Testimonials

"One of the deep challenges for voice teachers here at the O'Neill Center's NTI is the wide range of experience the actors present. This is Lisa's great gift - she is able to identify and connect to each person’s particular vocal issue, and immediately help that person grow. I have seen her mentor actors who have never sung in public and actors who have made singing an important part of their lives. For those two extremes and all in between, Lisa challenges, nurtures and brings to a whole new level of proficiency. She brings out the voice in the artist."

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David Jaffe —
Artistic Director, National Theatre Institute - O'Neill Theatre Center

"Lisa has a great eye for talent. I will meet with any of Lisa’s students coming to Los Angeles to work: I know they are professional and ready to go. I know they will be fully prepared for whatever audition comes their way."

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Pam Fisher — Vice President A3 Artists Agency; Head Youth Division, LA
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"As a Musical Director, I have called on Lisa when I have a professional singer who has a specific problem that needs to be solved very quickly, in some cases a few hours before a show.  I know that she can guide the singer through the choices they have, even when they are scared about singing through an illness.  I have also worked with Lisa Rochelle for over 10 years as Music Supervisor for many musical projects at La Guardia Arts High School. I’ve referred many students to her over the years.   I have seen her take young people with little or no experience and transform them into singers who have a technique that they can rely on for the rest of their careers.  Her extensive knowledge about physiology has been extremely helpful to me as I try to assess the best path for a young singer who needs help healing from an illness or injury. Lisa is kind and patient and yet brings a gentle “no nonsense” attitude when it is necessary to break a singer out of the patterns that are holding them back.  Knowing I can call on her to help young singers succeed has been instrumental to my success at La Guardia.  I look forward to continue working with her in the future!"

Larry Pressgrove— Music Director
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"Lisa Rochelle is an exceptional voice teacher...she really gets results! Since I’ve been working with Lisa the difference in my voice is, as my acting coach put it, "night and day"! She is endlessly patient, kind and very effective. After only a few months of working with Lisa, I noticed a dramatic difference in my singing; my sound was stronger and more resonant, I could sing longer without tiring,  my belt became incredibly easy, and I was rapidly becoming comfortable and confident with music that a few months prior was about to put on the shelf!   Lisa really takes the time to make sure that what we are working on is making sense to me, and is always asking how I would describe a sensation or technique, then uses those words and imagery with me from week to week;  she offers a level of personal attention and investment that sets her apart from the rest.  I've now been studying with her for over a year and a half, and her lessons are an indispensable part of my ongoing vocal health and care regimen.  I am so happy to call myself one of her students!"

Emily Mattheson— Voiceover Actor,  AEA Actor and Singer
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"The first few months studying with Lisa were more productive than all of my previous years of study combined.  She is incredibly thorough and helps me immensely in understanding the anatomy of my instrument, in releasing my habitual tensions, and in finding a more free and open sound.  I recommend her to anyone looking for a voice teacher!"

Ali Stoner — AEA, SAG/AFTRA
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"Lisa is a very kind and gifted teacher. My belt has become so incredibly easy – I don’t have to think about belting, mixing, etc. – it’s all just there and comes flying out!! I have never had a teacher give me so many useful tips and teach me skills that I can hone when I'm on my own. She continually personalizes our lessons together to further my practice, which has led to opening up my voice in ways I hadn't expected!"

Kimberly Austin— NYC
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"I am a pop musician who has been working with Lisa for close to a year and a half. Each lesson, I learn distinctive techniques to keep my voice studio ready and I’ve gained a ton of confidence along the way. Lisa helps me understand how to break down my own original music so I could perform with better breathwork and intonation. When I started with Lisa, I had no idea how to take control of my voice. Lisa showed me that working on voice is not just about sounding good, but she shows me HOW to keep the voice HEALTHY from a technical/physical standpoint. Not only is Lisa an incredibly knowledgeable instructor, she is a compassionate person who really cares about her students and understands ups and downs that come along with being a musician.  Definitely work with Lisa if you have the opportunity!"

Carly Shea— Pop Singer
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"I need to be in top vocal shape all the time as both Cantor and singer with a 20-year career. I have had numerous vocal technicians and coaches through the years.  No one comes close to the expertise and talent of Lisa Rochelle; she is the most knowledgeable and helpful voice specialist I have ever encountered. Lisa is freeing my voice & giving me the tools to get through marathon singing weeks and that address my longevity as a singer, as well.  She continually guides me in optimizing the voice/body connection with her vast Alexander Technique background and unmatched vocal expertise; no matter how physically tired I am, I have vocal and physical strategies that allow me to get through my singing commitments better than ever before. Lisa also offers invaluable performance guidance when we work on songs for concerts. I leave each and every lesson with some new knowledge and growth as a singer and performer. Lisa is a consummate professional and a warm, kind, encouraging and loving soul; I trust her with my voice and my spirit and feel blessed to be working regularly with her.  I am so grateful to Lisa Rochelle, and you will be too!"

Deborah Jacobson — AEA, SAG/AFTRA

"I knew I needed a more commercial and versatile musical theater sound for today's market. In a matter of a few weeks, Lisa was able to unlock potential in my voice that I didn't know I had. What's amazing is that Lisa's teaching has given me a Broadway belt and contemporary sound while strengthening my soprano voice! The atmosphere Lisa creates during a lesson has empowered me by her support and knowledge about the voice. I am now able to use all of the colors of my voice with confidence- she's wonderful!"

Krystal Wheeler — NYC

"I came to Lisa after getting over a vocal injury due to acid reflux. She not only helped me heal, but she made my voice grow exponentially; Lisa has truly changed my voice.  I've had numerous voice teachers in the past, and very few can adjust and mold to what each student needs like Lisa can. Within a few short months, Lisa helped open up my legit voice, helped build my belt voice basically from scratch and has given me confidence in areas of my voice that I never thought I would have.  She has a much more tangible approach to teaching voice, which has allowed me to actually understand what is happening while I'm singing.  Lisa is patient, smart and incredibly talented at what she does. I would recommend her to anyone!"

