Are you feeling frustrated with your singing abilities? Do you experience fatigue, tension, or pain while singing? Perhaps you're scared to perform because of inconsistent vocal technique, or you lack confidence in expressing your favorite songs.
I want you to know that I understand those struggles because I've been through them myself, and they can be incredibly disheartening. It's frustrating when we can't fully express ourselves as singers, and it can negatively impact our self-worth. But I want to assure you that your true voice exists within you, waiting to be heard. And I'm here to help you unlock it and unleash its full potential.
When you train with me, you'll learn essential techniques such as breath support, resonance, posture, diction, and other vocal elements. These tools are crucial in producing beautiful sounds and singing with your full vocal capacity.
So get ready to embark on a journey that will transform your singing abilities. Together, we'll overcome any obstacles standing in your way and help you shine as the confident and expressive singer you were meant to be. Let's bring your true voice to life!
"I believe that anyone can learn to sing with the right training. I refuse to believe that anyone is 'tone deaf'. That word is not in my vocabulary! "
Joelle is a multi-talented individual, excelling in various roles within the music industry. Not only is she a professional vocalist, but she is also a music teacher, musician, opera singer, gospel artist, chorale trainer, and vocal coach. With her extensive knowledge and experience, Joelle has dedicated the past seven years of her life to being a Music Educator, making a profound impact on the lives of countless students.
Originally hailing from the exquisite Island of Jamaica, Joelle's musical journey began there, where she immersed herself in its vibrant music scene. She honed her skills and gained valuable experience on her beloved island. To further her musical education, Joelle pursued a degree in Bachelor of Music Education from the esteemed Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts.
Throughout her musical career, Joelle has had the honor of serving as the lead soprano for the Greater Grace Temple church choir for over a decade. Additionally, she lent her soprano talents to the Emmanuel Choir for approximately two years and the Edna Manley College Choir for five years. It was her unwavering passion for creating harmonious and uplifting worship experiences that led Joelle to extend her expertise as a vocal trainer to churches in need of accompaniment, guidance, and support.
In addition to her choral work, Joelle was also a prominent soprano in the URIM7 gospel band. This groundbreaking band made waves in the music industry by blending gospel, reggae, R&B, jazz, and contemporary music genres. Joelle's involvement with URIM7 took her on both local island tours and tours across the United States, including a memorable performance at the White House in Washington DC.
Joelle's dedication to sharing her knowledge and passion for singing and music is truly inspiring. Through her diverse musical endeavors and her commitment to teaching, she has left an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of those she has encountered.
Singing our theme song during our interview.
On stage performance of “Never gonna stop” at the Caribbean Gospel Tour
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
Our first session will be an introductory one, where I'd listen to my students sing, and I get to learn more about their capabilities. Then we'd discuss their aspirations, where they see themselves headed, things they'd like to learn, and what to expect in each lesson. I'd further develop a plan to work on student's challenges and achieve their full vocal potential.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I'm a music educator by profession. I have a Bachelors degree in Music Education from the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts Jamaica, WI. I have five years of experience teaching vocal and instrumental music to students both at the elementary and high school levels.
How did you get started teaching?
I felt unfulfilled while I studied primary education in Teachers college and decided to switch to music college so I could teach the thing I'm most passionate about.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons?
Online Lessons are scheduled for 30, 45 and/or 60 minutes once per week, and paid monthly at the first lesson of the month. The rates are as follows: