instructors & Staff
Tim is honored to have such an incredible and diversely talented team of instructors, all of whom have been trained in his vocal method - Singing Mastery. This method of singing addresses the needs of singers from the beginner to the professional level and covers a series of styles, including musical theatre, pop, rock, R&B, gospel, jazz, and classical.
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Tim Welch is a Voice Teacher, Performer, and Music Producer who has worked with performers from broadway stars to Grammy winning artists. Over the course of Tim's 14 year private vocal instruction career, he has taught at least 15,000 voice lessons in virtually every style of singing.
Tim received his master of music degree in vocal performance from the University of Illinois. Shortly after receiving his degree, he worked professionally in opera and musical theatre both in the United States and abroad. Even though Tim has extensively studied classical voice, his experience is far from limited to the classical music world. Each week Tim works with: Singer/Songwriters, Electronic Musicians, Hip Hop/R&B performers, Church Musicians and Jazz singers wearing the hat of vocal instructor, music producer or musical mentor.
Tim is also the creator of The Singing Mastery Vocal Method and has been published online about teaching singing.
Tim is also a critically acclaimed performer, who is constantly honing his skills in singing Musical Theatre, Jazz, Classical and Contemporary Styles. He also actively pursues songwriting and composition. During the summer of 2012 Tim started Sojourn Society an 80's inspired electropop band here in NYC. In addition to "Sojourn Society" Tim launched a solo indie dance project in January 2015 called Volf Yunge which recently had tracks signed to Australian record label Hi-Tech Records.
Tim’s unique singing method teaches students how to effectively breakdown the differences between singing styles so they will be versatile, flexible and healthy singers.
Specialty: Piano for Singers
Emily has been teaching private voice at TWVS for almost four years. She received a Bachelor of Music in jazz vocal studies from Montclair State University. While her specialty is jazz, she has an expansive teaching repertoire including all styles. Emily offers private and group voice lessons, songwriting, beginning piano accompaniment for singers, and lessons in English, as well as Spanish.
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Specialty: Guitar for Singers
Brian has been teaching voice for over two years. He has performed and recorded with several bands and artists in the tristate area, and his music has been featured in commercials and on television. While Brian specializes in producing vocals and contemporary recording vocal techniques, he is quick to adapt his voice to different styles. Along with teaching private and group voice lessons, Brian also teaches songwriter instruction, as well as guitar accompaniment for singers.
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Specialty: Acting and Dialects
Anni is a versatile singer, actor, and performer. She received a B.F.A. in musical theatre and acting from Boston Conservatory, and she is the director of the TWVS cabaret workshops. Anni teaches private voice lessons, acting and monologue prep, and coaching for musical theatre auditions.
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Specialty: Acting for Theatre and TV/Film
-Acting Monologue Prep
-TV/Film Commercial Acting Techniques
Alfredo has studied acting with some of the amazing instructors like: Larry Moss, John Dapolito from AWG and Allen Savage to name a few. Alfredo is currently represented by Abrams Artist Agency.
"I'm passionate about working on roles of the unlikely heroes, or anti-heroes. Also, stories about broken spirits rising with courage in the absence of light. I enjoy exploring the true nature of the sub-culture and the characters that navigate through it, in order to bring us the lessons of the underground or the unknown. I love working on both stage and film to bring you these stories of The Heroes Journey into the Night."
Mutlu has year of experience in professional management, event coordination and the implementation of organization systems. Mutlu is the wife of TWVS adult student Steven Feldman and is not only the studio manager, she is also an amazing Crossfit athlete and nutritionist. Tim is so honored to have her on staff.
Raya Mae J
Scheduling and Invoicing Assistant
All the way from Alberta, Canada! Raya has worked various administrative and virtual assistant jobs. Raya is the first contact for new or current students looking to schedule lessons with any Tim or any of his amazing staff.