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GWEN CONLEY - VOCAL COACH NYC: HOME

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Want to learn to Sing great?

 
 

I'll teach you to sing and riff from your Heart

 

if that's what you really want...

and that's a promise!

 

 (Of course, you'll work much harder than ever before!)

 

 

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Gwen Conley


EMMY AWARD WINNING

Professional Voice Coach & Trainer

SAG/AFTRA 

 

 

 

PRIVATE SINGING LESSONS

R&B - Pop - Jazz - Praise/Gospel - Hip Hop - B'way

Private lessons will be in January, 2017 
Date will be set soon!

Ripley-Grier Studios
(mid-town Manhattan)

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520 8th Avenue
(3 blocks up from Madison Square Garden)

What Gwen Conley's private singing lessons offer you -

(1) Diaphragmatic Breathing    (2) Vocal Evaluation     (3) Range determination
(4) Extensive Vocal-Strengthening of chest & head registers (your low voice & high voice)
(5) Mastery of simple and complex "Riffs" - pitches and rhythms
(6) Training you to use your emotions to express yourself with "confidence"  
as you sing which is essential in developing your very own "unique" singing style; 
(7) You will definitely learn how to use your "mix" effectively to prevent straining
and to transition from your chest voice to your head voice;
(8) You'll learn how to move smoothly from straight tone to vibrato;
(9) We will build your repertoire with all the great songs you love... that list is endless! 
(10) You'll also learn how to play basic scales and chords and read basic key signatures 
 so you'll be able to find your own keys to songs you'll be performing
before you go to the gig!
 
Fill out Contact Form above left first - 
then call  (212) 321-0278 or (919) 282-8165

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PRIVATE SINGING LESSONS - STUDENTS IN TRAINING

 

 

Vocal-Strengthening Workshop


 

Next workshop will be in January, 2017

Date will be set soon!

7-Hr. Vocal-Strengthening, Riffing, Harmony training

 


&

Performance Workshop

11:00 - 6:00 pm.

The 7-Hr. Workshop includes -

(1)  Private Vocal Assessment 
(2) Diaphragmatic breathing
(3) Range determination
(4) Vocal-strengthening exercises - head voice & chest voice
(5) Extensive Riffing drills and exercises
(6) Extensive Harmony exercises & drills.
       (7) The last hour of the workshop you'll get to sing your 
 "favorite"song with you voice at its best!

There's a Q&A period where you may ask any and all questions
 you need answers to about building your career, to get answers from a 
professional who brings 30+ years of professional
 singing experience, who's also been a of SAG/AFTRA
member for her entire singing career.

 

Fill out Contact Form above left first - 
then call  (212) 321-0278 or (919) 282-8165

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Students SINGING and TRAINING in the Workshop

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Students SINGING and TRAINING in the Workshop

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SINGING COACH working with Workshop students

 

 

"FACETIME"

Online Singing Lessons


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If you can't come in person, book a "live" online FaceTime
or Facebook Messenger session! 

 

 Just fill out the Contact Form above and send it in first.

Then call (212) 321-0278 or (919) 282-8165 to speak with Gwen  Conley

Gwen Conley shares her vast 30+ years of experience as a professional singer,
pianist, recording artist, TV talk/variety show host, successful on-camera 
commercial actor, and jingle singer with her voice students.  Along with her
formal training, she brings many years of successful performance
and studio experience to her voice students, having done
studio session with Ray Charles, Grover Washington, Jr., and opening
for James Brown at the Apollo, Oakland Coliseum, and the LA Coliseum.
 She teaches singing skills in a way that makes her one of the most

sought after singing coaches, "Riffing" specialists, R&B, Pop, Jazz,  
 Gospel and Praise trainers 
in New York City and Raleigh-Durham.  

 

Student Testimonials

 

 

Mrs. Conley is a "passionate" gifted professional!
Mrs. Conley's Seven Hour Vocal-Strengthening Workshop is an experience like no other we've ever had. Imagine training for a marathon or studying for a state exam... The voice training workshop forces us to have that same discipline for something that we actually LOVE doing - singing. There are six hours of intense riffs, runs, and harmonies. At the beginning of your first session you may wonder if your voice could handle working for another six hours, but at the end of the session you feel like you can go on a successful tour.  At the workshop camaraderie is built, and we learn from others' experiences. Our voices feel completely warmed up and we are energized to share our gift with the world. Mrs. Conley is passionate about her work and leaves us feeling enlivened at the end of each workshop. We would love to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with the world and Mrs. Conley's workshops help us to be performance ready. No matter your genre of music we know that everyone feels the experience was well worth it.

Thank you, Mrs. Conley
Melody & Harmony

She has "impressive" credentials - and is a very genuine voice/piano coach-trainer!
I've been to a few other voice teachers in my life. Each had different styles of teaching. Some said one thing while others said another, so I was never really sure who to trust as far as my vocal health. When I heard about Mrs. Conley's class I knew that she was different than other teachers. Especially from the looks of her impressive credentials, I knew I would be getting professional training. After I took the class, I immediately realized a difference in the way I sang and I felt confident with my voice. Thank you Mrs. Conley!    
Will Kangis

She's was "great" with my 7 yr. old daughter!
I took my 7 year old daughter, Hadassah, to her first private singing lesson with Mrs. G, and it was a very positive experience.  First of all, I must say that  Mrs. G's singing lessons works great with children and did an excellent job of building positive rapport with Hadassah.  Hadassah worked on her vocal range for the first time and Mrs. G taught her about her vocal range and gave her some exercises that she could used to strengthen her voice. Mrs. G also taught her the beginning of a classical music song on piano and Hadassah was able to pick it up very quickly.  Mrs. G very much understands the character dynamics of artists and in particular aspiring singers even as young as my daughter.  Mrs. G is also considerate and thoughtful about what her young students are exposed to when they choose the songs they want to perform.  I highly recommend Mrs. G for private vocal training.  She is interested in training children to be well-rounded artists with an understanding of music theory as well so that they can choose their own key signatures and gain the respect and longevity in the music industry that they deserve, should they choose that path."     Karl Thompson

 


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Various Singing Workshops  - strengthening & Riffing Prep sessions 

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                RDU  singers                                               Barcelona Gospel Choir
Vocal-strengthening Workshop                                      Barcelona, Spain

 "We learned how to do fabulous 'riffs' with more feeling and vocal expression, had a great time 
 with Ms. G, and very happy to return home to share our new skills and repertoire with our
church congregation!"
 

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 Mrs. Conley is the "real" deal!
There are countless vocal coaches in NYC but Gwen Conley is the real deal.   Gwen Conley has great ears and upon hearing me sing only a few notes she was able to give me helpful corrections that no other voice teacher had ever given me. She taught me how to properly exercise my voice and to use all of my resonators so that I have a more beautiful tone. Gwen is a great singing teacher and coach, and has really good taste in phrasing. She was able to offer ideas for runs and improvisations that fit with my natural singing style.  If you want to sing with great phrasing and style, you need vocal coaching with Gwen Conley.     
 Matthew Peteroy
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