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A Leading Voice Studio in the Washington, DC Area....Cate Frazier-Neely is the voice teacher to many metro area jazz, folk and world music singer-song writers. This year’s WAMMIE AWARDS for best folk duo, best new world music and best classical ensemble went to singers who swear by her methods.
— Washingtonian Magazine

My work comes from a depth understanding of how the voice, body and psyche are connected. Together we will uncover long buried parts of yourself and systematically release, strengthen and integrate new vocal function as it connects to the entire rest of your body and musical intent.

Magic always happens in surprising ways…

I combine functional vocal pedagogy, somatic education, sports’ psychology, and integrative movement with my own honed intuition and somatic perception. My extensive background as a classical singer and multi-skilled musician and educator also includes a background in Americana music, folk-rock, jazz, cabaret, and many church and choral music traditions.

 
 

Cate is a highly qualified and experienced vocal expert. Her lifetime of investigation into the Mind-Body union inform her work with a specific sensibility that is often lacking in the profession of teaching singing."

- Jeannie LoVetri, INTERNATIONALLY-KNOWN VOCAL EXPERT, THE VOICE WORKSHOP, NYC, NY

 
 
 

Through our work together you will

Learn the truth: You aren’t a machine. Awaken to the flow that comes from your body’s natural rhythms and life cycles.

Allow deep motor-learning skills and freeing thought patterns to emerge. Create a more reliable and expressive singing that reflects the NOW of you.

Understand that your body and voice will change over time and you can work with these changes! This works for professional singers in any genre, as a vocal music educator, as a committed hobby singer, as anyone WANTING this connection.

As a career jazz and R & B singer, I don’t trust my voice to just anyone. Cate is the one I trust. Her unique manner of working creates the vocal gym to ensure my vocal health, authenticity, stamina and vitality.

-Allison Crocket, Miss Diva Blue, Vocal Jazz educator and Pianist

THIS is Voice Teaching for the 21st Century.

 

Work with Cate

 
 
The Alchemy of Teaching Singing

The Alchemy of Teaching Singing

Cate’s Collegial Consults

Cate’s Collegial Consults

Vocal Conditioning

Vocal Conditioning

Singing Voice Rehabilitation

Singing Voice Rehabilitation

 
 
Publications

Publications

 
 
 
I needed a voice teacher who could develop operatic voices and help me transition from classical baritone to tenor. I also wanted to feel camaraderie and find someone who would be a cheerleader AND kick my butt when I needed it. We were introduced through a director at Victorian Lyric Opera and I felt an immediate connection. Here is the teacher I was looking for!
— James Carpenter, Classical Tenor, Theater Educator, Annapolis Shakespeare Company & Annapolis Opera
Cate is a highly qualified and experienced vocal expert. Her own background of high-level professional classical singing, her long history of developing singers of all genres of music and personal recovery from physical trauma, make her uniquely qualified to help professional singers, performers upping their skills and those recovering from diagnosis of vocal fold injury. Her lifetime of investigation into our mind/body knowledge inform her work with a specific sensibility that is lacking in the profession of teaching singing. Her compassion for, and commitment to, the highest good of each of her students, and to the profession at large, is exemplary. Her willingness to share what she knows is a gift to all!
— Jeannie LoVetri, Vocal Expert, The Voice Workshop, New York, NY
 
 

 
 

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