“My goal as a teacher is to help students find their fullest form of expression through music.”
Associate Vocal Coach
Blake is a classically trained singer and actor who enjoys studying and performing various styles of music. He studied theatre at the North Carolina School of the Arts and received vocal training at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Blake was active as a professional singer and teacher in the music community of Brazil from 2002-2008. Prior to Brazil, he spent several years in Germany singing opera and Cabaret, in Seattle and South Florida writing songs, recording and singing the blues, and in North Carolina directing young singers in a variety of performance pieces. He’s acted as frontman for several bands ranging from blues-based folk to American rock ‘n’ roll. He has sung and appeared in concert and as a soloist on several recordings with the Symphonic Orchestra of Minas Gerais.
Blake has been back in the Bay Area since 2008 pursuing his passion for teaching, songwriting, singing and recording. He has been a prolific member of our vocal coaching team since 2015.
Hometown: Charlotte, NC