Honing your skills
Further your talents by creating new choices, colors, and expressions in your voice! Learn how to approach a song as an acting performance as well as a musical one. Prepare for multiple performances by practicing healthy vocal techniques and tricks. Students have the opportunity to sing in quarterly performances at MCL Chicago and also get $2 off every MCLChicago show!
Session length: 1 hour
Learn how to pick the best audition piece for you and the show. Discover what audition cuts show off your best abilities, create characters through vocal and physical choices, and learn what to do when something goes wrong.
Rate: $30 for half hour coaching
$50 for one hour coaching
Have a musical piece ready but have never worked it with an accompanist? Rachel is able to workshop accompaniments with a vocalist in order to prepare for his or her performance or audition.
Session Length: 30 min
Group Workshops: Improve your Ensemble!*
Group workshops focus on ensemble based singing. Create harmonies, find rhythms, and learn how to blend with your fellow cast members. Group classes focus on ensemble based singing. Create harmonies, find rhythms, and learn how to blend as a group.
Rachel specializes in teaching basic musicianship, musical group warm ups, creating improvised songs, and musical movement, but can tailor any class to any ensemble.
*Workshop students receive a discount on their first private lesson with Rachel!
Session: 2 hours
Minimum: 10 students/class
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"Rachel is excellent. Her passion for voice technique shines in the way her lessons are run. After one month of lessons, there was dramatic improvement in my range. After three months of lessons, there was dramatic improvement in my confidence and technique. I highly recommend Rachel to anyone who's looking to get the most out of their voice."