Introduction to Singing | Online Lessons

First Name
Crystal
Last Name
Stark
Course Summary

During these four, 60-minute lessons you will learn the basics of vocal technique including creating a healthy tone, proper posture, breath support, diction training, stage presence, and more. No previous experience is necessary, just a strong desire to grow a healthy voice! Students can continue taking the course longer than 4-weeks based on their goals and requirements, as the materials for each class will build on the last class so that the student will continue to dig deeper into more complex music. 

Lives In

Tucson, AZ
United States

Course Duration
4 Weeks
Number of Students per section
2
Course Level
Beginner
Instruction Language
English
Taught On
Google Hangout
Individuals
US$96.00

per week per student

1 week =
1
class
1 class =
60
minutes

Educator Profile

Educator Profile

Profile Picture
Instructor
First Name
Crystal
Last Name
Stark
Number of years of relevant experience
20 Years Experience
From: United States
Teacher Skill Keywords
singing
popular music
jazz
voice teacher
voice training
contemporary
Study Details
Vocal Music Education
University of Arizona
Work Details
Organization / Institute Name
Vail Unified School District
Organization / Institute Name
Crystal Stark Music
Organization / Institute Name
Khris Dodge Entertainment

Course Details

Students taking this course will receive 1-on-1 instruction from Crystal Stark for 60 minutes each week for four weeks. Each student will receive unique, individualized instruction based upon their specific vocal needs. The course will consist of: physical stretching, guided breathing techniques, specialized vocal warm-ups, and focused repertoire work. By the end of this course, students will be able to sing 2 full songs that show off their new vocal abilities!

About the Instructor: Instructor Crystal Stark is well known as an American Idol semi-finalist and internationally performing singer. She began her singing career in Tucson, Arizona, her home town. Some of her first singing teachers included a legend in the Jazz world, Jeff Haskell and Faye Robinson, a famous soprano. Crystal graduated from the University of Arizona as Magna Cum Laude, with her degree in Music Education.  In 2006, Crystal auditioned for Season 5 of American Idol and made it to the top 44. Even though she did not make the finals of American Idol she and fellow contestant, season runner-up Katharine McPhee, became very good friends. Crystal later joined as a backup singer for Katharine’s national tour.

Crystal later won the Best of Show at Gospel Music Association’s Music in the Rockies and Adult Contemporary Vocalist competition. After winning this, she was personally invited to perform at Night of Joy at Disney World’s Christian-themed music celebration. During her time touring with Katharine, Crystal appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show, The Tonight Show, The Today Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live and Regis & Kelly to name a few. Crystal is also the Director of General Music, Band & Choir at Vail, Arizonas Esmond Station K-8 school.

 

The ipassio Edge

This course focuses on direct one-on-one instruction between teacher and student. In a virtual classroom setting, students can expect a higher level of rigor and more attention to detail. 

Course Specific Benefits

This course will lay the foundational groundwork for a future of healthy singing. Students will learn tips and techniques that they can apply to songs of any style or genre. 

Prerequites

No previous experience is required, however, students should be prepared to spend ample time working on their voice outside of their private lesson time. 

Weekly Schedule

These sections are for individual students.

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SECTION DAY & TIME Available
Section
Section A
Tue 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM America/New_York
2 Seats
SECTION DAY & TIME Available
Section
Section B
Tue 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM America/New_York
2 Seats
SECTION DAY & TIME Available
Section
Section C
Tue 05:45 PM - 06:45 PM America/New_York
2 Seats
+91-97400-50326 for any questions.

FAQs

Question
How much time should a student enrolling for this course practice everyday?
Answer
Students should practice a minimum of 30 minutes every day. If they can devote more time to practice, they will learn better and faster.
Question
Can this course be customized?
Answer
Yes, this course can be customized based on your goals and objectives.
Question
What if a student is unable to attend an upcoming class?
Answer
The student is required to inform the teacher about his absence from a particular session, two days prior to the class. In such a case, the teacher will reschedule the class and conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student. In case the student misses to give two days prior notice about his absence to the teacher, then the decision to conduct another class for that student is completely based on teacher’s discretion.
Question
What if the teacher wishes to reschedule a class?
Answer
In case the teacher is unavailable for the scheduled class, he/she will inform the students two days prior to the class. The teacher will conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student.
Question
How long will the teacher take to revert to a query raised after class hours?
Answer
The teacher will try to revert back to queries raised after class hours within a 24 hour period.

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