Voice Lessons in Charlotte, Steele Creek, South Park, Waxhaw, Matthews and Indian Land, North Carolina
Whether you want to be the next Taylor Swift or Kari Jobe, we've got you covered! With experienced instructors in the area of singing, we offer the highest quality voice and singing lessons in Charlotte, North Carolina as well as in the surrounding areas of Steele Creek, South Park, Waxhaw, Matthews and Indian Land. Since our expert teachers have familiarity in a collection of singing styles, we can cater to most individual needs. For example, some students want to improve singing for worship services, while others might want to learn how to sing for operas or musicals. Our teachers can even act as a student’s vocal coach in order to take their performances to a higher level – a great preparation for important auditions.
With a fun environment and positive feedback, don’t feel intimidated by singing lessons. After all, it’s the only instrument you’ll always have! Lessons are given at our studio on Carmel Rd. or in your home for an additional fee.
Stop into Musicians in Motion, or contact us to connect with a talented vocal coach.
Meet A Few of Our Many Great Voice Teachers
Tina Booth is a 2013 honor graduate of Winthrop University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music; voice concentration. Her vocal performances range in genre from opera to musical theater to southern gospel. She currently sings with the Inspirational group, Melody of Faith.
When asked about her vocal teaching style, Tina says, “I don’t subscribe to one method of voice training. I do, however, believe we all have the ability to sing and our singing voices should sound like our speaking voices. It is my goal to identify unique qualities in my students’ voices and help them gain confidence in their singing.”
Tina has experience producing and arranging vocals for groups, including the Progressive Southern Gospel Group, The Promise®. One of the songs Tina co-produced, “Shout Before The Walls” was recognized by The Singing News Magazineas a DJ pick hit and has been on several Christian radio charts.
Tina has a special fondness for teaching beginner piano students. “I love to see a student’s face light up when they play their first song and then again when they play it for someone else and they actually recognize the tune,” exclaimed Tina. For traditional piano lessons, Tina uses curriculum by Faber & Faber. She is a fully licensed Simply Music instructor.
Joanna is a graduate of New England Conservatory of Music with a degree in Vocal Performance. She has over 20 years experience teaching vocal techniques, song preparation, audition and performance skills and beginner's piano. She has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Portland Maine Opera and in Athens, Greece and the Islands. She teaches and loves all genres of music including jazz, musical theater, pop, classical and opera. She loves to teach any age and any skill level. She currently sings shows of jazz, musical theater and spiritual music at nursing homes through out the Charlotte area.
Christy's love for music started at a very early age. Growing up in western New York, she began singing and playing piano. Soon her interests grew and she experienced playing saxophone, flute, viola, cello, oboe and guitar. Much of her time was spend performing in numerous groups including concert, orchestra, marching and jazz bands. Also, her love of singing landed her spots in many local singing groups.
Christy has taken her experience in music and her passion for working with adults and children into a successful career teaching music for over seven years. With a focus an mastering music basics in a atmosphere of fun, her teaching style has helped her students reach their goals and enjoy the process of learning. Christy strives to teach her students the skills they need to be able to interpret music on their own and use their creativity.
Currently, in addition to teaching music lessons, Christy is the head of the children's ministry at her local church and assists the worship team by singing and playing keyboard. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her friends, making art and teaching her cat to act like a dog.
BMI Composer/Music Director/Pianist: His 28 year career in music has yielded several professional engagements throughout 33 countries and 46 states. Some of the highlights of those productions include his work with:
Pop Artists: Beyoncé, J.C. Chasez, Lisa Loeb, Debbie Harry, Perry Ferral, Brian Setzer, Jack Sheldon
R&B/Jazz Vocalist - Lou Rawls, Al Jareau Broadway Artists: Bernadette Peters, Rachel York, Eden Espinosa, Alli Mauzey, Ted Neely, Carl Anderson
Film Composers: Bill Conti, Randy Newman, Henry Manfredini, Frankie Blue, Tor Hyams Orchestras: Charlotte Symphony, Richardson Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Trans-Sylvanian Symphony Actors: Richard Dreyfuss, Samuel Jackson, Jane Kazmeryck, Brad Whitford, George Wendt Conductor Rick Henn and The Pageant of the Masters orchestra Norwegian/Holland America/Royal Carribean cruise lines Improv Troupes: Amalgam: bang. studio, The Beast/Kindernacht: The Hothouse, Heralds: ImprovOlympic, Pink Turtle Improv. Producers Nephtali Santiago (Mandrill/Wyclef Jean), Rob Bolt (Jive Records).
Montreux/Lido-Bienne/North Sea/Vancouver Jazz Festivals Emmy Award Winning Choreographers: Anita Mann, David Connolly, Doug Jack (Superbowl/Olympics) King Klong Music Group/Myrecordlabel.net/Nashville Tracks/Vitamin Record Rock String Quartet/ The New Four Freshman Charlotte Children’s Theatre
Mr. Watkins has taught at California Baptist University, California State University, Los Angeles, Central Piedmont Community College, and free lances as a pianist with the Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and North Carolina Symphony Orchestras. He holds a B.M. in Piano from C.S.U. Long Beach, & a M.M. Composition from C.S.U., Los Angeles. He has studied with John Prince, Michele Weir, then was 1 of 5 international composer fellows at the Henry Mancini Institute studying with Jack Smalley, Patrick Williams and John Clayton.
His favorite advice to fellow composers:
1. Make a Decision; ‘Done is better than perfect’.
2. “If the tune is bad, orchestrating it won’t fix it.”