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In these challenging times, we at IVA want to support you, the global community of singing teachers, as much as possible and keep your studios alive and singing! Our international IVA Teacher Training Program delivers high-quality education to hundreds of teachers online every…

As good, global citizens and to keep our singing communities healthy, here is some guidance we'd like to extend particularly to you as singing teachers…

We have so much planned for IVACON Utah 2020 to enhance your education as teachers and expand your knowledge about all aspects of singing. And you don't have to be an IVA teacher to attend our Utah conference—it's open to…

IVACON 2020 in Layton, Utah, is going to be as amazing and inspiring as the beautiful Wasatch Mountain Range that borders Layton to the east, and as rich in history as the vast Great Salt Lake that borders Layton to…

IVACON 2020

Not one but two dates!

We are excited to announce plans for IVACON this year! The biggest news for 2020? Drumroll, please . . . not only will we have one amazing IVACON, but TWO this year! One in the USA and one in Europe. IVACON…

This is the second post in our series of marketing basics for singing teachers.  This time we're talking about competitors and finding your USP.…

The Alexander Technique

Interview with Marisa De Silva

As part of Health and Wellness week, we interviewed Marisa De Silva about the Alexander Technique and how it can support your students' vocals and overall wellness.…

In this blog series, we are meeting IVA teachers from around the world. We continue with Erika from Mexico…

Take your sick days

3 Why’s and 3 How’s

Self-employed vocal instructors have to work to make money. If we don’t work, we don’t get to simply “call in sick” and still get paid while we stay in bed with a bowl of chicken noodle soup.…

So you had a bad day

How to Bounce Back and Keep a Positive Mindset

There are days where things in the studio just don’t seem to go right, no matter what you do. We’ve got some advice for how to deal with a bad day…

Stress is a reality in every person’s life, and vocal instructors are no exception. A few red flags you might know . . . and a few you might not!…