Unlock Your Singing Potential with Patient,
Skilled and Dedicated Instruction
Singing instruction tailored to the needs of the modern singer.
Technique and Artistry, Gig, Studio and Audition preparation.
Students range from the casual hobbyist to the serious protessional,
spanning extensive genres and styles.
LET'S DEVELOP YOUR PASSION FOR SINGING
Learn to sing with reliable control
Acquire tools to make confident choices in your music
Learn to serve your songs with meaning
Learn to maintain a strong and flexible instrument
“an authentic personal style cannot be achieved without a solid technique at its base.”-Philip Glass, Words Without Music: A Memoir
Do you have some lyrics or a melody that you want to flesh out? Are you totally new to songwriting and don't know where to begin? We can explore this while we build your singing voice!
Learn how a song is built and how to decode the details. Acquire a deeper understanding of how notes work together and eliminate the guessing game in your songwriting. Learn how tabs and lead sheets work and how to archive your own songs.
Learn to bring the melodies on the page to life. Gain knowledge in how to navigate sheet music.
Be able to define what you are hearing and communicate it. Sharpen your ability to match pitch. Learn to harmonize and internalize music faster.
Add riffs to your songs, breathe new life into old songs, learn to think on your feet in a live settings, spice up an original or a cover tune, gain the confidence to take musical risks that can add excitement to your performances!
APPLY OTHER INSTRUMENTS
Become a self sufficient singer who can accompany oneself at a gig. Use your instrument as a warm up tool for your voice or a songwriting tool for the studio.
LISTEN TO WHAT BVS STUDENTS ARE UP TO:
BVS Students Past and Present
Here is a link to a BVS Students Past and Present playlist on Spotify. It's truly an honor to share this and to have been part of so many musician's journeys. This list is just a small sampling of a few of the students through the years, representing a wide variety of genres and styles. I hope you add this list to your listening, a lot of hard work has gone into all of these tracks, from practice room to studio. Enjoy!
IT'S TIME TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT YOUR SINGING
BVS Students Have Been Involved With National TV Singing Shows/Competitions:
NBC’s The Voice & ABC's American Idol
Showcasing For & Working with Major/Indie Labels:
Atlantic Records, RCA/Sony, Liberator/Mushroom Group
Getting Accepted Into Prestigious music programs:
Berklee, NYU Clive Davis & Steinhardt, USC Thornton School, Belmont, U-Miami Frost
Gigging at Prestigious Venues:
Radio City Music Hall, Ambassador Theatre, Red Bull Arena, Count Basie Theatre, The Apollo Theatre, State Theatre NJ
Writing & Recording Albums of Original Music,Touring & Playing Gigs Locally, Starting Bands & Performing as Solo Artists
Doing Voiceover Work Through Agencies & the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Auditioning for Network and Streaming Shows/Films
IN PERSON & ONLINE LESSONS
Come to my studio for an in person session or learn from the comfort of your own place via Skype or Facetime
FACE YOUR EARS PODCAST
'Face Your Ears' is an ongoing podcast for musicians who want to bring their creative ideas to life regardless of age, experience or know-how. Join Rich Bozic and Justin Hochella as they "talk shop" with regards to the ins and outs of music creation. The conversations are approachable, fun and informative! Topics range from the technical to the practical, peppering in the anecdotal, philosophical and beyond.