Deborah "Zuke" SmithWest Milford, New Jersey
Deborah "Zuke" SmithParamus, New Jersey
Charmaine BrownKitchener, Ontario
Ande AlvarezNew York City, New York
Brett Manning StudiosNashville, Tennessee
Melody TaylorJacksonville, Florida
Chris KellerBrooklyn, New York
Ken TaylorOrlando, Florida
Brandon HahsSt. Louis, Missouri
Sharon RowntreeQueensland, Australia
Estelle PootsQueensland, Australia
James GardnerPoteau, OK
Craig DeucharLondon, England
Evie WilliamsBirmingham, Alabama
AnnaliseBay Area / San Francisco,California
Tom McKinneyDallas, Texas
Tom McKinneyHouston, Texas
Joel HarrisonCanberra, Australia
Lora HodgesFarmington, New Mexico
Jason CatronLos Angeles, California
Iaian ThompsonVirginia Beach, Virginia
Mikael PopovicOstergotland, Sweden
Chris has the rare ability to have complete control over his high mix enabling him to sing any genre in just about any key, and demonstrate everything he teaches. He specializes in pop, rock, and Broadway. He is currently the lead singer in the New Jersey based band, JennyJump! and works with many singers performing in Broadway shows and touring bands. He has a B.M. from Middle Tennessee State University and currently resides in New Jersey where he coaches and produces vocals.
Estelle is passionate about helping her students fulfill their dreams and reach their potential as vocalists and artists. Estelle has been teaching singing for over 10 years and is an active performer and a recording artist.
Since 2008, Lora has served as Music Director for “Women United In Christ”, a regional women’s ministry based in SW Colorado, an outreach to the Four Corners area (UT,CO, NM, AZ). She and her husband write and perform their original music and have opened for numerous artists, including Mercy Me, The Afters, Tracey Lawrence, Rodney Atkins, Rick Trevino, and JoDee Messina. Lora teaches Brett’s method in her Farmington, NM voice studio where she and her husband own a music store and sound production company.
Boštjan Korošec, born in Celje - Slovenia, got his basic vocal training at Velenje music school, where he graduated with honors, continuing his studies at the Faculty of Education in Maribor and Academy of Music in Ljubljana. He got his BA in June 2006 in the class of associate professor Irena Baar under mentorship of assistant professor Vlatka Oršanić.
In 2008 he won third prize at the International singing competition in Moscow and debuted the same year as Count Urh in the opera The Noblemen of Teharje.
He later further improved his knowledge at Academie Académie Internationale d'Eté de Nice, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts London, with acclaimed vocal coaches Dragica Kovačič, Barbara Jernejčič Furst, Valentin Enchev, Vlatka Oršanić. Elizabeth Vidal, André Cognet, Brett Manning, Melissa Cross, as well as various seminars at home and abroad. He is making regular concert appearances at home and abroad with various vocal ensembles.
Orchestra of The Academy of Music Ljubljana, Symphonic Orchestea of Slovene National Theater Maribor, Orchestra of the House of Culture Celje are only a few orchestras he has worked with.
Along with her many years of performing and teaching experience, Charmaine has recorded two albums of original songs that have both received national distribution and radio airplay. In 2008, she was signed to Avante Records, toured over 100 dates in Canada and the United States with her music, and was a Canadian GMA nominee for “Female Vocalist of the Year”. Charmaine is passionate about inspiring other singers and systematically helping them achieve their own goals. Although she loves performing, her true passion is in coaching others. She is currently Canada’s only certified Brett Manning Associate.
Brandon’s main goal for his students is for them experience the same freedom, range, control, style and passion that he has during his time of study with Brett Manning and his Master Associates. He wants you to be able to accomplish the things you want to accomplish with your voice and truly believes that the only thing standing in your way is YOU! You will quickly be able to do things you never imagined possible as learn to use your voice the way it was meant to be used and build a relationship with Brandon as your coach! AND PROFESSIONAL SPEAKERS – this same technique can set you free as well!
After trying out many different music schools and methods in Switzerland, Jean-Luc was about to give up singing altogether. Fortunately, he found Brett Manning Studios on Skype and has been training with all the certified coaches since October 2010. Seeing immediate and amazing results in his voice, he decided to fly to Nashville to be part of the team of international associates and share the method back home.
"With a solid music theory background and sound engineering skills, Jean-Luc is the first French-speaking Brett Manning Associate, and is ready to help singers turn their projects into a professional career."