How To Become A Vocal Coach – Here Are The Resources You’ll Need

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A Collection of Resources For Becoming A Vocal Coach

How To Become A Vocal Coach

In this post you’ll find articles, tips, and resources related to becoming a vocal coach, but first, a few brief points to consider.

As a vocal coach, you’ll be dealing with a variety of people all at different levels of singing. There are those that will need to take their voice to the next level and those that are just not cut out for a career in signing.

For those that need to go to the next level, you must step up your coaching skills to get them there and for those with no hope, you’ll need to let them know your professional opinion.

As a coach, you want to watch your students carefully and provide help where they can benefit the most. Each student should be trained specifically for their needs.

When your students are making significant improvements, you will probably get a feeling of accomplishment and satisfaction which for many people is a just as satisfying as the pay.

Before investing the time and money to become a coach see if you can shadow or interview a singing coach to get an overview of what to expect from this type of career.

Below are the resources I have included in this post for anyone considering a career as a vocal coach.

Sections Included In This Post:

  • How To Become A Vocal Coach
  • Vocal Coach Career Overview
  • A Day in the Life of A Vocal Coach
  • Traits of A Good Vocal Coach
  • Salary For A Vocal Coach
  • Education – Schools and Certification
  • Getting The Job
  • Resume Tips For A Vocal Coach
  • Job Interview Questions For A Vocal Coach
  • Vocal Coaching FAQ
  • Associations
  • Glossary And Terms Related To Vocal Coaching
  • Vocal Coach Quotes
  • Industry Related Trade Publications
  • Tips And Insights Related To Vocal Coaching
  • Blogs Related Vocal Coaching
  • Vocal Coaching To Follow Online
  • Famous Vocal Coaches
  • TV Shows and Movies Related To  Vocal Coaching
  • Vocal Coaching Job Opportunities
  • Self Employment Ideas Related To Vocal Coaching
  • Courses Related To Vocal Coaching
  • Books Related to Vocal Coaching
  • The Latest about Vocal Coaching
  • Tweets Related To Vocal Coaching
  • Videos Related To Vocal Coaching

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How To Become A Vocal Coach

How to Become a Voice Coach | Superprof

What Qualifications Do I Need to Become a Singing Tutor? | Superprof

How to Become a Vocal Coach | Career Trend

How to have a career as a full-time voice teacher – Institute for Vocal Advancement

Becoming a vocal coach:

Vocal Coach Career Overview

This section offers an overview of what you can expect from this career. Spend some time on the resources to get an overview of what to anticipate, including information on getting your degree and what to expect once you graduate.

Voice Coach | My Job Search

Vocal coach – Wikipedia

A Day in the Life of A Vocal Coach

In this section, people share a day in the have a career related to this one. You can get an overview of what your life could be like if you decide to pursue this career.

Keep in mind that everyone’s experience differs. But it’s always good to get different points of view that may reveal issues you haven’t considered.

Have a look at the resources I have selected that offer an overview of what your day may be like if you choose this career.

Traits of A Good Vocal Coach

This section offers the traits associated with someone who is a professional and successful in this career.

Qualities of a Great Singing Teacher

10 Qualities to Look for in a Voice Teacher

The Qualities Required to Be a Good Voice Trainer – Woman

8 Things You Want in a Voice Teacher

8 Qualities a Great Vocalist Must Possess

Salary For A Vocal Coach

In this section, you can get an idea of the pay you can expect if you decide to choose this career.

Keep in mind different areas of the country offer different salaries and pay is related to the cost of living in the area. Another key issue is the demand for and competition for this type of work.

Check the “Job Opportunities” near the end of this page and you may be able to find the demand and pay for this job in your area.

Voice Teacher Hourly Pay | PayScale

Vocal Coach Annual Salary ($57,411 Avg | Jul 2019) – ZipRecruiter

The Salary of a Singing Teacher | Career Trend

Education – Schools and Certification

In this section, you’ll find information about what’s required to get your education for this career. You’ll also find a list of any available schools that offer the degree you need for this job.

