Online Singing Lessons With Abram Poliakoff

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.


Daily Intonation Practice For Low Voices: Pitch Matching Focus

By Abram Poliakoff

What is intonation? It’s a fancy word for singing in tune and with accuracy. You can think of this tutorial as a way to work on musical target practice with your voice.

Daily Intonation Practice For Low Voices : Major Scale & Interval Focus

By Abram Poliakoff

Because most popular Western music is built on the major scale, exercises like this can help you to recognize steps and skips in the songs you sing. You’ll begin to develop an awareness of what “fits” within a given scale, and what doesn’t.

Vocal Strain, Pain and Health

By Abram Poliakoff

This week we will talk about vocal strain and pain. The signs that you might be pushing your singing too hard. And ways to heal yourself and stay healthy!

What Is Mixed Voice?

By Abram Poliakoff

Learn all about mixed voice, what it is and what it isn't. How to harness it and use is to the best of your ability.

Common Frustrations for Beginning Singers

By Abram Poliakoff

As a beginning singer, there are frustrations that are common across everyone. Learn what those frustrations are and how to get around them.

Vocal Agility Exercises

By Abram Poliakoff

Are you working on your riffs and runs but hitting walls? This week we will work on your vocal agility and built your singing voice!

Fix Common Issues with Vocal Tone

By Abram Poliakoff

Here are some simple and easy fixes for common vocal tone issues.

Daily Head Voice For Beginning Bass And Baritone

By Abram Poliakoff

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. Head voice not just for high notes: it’s also for flexibility! Join Abram for this daily exercise.

How To Sing Classical

By Abram Poliakoff

This series is an entry into the world of classical singing. If you sing in a choir, you’ll use this technique constantly. If you sing pop, rock, r&b, or another seemingly unrelated style, you are encouraged to incorporate classical technique into your warm ups and vocal training!

14-day Pop Vocals Course With Abram

By Abram Poliakoff

Do you love pop? Then this is the course for you! This course focuses on our basic pop tone, agility, with exercises for falls & scoops, “turnarounds”, and riff patterns with up to 5 pitches. You will focus on distinct registration including falsetto, pop flips, and different types of onset, like vocal fry. We’ll use two mini-songs called “This is the time” and “Never leave you” to practice each technique.

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