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DB — AEA
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"I’d been through so many teachers in my life, searching for someone who could help me the way Lisa has. She understands the voice and body unlike anyone else; it’s like opening the door to a world you never knew existed. She is far more than what you’d define as just a voice teacher. Her depth of knowledge in so many disciplines and techniques is astounding. Lisa understands how everything in the body is connected and addresses every aspect. She is incredibly nurturing and truly cares about your long term success both as a performer and healthy human. She gives you all the tools necessary to thrive in your work. Beyond grateful to her"

Noah Pyzik — NYC
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"Working with Lisa Rochelle has truly been one of the greatest gifts I have received in my journey as a professional performer. I was diagnosed with a pathology years ago that took a toll on my confidence as a singer. By the time I met Lisa I still carried with me anxiety that my voice would blow out at any moment. And because of this anxiety I would get so nervous at auditions that my technique would go out the window.  But… I now have a set of warm ups that I know work for me EVERY SINGLE TIME, and so what I’m most thankful for is that Lisa has truly given me vocal freedom. Lisa has really opened up my belt and mix - I feel like a completely different singer then when I started with her three years ago. Recently I sang for an important industry person and was very nervous to sing for him. I truly believe that the old habits would have let those nerves get the best of me. Thankfully, because of the work I have done with Lisa, my technique was so solid that I was able to get past my nerves and give a performance that I felt great about. Lastly, yet most importantly, every time I finish a lesson with Lisa, I leave her studio smiling. I leave feeling confident and empowered. I feel very lucky to have found a safe place where not only I can grow and hone my craft but where I am reminded again and again of why I love to sing."

Amy Soraghan— NYC
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"I can say without any hint of exaggeration that Lisa Rochelle is a miraculous voice teacher. Having gone to a prestigious and competitive music conservatory years ago, I considered myself to have had solid technique before studying with Lisa. I had no idea of the potential for growth my instrument had or the unlocking that was possible through studying with her. Her knowledge of the vocal mechanism is limitless, and her kind but pragmatic demeanor make her a powerful mentor; you can count on having a meaningful and dynamic lesson each and every time. I wouldn’t trust my voice with anyone else!"

Jenna Dellacco — AEA, Voice Teacher, Producer
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"After working with a few different teachers in NY, I was blessed to find my way to Lisa! Lisa’s thorough understanding of the voice and body led me to many breakthroughs with my singing - she is able to break things down in an incredibly accessible way! I was trained classically, and I didn’t have a solid mix/belt technique.  Now my legit singing is also much healthier, and I’m finding my belt in a healthy way that is opening me up to be able to sing all sorts of new rep for contemporary musical theatre. Exercises that seem basic and sometimes tedious continue to lead to the most exciting breakthroughs!  Not only has Lisa taught me to approach vocal production in a whole new way, but we’ve also coached repertoire in many lessons. Her tips are always extremely helpful - she has the best insights when it comes to acting beats and performance , as well. Lisa is an amazing vocal technician AND acting coach. I would recommend her to anyone!"

Kayleen Seidl — AEA
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"Lisa has been an absolute godsend and a real game changer for my voice. I’ve had a few vocal coaches and speech therapists in NY, and Lisa is by far the most thorough and effective of all.  I used to receive frequent audition feedback from TV/Film Casting Directors and my acting coaches that related to problems with my voice; I had an underlying vocal cord issue causing a lot of tightness. This year I’ve consistently received compliments that my voice has been transformed and feedback re: how much more effective my delivery is. I credit all this to training with Lisa. And I am a far better storyteller, as a result!

I was also able to avoid vocal cord surgery with all the techniques Lisa taught me, as my vocal quality significantly improved. Lisa has an incredible knack for what's going with your vocal instrument, is incredibly patient, and she teaches in a way that is highly personalized and prescriptive for your unique situation."

Anand Ray— NYC
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"I started seeing Lisa after suffering from a vocal injury that I didn’t fully understand. She helped illuminate what had happened in a way that was thorough and deeply personal, guiding me through steps to recovery with patience and care.  I’m now able to use my voice in a healthful and sustainable way, and with a far greater understanding of its inner workings. I am singing confidently again, and I could not have done it without Lisa!"

Hannah Matusow — NYC
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"Lisa’s approach to teaching is truly unparalleled. She creates a completely comfortable environment where any and all questions are valid. She gives her students all the tools they need and is incredibly attentive to each person. In the few months I have worked with her, Lisa has reshaped the way I think about my voice and my approach to singing. My voice feels freer and fuller than it ever has. Lisa is generous and wildly knowledgeable, and I highly recommend her as a teacher!"

Ellie — NYC
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"I love working with Lisa! She takes away the mystery of singing. She explains the mechanics of singing in a very concrete and tangible way that is easy to apply in daily practice. She also is extremely knowledgeable about the anatomy of the voice and maintaining optimal vocal health, which is essential as a performer. Singing is no longer an elusive act for me, and I am singing with more ease than I ever thought possible!"

Caroline Davis— NYC
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"Lisa has helped me hone my voice as both an actor and a singer. In my relatively short time with her, I have felt the incredible progress I’ve made, all of which I owe to her. Even in my earliest weeks of working with Lisa, she helped me feel comfortable in my body and understand its connection to proper vocal technique—both of which gave me greater confidence in performing. She’s open and friendly, yet honest and straightforward. She creates a warm but hardworking environment--one that inspires an actor to take risks and craft their piece."

