Tom "Tommy" Held

5.0 (3)
5 employees
22 years in business

About this pro

We provide only highly highly knowledgeable and experienced professionals. People who have walked the walk and enjoy helping others.

Our staff enjoys helping others to pursue their goals.

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Vernon, WI 53186
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3 Reviews


  • Ryan Rappis

    Tom has been a great musical mentor and vocal coach throughout the years. He understands how to make a successful vocalist put their best performance on.

  • Michael Nicloy

    Tommy has been a friend and music business mentor to me for many, many years. He has lived and worked in two of the major music cities in the US (Nashville and Austin) and has worked with well known artists and indie up-and-comers. He knows his way around not only the business side, but the recording studio, the live venue, the travel, the songwriting, the band dynamic; pretty much anything about the entertainment industry He's a true pro that brings a positive attitude to his work that is fun and infectious among his colleagues and students. I highly recommend working with Tommy Held!

  • Paul

    I have worked with Tommy several times in the past. He has a natural, not intimidating, way of approaching vocal performance. He has helped me immensely with vocal inflection and breath control. I highly recommend working with Tommy.

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

We really want to get to know the student. We want to understand their short and long term goals and devise a curriculum that fits that specifc student.

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

We have many years experience in the field and in the classroom; teaching students at all adult levels, from college to executive.

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

Our rates vary somewhat, depending on the subject area and the commute. We also have our own facility (not home) in which we do instruction, in-person, remote, podcast, and livestream.

How did you get started teaching?

Managing recording facilities at UW-Milwaukee. And, in the corproate environment.

What types of students have you worked with?

Adult students of varied age, background, and technical knowledge.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

BizTank in Delavan, WI. An ongoing program for career guidance for high school students.

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

Look at their real world experience. This will become more valuable to you as you get closer to your goals.

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

What is their level of commitment. What are they looking for from an instructor? Just a self-study curriculum, or all one-on-one work?

Lessons offered

Video Production Classes Computer Classes Html Tutors Javascript Training CSS Tutors PHP Training Web Analytics Training Web Design Courses Adobe Lightroom Classes Arrangement And Composition Lessons Audio Engineering Schools Audio Production Classes Music Recording Classes Pro Tools Software Lessons Songwriting Classes Vocal Training Lessons Voice Lessons Life Coaches Nutritionists Podcasting Courses