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Find out more about VocalizeU Artist Intensive Melbourne! MAY 21-22

 VocalizeU founder Dave Stroud is bringing mini VUAI to Melbourne for the very first time!

The VocalizeU Artist Intensive is the most comprehensive and unique artist development event available. We use our industry reach and years of successful events, to create the most influential, inspiring, educational and engaging singing musical experience. Anyone who wants to further express their talents and hone their skills, will greatly benefit from attending this amazing event.

Early Bird Pricing ends April 30th so get in quick!

As a special BONUS offer all VUAI Attendees will get a FREE COPY of SINGPRO Digital Vocal Training Program worth $150!

Broadway Star Shoshana Bean endorses VocalizeU Artist Intensiv...

Even Broadway's Wicked Star Shoshana Bean says you MUST work with Dave Stroud when he comes to Melbourne! Shoshana has worked with Mentor and Vocal Coach; Dave Stroud in developing her "Artistry, Narrative and Crafting her Style and Sound". You too can have this experience! REGISTER NOW for VocalizeU Artist Intensive Melbourne May 21-22 @ www.daniellesoccio.com And ALL Attendees get a FREE version of SINGPRO Digital Vocal Program worth $150!

Posted by Danielle Soccio Vocal Studios & Entertainment on Tuesday, 5 April 2016


Event Details:

Saturday May 21st 2016 - Full Day of Singing Artist Workshops

Time: 930am to 530pm

What will be covered;

Foundation and basics for sound and voice production

All voices are subject to the laws of sound and voice production.  Learn how and why the voice does what it does and how you can use this knowledge to create Freedom and Ease in your singing.

Learn key vocal principles as used by Dave's students and celebrity clients. Learn about vocal physiology and the muscles involved in creating a range of power and strength. Voice science concepts covered are Vowel Tuning, Vocal Formants and Harmonics of the vocal instrument.

Vocal calisthenics are important for many reasons, and every singer needs to work their voice daily to produce the agility and endurance a singer needs to be effective with their voice.  What is right for one singer may be wrong for the next.  We will be assessing the specific needs of different singers, Stylising and applying the right training and helping all those in attendance to know what to listen for, in a vocal assessment. Dave will show the correct process for maintaining a strong, healthy voice. By the end of this workshop you will have the knowledge and skills to take your own voice to the next level.

Singing with Freedom and Owning Songs!

What we all want to do with our vocal training is sing songs, right?  Let's dig in and sing! Applying all the knowledge of the foundation and the development of voice to songs is key to becoming a singer with Freedom, Empowerment and Enjoyment.  Additionally, this class will address the need for development of uniqueness and individual sound and help you find your unique path as a performing artist.  Whether you sing in your quiet time, theatre, cabaret, choir, community group, as a songwriter or you want to be a rock star, these concepts can be applied to all singers at all levels, and will equip you for a life in music.


Artist Identity.

What is your brand and why should fans love you? This class will dig into the process of making sure you know who you are as a singer, your brand, who you are to your fans, and how to present yourself to the music world. EVERY successful artist knows what their brand is, what songs they will or will not sing, and how to continually build their brand to be recognised, and relevant in the music business.

Whether you want to get a gig, have a you tube channel or get serious about the music industry, by the end of this workshop you will know how to effectively package and present yourself to your personal audience and the music industry.

We're looking for 10 Live Performers for the Saturday event.

This is VIA AUDITION ONLY! Perform live in the workshop for Dave Stroud with Direct Feedback and Vocal Stylising. We're looking for a wide range of different singers of all vocal levels! 

Please contact the event organiser to submit your video and request permission to purchase this option. (Do Not purchase this ticket option without an audition and approval from the event organiser)

We ask you to upload an audition video to youtube or vimeo and email your link only to info@daniellesoccio.com  (send email LINK ONLY, do not send the video via email)

The extra cost to performer will be $40 plus the full day rate for VUAI. Video Submissions close April 25th unless sold out prior.

Sunday May 22nd 2016 - In Depth Information Sharing Session

Time 10am to 1.30pm 

A further in depth look and discussion on the vocal science of the voice and how to adapt that to performance, based on VocalizeU pedagogy. Aimed at Vocal Coaches and Singing Enthusiasts who want further in depth education, conversation plus Q&A. Lead and guided by Dave Stroud but gives attendees the opportunity to participate in a hands on session, share their knowledge and observe process of teaching.

For some it may not be about learning something new but its about sharing and accessing these principles more deeply.

