Voice Lessons

Lisa Popeil, MFA in Voice, is one of America’s top voice coaches. Her musical experience spans 60 years with 40 years of professional teaching. She specializes in vocal technique, vocal styles, performance, speech beautification and vocal health for singers and public speakers.

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Vocal Technique

Singing Lessons: Posture, Precise Support, Breathing, Register Control, Range, Control of Vibrato & Resonance, Easy High Notes, Vocal Power, Speech Improvement, Belting and Commercial Voice, (CCM); Accent Reduction, Dialect Coaching, Voice-Over Coaching, Speech Beautification.

Performance

Gesture, Choreography, Anxiety Reduction, Charisma Enhancement, Lyric Interpretation, Phrasing, Audition Preparation, Mic Technique for Live Stage Work, Creating a Live Set.

Vocal Styles

Precision and Authenticity in Pop, Rock, Country, R&B, Jazz, Classical, Opera, Operetta, Musical Theater Legit and Belting Styles.

Music Training

Sight-Singing, Music Theory, Songwriting, Pop Piano, Ear-Training.

Vocal Health

Voice Care, Voice Repair, Rehab, Voice Preservation for Touring Professionals, ‘8 Shows a Week’ Protocol.

Additional coaching services

Can people hear you? Do you have difficulty being understood? Do you experience vocal fatigue after speaking? Do you have a finely tuned professional speaking voice?  Learn how to find your ideal speaking pitch, and improve the beauty, power and expressiveness of your speaking voice with the Voiceworks Method®.

As a professional piano accompanist and sight-reader, Lisa can provide you with practice or master recordings of piano accompaniments in any style of music. She has access to virtually all of the classic and contemporary musical theater repertoire, as well as pop songs in any key. Do you need a 16-bar or 32-bar cut of a musical theater song for an upcoming audition? No problem. You’ll also learn how to enter an audition situation, how to speak to your accompanist, and audition etiquette.

There’s more to being a great performer than just sounding good. Learn how to stand, walk, move, gesture with hands and arms, and set and change your gaze for each unique style you’re interested in mastering.

Since 1971, Lisa has spent countless hours in recording studios and can help you sound amazing for your next recording project. Learn the pro tricks for studio singing, plus you’ll receive help with arrangements, keys, songwriting coaching, and of course, immediate vocal improvement.

Lisa began studying piano and music at the age of 4 and loves to share her knowledge of pop piano, music reading, music theory, sight-singing, rhythm training and harmony singing with singers around the world.

For singing and business endeavors, you might find it advantageous to learn how to master English with an American accent. As a long-time linguist, Lisa can provide you with a personalized study program to reduce or eliminate your non-American accent. Contact Lisa Popeil to learn more about how her services can help you master the Standard American dialect for singing and business success.

Even professional performers can experience bouts of anxiety at times. For 30 years, LIsa has refined techniques which can be called “Energy Tapping”. These acupressure approach is derived from Thought Field Therapy, EMDR and Emotional Freedom Techniques and is a unique and powerful tool which works in a few minutes to relieve performance anxiety, trauma, pain, phobias, cravings, even PTSD. Come see if these techniques can create relief or elimination of anxiety (in less than 5 minutes). If so, you can take this easily learned skills home with you.

All great performers possess the ability to appear magnetic, larger than life, super-human, memorable, with star power. Learn how to enhance your “electro-magnetic field” to make an impact on your audiences and shine your light to back row of the arena!

Learn all the tricks of the trade to protect your voice whether you’re on a world tour with your band or singing 8 shows a week on Broadway.

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