Aaron Greenberg — Young Arts Presidential Scholar Recipient 2017

"I came to Lisa with specific goals in mind for my voice. From the perspective of true vocal health and sustainability, Lisa’s methods quickly helped me see improvements in my technique, and expanded my voice in ways I didn’t know were possible while still making me feel that it was still my own true voice. Throughout our work, she is always very aware of both my short term goals, such as upcoming auditions or callbacks, and long term goals, and always makes sure we’re focusing on the right things. I always recommend her to friends and colleagues no matter what their goals are."

Julia Procaccino — NYC

"I came to Lisa with a litany of stress, bad habits and survival techniques to get through auditions and rehearsals.  There wasn't enough joy in my singing because I had to work so hard to "muscle" through music. Lisa could always evaluate the technical problems immediately and set me on a course to free my voice and create beautiful sounds with great ease.  My voice now has the versatility to move from classical musical theatre to contemporary pop and rock without the pain of over-work!"

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Aliza Loewy — AEA

"Lisa Rochelle was a godsend. My daughter was a vocal student at LaGuardia High School. An illness junior year left her vocal cords and larynx badly damaged. Luckily, we found Lisa. Not only did she help rehabilitate my daughter’s voice, she also guided us through a very difficult medical nightmare with grace, patience, sensitivity and honesty. Before coming to Lisa we did not think that college auditions would even have been a possibility  -- in fact, we were not certain my daughter would sing again. Just this weekend we learned that my daughter was accepted to the majority of vocal programs she auditioned for!  There was no way she could have done it without Lisa."

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Naomi Berger — Mother of Iliana, LaGuardia Vocal
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"Lisa Rochelle is a wonderful teacher. I recognized from day one that she is a teacher with a passion for pedagogy and for seeing her students improve. She really understands the inner workings of the human voice, and can break it down in a way that explains exactly what is going on. I’m a private violin instructor myself, and I couldn’t be happier with our lessons., I can’t recommend Lisa highly enough!!"

Reilley Vegh— Pop Singer

"Lisa Rochelle has been a blessing. Patient and knowledgeable, she has helped me develop a healthy vocal technique, and she has been one of the greatest teachers I have had. Lisa cares. On many occasions she modifies exercises and lessons and tailors it specifically for that day; she creates them so that you can do them at your own pace. Lisa is understanding. If she notices that I have a lot going on, she works around it as much as she can so that the lessons can be productive . Lisa is absolutely amazing, and I am so glad Lisa is as wonderful as she is, I recommend her all the time to anyone who is looking for a vocal teacher."

Timothy Guzman — NYC
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"In the time I have worked with Lisa, my voice has not only totally transformed but I also booked my first professional job and obtained my Equity card! I also managed to tackle the very challenging role of Anne in A Little Night Music. I know I could not have done these things without the expert guidance and care of Lisa Rochelle. She will change your life."

Dory Lorenz — AEA

"Lisa is by far the best teacher I’ve ever had (5!). After losing my upper range on a grueling National Tour, you could drive a truck through my vibrato, and my confidence was shot.  From working with Lisa, my belt/mix is now healthier than ever before, and my head voice is back – I’m singing High D's!! I learned more in my first year with Lisa then I had learned in the 15 years of lessons prior. There is no mystery or voodoo about why certain things work. Even the craziest exercise is explained in a scientific manner. I honestly believe that Lisa could help even the most seasoned performer to sing healthier and more confidently."

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Diane Terrusa — AEA
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"Lisa Rochelle is NYCs best, and I am forever grateful.  I was afraid I’d damage my voice while in rehearsal for a new show in a high-profile NY theater festival; I had to scream nightly in multiple scenes on stage. Lisa went through the scenes with me step by step to help find techniques so that I wouldn't hurt my voice. Thanks to Lisa, I feel I have tools to use my voice efficiently and healthily on stage. I'm not kidding when I say that Lisa is NYCs best, and you'll be lucky to have her on your team!"

Yael Rizowy — AGMA, SAG/AFTRA
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"Lisa Rochelle is a colossal teaching talent who is reverently devoted to empowering her students with physiologically-sound information and practice strategies. Her students develop a healthy, seamless voice that moves easily between multiple styles and genres effortlessly. Her vocal tools assure technical mastery and de-mystify vocal mechanics for the singer.  Lisa’s students take charge of their unique instrument;  they ‘own’ their technique and can ‘forget it’ to be present and truthful to their storytelling in performance."

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"There is NO DOUBT that Lisa’s teaching, guidance and expertise was directly responsible for my first big job years ago (Broadway National Tour of Guys & Dolls) and that Lisa’s continued coaching led to other successes, including securing my new agent and subsequent Broadway shows. Lisa's ability to break down a song and mold it to whatever audition you have is invaluable. She also has a way of getting right "to it". Often I’d come to class with a brand new piece and no time to prepare, and by the end of class I felt as if I had been doing it for years. Once Lisa taught me how to turn auditioning into performing...wow...my entire career changed, and I began to work!"

Jay Brian Winnick — AEA, SAG/AFTRA

"Lisa Rochelle is an outstanding voice teacher! As a speech pathologist specializing in singers with vocal injury, I have worked jointly for years with Lisa in helping to determine the best treatment program for singers who have been referred to her for help. She is especially helpful to performers who are experiencing vocal issues or are recovering from vocal injury, such as nodules, polyps, muscle tension, etc.. She works closely with ENT doctors and voice therapists in the New York area and understands the anatomy and physiology involved in voice production so that she can guide a student in acquiring healthy vocal habits. Not only does Lisa have the technical skills that make her such a good teacher, she is an empathic, friendly, and kind person who understands and is supportive of the emotional issues often faced by singers and actors."

