Abram Poliakoff is a singer, guitarist, pianist, teacher, conductor, and composer. He received a Bachelors of Music in Vocal Arts from USC’s Thornton School of Music and has been teaching music for 8 years. He is currently both the Associate Artistic Director and a tenor in the L.A. Choral Lab, which recently released its first studio album Sonic Visions in the fall of 2019. Abram teaches and performs a wide range of genres including Classical, Jazz, Folk and Popular music in the Los Angeles area. He has also sung with the San Francisco Opera and Pocket Opera in the Bay Area. His teaching mission is to help his students utilize vocal technique to find their authentic and healthy voice while maximizing genre flexibility and a naturalness of expression.
Chest voice is used for the pitches at the lower end of your range - although for male or lower voiced singers, chest register usually takes up more of your range over all. Join Abram for a daily workout to help create, and strengthen your chest voice!
Even if you don’t foresee yourself using a lot of head voice in the songs you sing, it’s crucial that you spend some time in head voice when you warm up. Head voice not just for high notes: it’s also for flexibility! Join Abram for this daily voice workout.
Work on your upper vocal register, your head voice, your falsetto, and all things high-vocals with this lesson from Abram. While this lesson might be geared towards male singers with a lower range, these exercise will work for all singers with all voice types!
When you get nervous while singing, does your voice start to shake or get wobbly? Do you get the pre-show jitters? Abram will show us how to calm our nerves and strengthen our shaky nervous voice!
Welcome to your 2-week course on developing vibrato! Each day, you’ll learn 2 new exercises focused on a specific aspect of vibrato development. We begin with the foundations of vibrato development, then on to kickstarting your vibrato, next, vibrato control & troubleshooting, and finally the course will wrap up with some real song application. Join Abram as she guides you in learning this exciting and crucial skill!