Your Journey Begins Today

Anyone can Sing

The Voice Studio welcomes singers of all ages and experience to work on their voices. If this is your first lesson or your thousandth lesson, I have tools to offer beginners and pros alike.

Every Voice is Unique

Vocal training is not a one-size-fits-all process and I offer tailored instruction for each individual.

Cleaner, Easier, Fuller, More

The goal of the work is to reveal the real voice. The honest sound is clean, easy and full.

Singing a fully committed sound with confidence and ease is the greatest reward of being a singer.

Expand your vocal envelope, access more of your instrument, fully commit, and take a chance on your own greatness!

I understand what it takes to perform at the highest level. I have had an international opera career for the last two decades with hundreds of performances behind me.

Exponential growth comes from self-exploration of your instrument with consistent practice. “How do you get to the Met or Carnegie Hall? “Practice, practice, practice.”

The Voice Studio welcomes anyone looking to explore their greatest vocal potential.

Progress, not perfection!

The Voice Studio will help you achieve your goals. We offer a range of services personalized to your specific needs.

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Teaching

Professional Mentorship

Arts Consulting

Renée Tatum

A native of Southern California, Renée Tatum began her performing career in community theater and television commercials at the age of 7. Throughout her twenty-year career, she has developed a working mastery in multiple languages, including French, Italian, German, Russian, Czech and Latin. She has a deep knowledge of several styles, and a full mastery of classical vocal technique.

Education: The Juilliard School (A.D., The Juilliard Opera Center), The Manhattan School of Music (M.M., P.S.), & California State University Fullerton (B.M.)

Professional Training: The Metropolitan Opera (Lindemann Young Artist), The San Francisco Opera (Adler Fellow), The Santa Fe Opera, The Merola Opera Program, The Chautauqua Opera

Primary teachers: Patricia McCaffrey, Stephen King, Dr. Robert C White, Cynthia Hoffmann, & Deborah Birnbaum (breath specialist)

Influential mentors and coaches: Brian Zeger, Warren Jones, Ken Noda, John Fisher, James Levine, Stephen Wadsworth, William Vendice, & Thomas Muraco

Renée maintains a private vocal studio in metro west Boston, and leads masterclasses and seminars at both summer festivals and academic institutions. Ms. Tatum has something to offer students of all ages from young singers exploring their love of music to advanced professional singers seeking mentorship, career advice and technical refinement.

Testimonials

“Renée is a fantastic musician and singer with an incredibly deep knowledge of the voice and the mechanics of technique. She has a passion for teaching and a strong desire to foster a new generation of singers who will carry the art form forward. All of these things make her a first-class teacher for students of any age or technical level.”

Bryan Wagornpianist and coach, Metropolitan Opera & Glyndebourne Festival

“When selecting a voice teacher, it is essential that you are studying with someone who not only has a wealth of performing experience, but also has a thorough understanding of the instrument itself. Renée Tatum is not only currently in demand as a singer, she also has years of experience teaching the next generation of singers.”

Jeffrey MistriArts Administrator, Yale School of Music

Upcoming & Recent Schedule

The Longy School of Music

Bard College
Visiting Artist

Boston Singers' Resource

Audition Workshop

Manchester Music Festival

Master Teacher with Warren Jones, pianist
2019

Tanglewood Institute

Master Class for Boston University
2019

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