Meet our Presenters
Dr. Joanne Uniatowski
Baldwin Wallace Conservatory
CCM and Music Theatre Teaching and Masterclass
CCM (Contemporary Commercial Music) and MT (Music Theatre) teaching: What is it and how do we begin to provide the tools to help students achieve their goal? There are many “methods” out there, but in independent studios, it is just you and your students. We will explore some healthy foundational techniques to use in the studio for students of all ages and ability. Terminology, exercises and performance practice will be discussed.
Former Ohio NATS District Governor
Henkle Voice Studio
Preparing private students for college
pre-screens, guiding them through auditions/competitions, and participation in organizations that promote our professional growth will be discussed by Stephanie Henkle. She will also offer ideas for ways in which our studios can provide community outreach opportunities for singers.
Denise Milner Howell
Cleveland Institute of Music
Websites, Online Scheduling, Payment Apps
We will look at several scheduling sites, and explore their benefits to the independent voice teacher. Payment apps go hand in hand with online scheduling - in fact, some websites offer both!
There are many situations when an independent voice teacher would want to offer lessons to students via FaceTime/Zoom/Skype Learn about the equipment you need to optimize the experience, and tips for success!
Owens Voice Studio
Apps and Technology for the Studio
An overview of some of the technology solutions and apps for the independent studio, including an in-depth look at Appcompanist, an app that provides tailored accompaniment, and Seesaw, which offers an easy way to transfer materials to your student to facilitate practice at home.
KS Voice Studio
Creating contracts, forms and policies will provide functionality, clarity and success for you and your students in the studio. Find your strengths and create a marketing plan to take your studio to the next level.
Building and maintaining a successful private studio takes diligence and dedication. Your efforts are sure to be rewarded!