Voice teacher, Valerie White Williams has been teaching people in the greater Seattle area how to sing for over twenty five years. A full member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Valerie has worked with both men and women from the ages of 5 to 75, in many styles including country, rock, metal, gospel, R and B, pop, jazz, bluegrass, musical theater, opera and classical. She is first and foremost a technique teacher, who can fix vocal problems or build a voice. Her students consistently place at solo and ensemble and NATS adjudications, have attended top music colleges, perform regularly in musical theater and various bands, and many have gone on to professional careers as both teachers and performers.
As a piano teacher, she combines her Kindermusik training, understanding of child psychology along with years of experience as a working jazz musician, vocalist, arranger and adjudicator to create a fun, gentle environment where students of all ages thrive and feel inspired to grow their musical skills on the piano.
The Performer & Artist
An eclectic artist, Valerie has performed major opera roles (Queen of the Night, Marie), sung with a nationally recognized vocal jazz quartet, performed as a rock/pop keyboardist and vocalist, and has recorded in the studio. Fascinated by technology & the internet, Valerie created her first website, Vocalsplendor.com, as a resource for singers in 1999. Since then, her online presence has grown to include a YouTube channel (currently at 6K subscribers) featuring content designed to help singers from around the world. Additionally, she is an experienced clinician and adjudicator and is a contributing writer for Classical Singer Magazine.