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Carolina
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Carolina
« I met Giovanna in Los Angeles. Someone told me about her fabulous Venice Voice Academy vocal workshop. I enrolled because I was super curious about this Italian courageous woman holding such a innovative and interesting workshop by the beach every summer. I HAD A BLAST! Do not miss it, work with her! she is the most passionate, inclusive, loving, caring and super educator! Not to mention how beautiful she is! Thanks Giovanna »
$45/h
1st lesson free!
Verified profile and diploma
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Giovanna
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Singing
  • Vocal coach
  • Music Education
  • Choir
  • Opera Voice
Levels
  • All Levels

Award Winner Vocal coach with 25 year experience in Italy, USA & Canada

Methodology

CROSSOVER SINGING METHOD

COVERS ALL ASPECTS OF USING THE VOICE THE VOICE PROFESSIONALLY FROM BASIC WARM-UPS TO COMPLEX AGILITY EXERCISES, CONCLUDING WITH CONCRETE INFORMATION ON CREATING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS.

Aside from its benefits for singers, musicians and performers, the CROSSOVER SINGING METHOD is designed to help people improve their public speaking skills as well as gain confidence in front of a large audience. Teachers, trainers, managers, politicians, sales people, journalists, leaders, etc. have used this technique to:


• DEVELOP A FREE, FLEXIBLE, AND POWERFUL VOICE

• REDUCE VOCAL FATIGUE

• LEARN AN EFFECTIVE WARM-UP TO USE BEFORE SINGING OR PUBLIC SPEAKING

• ADDRESS BAD HABITS THAT CAN LEAD TO VOCAL NODULES, MUSCLE TENSION AND DYSPHONIA

• FEEL BETTER ABOUT YOUR VOICE

• DELIVER ENGAGING PRESENTATIONS

My Clients include:
• Singers

• Actors

• Voice Overs

• Dancers

• Choir Conductors

• Public Speakers

• Performers

• Managers

• Sales People

• Customer care

• Teachers

• Children

• DJ's

• Yoga teachers

• Psychotherapist

Contents include:
• Anatomy (palate, head, larynx, position)
• Formation of sound (anatomy of sound, Physical Sensation of the Sound, the Mask, Resonance System, Crossover Voice, Chest & Head Voice, The Jaw, exercises)
• Support appoggio & sustain
• Sound release
• Vowels and positions (exercises)
• Respiration, Theory and Exercises
• Agility, Intonation and Pitch Exercises
• Low and high notes, Voice Ranges and Bridges
• Health and Prevention
• Correct posture while while singing or delivering a speech Extra information on Speech can be tailored to meet the individual needs.

Sessions include:
• Choosing the song
• Style
• Correct key for your voice
• Purpose of song (audition, concert, album etc.)
• Exploring the emotion
• Meaning of the lyrics
• Interpreting the role
• Importance of the language

​STYLES:
• Jazz
• Classical
• Bossa Nova
• Pop
• Musical
• Broadway
• Italian Repertoire
• Italian for Singers
• Choral performance
• Vocal Improvisation



Background

Renowned Italian vocal coach, Giovanna holds classes & workshops in ITALY, CANADA and USA teaching her personally developed vocal system, "The CROSSOVER SINGING METHOD", which combines 25 years of cosmopolitan experience of teaching and coaching singers of all ages and backgrounds of style including jazz, pop, rock, classical.

The Crossover Singing Method is the first Certified Teaching Method in Italy and the book CROSSOVER SINGING METHOD, published in the 2005 in Italian and English, is among the Top 5 on the Best Seller Italian list as Vocal/Singing Method.

Giovanna Gattuso is the founder of the VENICE VOICE ACADEMY, located in Venice Beach, California USA. where she has been hosting and directing vocal workshops for the past 15 years where students participating and learning from some of the best musicians, songwriters, vocalists, actors in the Los Angeles area like Oscar Winner Andrea Morricone, Hollywood star Rebecca De Mornay, Fox orchestra conductor Half Clausen, Golden Globe winner Carlo Siliotto, APM president Adam Taylor just to mention a few (please check link VENICE VOICE ACADEMY).



Along with her teaching and performing, Giovanna is also in demand as a choral director and conductor working with choirs and orchestras all over the world. She was called to prepare a children's choir and conduct their performance with the “Portale” for orchestra, along with international guest soloists which was presented in June 2013 to the Mayor of Los Angeles , Antonio Villaraigosa, during the official opening of the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX (International Los Angeles Airport), with producer, David Foster.



In 2017 Giovanna opened her second studio in Italy the MAISON DELLA VOCE which in located in the heart of Rome, Trastevere.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $45/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $200
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $380

Details

Discount price for kids and group o 2 or more
To cancel o reschedule a lesson please advice 24 hours in advance

Lessons offered by Giovanna
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Singing
  • Vocal coach
  • Music Education
  • Choir
  • Opera Voice
Levels
  • All Levels

Giovanna's resume

Giovanna AWARDS:
- 3 NOMINATIONS AT THE LOS ANGELES MUSIC AWARD FOR HER ALBUM "JUNGLE E MAREE"
- Awarded as BEST SINGER SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR 2006
- Awarded as BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2006
- Awarded as Best Academy PROGRAM 2020 - Venice Voice Academy, VENICE CALIFORNIA USA
- Awarded as Best Vocal Coach 2020 in Venice, VENICE CALIFORNIA USA