Shirley Tennyson — CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist/Voice therapist
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"In the time I have trained with Lisa I have grown as both a vocalist and as an artistic individual. Working with Lisa is not only a technical experience concerning the workings of the voice, but each lesson is also a bridge between your health and lifestyle choices as a vocalist and how those choices impact your vocal abilities as well as your overall mental and physical health. Over the course of four years I have worked with Lisa for varying durations of time, depending on my rehearsal and performance demands. I have needed periods as short as a few weeks to get into vocal shape for vocally taxing shows. The improvements I’ve seen in a few weeks have come from simply following Lisa’s methodic and precise technical instruction in combination with her other suggested vocal remedies; her work has equipped me with invaluable tools that I continue to use as a basis in my daily regimen, no matter how simple a song/scene nor how complex.  What makes her teaching method best for me is her ability to be completely transparent and honest while maintaining both a professional and personally nurturing environment. Lessons really cross into the realm of learning from a well rounded human being who is gifted in the art of shaping vocalists with wide ranges of talent. Working with Lisa is both a pleasure and an honor."

Damaras Obi — Actor, Author
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"I am so grateful that a teacher of mine recommended I study with Lisa. She is a master teacher who understands healthy singing and authentic expression. Before studying with Lisa, I was an operatic/legit singer who struggled to mix and belt. Even after studying for a few years with other teachers, I did not feel in control of my voice with contemporary musical theater or pop/rock music. That changed when I met Lisa. She has helped me build reliable and consistent technique in the contemporary and pop/rock genres. Now I feel confident preparing roles and songs I never thought were possible! I am grateful for Lisa’s precision and attention on the whole voice and body. In my time working with Lisa, my voice has felt more free, supported, and versatile than it ever has."

Mary Baron— NYC
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"Working with Lisa has helped me grow tremendously as both an actor and singer. I came to Lisa with the goal of perfecting my belt/mix. She has opened my eyes to a completely new way of thinking about the voice, which has allowed me to explore and find vocal freedom in my belt/mix. Lisa explains the mechanics of the voice in an intricate yet completely tangible way, which has has allowed me to fearlessly explore and free parts of my voice through her precise, hands-on exercises and techniques.

With audition material, Lisa not only works on perfecting the vocal elements, but also the acting and intent behind the lyrics. She pushes you to implement the body, voice and mind as a whole. Every piece I have worked on with Lisa has felt 100% audition ready.

With every single lesson I take with Lisa, I walk away with a new, mind-blowing chapter of knowledge and understanding of the voice. She has given me such confidence, and I always leave each lesson with a smile and sense of empowerment. I have made astounding progress in a short time with her. Lisa is truly an incredible vocal teacher!"

Ashlee Pallay— NYC
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"Having studied with numerous teachers in NYC over the years, I found myself wanting. Enter Lisa Rochelle. The technique Lisa has fostered has been life-changing for me (and I don't use that term lightly). The tools Lisa offers are applicable to everything from contemporary pop to classic standards.
Working with Lisa on technique actually allowed me to live more truthfully from moment to moment as an actor in a song, as well as opening up an entire upper register that I didn’t know I had.  Lisa recognizes that the delivery of a song is about something much larger than technique alone; I have gleaned tremendous insights into interpretation, phrasing & how to structure a song during our lessons, as much as I have technical insights.
To have a solid approach on which I can rely has made performing - particularly auditioning - an expressive opportunity which I now experience fully, and actually enjoy! I owe this to Lisa. She is a remarkable teacher. And something of a secret weapon."

Ramzi Khalaf — AEA

"Lisa Rochelle is very talented and teaches with great clarity and wisdom. It is always a pleasure to see her students audition – they have technique!!"

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David Loud — Broadway Musical Director: Ragtime, Sondheim on Sondheim,Curtains, Porgy & Bess

"Lisa Rochelle is highly skilled at taking the mystery out of singing. She was a great help to the trainees of the (Alexander Teacher-Training) program much due to her in depth understanding of the physiology involved in the act of singing, her exuberance and patience, and her extensive training in and understanding of the Alexander technique itself."

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Thomas Lemens — Director, NY Institute of the Alexander Technique
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"Lisa has completely changed the way I think about singing. In the short amount of time we’ve been working together, I’ve already begun to discover a more competitive, healthier and truer voice."

Monica Blume — AEA, SAG/AFTRA

"When I came to Lisa, I had just been told that I had nodules. I was freaked. Little did I know that Lisa would be the key to changing my vocal production by giving me precise instructions and practical exercises. My voice went from being squeezed & pressed to being open & free! Along with her vast knowledge of singer - friendly supplements, diet and medical information she helped me to find homeostasis of healthy body and voice. I am incredibly grateful for the time, thought, and care Lisa has put into my process. I am confident that you will find her to be the same nurturing, holistic teacher I have grown so fond of."

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SK — NY Singer/Dancer/Actor/Voice teacher

"I went to Lisa for some specific issues re: my singing.  She works every angle to help you to achieve your vocal goals, and she attacks your issues directly.  She is a compassionate listener. Lisa is kind, empathetic and understands the plight of the performer having been one herself. I am very happy I found her!!"

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Robin S — AEA SAG/AFTRA

"Lisa Rochelle is a genius!  She understands vocal health better than anyone I know and has worked miracles with our clients!"

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Halley Shefler — Founder, ArtsBridge, LLC –  Performing Arts College Consulting Specialists

"Lisa is not only an outstanding teacher of vocal technique; she helps her clients learn how to take care of their voices to stay healthy and maximize their vocal power.  She understands the nuances of character and story, helping actors use the full range of expression to enrich both speech and singing.  She really cares and goes above and beyond to support her students' needs.  I look forward to working with her again!"

