The Voice of Charles Williams


Singer, Teacher, Actor

"A true patron saint of the voice."
-Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, founder of the Grammy award-winning vocal group, Sweet Honey in the Rock.

In my metro Washington, D.C. vocal studio, I'll show you how to develop your own sound and style.

Whether you want to sing opera, pop, gospel, musical theater, blues or traditional folk, your instrument is your voice, your body, your intelligence and your soul. Vocal training will enable you to use your instrument to the fullest extent.

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I'm a professional singer, voice teacher and actor. In the course of my career I've been the New York Metropolitan Opera's first Sportin' Life in Porgy and Bess. I've toured all over the world singing everything from opera and Broadway show tunes to spirituals; German lieder to field hollers. I've had more than four decades of teaching students from the US and abroad to sing in a wide range of styles.

In my workshops and private lessons, I share the tips and techniques for both beginners and mature vocalists. My experience as an actor will enable me to show you to do more than just sing correctly; I will help you learn how to harness your energy to reach out and capture and hold an audience's attention.

You can read more about my background and experience here; to see testimonials from my students and the press, click here.

Charles Williams is available for concerts, workshops and master classes in vocal technique. For further information, contact Charles Williams.

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