singing and voice lessons
A Vancouver-based singing teacher and voice coach with over twenty years experience, Colleen takes students on a voyage of self-discovery toward clear and effortless sound. She uses a distinctive method that regards the whole body as a vocal instrument: resonant, powerfully expressive, and unique for each individual.
Singers and actors alike benefit from this approach.
Singers gain a solid foundation for any singing style they wish to pursue.
Actors improve voice control and diction, and gain confidence.
Voice instruction includes:
In addition, Colleen has a love of ensemble singing that goes back to three-part harmony singing as a child while helping Mom with the dishes. Today we hear that ensemble singing is being recognized as a breakthrough tool for improving physical and emotional health. Singing in a group greatly reduces stress. And it's fun!
"Singing lessons with Colleen are truly a gift. Her gentle, intuitive guidance led my mind to stillness, my body to relaxation, my heart to joy and my voice to freedom."
“I’m bringing what I’m learning about breath to all parts of my life.”
“SingShop has given me the confidence to sing seriously instead of absently.”
“The exercises made me feel grounded, open and focused. It’s the perfect preparation for getting into character.”
“I notice my posture more. I’m able to correct it and feel better.”
“I feel l like I actually can sing now.”
“This was the best class I’ve ever taken.”
I am much more confident in trying new things. I want the next level now.