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Miranda Barry— Executive Dir., Producer Loire Valley Theatre Festival, Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom
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"Lisa Rochelle is a colossal teaching talent who is reverently devoted to empowering her students with physiologically-sound information and practice strategies. Her students develop a healthy, seamless voice that moves easily between multiple styles and genres effortlessly. Her vocal tools assure technical mastery and de-mystify vocal mechanics for the singer.  Lisa’s students take charge of their unique instrument;  they ‘own’ their technique and can ‘forget it’ to be present and truthful to their storytelling in performance."

Kayleen Seidl Lisa Rochelle Voice Teacher NYC Best Voice Teacher NYC NYC Best Voice teacher Voice Lessons NYC Healthy Belting Learn Broadway mix/belt Holistic Voice Teacher Musical Theater College Audition Prep Singing Voice Specialist Therapeutic Voice lessons

"As a Musical Director, I have called on Lisa when I have a professional singer who has a specific problem that needs to be solved very quickly, in some cases a few hours before a show.  I know that she can guide the singer through the choices they have, even when they are scared about singing through an illness.  I have also worked with Lisa Rochelle for over 10 years as Music Supervisor for many musical projects at La Guardia Arts High School. I’ve referred many students to her over the years.   I have seen her take young people with little or no experience and transform them into singers who have a technique that they can rely on for the rest of their careers.  Her extensive knowledge about physiology has been extremely helpful to me as I try to assess the best path for a young singer who needs help healing from an illness or injury. Lisa is kind and patient and yet brings a gentle “no nonsense” attitude when it is necessary to break a singer out of the patterns that are holding them back.  Knowing I can call on her to help young singers succeed has been instrumental to my success at La Guardia.  I look forward to continue working with her in the future!"

Larry Pressgrove— Music Director

"Lisa has a great eye for talent. I will meet with any of Lisa’s students coming to Los Angeles to work: I know they are professional and ready to go. I know they will be fully prepared for whatever audition comes their way."

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Pam Fisher — VP Abrams Artists Agency; Head Youth Division, LA
Jenna Dellacco Lisa Rochelle Voice Teacher NYC Best Voice Teacher NYC NYC Best Voice teacher Voice Lessons NYC Healthy Belting Learn Broadway mix/belt Holistic Voice Teacher Musical Theater College Audition Prep Singing Voice Specialist Therapeutic Voice lessons

"I can say without any hint of exaggeration that Lisa Rochelle is a miraculous voice teacher. Having gone to a prestigious and competitive music conservatory years ago, I considered myself to have had solid technique before studying with Lisa. I had no idea of the potential for growth my instrument had or the unlocking that was possible through studying with her. Her knowledge of the vocal mechanism is limitless, and her kind but pragmatic demeanor make her a powerful mentor; you can count on having a meaningful and dynamic lesson each and every time. I wouldn’t trust my voice with anyone else!"

Jenna Dellacco — AEA, Voice Teacher, Producer
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"There is NO DOUBT that Lisa’s teaching, guidance and expertise was directly responsible for my first big job years ago (Broadway National Tour of Guys & Dolls) and that Lisa’s continued coaching led to other successes, including securing my new agent and subsequent Broadway shows. Lisa's ability to break down a song and mold it to whatever audition you have is invaluable. She also has a way of getting right "to it". Often I’d come to class with a brand new piece and no time to prepare, and by the end of class I felt as if I had been doing it for years. Once Lisa taught me how to turn auditioning into performing...wow...my entire career changed, and I began to work!"

Jay Brian Winnick — AEA, SAG/AFTRA
Emily Mattheson Lisa Rochelle Voice Teacher NYC Best Voice Teacher NYC NYC Best Voice teacher Voice Lessons NYC Healthy Belting Learn Broadway mix/belt Holistic Voice Teacher Musical Theater College Audition Prep Singing Voice Specialist Therapeutic Voice lessons

"Lisa Rochelle is an exceptional voice teacher...she really gets results! Since I’ve been working with Lisa the difference in my voice is, as my acting coach put it, "night and day"! She is endlessly patient, kind and very effective. After only a few months of working with Lisa, I noticed a dramatic difference in my singing; my sound was stronger and more resonant, I could sing longer without tiring,  my belt became incredibly easy, and I was rapidly becoming comfortable and confident with music that a few months prior was about to put on the shelf!   Lisa really takes the time to make sure that what we are working on is making sense to me, and is always asking how I would describe a sensation or technique, then uses those words and imagery with me from week to week;  she offers a level of personal attention and investment that sets her apart from the rest.  I've now been studying with her for over a year and a half, and her lessons are an indispensable part of my ongoing vocal health and care regimen.  I am so happy to call myself one of her students!"

Emily Mattheson— Voiceover Actor,  AEA Actor and Singer
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"I am a pop musician who has been working with Lisa for close to a year and a half. Each lesson, I learn distinctive techniques to keep my voice studio ready and I’ve gained a ton of confidence along the way. Lisa helps me understand how to break down my own original music so I could perform with better breathwork and intonation. When I started with Lisa, I had no idea how to take control of my voice. Lisa showed me that working on voice is not just about sounding good, but she shows me HOW to keep the voice HEALTHY from a technical/physical standpoint. Not only is Lisa an incredibly knowledgeable instructor, she is a compassionate person who really cares about her students and understands ups and downs that come along with being a musician.  Definitely work with Lisa if you have the opportunity!"

Carly Shea— Pop Singer
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"Lisa is a very kind and gifted teacher. My belt has become so incredibly easy – I don’t have to think about belting, mixing, etc. – it’s all just there and comes flying out!! I have never had a teacher give me so many useful tips and teach me skills that I can hone when I'm on my own. She continually personalizes our lessons together to further my practice, which has led to opening up my voice in ways I hadn't expected!"

Kimberly Austin— NYC
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"Working with Lisa has helped me grow tremendously as both an actor and singer. I came to Lisa with the goal of perfecting my belt/mix. She has opened my eyes to a completely new way of thinking about the voice, which has allowed me to explore and find vocal freedom in my belt/mix. Lisa explains the mechanics of the voice in an intricate yet completely tangible way, which has has allowed me to fearlessly explore and free parts of my voice through her precise, hands-on exercises and techniques.

