Whether you are a recording artist or performance-focused aspiring musician, vocal coaches are the wind beneath your wings, as it were. Instructors give students the training and discipline to stand in front of the mic or in the spotlight and sing with skillful confidence. Denver is a city that affords rich opportunities to all aspiring vocalists and artists, and at the foundation of success is training. Below are some of the top studios and teachers in Denver offering you the best instruction for your vocal and artistic development.
492 S. Robb Way
Lakewood, CO 80226
Amanda Dove Waller provides one of the most well-rounded approaches to vocal training in Denver. She not only teaches technique but instills a love of music in her students while educating them on its historical significance. As a student of the piano since her youth, Amanda boasts experience that spans decades. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in vocal performance and a minor in piano, proving she has the training to back it all up. She even counts Denver Broncos defensive player Robert Ayers as one of her illustrious students. If it isn’t convenient for you to get to one of her two studio locations in either Lakewood or Castle Rock, she is willing to travel and provide in-home private lessons as well.
School of Rock
216 S. Grant St.
Denver, CO 80209
If you are looking for a more aggressive approach to your musical stylings, look no further than the Denver School of Rock franchise. With the motto of taking students from the lesson room to the stage, this is musical training that promises to deliver. Its programs are designed to instill vocal artists and rock musicians with the confidence and ability to perform for live audiences. Lessons are available for all skill levels and the result of such have landed some students on stage at Red Rocks in 2011.
As a native of Denver, Thomas is as well traveled and cultured as he is talented. His storied resume boasts multiple awards for various disciplines as well as travel abroad to Vienna, Austria where he was given expert training in German Lieder. He is currently completing his master’s degree at the University of Denver Lamont School of Music as well as passing on his passion and vocal mastery to students and the public alike. He strives to give students of all levels and abilities a rewarding and challenging experience and offers a free 30-minute consultation as well.
Denver Music Institute
4195 S. Broadway
Englewood, CO 80113
The Denver Music Institute is one of Denver’s most reputable musical institutions teaching vocal and singing lessons among many other disciplines. Its reach spans the entire metro area with private lessons available in Denver, Englewood, Highlands Ranch, Centennial, Lone Tree and Littleton. DMI instructors cover a variety of topics including diaphragmatic breathing techniques, speech level singing technique, resonance, music theory and much more. All ages, levels and musical stylings are welcome from child to adult student, making this a one-stop shop for all things musical in your family.
Performance High Vocal Training & Artist Development
2711 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80205
Promising to help you find your place in music, Performance High Vocal Training and Artist Development will cultivate both your voice and your unique style. Its services include vocal training in a number of different genres as well as stage performance instruction that utilizes a curriculum, customized coaching as well as demo song development. With locations in both Denver and Boulder, this coaching is centrally located and available to a majority of the Denver Metro area. Past students have gone on to audition for “American Idol” (Casey Abrams) and “The Voice,” as well as perform in other locally established and reputable Colorado-based bands.