Lori Fredrics
5 Duke Ct, 5 Duke ct., Park Ridge NJ, 07656
Instruments: Voice
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Rock - Alternative, Electronic
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experience: 25 years
Rate: $75 / hr
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Personal Statement
Located in Park Ridge New Jersey, Bergen Bel Canto Studio offers study with an experienced instructor who has taught singing on the faculty of university music departments in the US and abroad. Singing is taught cross-genre and students of all ages and levels are accepted. Special services include audition preparation, dramatic coaching including aria staging, diction in English, French, German and Italian, sessions for those with performance anxiety, and post surgical voice rehabilitation sessions. Skype sessions are available.
The singing studio uses an integrated approach, where access to a singer's natural vocal strengths, interpretive powers and musical instincts are facilitated. Singing is taught cross genre and combines the latest scientific information about the singing process and time tested traditional techniques
The approach combines traditional bel canto technique, an old fashioned work ethic and the latest in scientific understanding of the singing process. Lessons are results-oriented to help improve the sound of a singer's voice, his or her confidence and make sure that the singer has a repertoire of music learned to performance level.
As a University instructor of voice and private coach to many professional singers, Lori Fredrics of Bergen Bel Canto has been a mentor to performers on both sides of the Atlantic. Her students have appeared on Broadway, in London's West End, at the The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Glastonbury Festival, at such top concert venues and night clubs as London's Cafe de Paris, The Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, The Vortex, and include signed recording artists.
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Lori's Teachers and Coaches
Below is a list of some of the distinguished musicians with whom Lori Fredrics has studied.
The list is in approximate order of commencement of study, however work with several of the singing teachers and coaches often overlap.

Nan Guptill-Crain
Renowned recitalist, student of Vera Rozsa, premiered new works

Pamela Kucenic
Acclaimed American dramatic soprano, noted for Verdi, Wagner, Strauss, Puccini Heroines

Janet Lawson
Jazz singer nominated for Grammy, worked with Duke Ellington, Tommy Flanagan, Rufus Reid

David Jones
One of the leading teachers of singing technique today, student of Alan Linquist

Rose Taylor
Operatic mezzo soprano, concert and new music singer, Grammy nominated recording artist

Gérard Souzay
Widely considered the leading exponent of the genre of French Melodie.

Mignon Dunn
One of the great Wagner and Verdi mezzos, sang in the all the world's leading houses

Terry Lusk
Pianist and coach of artists such as Luciano Pavarotti, Dolara Zajick, Margaret Price

David Garvey
Recital partner of Leontyne Price , Jennie Tourel, Hermann Prey, Itzhak Perlman

Gilda Cruz-Romo
Widely considered one of the greatest sopranos of her generation sang at the Met and La Scala

Joanna Levy
Voice teacher to many of this generation's leading singers, sang at the Metropolitan Opera

Charles T Hammet
Liederkranz Competition ,Grand Prix in the Concours International d’Oratorio et de Lied

Dale Dietert
Piano Coach affiliated with the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Britten-Pears School , UK

Joseph Evans
Leading tenor at La Scala,New Israeli Opera, La Fenice, ENO, HGO and the New York City Opera

Susanne Marsee
Acclaimed American Mezzo varied leading roles Handel, bel canto, Sondheim, Henze

Thomas Lawlor
Highly respected Bass-baritone Covent Garden, English National Opera, D'Oyly Carte



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