With audition material, Lisa not only works on perfecting the vocal elements, but also the acting and intent behind the lyrics. She pushes you to implement the body, voice and mind as a whole. Every piece I have worked on with Lisa has felt 100% audition ready.

With every single lesson I take with Lisa, I walk away with a new, mind-blowing chapter of knowledge and understanding of the voice. She has given me such confidence, and I always leave each lesson with a smile and sense of empowerment. I have made astounding progress in a short time with her. Lisa is truly an incredible vocal teacher!"

Ashlee Pallay— NYC
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"Lisa Rochelle is a wonderful teacher. I recognized from day one that she is a teacher with a passion for pedagogy and for seeing her students improve. She really understands the inner workings of the human voice, and can break it down in a way that explains exactly what is going on. I’m a private violin instructor myself, and I couldn’t be happier with our lessons., I can’t recommend Lisa highly enough!!"

Reilley Vegh— Pop Singer
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"Lisa has been an absolute godsend and a real game changer for my voice. I’ve had a few vocal coaches and speech therapists in NY, and Lisa is by far the most thorough and effective of all.  I used to receive frequent audition feedback from TV/Film Casting Directors and my acting coaches that related to problems with my voice; I had an underlying vocal cord issue causing a lot of tightness. This year I’ve consistently received compliments that my voice has been transformed and feedback re: how much more effective my delivery is. I credit all this to training with Lisa. And I am a far better storyteller, as a result!

I was also able to avoid vocal cord surgery with all the techniques Lisa taught me, as my vocal quality significantly improved. Lisa has an incredible knack for what's going with your vocal instrument, is incredibly patient, and she teaches in a way that is highly personalized and prescriptive for your unique situation."

Anand Ray— NYC
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"After working with a few different teachers in NY, I was blessed to find my way to Lisa! Lisa’s thorough understanding of the voice and body led me to many breakthroughs with my singing - she is able to break things down in an incredibly accessible way! I was trained classically, and I didn’t have a solid mix/belt technique.  Now my legit singing is also much healthier, and I’m finding my belt in a healthy way that is opening me up to be able to sing all sorts of new rep for contemporary musical theatre. Exercises that seem basic and sometimes tedious continue to lead to the most exciting breakthroughs!  Not only has Lisa taught me to approach vocal production in a whole new way, but we’ve also coached repertoire in many lessons. Her tips are always extremely helpful - she has the best insights when it comes to acting beats and performance , as well. Lisa is an amazing vocal technician AND acting coach. I would recommend her to anyone!"

Kayleen Seidl — AEA
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"I am so grateful that a teacher of mine recommended I study with Lisa. She is a master teacher who understands healthy singing and authentic expression. Before studying with Lisa, I was an operatic/legit singer who struggled to mix and belt. Even after studying for a few years with other teachers, I did not feel in control of my voice with contemporary musical theater or pop/rock music. That changed when I met Lisa. She has helped me build reliable and consistent technique in the contemporary and pop/rock genres. Now I feel confident preparing roles and songs I never thought were possible! I am grateful for Lisa’s precision and attention on the whole voice and body. In my time working with Lisa, my voice has felt more free, supported, and versatile than it ever has."

Mary Baron— NYC

"One of the deep challenges for voice teachers here at the O'Neill Center's NTI is the wide range of experience the actors present. This is Lisa's great gift - she is able to identify and connect to each person’s particular vocal issue, and immediately help that person grow. I have seen her mentor actors who have never sung in public and actors who have made singing an important part of their lives. For those two extremes and all in between, Lisa challenges, nurtures and brings to a whole new level of proficiency. She brings out the voice in the artist."

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David Jaffe —
Artistic Director, National Theatre Institute - O'Neill Theatre Center
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"Having studied with numerous teachers in NYC over the years, I found myself wanting. Enter Lisa Rochelle. The technique Lisa has fostered has been life-changing for me (and I don't use that term lightly). The tools Lisa offers are applicable to everything from contemporary pop to classic standards.
Working with Lisa on technique actually allowed me to live more truthfully from moment to moment as an actor in a song, as well as opening up an entire upper register that I didn’t know I had.  Lisa recognizes that the delivery of a song is about something much larger than technique alone; I have gleaned tremendous insights into interpretation, phrasing & how to structure a song during our lessons, as much as I have technical insights.
To have a solid approach on which I can rely has made performing - particularly auditioning - an expressive opportunity which I now experience fully, and actually enjoy! I owe this to Lisa. She is a remarkable teacher. And something of a secret weapon."

Ramzi Khalaf — AEA

"Lisa is by far the best teacher I’ve ever had (5!). After losing my upper range on a grueling National Tour, you could drive a truck through my vibrato, and my confidence was shot.  From working with Lisa, my belt/mix is now healthier than ever before, and my head voice is back – I’m singing High D's!! I learned more in my first year with Lisa then I had learned in the 15 years of lessons prior. There is no mystery or voodoo about why certain things work. Even the craziest exercise is explained in a scientific manner. I honestly believe that Lisa could help even the most seasoned performer to sing healthier and more confidently."

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Diane Terrusa — AEA
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"In the time I have worked with Lisa, my voice has not only totally transformed but I also booked my first professional job and obtained my Equity card! I also managed to tackle the very challenging role of Anne in A Little Night Music. I know I could not have done these things without the expert guidance and care of Lisa Rochelle. She will change your life."

