fun opportunity for growth and creativity where students become comfortable with taking risks and challenging themselves. A thoughtful combination of Bel Canto, pop, musical theater, country, R&B, and jazz styles and techniques are introduced to meet the needs of today's singers of various genres. Live performances and recordings are scheduled in keeping with each student's development and career goals.Piano lessons are offered to ages Kindergarten and up. Lessons are highly supportive and fun because learning the piano should be a process of discovery and beauty, not boredom! Linda's students learn how to read music securely, play accurately with beauty and feeling, and practice independently. Other musicians consistently praise her recitals for the preparedness and beauty with which her students play. The goal is to give each student a lifelong ability to play piano well, entertain others, and enjoy themselves in the process!Linda offers artist development and management services to advanced clients. Utilizing her networks in the Nashville and Southern California areas, Linda helps budding artists develop a business plan which includes marketing, demo production, stage performance and audition prep, song writing, song pitching, performances in Nashville, Southern California and other markets, and image consulting. She is the founder of the Nashville SoCal Talent Group, offering a unique combination of expert music coaching and music business consulting. Linda teaches voice clients ages 5th grade and up. The ideal student has innate musical ability, self-discipline, and a desire to improve the singing voice. Training the voice takes time and commitment. Clients have won or been featured in a variety of contests, including America's Got Talent, North County Idol, All-State Chorus, various county fairs and talent shows, and have gained admission into coveted university music programs such as the esteemed Berklee College of Music Summer Program, the University of Southern California's Thorton School of Music, and San Diego State University. Students have also been featured in lead and supporting roles in musicals and have even gone on to star in collegiate opera productions.For the serious student, Linda provides career guidance and artist development/ management.