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Singing for Dancers (and others!)

Do you long to be a triple threat, but you've never sung?
Can you sing alone at home, but lose confidence in an audition?
Did you used to sing, but you think it's too late to try again?

I've heard versions of these statements hundreds of times.
I'm here to tell you: if you want to sing, you can.

All the physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual benefits of singing are available to you right now, exactly as you are. EVERYONE can sing. Join me and learn to free your unique voice.

Private Voice Lessons Learn in private and build skills quickly with a 60 minute lesson tailored to you. Click to sign up. Details below.
4-pack encouraged for new students.
$115/lesson a la carte, or $360 for 4 (Save $100!)
Absolute Beginner Music Reading Workshop Begin at the very beginning at this 3-hour workshop, held by request. This class starts assuming you have no music knowledge at all. By the end of this hands-on workshop you will be able to name all the elements on a page, and read one line of music. Reserve your spot. $50/person

"You're a great vocal teacher, and I'm really grateful for your existence in the world." -Taylor.L.

"Elaine has not only changed the way I think of singing for the better, but also has granted me the understanding that growing as a singer is the same as growing as a human being. They are one in the same and I would not be who I am today without her informed guidance." -Tom D.

1) Private Voice Lessons   for a custom experience, click to sign up.
Ready to add to your list of skills? Feel terrific, sound great, and be healthy with fun, rigorous, compassionate one-hour private voice lessons, which include:
  • Customized vocal warm-up and exercises
  • Customized practice plan to fit your schedule
  • Repertoire development + music reading tools
Note: a 4-lesson pack is strongly encouraged for new students so we can lay a firm foundation to free your voice.
Investment: $360 for 4 lessons
Frequency: 1x/week
Next date: up to you!

2) Absolute Beginner Music Reading Workshop   To unlock music's mysteries, reserve your spot.
Begin to de-mystify music reading with this interactive, hands-on 3-hour workshop. We'll cover all of music's building block terms like 'note', 'step', and 'scale', break down basic music reading, and include Q&A time to address your music-related questions.
Investment: $50
Frequency: on demand
Next date: TBD

Who will be teaching?

Elaine Romanelli began studying music at age 4, continued through high school at Settlement Music School in Philadelphia, and earned a B.A. in music with honors from Stanford University.

She works across genres, in classical music, musical theater, cabaret, pop, and folk, as a composer, songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist (piano and guitar). She is the Composer-In-Residence at the Church of St. Matthew and St. Timothy in NYC.

Since college she has used her singing, theory, performing, and songwriting expertise to teach children and adults of every level, both in individual private lessons and in group settings.

Elaine's 2015 album THE HOUR BEFORE, co-produced by folk legend SI KAHN, debuted at #3 on the international Folk DJ charts and was named to FOUR 'Best Albums of the year' lists by DJs around the country. She's toured to 23 states performing her original music.

If you have more questions about Elaine's teaching, contact Elaine. For more about Elaine's performing, browse the rest of this website!