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You will learn how to use your voice with new freedom and ease, all within a safe, fun, nurturing and professional atmosphere. Each level includes four semi-private lessons. This course is taught by Michael Rocchio, and is delivered via Zoom.

SCHEDULE: Friday evenings, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, USA Central Time Zone

Level I: August 5, 12, 19, and 26

Level II: September 9, 16, 23, and 30

Level III: October 14, 21 and 28, and November 4

Registration is closed.

Seats limited to 6 singers.

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"Michael Rocchio knows how the voice works, and how to communicate that knowledge to his students in a crystal clear manner. I made more vocal progress in the first few lessons with Michael than in years of study with reputable university teachers." ~ James H.

LEVEL I

Essential information and must-have knowledge

In Level I, you will learn the basic skills and habits that support fine singing.

  • Posture

  • Breathing

  • Breath management

  • Begin to develop a Performer’s Mindset

Four one-hour, semi-private lessons.

LEVEL II *

The BIG secret: finding your REAL voice

  • Sing without tension

  • What you hear, isn’t what we hear

  • Producing pure vowels

Four one-hour, semi-private lessons.​​

* Student must complete Level I in order to enroll in Level II. 

 

LEVEL III **

Winning performance practices

  • Ready, aim, fire?

  • Attack, or the proper onset of phonation?

  • Getting out of your throat

  • Loud is lousy; big is beautiful

Four one-hour, semi-private lessons.

** Student must complete Levels I and II in order to enroll in Level III. 

PRIVATE VOICE STUDY

Graduates of all three levels who choose to go on to private study, will be granted special pricing.

Requirements

Must be able to match pitch, have experience reading music, have a healthy voice, and speak English fluently. Must have commitment to practice exercises between lessons (15-30 minutes per day). For singers age 18 and older.

Materials

Students will receive online access to all educational materials via an exclusive student resources page.

Technical Requirements

A desktop computer, laptop, or tablet (the larger the screen the better) equipped with videocamera (no cell phones, please). Internal computer sound systems are notoriously poor at reliably transmitting singing. Excellent external microphones are readily available and reasonably priced. Ask for recommendations. Reliable access to high-speed internet is a must. Students are responsible for having working technology. 

 

Tuition

Level I: $300 USD 

Students enrolled by July 5 will qualify for a 20% reduction in tuition.

Level II: $300 USD

Students enrolled by August 19 will qualify for a 20% reduction in tuition.

Level III: $300 USD

Students enrolled by September 23 will qualify for a 20% reduction in tuition.

Tuition must be received in full before each level begins to secure your seat. No refunds.