Have a look at the resources I have selected for this section that will give you an overview of the degree and schools available for you.

Online Voice Certificates and Courses – Berklee Online

New York Vocal Coaching Voice Teacher Training & Certification

Vocalist: Career Information and Education Requirements

Become an IVA Vocal Teacher – Institute for Vocal Advancement

The Voice College – The Voice College – Home

Vocal Coach in Education – Vocal Coach

Getting The Job

This section includes going through the hiring process and how to prepare for your job interview that will increase your chances of landing the job.

Click on the link below for more.

Job Preparation Resources You Need To Get That Job

Resume Tips For A Vocal Coach

In the section, you’ll find tips and resources related to creating a resume for this career.
Submitting your resume is the first part of the job application process.

It’s also one of the most important steps of the process because it’s the first thing that a hiring manager sees. If your resume is weak or has red flags, you will have no chance to get an interview.

Have a look at the samples provided that will help you create a resume to grab the attention of the hiring manager.

Vocal Coach Resume Example The Vocal Coach – Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Private Vocal Instructor Resume Example Sarah Haskins Vocal Studio – Blue Springs, Missouri

Music Instructor Resume Samples | JobHero

Job Interview Questions For A Vocal Coach

If you knew the questions that were going to be asked during a job interview, you would have more time to think about the answers and prepare for those questions.

This section offers some of the common questions that are asked during an interview for this type of career.

Take some time to go over them so that you’ll have time before your interview to consider your answers to questions that may be asked during your interview.

Interview Questions for a Voice Coach

Top 10 vocal coach interview questions and answers

Music Teacher Interview Questions and Tips (including: how to answer the tech questions!) | Midnight Music

7 Questions to Ask When Looking for a Singing Teacher – Rock Singing Lessons

Vocal Coaching FAQ

In this section, you’ll find frequently asked questions related to this career. By going over the frequently asked questions, you’ll be able to identify what other people are asking that you haven’t considered.

Frequently Asked Questions – Vocal Coach

Frequently Asked Questions About Vocal Training

FAQ when to start singing or voice lessons, choosing a coach

Singing Tips and FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions for the benefit of singers eve | Your Personal Singing Guide

Associations

The resources below offer associations related to this career.
Take some time to go over the resources for an overview of the benefits you can receive by becoming a member of the available association related to this career.

National Association of Teachers of Singing – Home

Glossary And Terms Related To Vocal Coaching

With any career you choose, it’s always a good idea to have a strong knowledge of the terminology used in the industry.

Have a look at the resources I have selected that up for terms you need to be familiar with if you are pursuing this career.

Singing Dictionary – a glossary of singing terms

The Complete Glossary of Singing Terms – TakeLessons Blog

Glossary of terms related to the world of voice

Vocal Coach Quotes

This section offers available quotes online related to this career. Quotes are a great way that people convey a perspective in a few words.

Have a look at the resources below for popular quotes related to this career.

9 Confidence-Boosting Singing Quotes & Affirmations – TakeLessons Blog

Vocal Quotes – BrainyQuote

Top 10 Quotes From Vocal Coach Reactions To Dimash Kudaibergen Vocal Performances – TheTopTens®

Industry Related Trade Publications

Industry trade publications are a great source of information for news related to the industry you’re getting into.

These publications go way beyond your job functions, but they do give you an overview and knowledge you can use to your advantage.

Have a look at the trade publications I have found related to this career.

VoiceCouncil Magazine

Magazines for Singers | Lis Lewis • The Singers Workshop

Tips And Insights Related To Vocal Coaching

In this section, you’ll find tips and insights related to this career that may come in handy if you decide to pursue this career.

Have a look at the resources I have included for this section.

