Course Description
Instructor: Debbie Monroe
Ages: 5 and over

Acting & Song Performance skills will be covered in this performance program and will be the destination of a physical journey (vocal & body) of the singer/dancer/actor through a song via Imagination, Creativity, and Emotion.

Skills will include:
•   Style development-Individuality
•   Audience Connection
•   Rhythm-Your relationship with the music
•   The song's introduction. . . What to do?
•   Song interpretation
•   Exploration of subtext and emotion
•   Lyric phrasing
•   Timing
•   Articulation and Diction
•   Body movement and rhythm
•   Hand movement and expression
•   Facial expression
•   Vocal range
•   Microphone technique
•   Voice production
•   Audience psychology
•   Poise
•   Stage personality
•   Grooming
•   Recording Techniques
•   Showmanship
•   Humor
•   Vitality
•   Song Repertoire (all genres)
•   Professionalism
•   Audition skills
•   Posture
•   Advice with Industry tools
•   Vocal warm-up exercises for strengthening particular skills
•   Masters classes
•   Guest performers (singers from my private studio)
•   Proper breathing techniques
•   Professional feedback

Lessons are priced per hour weekly. Rates available when inquiring @ 716-913-4004

Lesson fees and what you will receive as a" Bello Voice Studio" Member:
This lesson includes:

• Professional vocal training
• Warm-up training and techniques (Warm up CD available for $20)
• Song Repertoire selection
• Performance strengthening
• Microphone training
• Preparation for and participation in” The June Recital”
• Accompaniment for these performances provided upon request
• Introduction of note reading
• Professional Feedback
• Training in all genres of music: Pop, Broadway, Christian,
...Classical, Jazz, Country, and R&B.
• Timely notice of upcoming auditions
• Thorough Audition preparation
• Useful editing through “Cut and paste” of audition material
• Complete public relations on behalf of student through all media including:
...television, radio, newspaper, and other personal interviews
• Continuous research for upcoming auditions, appearances, and
...contests in our area and surrounding areas
• Phone calls to you for possible auditions or appearances
• Free rental of personal CD library for purposes of burning them for
...your use
• Assist with selection of appropriate songs for your demos
• Anthem audition coaching (National & Canadian)
• Contacts with Professional Sporting Personnel for the Anthem
• Organizing appearances for promoting student as an entertainer
• Unbiased critique of students prepared performance
• Assistance in navigating the student to become a successful performer that
...sets them apart
• Personal guidance with organization of industry tools
• Web exposure: photo / music / resume on this website

(All of which will be done in your regularly scheduled lesson time unless otherwise specified)

• Extra events less than 50 miles away: $10 per person (coffee houses,
... outside festivals, mall appearances, Erie County Fair performances,
... and specialty shows)

• Long distance events: $100 per person (includes my personal time, media coverage, and my professional assistance to you for the duration of the trip) Please refer to your personal contract for additional expenses that you are responsible for.