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Located in Brookside in the heart of Kansas City

Word of the Day

We have arrived at the final day of 2020. What a year. I hope you have enjoyed my word of the day for these final days of 2020. I will keep them on the website through January.

Happy New Year!


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Vocal Athletes

Singing training is physical training. Singers train to be stronger, more flexible and more capable of singing what they want to sing in a functional, healthy manner.


Jeanne LoVetri


Statistics for Alternative Treatment

In 2008, Americans spent approximately $32 billion on alternative therapies for their health.



Benninger, Michael S. & Murray, Thomas. The Singer’s Voice. Plural Publishing. 2008.

GERD stats

Up to 60% of the population in the U.S. will experience some level of GERD during the year (20%-30% weekly).


76% of musicians report they have medical problems that negatively effect their performance.


Sataloff, Robert, M.D., D.M.A. Vocal Health and Pedagogy. Singular Publishers. San Diego & London.

Rockin’ Hair

In 1968, Hair was the first rock musical to be presented on Broadway.


2006 The Voice Workshop, NYC