Singing Lessons

Singing Lessons

5.0 (1)
1 hire on
7 years in business

About this pro

Sing healthier! Access your voice more fully! Develop musicality and style!

Specializing in musical theatre, classical and pop/rock styles, I hold degrees in classical vocal performance and musical theatre. I have worked proffesionally in concert, opera and musical theatre across North America.

Especially equipped to help students who are interested in singing professionally and/or studying performance at a post-secondary institution.

I love helping singers find their voices and maximize their potential. It is a gift to get to share the joy of singing with students, while helping develop their vocal abilities and general musicianship.

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Newton, MA 02459
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  • Stephanie Occhipinti

    I love working with Elliot! He brings a warm, positive energy to lessons and will help you find strong pieces to add to your book. He is so knowledgeable when it comes to vocal physiology and his techniques have really helped me to access the highs and lows of my range.


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I like to start by finding out what the student hopes to get out of their time with me. Do they love to sing and have always wanted to study it? Are they preparing for college auditions? Are they working professionals looking to hone their craft? After discussing goals, I like to do a few diagnostics to see where the voice is at. This could mean the student singing scales and patterns, or even a song they have prepared. From there, we identify a course of action and move forward.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance - University of Manitoba, 2016

Master of Fine Arts: Musical Theatre - Boston Conservatory at Berklee, 2019

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

I teach hour-long lessons over Zoom at a rate of $60/lesson.

How did you get started teaching?

I started teaching private voice lessons after I graduated from my undergraduate degree in music. Before then, I had taught music and drama programming at summer camps for several years.

What types of students have you worked with?

Beginners, Hobbyists, Pre-Professionals and Professionals.

Ages ranging from 10 to Adult.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Understand that in a one-on-one setting, you want a teacher that can tailor their approach to your specific needs as a student. Are you a visual learner? Do you benefit from the use of metaphor? 

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Why are you interested in singing lessons?

What sort of music do you love to sing?

Are there parts of your voice that give you trouble? Do you find it hard to sing? What is difficult for you as a singer?

How are you hoping to grow as a singer and artist from this process?