Click below to find my blog on switching from baritone to tenor! Over the past 10 years I have slowly switched from baritone to tenor. It took me a long time and so now I feel I should share what I have learned.
Here is article I wrote for Edmontons Child Magazine. I was asked to write it for MacEwan University’s Conservatory of Music. The Power of Music March 1st,… Read more “The Power Of Music”
The chin that is. It seems that the lifting or tucking of the chin is a controversial topic. A friend of mine heard that to lift the… Read more “To Tilt or Not To Tilt: That Is The Question”
Three or four years ago when I first took the Estill Voice course I wanted to learn about belting and how to teach it safely to my… Read more “The Tongue!”
Currently I teach private lessons at my home in the north end and downtown Edmonton at MacEwan’s Conservatory of Music. For more information contact me at email@example.com. I am an Estill Master Trainer (EMT) with Estill Voice Training, Certified Ashtanga Yoga Teacher and a Reiki Master. Below are some videos from my YouTube Chanel. Be sure to subscribe!
Following are links to my summer of 2018 Singing Column with Mark Connolly on CBC Radio’s Edmonton AM!
I provide workshops and masterclasses on belting or contemporary singing, how to project your speaking voice, musical theatre, and opera. My approach is based on the Estill model, in which I am a certified Estill Master Trainer. I am available to give short introductory workshops on Estill Voice Work. Try their website www.estillvoice.com for more information or read the wikipedia page Estill Voice Work! I also regularly adjudicate music festivals around the province of Alberta.
September 16 – Belt Workshop from 1 to 4 pm at the Conservatory of Music in Edmonton. Call 780-633-3725 to register. Fee is $50 to particapate and $20 to audit!
October 14 – Estill Voice Training Introductory Workshop, presented by Ron Long, Estill Master Trainer. Don’t miss this practical and interactive introductory workshop aimed at giving amateur and professional voice users a detailed introduction to Estill Voice Training Techniques.
NATS Members Free
Non-Member – $20 at the door
I am a member of Actor’s Equity. I have performed many comprimario roles for Edmonton Opera over the years – including St. Brioche in the Merry Widow, the Slave in Salome, and the messenger in Aida. I have self produced, directed and performed Casper in Amahl and the Night Visitors. With the local group Two One Way Tickets To Broadway I have performed Zaza/Albin in La Cage Aux Folles, First Officer Murdoch in Titanic, Ko Ko in the Mikado, and Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd.
This past summer I was in Handel: The Musical! at the Edmonton Fringe Festival. For more details click here to go to that website!
I have also done solo work with local choirs, performed the part of Ben in the Telephone with CBC’s Wednesdays at Winspear. Over the years I have done many recitals which included works such as Die Schone Mullerin, Dichterliebe, and Songs of Travel.
These are two videos of me performing in I Am Harvey Milk at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton!
Here are two more videos from my performance in La Cage Aux Folles! Yes that is me in drag.