Dory Lorenz — AEA
Deborah Jacobson Lisa Rochelle Voice Teacher NYC Best Voice Teacher NYC NYC Best Voice teacher Voice Lessons NYC Healthy Belting Learn Broadway mix/belt Holistic Voice Teacher Musical Theater College Audition Prep Singing Voice Specialist Therapeutic Voice lessons

"I need to be in top vocal shape all the time as both Cantor and singer with a 20-year career. I have had numerous vocal technicians and coaches through the years.  No one comes close to the expertise and talent of Lisa Rochelle; she is the most knowledgeable and helpful voice specialist I have ever encountered. Lisa is freeing my voice & giving me the tools to get through marathon singing weeks and that address my longevity as a singer, as well.  She continually guides me in optimizing the voice/body connection with her vast Alexander Technique background and unmatched vocal expertise; no matter how physically tired I am, I have vocal and physical strategies that allow me to get through my singing commitments better than ever before.Lisa also offers invaluable performance guidance when we work on songs for concerts. I leave each and every lesson with some new knowledge and growth as a singer and performer. Lisa is a consummate professional and a warm, kind, encouraging and loving soul; I trust her with my voice and my spirit and feel blessed to be working regularly with her.  I am so grateful to Lisa Rochelle, and you will be too!"

Deborah Jacobson — AEA, SAG/AFTRA

"I knew I needed a more commercial and versatile musical theater sound for today's market. In a matter of a few weeks, Lisa was able to unlock potential in my voice that I didn't know I had. What's amazing is that Lisa's teaching has given me a Broadway belt and contemporary sound while strengthening my soprano voice! The atmosphere Lisa creates during a lesson has empowered me by her support and knowledge about the voice. I am now able to use all of the colors of my voice with confidence- she's wonderful!"

Krystal Wheeler — NYC
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"I love working with Lisa! She takes away the mystery of singing. She explains the mechanics of singing in a very concrete and tangible way that is easy to apply in daily practice. She also is extremely knowledgeable about the anatomy of the voice and maintaining optimal vocal health, which is essential as a performer. Singing is no longer an elusive act for me, and I am singing with more ease than I ever thought possible!"

Caroline Davis— NYC

"Lisa Rochelle is an outstanding voice teacher! As a speech pathologist specializing in singers with vocal injury, I have worked jointly for years with Lisa in helping to determine the best treatment program for singers who have been referred to her for help. She is especially helpful to performers who are experiencing vocal issues or are recovering from vocal injury, such as nodules, polyps, muscle tension, etc.. She works closely with ENT doctors and voice therapists in the New York area and understands the anatomy and physiology involved in voice production so that she can guide a student in acquiring healthy vocal habits. Not only does Lisa have the technical skills that make her such a good teacher, she is an empathic, friendly, and kind person who understands and is supportive of the emotional issues often faced by singers and actors."

Shirley Tennyson — CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist/Voice therapist
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"I’d been through so many teachers in my life, searching for someone who could help me the way Lisa has. She understands the voice and body unlike anyone else; it’s like opening the door to a world you never knew existed. She is far more than what you’d define as just a voice teacher. Her depth of knowledge in so many disciplines and techniques is astounding. Lisa understands how everything in the body is connected and addresses every aspect. She is incredibly nurturing and truly cares about your long term success both as a performer and healthy human. She gives you all the tools necessary to thrive in your work. Beyond grateful to her"

Noah Pyzik — NYC

"I came to Lisa after getting over a vocal injury due to acid reflux. She not only helped me heal, but she made my voice grow exponentially; Lisa has truly changed my voice.  I've had numerous voice teachers in the past, and very few can adjust and mold to what each student needs like Lisa can. Within a few short months, Lisa helped open up my legit voice, helped build my belt voice basically from scratch and has given me confidence in areas of my voice that I never thought I would have.  She has a much more tangible approach to teaching voice, which has allowed me to actually understand what is happening while I'm singing.  Lisa is patient, smart and incredibly talented at what she does. I would recommend her to anyone!"

DB — AEA
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"The first few months studying with Lisa were more productive than all of my previous years of study combined.  She is incredibly thorough and helps me immensely in understanding the anatomy of my instrument, in releasing my habitual tensions, and in finding a more free and open sound.  I recommend her to anyone looking for a voice teacher!"

Ali Stoner — AEA, SAG/AFTRA

"Lisa is not only an outstanding teacher of vocal technique; she helps her clients learn how to take care of their voices to stay healthy and maximize their vocal power.  She understands the nuances of character and story, helping actors use the full range of expression to enrich both speech and singing.  She really cares and goes above and beyond to support her students' needs.  I look forward to working with her again!"

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Miranda Barry— Executive Dir., Producer Loire Valley Theatre Festival, Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom
Damaras Obi Lisa Rochelle Voice Teacher NYC Best Voice Teacher NYC NYC Best Voice teacher Voice Lessons NYC Healthy Belting Learn Broadway mix/belt Holistic Voice Teacher Musical Theater College Audition Prep Singing Voice Specialist Therapeutic Voice lessons

"In the time I have trained with Lisa I have grown as both a vocalist and as an artistic individual. Working with Lisa is not only a technical experience concerning the workings of the voice, but each lesson is also a bridge between your health and lifestyle choices as a vocalist and how those choices impact your vocal abilities as well as your overall mental and physical health. Over the course of four years I have worked with Lisa for varying durations of time, depending on my rehearsal and performance demands. I have needed periods as short as a few weeks to get into vocal shape for vocally taxing shows. The improvements I’ve seen in a few weeks have come from simply following Lisa’s methodic and precise technical instruction in combination with her other suggested vocal remedies; her work has equipped me with invaluable tools that I continue to use as a basis in my daily regimen, no matter how simple a song/scene nor how complex.  What makes her teaching method best for me is her ability to be completely transparent and honest while maintaining both a professional and personally nurturing environment. Lessons really cross into the realm of learning from a well rounded human being who is gifted in the art of shaping vocalists with wide ranges of talent. Working with Lisa is both a pleasure and an honor."

