Vocal coach Blake Cline has worked and performed all around the world, from Brazil to Germany. He loves helping his students find their stage presence! (Learn how in the upcoming Rock the Stage Workshop!)
What’s your favorite meal to eat after a day of teaching?
Jambalaya with bourbon
What’s your go-to song to sing in the shower?
Whatever I’m working on from the day before.
If you could pick any artist dead or alive to meet — who would it be and why?
Freddy Mercury, to take singing lessons.
What do you enjoy most about being a vocal coach?
The rich blend of science, calculation and artistic expression.
What artist would you pick to go on tour with and why?
Hmm. Sting, To sing back ups and maybe collaborate.
What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
Watching all the students perform in front of an audience and nail it!
What is your all time favorite album?
This is an impossible question, but this month it’s ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust’ by David Bowie.
If you could only listen to one song for the rest of your life — what would it be?
‘Gnossienne No.1’ by Erik Satie, it’s the theme song to my life.
Which artist would you like to be one of your students?
Anri Du Toit, AKA Yolandi Visser
Who is your biggest guilty pleasure musician?