Our purpose is to bring out your creativity and empower you to express yourself freely through your singing. These workshops will help you fall in love with your voice, and to keep it healthy for years to come.
Ana and Jeannie are both Professors of Voice at Berklee College of Music. When we discovered how similar our teaching philosophies and backgrounds are, we joined forces to create our unique holistic teaching method that merges mindfulness with vocal technique and contemporary styles. We help students discover and embrace their true voices, and to become truly empowered and free when they perform.
Jeannie Gagné M.A. (pronounced “gon-YAY”) is a pro vocalist, songwriter, author, and Professor of Voice at Berklee College of Music. Her long list of credits includes Philip Glass, Bare Naked Ladies, Cher, Patti Austin, George Duke; recordings over two decades including three solo albums; movies “Anima Mundi,” “Feuille” and “Forbidden Nights;” television and radio work; and American and world tours as a master teacher and performer. Her two best selling Berklee Press books, “Your Singing Voice,” and “Belting” are read worldwide. Her students have been finalists on American Idol and The Voice; her YouTube channel The Vocal Genie has a half million views and growing.
In her classes and private vocal lessons, Jeannie’s method features whole body wellness, personal empowerment, and technical proficiency. She was the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Berklee’s Performance Wellness Institute. She is also a Reiki Master with extensive studies into mindfulness and wellness. Ms. Gagné has expertise in several styles including singer/songwriter, jazz, pop/rock, R&B, and classical. She wrote and teaches the popular BerkleeOnline course, “Popular Singing Styles: Developing Your Sound.” Ms. Gagné travels nationally as well as around the world to teach, mentor, and inspire singers at all levels.
“Everyone can learn to sing,” she says. “Singing is the expression of your life.” Learn more about Jeannie Gagné at jeanniegagne.com.
Mezzo-Soprano Ana Guigui completed her DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts) degree in Vocal
Arts at USC’s Thornton School of Music in August of 2013, and has been an ongoing Associate Professor of Voice at the Berklee College of Music in Boston since 2014.
Dr. Ana Guigui teaches several courses at Berklee, including “Writing, Developing, and
Performing A One-Person Show,” a course she devised for Berklee. Summer Berklee initiatives include directing Musical Theater Chorus students and providing the opportunity to collaborate and perform with a live Musical Theater Orchestra.
She is a co-founder of Opera On Tap L.A., which brings opera into alternative venues. She is also the creator, founder, and national artistic director of Opera On Tap Latino, whose mission is to perform, preserve, revive, and potentially create new classical Spanish language vocal repertoire in alternative venues.
Ana recorded and toured around the world as a long-standing keyboardist/vocalist for Christopher Cross, and freelanced with Ben Folds, Chip Taylor, Jon Secada, Deborah Gibson, AMERICA, Stephen Bishop, Andrew Gold, Bo Bice, and Juan Gabriel. Ana is an independent artist and her original C.D., Love Is On The Line, was produced by Andrew Gold (“Lonely Boy”, “Thank You For Being a Friend”), and is distributed internationally by Notefornote Music. Ana is an active singer with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus (Boston Symphony) in Boston. Video singing performances and professional acting credits in film, television, and theater can be viewed at www.anaguigui.com
We are thrilled to be joined by esteemed Berklee faculty who will bring their expertise to our classes.