Damaras Obi — Actor, Author
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"I started seeing Lisa after suffering from a vocal injury that I didn’t fully understand. She helped illuminate what had happened in a way that was thorough and deeply personal, guiding me through steps to recovery with patience and care.  I’m now able to use my voice in a healthful and sustainable way, and with a far greater understanding of its inner workings. I am singing confidently again, and I could not have done it without Lisa!"

Hannah Matusow — NYC
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"Lisa Rochelle is NYCs best, and I am forever grateful.  I was afraid I’d damage my voice while in rehearsal for a new show in a high-profile NY theater festival; I had to scream nightly in multiple scenes on stage. Lisa went through the scenes with me step by step to help find techniques so that I wouldn't hurt my voice. Thanks to Lisa, I feel I have tools to use my voice efficiently and healthily on stage. I'm not kidding when I say that Lisa is NYCs best, and you'll be lucky to have her on your team!"

Yael Rizowy — AGMA, SAG/AFTRA
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"Working with Lisa Rochelle has truly been one of the greatest gifts I have received in my journey as a professional performer. I was diagnosed with a pathology years ago that took a toll on my confidence as a singer. By the time I met Lisa I still carried with me anxiety that my voice would blow out at any moment. And because of this anxiety I would get so nervous at auditions that my technique would go out the window.  But… I now have a set of warm ups that I know work for me EVERY SINGLE TIME, and so what I’m most thankful for is that Lisa has truly given me vocal freedom. Lisa has really opened up my belt and mix - I feel like a completely different singer then when I started with her three years ago. (cut  next line…?) A family friend who has heard me sing both before and after studying with Lisa said "Whatever you are doing in NY is worth every penny, you sound amazing!". Recently I sang for an important industry person and was very nervous to sing for him. I truly believe that the old habits would have let those nerves get the best of me. Thankfully, because of the work I have done with Lisa, my technique was so solid that I was able to get past my nerves and give a performance that I felt great about. Lastly, yet most importantly, every time I finish a lesson with Lisa, I leave her studio smiling. I leave feeling confident and empowered. I feel very lucky to have found a home (safe place) where not only I can grow and hone my craft but where I am reminded again and again of why I love to sing."

Amy Soraghan— NYC

"When I came to Lisa, I had just been told that I had nodules. I was freaked. Little did I know that Lisa would be the key to changing my vocal production by giving me precise instructions and practical exercises. My voice went from being squeezed & pressed to being open & free! Along with her vast knowledge of singer - friendly supplements, diet and medical information she helped me to find homeostasis of healthy body and voice. I am incredibly grateful for the time, thought, and care Lisa has put into my process. I am confident that you will find her to be the same nurturing, holistic teacher I have grown so fond of."

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"Lisa has helped me hone my voice as both an actor and a singer. In my relatively short time with her, I have felt the incredible progress I’ve made, all of which I owe to her. Even in my earliest weeks of working with Lisa, she helped me feel comfortable in my body and understand its connection to proper vocal technique—both of which gave me greater confidence in performing. She’s open and friendly, yet honest and straightforward. She creates a warm but hardworking environment--one that inspires an actor to take risks and craft their piece."

Aaron Greenberg — Young Arts Presidential Scholar Recipient 2017

"Lisa Rochelle is highly skilled at taking the mystery out of singing. She was a great help to the trainees of the (Alexander Teacher-Training) program much due to her in depth understanding of the physiology involved in the act of singing, her exuberance and patience, and her extensive training in and understanding of the Alexander technique itself."

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Thomas Lemens — Director, NY Institute of the Alexander Technique

"I came to Lisa with specific goals in mind for my voice. From the perspective of true vocal health and sustainability, Lisa’s methods quickly helped me see improvements in my technique, and expanded my voice in ways I didn’t know were possible while still making me feel that it was still my own true voice. Throughout our work, she is always very aware of both my short term goals, such as upcoming auditions or callbacks, and long term goals, and always makes sure we’re focusing on the right things. I always recommend her to friends and colleagues no matter what their goals are."

Julia Procaccino — NYC
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"Lisa has completely changed the way I think about singing. In the short amount of time we’ve been working together, I’ve already begun to discover a more competitive, healthier and truer voice."

Monica Blume — AEA, SAG/AFTRA

"I came to Lisa with a litany of stress, bad habits and survival techniques to get through auditions and rehearsals.  There wasn't enough joy in my singing because I had to work so hard to "muscle" through music. Lisa could always evaluate the technical problems immediately and set me on a course to free my voice and create beautiful sounds with great ease.  My voice now has the versatility to move from classical musical theatre to contemporary pop and rock without the pain of over-work!"

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Aliza Loewy — AEA

"I went to Lisa for some specific issues re: my singing.  She works every angle to help you to achieve your vocal goals, and she attacks your issues directly.  She is a compassionate listener. Lisa is kind, empathetic and understands the plight of the performer having been one herself. I am very happy I found her!!"

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Robin S — AEA SAG/AFTRA

"Lisa Rochelle is a genius!  She understands vocal health better than anyone I know and has worked miracles with our clients!"

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Halley Shefler — Founder, ArtsBridge, LLC –  Performing Arts College Consulting Specialists

"Lisa Rochelle has been a blessing. Patient and knowledgeable, she has helped me develop a healthy vocal technique, and she has been one of the greatest teachers I have had. Lisa cares. On many occasions she modifies exercises and lessons and tailors it specifically for that day; she creates them so that you can do them at your own pace. Lisa is understanding. If she notices that I have a lot going on, she works around it as much as she can so that the lessons can be productive . Lisa is absolutely amazing, and I am so glad Lisa is as wonderful as she is, I recommend her all the time to anyone who is looking for a vocal teacher."

Timothy Guzman — NYC
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