Coaches and Pianists

Although experience with prerecorded tracks is necessary in today's market and are an excellent tool for study and practice purposes, nothing can replace the synchronistic and magical relationship that develops between a singer and pianist working together toward a common goal. Classical Singer Magazine houses a national list of coaches and accompanists on their website.

Los Angeles Area

If you live in the Los Angeles Area, there are many fine pianists, coaches, and accompanists including:

Cody Gillette is an excellent coach/accompanist/composer in multiple styles including classical and musical theater. Cody can transpose at site and records sessions, demos, and tracks in his Venice studio.

is a highly regarded pianist and vocal coach with degrees from Juilliard and experience as assistant conductor for LA Opera. phone: 818-430-4144

has an extensive resume of theater credits including work at the Mark Taper Forum and Hollywood Bowl.

Through the website Audition Trax he creates excellent backing tracks for practice, performances, and auditions at very reasonable rates.