Lisa Popeil

Vokalna pedagogija

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, 1981 (California Institute of the Arts)

Major: Voice

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1979 (California Institute of the Arts)

Major: General Music

 

Prescott College, Prescott AZ 1974-76

Major: Humanistic Psychology

 

Private Piano Study 1960 - 1980

Private Voice Study 1962 - 1980

 

AWARDS

Lifetime Achievement Award” presented by Los Angeles Music Awards – 2006

 

“Achievements in the Field of Vocal Pedagogy” - Croatian Choral Directors Association- 2014

 

 

 

VOICE RESEARCH

- Comparing classical vs. non- classical voice technique (multiple vocal styles)

- Drs. Tom Cleveland & Johan Sundberg - Vanderbilt Voice Center Nashville, TN

- Drs. Jocelyn Clayard & Anne Bateman - Linguistics Lab - U. of Victoria, Canada

- Drs. D. Parker & C. Lombardo - Center for Voice - Santa Ana, CA

- Dr. Joseph Brugman - Western Radiology - Santa Ana, CA (video-fluoroscopy)

- Dr. Viggo Petersen- University of Stavanger, Norway

- Dr. Natalie Henrich - KTH  - Stockholm, Sweden

- Dr. Ranon Udkoff - Valley Access Imaging - Encino, CA  (CT-scans)

- Drs. S. Takano and Ken-Ichi Sakakibara - ATM Labs- Kyoto, Japan

- Dr. Allan Friedman - Richard Wolf USA - Chicago, IL (high-speed photography)

- Drs. Johan Sundberg & Margareta Thalen – KTH- Stockholm

- Drs. Johan Sundberg & Per-Ake Lindestad – Carolinska Hospital – Stockholm

- Dr. Steven Feinberg – Hoag Hospital Voice & Swallowing – Newport Beach, California

- Dr. Matthias Echternach - Institute for Musician’s Medicine - Freiburg, Germany

- Dr. Jack Jiang - University of Wisconsin, Madison

 

LECTURES, WORKSHOPS, AND MASTER CLASSES

Presentations:

- Voice Foundation Symposium, Philadelphia, PA  - June 1995 (with Dr. Thomas Cleveland)

- National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Convention -Seattle, WA  - July 1996   (with Dr. Cleveland)

- NATS Los Angeles Chapter - November 1997

- NATS Central Coast Chapter - February 1998

- NATS National Convention - Toronto, Ont. - July 1998

- NATS - Victoria Chapter - Victoria, BC - July 1998

- California PolyTechnic University, Pomona, CA - October 1998    

- Second World Voice Congress - Sao Paolo, Brazil - February 1999

- University of California at Irvine- Drama Department - April 1999

- Care of the Professional Voice, Philadelphia, PA - June 1999

- Occupational Voice Symposium - Utrecht, The Netherlands - August 1999

- Care of the Professional Voice, Philadelphia, PA - July 2000

- International Voice Institute - San Francisco, CA- November 2000

- NATS - Bay Area Chapter - May 2001

- Care of the Professional Voice, Philadelphia, PA - June 2001

- PEVOC IV - Stockholm, Sweden - August 2001

- Vocal Arts Medicine & Voice Care - Salzburg - August 2000 & 2002

- Logopedic & Audiology Symposia - Holland & Belgium - October 2002

- Voice Foundation Symposium - Philadelphia, PA - June 2003 - (paper presentation)

- Total Singer Workshop in asso. with Columbia Univ. - New York, NY -   October 2003

- Total Singer Workshop - Brugges, Belgium - May 2004

- PAS2- Physiology & Acoustics of Singing - Denver - Oct 2004

- Wake Forest University- February 2005

- New York Singing Teachers Asso. - Teachers College - Columbia U., NYC - May 2005

- PEVOC VI - London, UK - August 2005

- PAS3- York, UK - May 2006

- Voice Foundation - “Art of Pop Stylisms” Workshop - Philadelphia - June 2006

- Singer’s Edge Workshop - Ambler, PA - June 2006

- Canadian Voice Care Foundation - Banff - August 2006

- Wake Forest University - Winston- Salem, NC - September 2006

- North Carolina NATS - September 2006

- Alberta Music Educators’ Conference - Edmonton, AB - October 2006

- Brazosport College - Lake Jackson, TX - March 2007

- Belmont University - Nashville, TN - May 2007

- Voice Foundation – Paper -  ‘Comparative Analysis of Elite Belters’ – June 2007

- American Acoustical Society – Paper – ‘Singer’s Self-Perception of Harmonics’ – Sal Lake City – July 2007

- PEVOC 7 – Groningen, Holland – ‘Musical Theater Voice’ August 2007

- San Jose Musical Theater Workshop – San Jose, CA – October 2007

- ‘Belt Your Way to the Top’ 2-Day Workshop - San Francisco, CA – October 2007

- Rostframjandet – Swedish Voice Teachers Association – April 2008

- Voice Foundation – Workshop – ‘Multiplicity of Belting’ – Philadelphia - June 2008

- British Voice Asso. ‘Choice for Voice’ ‘Ingredients of Vocal Styles’  London - July 2008

- Pt. Loma University – Voiceworks Method – San Diego, CA – November 2008

- Physiology & Acoustics of Singing Voice 4 – San Antonio, TX – featured presenter January 2009

