Neil will work with each student to maximize their abilities and working through any weaknesses in their voice. Students will work on various aspects and methods to help create a healthier singing voice. Many of these problem areas stem from an inability to breathe correctly when singing. Neil will teach students an easier way to breathe while singing which can eliminate this issue. Other issues, such as pitch, seem like incredibly difficult problems to solve. However, following Neil's methods, students will learn very specific ways in which to overcome any pitch related issue. Other issues, such as power and range, can be a reluctance or confidence issue. Neil will help the student not just become a more confident singer, but also unlock the power and range their voice holds.
About Mr. Neil Breeden: Neil Breeden is a singer and voice teacher with over 30 years of experience both as a teacher and as a performer. While most of his teaching experience has been in his private vocal studios in New York, New Jersey, and Tennessee, he has also been on the voice faculty of The King’s College in Westchester County and the New York Voice Faculty, The Berkshire Choral Festival in Sheffield, Massachusetts. As a performer, Neil has traveled the world performing operatic, oratorio and symphonic pieces as well as holding or coaching in many masterclasses all across America.
Neil will work with the students to help put an end to voice strain by teaching techniques that reduce muscle tension leading to a clearer, healthier voice. All of these issues can be addressed, leading to the increased voice quality of the student and the massive benefit of noticeably increased vocal confidence.
Students enrolling for this course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 1 or 2 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity, to gauge their students progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since this course is detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.
Female singers must be at least 14 years old and male singers' voices must have changed before lessons commence.