Frequently Asked Questions
I Live Outside of New York City and Los Angeles, Is There Any Way to Still Study at the Vocal Workout?

Yes, the Vocal Workout Singing School is launching a digital voice school. You can learn all about our online singing lessons on our voice classes page.

Voice ClassesWhere is the Vocal Workout Singing School?

The Vocal Workout Singing School currently has two locations, one in  New York City and another in Los Angeles. The Manhattan location is located at 580 Broadway, Suite 304. The Los Angeles location is located at Highland and Olympic..

What Types of Singing Lessons Does the Vocal Workout Singing School Offer?

The Vocal Workout offers the following: beginner singing lessons, intermediate singing lessons, advanced singing lessons, online singing lessons, and private singing lessons.

What Kind of Classes Does the School Offer?

The Vocal Workout Singing School offers the following voice classes: shared vocal coaching, songwriting seminars, master vocal classes, and voice yoga.

What’s the difference between voice lessons and vocal coaching? 

Voice lessons primarily focus on vocal technique to increase vocal range, build vocal strength, blend smoothly between head voice and chest voice, achieve mixed voice and belt coordinations, master multiple musical and vocal styles, sing high notes with ease, and eventually achieve technical and artistic mastery.


Vocal coaching is primarily for singers looking to prepare for auditions, for performances, or for the recording studio. Vocal Coaching sessions focus on performance strategies, stage presence, musical choices, stylistic nuances, microphone technique, and learning how to sing different musical styles. Vocal Coaching also includes accompaniment, recording accompaniment tracks, repertoire book building, audition song selection, and acting coaching.

How Do I Enroll in Advanced Singing Lessons?

In order to enroll in our advanced singing lessons, you must either be invited into the program by your vocal coach, or you can audition for the program when you feel you are prepared to. You can contact us by  calling (212) 229-7788 or by e-mailing us at to set up an audition.

When Are Master Classes Offered?

Master classes are offered seasonally during each semester.

I Want to Have a Private Singing Lesson, But want to Try Out the Program First, Is That Possible?

Yes,  when you sign up for our private singing lessons, you can have a free consultation to determine your singing level and your specific vocal needs.

What Types of Singing Styles Does the Vocal Workout Teach?

The Vocal Workout teaches the following singing styles: R&B, Soul, Hip-Hop, Pop/Contemporary, Classical, Opera, and Broadway/Show Voice.

What is a Vocal Coach?

A Vocal Coach is a singing instructor who can teach a student how to best harness the power of their voice.

What is the Vocal Workout Method?

The Vocal Workout Method is a holistic approach to singing that incorporates the mind, body, and spirit when addressing the voice. When addressing the mind you are unlocking stage presence, confidence in your performance, and tranquility. When the body is addressed breathing became easier, notes can be held out longer, and your lungs become more flexible. This allows you to perform a dance routine while maintaining tone and breath. Lastly, when addressing the spirit you can unlock your full potential, tap into your passion for singing, and sing to your best ability with sincerity.

What is Voice Yoga?

Voice yoga is the practice of performing yoga while singing to expand the diaphragm and deepen the breath.

When Was the School Founded?

The Vocal Workout Singing School was founded in 1998.

Who Founded the Vocal Workout Singing School?

ILana Martin founded the vocal workout singing school.

What are the Singing Lesson Policies?

In short our singing lesson policies are as follows: come in with an open mind and heart  to each lesson, cancellations must be made within 24 hours of your next singing lesson, all teachers have a fifteen minute grace period when arriving late to class, and respect your fellow students and your vocal coaches.

How Long Do I Have to Cancel a Singing Lesson?

We have a 24 hour singing lesson cancellation policy. Should you not cancel your lesson within that time frame, it is up to your vocal coach to determine if you will receive your lesson deposit back or not.

How Do I Contact the Vocal Workout Singing School?

You can contact us by  calling (212) 229-7788 or by e-mailing us at to set up an audition.