- Voice Foundation – Paper- ‘Analysis of Five Belting Substyles’ – June 2009

- Int’l Congress of Voice Teachers – Poster- Voiceworks® Method – Paris, France July 2009

- LAM- Laboratoire d’Acoustique Musicale - Workshop – Paris, France – July 2009

- PEVOC 8 – Dresden, Germany ‘The Ups & Downs of Vibrato- Workshop –August 2009

- Whitehorse, Yukon- Canada – workshops – October 2009

- Total Singer Workshop - Opera Delaware – February 2010

- PVSF/UCLA - ‘Hearing & Feeling to Prevent Phonotrauma’ - February 2010

- Total Singer Workshop & World Voice Day- Hogeschool Utrecht, Holland - April 2010

- British Voice Asso. ‘Choice for Voice’ - ‘Your Voice in the Workplace’ & ‘Soul-Training: Rhythm & Blues Vocals Explored’ - 2010

- PVSF/Santa Clara University - ‘Hearing & Feeling to Prevent Phonotrauma’ - April 2011

- Voice Foundation - Paper - ‘Absolute Range in Singers’ - June 2011

- West Texas A&M University - Workshops- Amarillo, Texas - April 2011

- PEVOC 9 - Marseilles, France - Workshop ‘Intro to Voiceworks® Method’ Sept. 2011

- NATS Intern Program - Master Teacher - U of Colorado- Ft Collins, CO - June 2012

- Gustavus Adolphus College - Total Singer Workshop - St. Peter, MN - August 2012

- Physiology & Acoustics of Singing ‘Absolute Range in Singers’-Las Vegas-Oct 2012

- TruVoice Studios - Instant Singer Workshop - New York City - April 2013

- Int’l Congress of Voice Teachers - Belting Workshop - Brisbane, Australia - July 2013

- PEVOC 10 - Prague, Czech Republic - Workshops - August 2013

- Ars Choralis - Zagreb, Croatia - Invited Presenter - April 2014

- Zagreb Music Academy - Workshop - April 2014

- San Francisco/Bay Area NATS Workshop - November 2014

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

- Private Voice Teacher (speech and singing technique, styles, performance, coaching) 1974

- College of the Canyons  - Adjunct Faculty - 1989-1999 - Studio Singing - pop singing  & Voice Development - classical singing

California Institute of the Arts - Adjunct Faculty 1995-1997 - Jazz Singing

Pepperdine University- Seaver College - 2014 - Adjunct Voice Faculty- Musical Theater

Presented voice, charisma and confidence classes at Classes Unlimited, Learning Tree University, Cal State Northridge Extension, National Speakers Association, Group 40+

Has taught singing classes in association with the LA Songwriter's Showcase, National Association of Songwriters and Nashville Association of Country Songwriters

Creator of Voiceworks® Method, comprehensive vocal instruction for singing and speech, style-training, and performance technique, Total Singer instructional video, Total Singer Workshop (3-day) and the Voiceworks Associates Program (6-day teacher-training) which outline the Voiceworks® Method and Pedagogy of Styles

Teaching focuses on techniques and performance practice of pop, jazz, country, rock, R&B, musical theater legit, musical theater belting and classical (opera, operetta, choir)

 

PERFORMING EXPERIENCE

- Professional voice-overs, audio books, dialects

- Composer, recording engineer and producer of film scores and pop artists

Public speaker and consultant on topics: "How to Speak Beautifully",     

"Keys to Charisma & Confidence", “Performance Skills for Business”,

Soloist with Pasadena Symphony at Getty Center in Satie's "Socrates" 1998

Performed live and co-wrote with Frank Zappa-featured on 1981 & 1992 albums

Performed and record with "Weird Al" Yankovic 1984-present

Signed with Scotti Bros. Records (CBS) as Singer/Songwriter 1984

Recorded pop album "Lisa Popeil", a Billboard "Top Album Pick" 1983

Session singer for commercials, TV, film

Guest on over 40 radio stations and television shows as singing expert

 

PUBLICATIONS

- Contributor to ‘Oxford Handbook of Singing’ and ‘Oxford Handbook of Music Education’

- Featured in USA Today, Los Angeles Daily News, Woman's Day, Variety, Hollywood   Reporter, Music Connection, Karaoke Scene and Singer magazines

Regular writer/contributor to Live 2 Play, Music Connection, and VoiceCouncilUK

Journal of Voice “Analysis of Five Belting Substyles”  with Dr. Johan Sundberg

- Popeil, L. “Multiplicity of Belting.” Journal of Singing 64 (2007): 77-80.

- Popeil, Lisa S. “Comparing Belt and Classical Techniques Using MRI and Video-Fluroscopy.” Journal of Singing 56.2 (November-December 1999): 27-29.

Latimerlo, Gina and Popeil, Lisa. “Sing Anything: Mastering Vocal Styles.” Self Published. (2012). Paperback.

‘Total Singer’ DVD, CD, Booklet- 1995

‘How to Speak Beautifully’ CD - 2003

‘Daily Vocal Workout for Pop Singers’ - CD - 2013

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member: National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

- Member: The Voice Foundation, Philadelphia, PA  (on Advisory Board)

- Member: British Voice Association (BVA) (Invited)

- IberoAmerican Foundation of Singing and Speaking Voice - (Invited)

- NARAS (Nat’l Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences) – voting member

- SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists)

- ASCAP writer and publisher (Salad Days Music)

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