Howard Austin, International Voice & Performance trainer and author
of the Born To Sing series, is a versatile vocal artist whose work
includes a variety of starring roles on the musical stage as well as night
club performances and recordings. His teachers have been some
of the great vocal teachers of all time including, John Motley, Gertrude
Arnold and Dr. Peter J. Wilhousky. His Born To Sing series has gained the
attention and respect of professionals in both classical and pop music fields.
In addition to his private clients, he has conducted numerous
seminars on singing and voice training for NATS and Music Teachers of Los
Angeles County Unified School District, Los Angeles Songwriters Showcase and
others. His clients have included American Idol, Hadas and Tiffany, Holly Fields,
Don York of Sha-Na-Na and 10 Star Search contestants including an International
Junior Grand Champion. Howard Austin and co-author, Elisabeth Howard, are
members of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) for whom
they have conducted numerous master classes, authored the "Born To Sing"
series of instructional books, DVDs and CDs now distributed world-wide. Their
"ABCs Of Vocal Harmony" a Music Reading / Ear Training course has become a
popular text for music programs across the country. As a team, Howard
and Elisabeth were signed to MCA as singer-songwriters and performed
their originals in clubs. They have trained several singers signed to
major labels including RCA, Geffen, Capitol, MCA, Excalibur & Sony.
Their combined backgrounds include a B.S. and M.S. in voice from the Juilliard
School of Music and years of voice teaching experience in New and Los Angeles.