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Singing Lessons for Oakville, Mississauga & Toronto

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At the Canadian Academy of Vocal Music in Mississauga, Ontario, your vocal development will be facilitated by noted voice coach, Ian Garrett. Since 1978, the Academy has prepared and helped students to create demo tapes, promotional materials, as well as introduce vocalists to songwriters, producers, agents, and managers.

Composing & Music Exam Prep

Music theory courses are also available for those looking to enhance their knowledge and comprehension of musical composition. Our instructors prepare for the Royal Conservatory vocal examinations, as well as theory exams. As a student, you also have the option of entering provincial music festivals and competitions.

To discuss voice training or other vocal-related courses, call today to schedule an appointment!

Voice Coach for Professionals

The ultimate goal of Canadian Academy of Vocal Music is to ensure that when you perform in public or enter a recording studio, you will have mastered your skills and truly sound like a professional singer.

Voice Coach for Beginners

Every singer has to start somewhere. Therefore, having a voice coach isn’t just for the professionals, but beginners as well. We offer programs for hobbyists and those who just want to be as confident as possible when performing before crowds. Whether starting voice training at the age of 7 or 70, we can help you hone your craft and find more enjoyment as a singer.

Hands-On Piano Accompaniment

Having a hands-on piano accompaniment can also be a great benefit to those preparing for a live performance. Digital backing tracks are also available to rehearse demos.

Even today, Canadian Academy of Vocal Music receives feedback from students from decades ago, who express how voice lessons helped boost their vocal ability and confidence. The Academy provides an experience that stays with students for a lifetime. Although training with a personal voice coach takes a lot of time and energy, many find the experience to be enjoyable and personally rewarding.

Courses & Sessions

Vocal students from across North America and internationally are invited to work with Ian Garrett on topics including, but not limited to:

  • Singing Lessons
  • Theory Exams
  • Vocal Training
  • Music Lessons
  • Performance Preparation
  • Demo Tape Preparation
  • Promotional Material
  • Studio Recordings
  • Royal Conservatory Vocal Exam Preparation
  • Speech Lessons
  • Group Classes
  • Summer Camps Available
  • Master Classes are Taught Internationally
  • The Garratt Voice Control Method
The Garratt Voice Control Method

Industry Connections

The Canadian Academy of Vocal Music can also help introduce you to:

  • Talent Agencies
  • Agents
  • Managers
  • Record Producers
  • Songwriters
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