Voice Lessons & Vocal Coaching
In Person, National and International via FaceTime or Skype.
Marlene Arden is recognized Internationally as an acclaimed Contemporary Jazz Vocalist, Recording Artist, and Voice Teacher/Vocal Coach. Marlene has over 30 years in the music industry and is an acclaimed Voice Teacher and Vocal Coach from Chicago. She has performed extensively at Five-Star Hotels in the United States and Southeast Asia, as well as onboard Luxury Cruise Ships Worldwide. Marlene moves effortlessly through a vast array of Jazz Standards, Contemporary Jazz, Smoky Blues, The Great American Songbook, Brazilian/Latin Jazz, R&B, and Contemporary genres, giving each her own spin.
Marlene became the first contemporary singer to earn a Bachelor of Music Degree in Voice, from the prestigious American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. She shared her skills on the Voice Faculty at Sherwood Conservatory of Music in Chicago. Marlene continued as a Voice Teacher/Vocal Coach in Chicago and Los Angeles, most recently in her Arizona voice studio. She teaches students of all ages, levels and styles.
Marlene shares her passion for music through performing, writing, and coaching her voice students. She inspires and trains her students in developing their own natural voice, technique, and style, and to sing with confidence. Marlene’s heartfelt enjoyment and positive approach are combined with her knowledge of voice, and expertise as an educator. Many of her students have earned successful careers in the music industry...as a solo artist, singer/songwriter, obtaining lead and supporting roles in Musical Theatre, to getting signed with a record label.
A sample of Marlene’s Vocal and Performance Techniques are:
• Sing and perform with confidence
• Audition preparation
• Vocal Technique
• Microphone and recording techniques
• Develop your own style and individual sound
• Interpreting and delivering a song
• Increase range, stamina, and projection
• Improve tone, pitch
• Bridging and blending the registers
• Maintaining vocal health
• Eliminating vocal strain
Contemporary styles: Jazz, Pop, R&B, Rock, Musical Theatre, Country and Folk
Recommendations of Marlene as a Vocal Coach
"Marlene is an outstanding voice instructor for all my daughters. She has my highest recommendation."
Devin Cunning, MD
"Marlene is a very kind and sensitive voice coach. She made me feel very comfortable during coaching; always very encouraging Marlene has extensive education in voice and music and is a professional singer also!"