Voice Lessons & Coaching

Whether you are a beginner or professional Claudia Carawan will help you reach your highest potential as a vocalist.

Email Claudia for scheduling and rate info.

Private Voice Lessons

Private Voice Lessons are tailored to each student’s specific goals and needs.  Focus is on helping the student sing with freedom and expression while utilizing proper technique.  Lessons are offered in 45 minute increments in a comfortable and quiet home studio in Richmond, Virginia.

Students will learn the fundamentals while building a repertoire and learning the art of vocal performance.

Vocal and Songwriting Coaching

Coaching is available for singers preparing for auditions and special performances. Songwriting coaching is also available to beginning composers desiring honest feedback and assistance.

Background & Training

Claudia has experience teaching classical and CCM (commercial, contemporary music) including pop, jazz, rock, music theatre, R&B, country, gospel and hip hop).  She earned a Bachelor's of Applied Voice Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. In addition, Carawan annually attends vocal pedagogy training at the CCM Vocal Institute at Shenandoah University.   Most importantly, Carawan has many years experience on stage and in the studio as a singer performing various styles of music.  She enjoys teaching the art of singing and her students make progress on their vocal goals.

Testimonials from students

While working with Claudia my vocal performance increased dramatically.  She also helped me prepare for performances and auditions with professional insights that were so helpful and well thought out.  I would be delighted to recommend Claudia to anyone who wants to take their voice to the next level!

- Amy

Claudia Carawan is simply the best…she understands how to draw out the best in your voice and gives a very solid foundation that you can grow from and continually develop from for years to come. The best!!!


Claudia is a gifted musician who has been well trained in a variety of genres.  An Intuitive and insightful teacher, she creates a fun and supportive environment while bringing out the best in my voice.  I'm just thrilled with my progress!