Venue: JMC College Auditorium - 171 Bank St, South Melbourne, VIC 3205

Contact Details: Danielle Soccio Vocal Studios P: 0412 531 959 E: info@daniellesoccio.com

Dave's Biography

Dave Stroud has successfully applied the technical, artistic, scientific, and developmental aspects of the voice to thousands of voices all over the world. Through his scientific approach blended with his focus on artistry, Dave has been named one of the world’s leading vocal coaches, working with artists such as One Direction, Justin Bieber, Natasha Bedingfield, Kelly Clarkson, and even Michael Jackson.

Internationally renowned, Dave has been asked to share his expertise through his master-classes around the world including Australia, Austria, Germany, France, the UK, Mexico, China, Singapore, Korea, and Japan, to name a few.

Dave pioneered the leading vocal company VocalizeU.  Through this company, Dave has created SingPro, a vocal program designed to individually assess a singer’s voice and create personalized warm-ups and practice tips.  SingPro is used by top singers in the music industry including Natasha Bedingfield, Big Sean, Jordin Sparks, and Martina McBride. It is also used as core curriculum in many national and international music schools including South Plains College, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, Tokyo Shabuya School of Music, Sendai School of Music, and others.

Establishing a strong vocal community is a priority for Dave, which has led him to create organizations for teachers and singers including VocologyInPractice, Speech Level Singing teacher certification program, the VocalizeU Artist Intensive Summer Event, and the VocalizeU Songwriting Winter Retreat. These associations have created an environment for singers and teachers alike, and bring otherwise inaccessible education and connections to all.

He teaches GRAMMY Nominee Natasha Bedingfield and has helped her prepare for performances for the Billboard Music Awards, iHeartRadio, and SNL.

With three-time GRAMMY Award winner Kelly Clarkson, Dave worked on her Piece by Piece tour and helped her prepare for her duet with multi-platinum selling artist Josh Groban on a PBS TV special.

Dave teaches singer, songwriter, and producer Mike Posner.  Posner has written hit after hit including Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend”, Maroon 5’s “Sugar”, and his own US Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 single “Cooler Than Me”.

Dave worked with singer and songwriter Nathan Sykes to prepare him for the release of his top charting singles debuting his solo career.  Nathan is former singer of world famous band, The Wanted.

Dave worked with nine-time GRAMMY Award Winner Justin Timberlake and was then asked by Justin to work with every singer on his label, Tennman Records.

He has worked with two-time GRAMMY Award Winner Frank Ocean for his performances for the GRAMMYs and SNL.

Dave works with Kether Donohue of the hit TV show on FX “You’re the Worst”.  He also helped prepare her for her role on Grease: Live where she appears alongside Nick Jonas, Olivia Newton-John, and Julianne Hough.

As vocal coach to American Music Award Winner Jordin Sparks, Dave worked with her for her first headlining tour, The Battlefield Tour.

He worked with GRAMMY Award Nominee Adam Lambert on both his American Idols LIVE! and We Are Glamily Tours.  He also helped prepare Adam for his performances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno.

Dave worked with the legendary GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Michael Jackson on his “This is It” tour as his personal vocal coach.

Other notable names Dave has worked with are Johnny Rzeznik (lead singer of the Goo Goo Dolls), Martina McBride, Andy Brown (lead singer of the band Lawson), and James Valentine (Maroon 5).

He worked on Season 8,9, and 10 of the American Idol tours and all 4 seasons of NBC’s The Sing Off working as a vocal coach with the show’s participants.

Dave loves being able to contribute to an artist’s journey. Whichever level of their artistry they fall, Dave has the tools to help them be their best and push even farther.  With over 30 years of experience, Dave uses a “Student Centered” teaching approach, so he is able to adapt his approach to any level of singer.

Singers Dave Has Worked With Include:

Michael Jackson - Justin Bieber - One Direction - Kelly Clarkson -Demi Lovato - Martina McBride - Natasha Bedingfield - Nathan Sykes (The Wanted) - Frank Ocean - Johnny Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls) - Ben Folds - A Great Big World - Andy Grammer - Jordin Sparks - Cee Lo Green - Adam Lambert - Pentatonix - Shoshana Bean - Casey Veggies - Cody Simpson - Mike Posner - KeKe Palmer - Pierre Bouvir (Simple Plan) - Wendy Moten - Adrienne Bailon (The Cheetah Girls) - Zach Porter (All Star Weekend) - Angel Haze - Rachael Lampa - Ledisi - Daniel Bedingfield - Goapele - Scott Stapp (Creed) - Diego Boneta (Rock of Ages)  - Terry Ellis (En Vogue) - Topol (fiddler on the roof) - Val Kilmer - Rain (k-pop) - Jay Park (k-pop) - Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys) - Tom Johnston (The Doobie Brothers) - The Sing Off - American Idol

*Free SINGPRO digital download offer is for Mac or PC only. A free download and access code will be given to all attendees following the workshop to help you continue your vocal development.