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I offer private lessons via Skype / Facetime or Messenger singing and piano and songwriting for all. Welcome retirees!

For young children from 5 years, teens who want to participate in contests, career or adults who just love the fun of having fun. Possibilities to sing in small ensembles.

Voice installation, Technique, interpretation, coaching, theory, music theory, auditory training, audition preparation, competition, improvisation, (writing songs)!

20 years of experience! Active in the professional environment! I worked with the great singers of France and Quebec; Petula Clark, Bruno Pelletier (Notre-Dame of Paris), Garou, Diane Dufresne, etc.

My approach to music is to learn while having fun!

Extra information

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notebook music scores pencil phone to record the course

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:French, English

About Me

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I am a teacher of singing and piano. I have been playing music since I was 5 years old. I started with classical piano, then pop and jazz. My second instrument was singing, at the beginning classical, then pop and jazz. I studied in pop / jazz singing at university. So during my classes, I often go to the piano. I think this is a big advantage. I am ideal for pianist (s) / singer (s) in the making, to improve their talent on both sides, learn to be accompanied. The motto that characterizes my classes is: Learn while having fun, in the fun. Never forget that all this is for the sake of music and pleasure. I like to see the evolution of my students, I adapt courses to everyone and I quickly detect their motivation and seeks to fan their enthusiasm to achieve, to excel. I love to pass on my passion and to enrich and grow the student of an experience he will remember for a long time. I connect well with young children, teenagers, adults, professionals, retirees. I have a portable recording studio. I am comfortable with sound recording, microphone technique. It is possible with me to record your demos for contests, demo, etc.


In the case of a 60-minute singing class, I begin with exercises of breathing and muscle tone. (10 minutes) (Note that I spend a lot more time on this aspect in the first class because it is the base and that it is very important) Then I follow with a vocal warming and auditory training. I check the student's progress, give him concrete examples, answer his questions, and correct him if necessary so that he can perform well in his moments of individual practice. I show him how to practice. (15-20 minutes) The number of new exercises varies depending on the student's assessment at the time of the course. I show him how to exercise the new exercise. Send him the material (recording on the piano mp3) to repeat it. Then, proposed by the student and approved by the teacher, we apply the new instructions in a song. (30 minutes) We apply technique, interpretation. I accompany especially at the beginning to find the right tone, tempo, interpretation. I send the frame (mp3) for the student to practice.

Hope to meet you!

Education

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Montreal university
September 1995 April 1999
Graduate Baccalaureate in Interpretation Pop / Jazz Music (vocals) Cégep de Saint-Laurent
September 1994 June 1995
DEC in Popular Music (Jazz Piano with Lorraine Desmarais) Second Instrument: Jazz Chant
Arrangement course for pop / jazz ensemble
Cégep de Sherbrooke
September 1992 June 1994
DEC in Classical Piano Music with France Dupuis Second Instrument: Classical Chant with Thérèse Lupien

Private class of classical piano from 1980 to 1991
2009: Two Boost Awards at the Festival Vue sur la Relève 2009
2008: Winner at the Song Festival of Petite-Vallée in Gaspésie.
2006: Semi-finalist, category Author-composer-performer at the contest Ma Première Place-des-Arts.

Experience / Qualifications

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2017: Piano and voice teacher in Montreal and Joliette (private and home lessons)
2016: Professor of piano and singing at Saint-Donat Elementary School in Montreal (Extracurricular)
2016: Piano and singing teacher at home and at home in Joliette.
2015: Professor of singing and piano at Archets and Beloeil company. (clientele from 5 to 45 years old)
2013-14: Teacher of singing and piano at home and privately at home (ages 5 to 65)
2013: Home piano teacher in London, England (ages 5 to 12)
2013: Singing teacher at the Johanne Raby Academy of Saint-Lambert. (7 to 40 years old)
2010-2011: Singing teacher. Customers from 6 to 60 years
1997-2005: Singing teacher
2000-2001: Professor of singing.
2001-2002: Singing teacher
2000-2002: Pointe Claire singing teacher (7 years to 50 years)
2001-2002: Singing teacher at 60
and pop piano at the Lanaudière School of Music in Joli
private at home. Level from 15 to 60 years
pop music school at Cégep St-Laurent, college level
popular at Brébeuf College of Montreal, college and piano level at the Academy of Advanced Music Studies at
and pop piano at École Vivaldi in Brossard. 5 year old students
1998-2000: Singing teacher
of Varennes. Pupils aged 5 to 60
and piano at the school of music Within reach of Sainte-Julie and
1998-1999: Professor of singing and pop piano at the Lemaire School of Montreal. Pupils aged 5 to 65
1997-1999: Teacher of singing and musical comedy at the school Our voices, our faces of Longueuil. Individual and group lessons from 6 to 15 years
By Skype / facetime or Messenger, learn how to write a song. The basics to write the lyrics of your songs effectively. Creativity exercise to get you out of the blank page. Tonic accents, text-music report. Melody work with exercises, find the right tone for her voice. Several tips from the song composer profession. 20 years of experience in music education. I have written for several recognized artists through the years. example: Petula Clark My philosophy, learn in pleasure! At pleasure1

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