Private Music Lessons
1) "Authentic Voice"
One-on-one or small groups, on-going
instruction in the Aspen area
For professionals, beginners, and everybody in between. A
wholistic approach to singing and speaking. FUN and
empowering, on beyond Shower Singing.
the sound and feeling of your physical
•You can learn to breathe right, relax, and use the resonant
chambers of your body to amplify your natural sound.
•You can increase your range.
•You can learn to be present in your body and be an instrument
for the universal energy to flow through.
B. Becoming a
•You can learn to sing on pitch. It’s called
“ear training.” It requires one
on one work. I am available
for private lessons in my studio 30 minutes from Aspen. Or I
can come to you if you live in the Aspen area.
•You can learn music theory and use your voice as an instrument
C. Being at home on stage
•You can get over your stage fright or shyness around
speaking, singing, performing in general.
•You can learn to communicate the essence of a song in a way
that moves an audience and connects you to your own authentic
voice. Whoa, full circle!
D. The Heart of Harmony
•This is the most fun of all. You can learn to sing
harmony and do your own vocal arrangements. Deliciously
satisfying for all concerned.
For a flyer specific to lessons in Aspen & the Roaring Fork Valley, click here
For a flyer about Music & the Brain, click here
You really are a creative person. You are never too old to
begin playing music.
(Note that others go off to work. Musicians go off to play,
as in “Hey, are you guys playing anywhere this
weekend?”) What sounds like more fun?
YES, you can learn to play piano by ear. Just like (or better
than) your dear little Grandmother or somebody else’s Uncle
Harry. Even if you don’t aspire to be a rock star,
I can teach you the underlying theory, how music works. Then
in the context of fun songs you can learn chords and harmony, rhythm,
and enough cool licks to thrill yourself and impress others.
I can also teach you to read charts, a shortcut to accompanying
yourself on piano, or anyone else who is willing to sing the
3) "The Soul of Songwriting"
YES, you can write original songs, music and lyrics. This is
a fabulous creative endeavor which can make your whole brain light up,
open your heart, and refresh your spirit.
Both JD and I are multi-award-winning songwriters. (!)
We can create an on-going songwriting class in the Aspen area, or
OR either of us can work with you one-on-one.
•Elegant & Impactful Lyrics
to Authentic Voice Workshop"
For full description click here)
practical, wholistic approach to freeing and empowering the Physical
Voice, the Creative Artistic Voice, and
the Voice in the larger community (how you embody
your purpose and how you bring
your soul gifts back into the world.) Fun, inspiring, deeply renewing,
and sane. For Everyone...........all ages and experience levels welcome.
workshop, this material can be formatted to fit your group's needs and
time constraints. Minimum half day, maximum 5 day.........Weekend
retreat or on-going classes)
It By Ear, Improvisation in Life and Art"
aspect of "Authentic Voice" in which participants are given individual
attention on stage, in front of the group. 2 day minimum.
I live in the
Colorado mountains, but will CONSIDER going wherever I'm invited. Put
something together! Talk to me! Workshops open to all takers,
regardless of previous experience.
"The chance of a lifetime is to be yourself"