Cabbagetown Toronto vocal lessons
Do you live in the Cabbagetown area? Do you and or your family love to sing or would you like to try your hand at singing? Maybe you’ve always wanted to try finding some unique character voices for animation or try your hand at commercial voice over? Our vocal lesson options have you covered! We offer classes in private vocal coaching as well as voice over, audition prep, and character voice development.
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Teaching Ages: 5+
Holly Clausius is a queer Toronto artist blazing a trail of her own. Her soulful songwriting emulates the ballads of Feist, the honesty of Amy Winehouse and raw onstage talent of Alanis Morissette. Blending the genres of pop, rock, soul and folk – there is a flavour for everyone in Clausius’ music. Holly has performed on stages all around North America including The Legendary El Mocambo, Hotel Cafe, Horseshoe Tavern and The Viper Room in Los Angeles. Clausius released her debut EP ‘Sunflower’ in 2020, LP ‘Rose Garden’ in 2021 and just released a new project, ‘forget-you-not’ focusing on different sounds like pianos/synths, live drums and horns. Some of the biggest inspirations behind these songs include Vulfpeck, Maggie Rogers, Taylor Swift and Julia Jacklin. Holly graduated for acting in 2017 from Toronto Film School and has over 15 years of songwriting, performance and vocal experience, 8 years of guitar, ukulele and piano. She has performed in LA, New York, London, and continues to take over the Toronto music scene.
Rates Voice Lessons
$95 /45 minutes
$75 /30 minutes
Teaching Ages: 18+
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Tylor van Riper
Now working almost exclusively as an actor, writer, and producer in the Film &
Television industry, Camp on Fire Productions Co-Founder Tylor van Riper began his arts
career as a vocalist at a young age in the Southern Alberta prairies. After having won
awards for classical voice (AB Provincial Music Festival, Concerto Competition, Dr. Dasha
Goody Memorial Foundation Scholarship), he chose the Musical Theatre career path, for
which he now holds a Master’s Degree from Guildford School of Acting, at the University of Surrey, UK.
Tylor’s career has taken him from the prairies, across the pond to England, and
to Toronto, which he now calls home. In the 15 years Tylor has devoted to his artistic career,
he has performed lead and supporting roles in musicals such as: A Little Night Music, Spring
Awakening, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, & Next to Normal. He has written and
performed numerous cabarets, plays, and musicals, and has recently been developing a
Non-Binary musical with Juno Winner & Grammy Nominee Pablosky Rosales, from the
Cuban band Cubanismo. As a writer and producer for Film & Television, his most recent
endeavour is a TV Pilot for the comedy series he co-created, “The Bounce,” which featured
key creatives from Schitt’s Creek, Kim’s Convenience, and Kids in the Hall.
Alongside his artistic career, Tylor has invested countless hours into his career as a
vocal coach, and now works with singers of all skill levels in Pop, Jazz, and Musical Theatre.
with techniques from Estill to Alexander, as well as some which are unique to singers on the
other side of the Atlantic. He is one of the few vocal coaches in North America to incorporate
techniques found in the Laryngeal Conditioning System, which aims at freeing the voice
through balancing acoustics & power, dealing with issues in registration, and allowing
singers to produce a healthy mixed belt. Tylor has sat in on studio sessions with his
students, helped to craft & write original material, and helped to produce demos from his
Rates Voice Lessons
$105 /45 minutes
$84 /30 minutes
Professional Recording of Song(s) during lesson and artistic consultation:
$120 /45 minutes
Teaching Ages: 8+
Originally from the small city of Brockville Ontario, Clifford has been a performer since he was a child. A graduate of St Lawrence College, Clifford has worked with a vast number of different vocal educators to solidify his musical theatre technique, including Broadway stars Natalie Weiss and Grey Henson. Selected performance credits include Mal Beineke (The Addams Family), William Morris Barfee (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) and Lumiere (Beauty and the Beast) and most recently the Narrator (Rocky Horror Dinner Show)
Having received extensive training in the art of Improvisational comedy, stand up comedy, clown technique, and sketch comedy, Clifford has been praised for his comedic acting abilities be it through dialogue or song, as well as being able to bring heart to the characters he portrays. At CMTC 2017, Clifford brought home 5 different awards including “Best Singer” and “Best Overall Talent”.
Clifford will offer not only traditional voice lessons, but also coaching on comedic timing, exploration of voice in relation to character development, and exploring different sounds to create characters, establish commercial voices, and more!
Rates Voice Lessons
$65 /45 minutes
$50 /30 minutes