Voice and Music Lessons
For Adults and Children
Get to know Russell Gores a guitar, ukulele, piano and voice teacher on our Confident Voice Studio team.
Aaron Carney earned his BA in music from University of Portland, he moved to Flagstaff, Arizona where he got a Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance and a Performance Certificate both from Northern Arizona University.
Deanna Maio (she/her) is a voice, piano and ukulele teacher and acting coach, specializing in providing voice functions for singers, speakers, and actors. She teaches in private voice coaching, workshops, courses, and lectures for children and adults with remote students around the world in Portland, Oregon. She is the founder of Confidence Voice Studio.
Melissa Sondergeld-Hood is music/theater teacher and professional theatre artist in the Portland area. She taught at Mayer Christian School for 4 years and is active and working in local theater. She graduated from Warner Pacific University in 2015 in Music and Theatre Education. She learned to play the clarinet at the age of 10, started in theater at the age of 15, and then sang from the age of 19.
At Confident Voice Studio, our teachers are always learning! This is great for you for many reasons. First, they are well-versed in the content they teach and can answer questions that students have. Second, they have seen the challenges that students often face when learning new material and can...