Giovanna Studied @
- Academy of the Arts in Turin, Italy
- Gospel and Jazz ensemble at UCSD in San Diego, California
- Jazz voice and piano at Centro Jazz in Turin, Italy
- Seth Riggs in Los Angeles, California

Giovanna teaching her Crossover Singing Method voice technique:
VENICE VOICE ACADEMY, Los Angeles, CA USA

MAISON DELLA VOCE, Rome Italy

EF INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE SCHOOL, Redondo Beach, CA Usa

MICHIKO STUDIO, New York, NY USA

CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY, Orange, CA Usa

EVOLATION YOGA TEACHER TRAINING SCHOOL, Santa Barbara, CA USA

NOHO PIANO ACADEMY, North Hollywood, CA USA

FORESTIERI STUDIO, Studio City, CA USA

GRACE SMITH HYPNOTHERAPY SCHOOL, Fort Lauderdale, FL US

ISTITUTO ITALIANO di CULTURA, Los Angeles, Usa

VASTA ASSOCIATION, Washington, Usa

SOUTH ISLAND STUDIO, Victoria, Canada

CENTRO JAZZ, Torino, Italy

STUDIO SELFOHR EDUCATION & LEADERSHIP, Torino, Italy

PERCENTO MUSICA, Roma, Italy

MUSIC VILLAGE INSTITUTE, Roma, Italy

OFFICINE MUSICALI AMARONESI, Catanzaro, Italy

VOCI JAZZ IN BLUES, Forli’, Italy

ACCADEMIA DELLA VOCE, Treviso, Italy

CIRCOLO FILARMONICO DI ASTI, Asti, Italy

CEN. CULT. ITALO-ARABA DAR AL HIKMA, Torino, Italy

SCUOLA DI MUSICA JANIS, Cagliari, Italy

SCUOLA COMUNALE, Bardonecchia, Italy

LE CHIAVI DELLA MUSICA, Torino, Italy

SALONE DELLA MUSICA, Lingotto Torino, Italy

TEATRO DELLE DIECI, Torino, Italy

SCUOLA DI CANTO SUONI E VOCI, Cagliari, Italy

VILLA RAVIZZOLI, Varese, Italy

ALTRISUONI, Asti, Italy

ACCADEMIA DELL’ARTE, La Loggia, Italy

ASS. SULLA PAROLA, Torino, Italy

ASSOCIAZIONE OASI-TOPOS, Torino, Italy

SERMIG ARSENALE DELLA PACE, Torino, Italy

CYNTHIA GIBB VOICE SCHOOL, Westport, CT Usa

FESTIVAL DI MONTIGLIO, Asti, Italy

50 ANNI E DINTORNI, Montecatini, Italy

VOCE ARTE E COMUNICAZIONE, Riese Pio X, Italy

ASSOCIAZIONE MUSICALE JANIS, Cagliari, Italy

DONNE JAZZ IN BLUES FESTIVAL, Bertinoro, Italy

SCUOLA CIVICA, Rivoli, Italy

CIRCOLO DEGLI ARTISTI, Torino, Italy

TUSCIA IN JAZZ FESTIVAL, La Spezia, Italy

OCTOPUS MUSIC SCHOOL, Roma, Italy

ASSOCIAZIONE SANTANNA, Ogliasta, Italy

STUDIO RUOTI, Prato, Italy

SCUOLA SUONI E VOCI, Cagliari, Italy

SCUOLA CIVICA DI MUSICA DELLA MONTAGNA, Fonni, Italy

SPAZI MAGNOLFI TEATRO, Prato, Italy

TORINO JAZZ SCHOOL TJS, Torino, Italy

RADIO LDC95, Torino, Italy

SWEET BASIL, Padova, Italy

GOLDEN DANCE SCHOOL, Viterbo, Italy

DANCERO STUDIO, Viterbo, Italy

VOICE IN PROGRESS, Viterbo, Italy

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ROME, Rome, Italy

UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI ROMA TRE, Rome, Italy

LA BOTTEGA DELLA MUSICA, Reggio Calabria, Italy

PARLAMENTO EUROPEO, Rome, Italy

LA SAPIENZA UNIVERISITA' - UNITRE, Rome, Italy

LUISS LAB, Rome, Italy

The 7 reviews on Giovanna
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7 recommendations

C
Carolina

I met Giovanna in Los Angeles. Someone told me about her fabulous Venice Voice Academy vocal workshop. I enrolled because I was super curious about this Italian courageous woman holding such a innovative and interesting workshop by the beach every summer. I HAD A BLAST! Do not miss it, work with her! she is the most passionate, inclusive, loving, caring and super educator! Not to mention how beautiful she is! Thanks Giovanna

A
Alessandra

I highly recommend this teacher!
Giovana has the amazing gift of making you feel confortable. Beside the knowledge or course.
Ben

G
Giovanna

Grazie davvero di cuore per le lezioni ed il tempo che dedichi ai tuoi allievi. Ci si sente in ottime mani, consiglio vivamente Giovanna!!!

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Alice

I had a blast to discover such amazing voice educator few years ago! I worked with her via skype while she was managing her 3 studios in USA and Italy...I got gigs after gigs with my band. I feel now confident on stage and with my voice. Thanks GG!
Alice

S
Stef

Ringrazio Giovanna per condividere la sua grande esperienza con noi allievi
La Consiglio vivamente,
Stef

L
LT

thanks os much for your incredible help Giovanna!

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Nina

She is the best teacher I worked with! great knowledge, great person! Thanks Giovanna

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