Vocal Coach – Training the Singers of Today & Tomorrow

Online Singing Lessons With Expert Vocal Coaches

Vocal Coach vs. Voice Teacher: What’s the Difference?

Difference Between Singing Lessons and Voice Lessons, Voice Teacher vs Vocal Coach | North Fulton School of Music

Useful iPhone Apps for Singers

Meet The Vocal Coach Who Helped Katy Perry Sing Live At The Super Bowl

Vocal Coach | Berklee College of Music

Blogs Related Vocal Coaching

Below you’ll find a collection of blogs I have selected that are related to this career and will help you stay up-to-date and in touch with your industry.

Staying in touch with industry news makes you more knowledgeable, and this knowledge will show in your job.

Have a look at the list below to follow the blogs that appeal to you.

Blog – The Vocal Teacher

The Top Blogs For New Singers

The Naked Vocalist Blog!

Vocal Coaching To Follow Online

This section list professional you can follow online and benefit from the tips, insights, and advice they have to offer.

Have a look at the list to see who you want to follow and build your connections related to your career choice.

Vocal Coach – Twitter Search

Famous Vocal Coaches

The collection lists of famous people related to this. Have a look into the lives of others and what they did to become famous and how they made contributions to this industry.

Singers.com – List of top Vocal Coaches

Renee Grant-Williams | #1 Best Vocal Coach in the World | MyVoiceCoach.com

8 Vocal Coaches to Know in NYC and L.A.

10 Celebrity Vocal Coach Insider Secrets Revealed by Cari Cole

TV Shows and Movies Related To  Vocal Coaching

You can learn a lot from TV shows and movies. I learn a lot from watching. Also, there is a lot of research that goes into good movies, so you get a good overview while you are enjoying the show.

Have a look at the resources for TV shows and movies I have selected for this section.

Most Popular Vocal Coach Movies and TV Shows – IMDb

Vocal Coaching Job Opportunities

This section allows you to see current job openings related to this career choice. You’ll get an idea of the job duties required as well as the pay.

Take some time to go over the opportunities to get an overview of today’s demand for this type of job.

Monster.com

Indeed.com

LinkedIn.com

Self Employment Ideas Related To Vocal Coaching

This section offers ideas for work in this field but as your own boss. You can provide information and services.

Each idea links to another page that goes into detail with resources that can give you a head start in this industry. Have a look at the ideas below.

Become A Blogger And Cover Topics Related To Vocal Coaching – See Our Page On How To Become A Professional Blogger

Become An Instructional Designer and provide educational courses That can Benefit a Vocal Coach  – See Our Page On Becoming An Instructional Designer

Courses Related To Vocal Coaching

This section contains courses I have selected for this post. Have a look to see the course structure and topics covered. By looking at topics covered you’ll have an overview of the areas you need to know about.

With most online courses you can learn at your own pace, finish at your convince, and have access to the material to review whenever you want.

Courses on Lynda.com Related To Vocal Coaching

Courses on Udemy.com Related To Vocal Coaching

Books Related to Vocal Coaching

Books offer structure and cover a lot of information related to the topic they cover. By looking through the table of contents you can gain a lot of insight as to the areas you’ll want to pay attention to.

Have a look at the links below to view the books available related to Vocal Coaching

Books From Amazon Related To Vocal Coaching

Google Book Search Related To Vocal Coaching

The Latest about Vocal Coaching

In this section, you’ll be able to stay up to date on the latest related to this industry, including the latest news, Google searches, videos, what people are tweeting, and more.

I recommend spending some time on the new, tweets, and any available videos that can offer you the lasts on what’s happening.

Google Searches

Latest Searches Related To Vocal Coaching

Latest Scholar Searches Related To Vocal Coaching

Latest Image Searches Related to Vocal Coaching

News

Latest News Related To Vocal Coaching

Twitter

Tweets Related To Vocal Coaching

YouTube

Videos Related To Vocal Coaching