Videos from the IVA student showcase at the Queen

On Saturday, March 15th, the World Café Live and I hosted the IVA student showcase. About 25 of my students performed upstairs at the Queen on Market Street. It was an inspiring afternoon hearing each student share their unique sound. Everyone remarked on the...
Student success stories! John Perkis, choir director

Student success stories! John Perkis, choir director

John Perkis came to me for voice lessons about two years ago. He is a choir director (and jazz band director) at Timber Creek Regional High School in Erial, New Jersey. He is a percussionist by training, and wanted to know about vocal technique so he could better help...
THANK YOU! Surpassed our Kickstarter goal for album #3!

THANK YOU! Surpassed our Kickstarter goal for album #3!

YOU DID IT!!! Friends, thank you for helping raise $12,827 of our asked $10,000 Kickstarter goal. We received even more in donations sent to me via PayPal or privately. I am beyond thrilled. You have now given us even better circumstances for a fruitful recording and...
IVA live at the Barnes Foundation November 1st, 2013 at 8pm

IVA live at the Barnes Foundation November 1st, 2013 at 8pm

On November 1st at 8pm please join us at the beautiful new Barnes Foundation building in Philadephia for a unique concert mixing classical and popular repertoire. I’ll be performing a set of Scandinavian classical music with Linda Lorgus on piano, followed by a...
Back to summer … and school (sigh)

Back to summer … and school (sigh)

Back to school … already?? It was quite a summer here in IVAland. *My students gave a fabulous show at the Ice Cream Festival thanks to Gable Music Ventures. *IVA headlined the Ladybug Festival also thanks to Gable. *IVA also played the Philadelphia Waterfront...

Videos from the Queen!

Just in thank to Mobius Media … videos from our last show at the Queen. More on www.youtube.com/ivasound! Come out to see yours truly on the keys this Thursday at 8:45pm at Loma Coffee for the Ladybug...

Learning melismas

Hi folks! So … have you always wondered how to lean how to sing melismas? You know, the long run of notes you hear Mariah Carey or Christina Aguilera sing. Well, Natalie Weiss breaks it down for you here....
IVA live at the Queen!

IVA live at the Queen!

On May 30 we had a fantastic show at the Queen and I wanted to share some of the photos with you … thank you to John Hayes for taking them all! You’ll need to be a member of Facebook to see them all....

More videos from the IVA student showcase!

One of my students, Rich Habibi, took a long break from singing and has come back to it after many years and big changes in his life. Visit my testimonials on www.ivavoice.com/training to hear more of his story. Here you can hear him sing “She Talks to...
Cover of Delaware Today this month!

Cover of Delaware Today this month!

Dear Friends, This month I have the happy surprise to be featured on the cover of Delaware Today magazine! Inside is an article inside about my teaching and performing work in Delaware and beyond. You can read below or online here...