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[sc name="blog-post-hero"] In this spotlight feature, Craig Williamson's unwavering dedication to vocal mastery has resulted in an impressive array of accomplishments. Within a mere seven months of em barking on his voice lessons at Arabella's Voice Studio. [/sc] Discovering the Desire for Vocal Mastery and Voice Lessons At Arabella's Voice Studio, Craig, a skilled guitar player performing for church services, sought to strengthen the coordination between his singing and guitar playing. Like many music hobbyists, Craig Williamson's journey began with a simple yet profound desire to elevate his singing skills and achieve vocal mastery. Through consistent voice lessons, he embraced a path of exploration and development, specifically focusing on overcoming vocal fry and expanding his falsetto range. Notably, Craig is currently working on mastering "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" by the Tokens, highlighting the newfound capabilities of his voice. A Musical Melting Pot The guitarist leads a diverse life balancing a thriving career as a psychologist. As a...

[sc name="blog-post-hero-oval"] [/sc] Senior Voice Lessons for the Aging Voice Arabella’s Voice Studio offers voice lessons for students of all ages, including senior learners, focusing on the unique requirements each age needs. Senior learners will learn strength and control to help maintain their voices as they age. What is the Emphasis for Senior Voice Lessons at AVS? As bodies mature and age, it is common to lose muscle mass and strength. The vocal mechanism used for singing uses many muscles, so as you age, your voice might need extra help to maintain your strength. Arabella's Voice Studio believes that music is muscular. Each lesson is designed to help you train like an athlete to maintain your voice. Arabella’s Voice Studio will also help you keep control of your voice. Just as aging bodies may find that strength changes, you may also find that your vocal control changes as you age. Arabella's Voice Studio will help...

[sc name="blog-post-hero"] Immerse yourself in the inspiring musical symphony of growth and artistic expression by Damaris Fernandez-Sierra! [/sc] In this student spotlight, we celebrate Damaris Fernandez-Sierra’s dedication to musical growth and artistic exploration. Over a little more than a year, this aspiring architect has been a constant source of inspiration at Arabella’s Voice Studio. Witness her musical growth as a singer, performer and how she skillfully incorporates the ukulele into her performances, enhancing her musical expression. Witness the Evolution of Singing Prowess: “By comparing older and recent videos, I have joyfully witnessed my musical growth and improvement as a singer,” rejoices Damaris. Damaris’s dedication to honing her craft has resulted in a stronger and more resonant belt. Her preferred songs often involve speech-level singing, known as SLS, allowing a singer to sing through their entire range (three octaves or more). Through her voice lessons, she delves into exercises that reveal the intrinsic colors in...

[sc name="blog-post-hero-oval-horizontal"] Find inspiration for your musical journey as we join Sierra Cossingham in discovering her artistic potential through voice lessons. [/sc] The Journey into Voice Lessons A month ago, Sierra Cossingham began her musical journey with AVS. Fueled by a passion for music and a desire to explore her untapped artistic potential through singing lessons and musicianship training. With a captivating background in the world of cinema, Sierra has always been an artistic soul, appreciating unique perspectives on storytelling and self-expression. “I’ve always loved art in all forms and wanted to learn how to sing. I took dance and acting classes when I was younger but never sang. It was something I always wanted to learn,” says Sierra. This complements her other artistic passions, including painting, drawing, archery, and cooking. Now, as she adds voice lessons to her repertoire, the creative maven sets out on a remarkable journey of self-expression, embracing both challenges and triumphs. Currently,...

[sc name="blog-post-hero"] Join Dan Convey as he conquers vocal hurdles to achieve triumphs in his musical odyssey! Unleash your artistic potential at AVS! [/sc] Artistic Expression In Diverse Fields And Multifaceted Skills Meet Dan Convey, a multi-talented musician proficient in guitar, piano, vocals, and production. His musical journey began at the age of 8 with the piano. Instilling in him a deep understanding of arrangement and composition. For the self-taught instrumentalist, "the guitar was the thing that you HAD to do if you wanted to get people’s attention".  He's now captivating songwriting sessions with his favored Martin D-10E. If you have opened a pop music arrangement and quickly shut the book, do not fear! Music is a skill that can develop through practice, like muscle training. Piano for the Vocalist are piano arrangements that can help you learn how to read sheet music in a way that lets you enjoy your music, no...

Amanda Miller's journey has a unique origin. Growing up on a small farm, she participated in the renowned 4-H program, a  youth organization based in the United States.  The program is dedicated to empowering young people through "heads, hearts, hands, and health." Now, Amanda is dedicating her head, heart, and hands to growing her musicianship by singing and playing!...

[sc name="blog-post-hero-oval"] Journey on with Mark Davies, as he fine-tunes his inner artist-satisfying his curiosity for musical expression at Arabella’s Voice Studio.[/sc] Davies started honing his craft after retiring from his 30-year career of teaching Greek, Latin, and Classical Art History. His adventurous spirit has led him and his wife on unforgettable sailing expeditions, including transatlantic voyages and Caribbean explorations. The creative processes of music and art intertwine - a connection that led him to singing, songwriting, and musical composition. Inspired by a life filled with art and exploration, Davies’s creative pursuits expanded to a voyage of voice lessons at Boston’s AVS studio. Where he has been honing his craft over the last six months. Tuning into his Unique Voice "I wanted to discover my voice and be able to sing in various styles," when reflecting on his vocal journey. "I have always enjoyed singing, usually to myself. Thus the discovery began with vocal training...

[sc name="blog-post-hero-oval-horizontal"] [/sc] I am a competitor. I am an artist, but I am also a competitor. I do not believe these two things to be mutually exclusive. However, one’s desire and one’s development are two different things all together. Everyone wants to know if they have what it takes, but the better question is, do you have what it takes to take it on. Who cares about the music. Really! Who cares!…I say as I try to grow my own vocal studio. Rewind to my senior year of high school. I sit down with my high school chorus director and I want to know, “do I have what it takes to be a vocalist.” Be kind he says, that is your gift and you would do well to find a profession where you can use your gift. I walk away. Defeated. I can’t do it, I think. He says my gift...

[sc name="blog-post-hero"] Your voice is the only instrument you can’t see. This is what makes the voice so magical. Singing is a journey of self-exploration and why. [/sc] Mind. Your voice is the only instrument you can’t see. This is what makes the voice so magical and also so complicated to “play“ as a musician. As musicians, we often rely on a full sensory experience. Guitarists, for instance, rely on the sound of the notes and feel under their hands. Vocal mastery is hard for this reason. When one sense is cut, such as sight, we have to rely more heavily on others such as sound and feel to forge those neuro pathways as learners. Many students come in seeking “voice control”, and really what they are lacking is not the muscular control of the folds themselves, but the discipline to visualize the voice in their minds. There is a conceptualization component...