Justin Stoney, the Founder of New York Vocal Coaching, is an internationally recognized Voice Teacher and Vocal Coach. One of the leading Voice Teachers in today’s music industry, he has appeared on the NBC Today Show, CBS, Fox News, Fox 5 New York, The Insider, and is a frequent guest on Huffington Post Live’s interviews of celebrity singers. His teaching has been featured in publications such as Esquire Magazine, Newsweek/The Daily Beast, NME, Fox News Magazine, Discovery News, Medical Daily, and Backstage Magazine. Backstage readers also voted Mr. Stoney as one of New York City’s best Voice Teacher and Vocal Coaches.

Justin has taught as a master teacher of Pop/Rock/R&B and Musical Theatre for NYSTA Comparative Vocal Pedagogy program, has been featured by the Learning Annex as a guest teacher, and has given master classes throughout the country. A born teacher, Justin has enthusiastically worked with a vast array of students - from beginning singers to celebrity clients, Broadway singers and recording stars. Justin has worked with literally thousands of singers in New York and holds a strong reputation internationally, with private students from over 50 countries.

Mr. Stoney has trained not only singers, but also other voice teachers from all over the world through the New York Vocal Coaching Voice Teacher Training & Certification program.


Justin Stoney's Clients

Justin’s pop/rock/R&B clients have reached #1 on Billboard Charts, have had international radio airplay, and have signed with major record labels including Universal, Sony, EMI, and Disney Records. Recording artists, bands, celebrities, and singer/songwriters have toured in the US and internationally. Contemporary artists have also appeared as finalists on The Voice, American Idol, and X-Factor after working with Justin.

Justin’s theatre clients include Tony-Nominated artists and have appeared in leading and ensemble roles in nearly every Broadway musical in the last decade. A few highlights include: Billy Elliot, Book of Mormon, Chicago, Legally Blonde, Lion King, Les Miserables, Mamma Mia, Phantom Of The Opera, Spring Awakening, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Wicked. Aside from Broadway and Off-Broadway work, Justin’s clients have also appeared at Lincoln Center, New York City Opera, London’s West End, and in several major motion pictures and network television shows.

Justin has coached performers toward winning their first Broadway roles, starting recording careers, receiving their first callbacks, getting cast in their first show, receiving their Equity card, solidifying representation with major talent agents, getting into top music schools and universities, completing successful demo recordings, and working at almost every major regional theatre in the country. Voice Teachers he has trained have opened their own voice studios and taught in music schools all across the world.


Associations, Memberships, And Industry

Justin is a member of NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing), VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainer’s Association), The Voice Foundation, Actors Equity, and SAG-AFTRA.

He is also certified in Yoga with a strong background in anatomy, Alexander Technique, and voice medicine. Mr. Stoney collaborates with leading voice doctors and laryngologists to help bridge the gap between vocal pedagogy and vocal medicine through New York Vocal Coaching’s affiliation with the Los Angeles’ Osborne Head & Neck Institute.

Justin and New York Vocal Coaching also hold relationships with several agents, managers, and casting directors in New York City and Los Angeles. NYVC receives a numerous inquiries from record companies, TV/Film producers, theatre producers, casting agents, and music groups and bands seeking to audition new talent in New York and Los Angeles. Justin and the New York Vocal Coaching staff often assist students by providing industry counsel, as well as access to industry opportunities when appropriate.


Justin Stoney's Education And Training

Justin holds a BFA in Musical Theatre Performance and a BA in English from the University of Michigan, where he graduated at the top of his class and also was elected University Commencement Speaker. Justin studied classical vocal technique with veterans of the Metropolitan Opera, Musical Theatre vocal technique with veterans of Broadway, and contemporary vocal technique with industry-leading Pop/Rock/R&B instructors.


Justin Stoney's Music Direction, Recording, Composition

Previous to his calling as a Voice Technician, Justin worked professionally as a Music Director. He has music directed Equity shows both in New York and regionally, as well as for soloists and cabaret acts in New York City. Notably, Justin teamed up with Bill Whelan (the composer of Riverdance) to compose and orchestrate original music for the Irish Repertory Theatre. Justin has also accompanied many professional singers to recording studios for music direction and coaching, assisting with the compositional, technical, and performance elements of the production process.


Justin Stoney's Services, Staff, And Teacher Training

Justin and his Vocal Staff at New York Vocal Coaching provide vocal technique lessons, vocal coaching, accompaniment, music direction, piano lessons, guitar lessons, recording studio prep, concert and audition accompaniment, repertoire building, industry counsel, transposition, microphone technique, music theory/ear training, monologue selection, monologue coaching, and SKYPE™ Voice Lessons. For more information, please visit newyorkvocalcoaching.com for more information.

Justin and his Speech Staff also provide training in public speaking, speech coaching, voice enhancement, executive prep, and accent reduction. The staff of New York Speech Coaching works with corporate clients, models, actors, news anchors, and spokespeople. For more information, please visit newyorkspeechcoaching.com.

Justin is devoted not just to training singers, but also to training and mentoring aspiring and experienced Voice Teachers. The NYVC Voice Teacher Training & Certification program is helping Voice Teachers from around the world reach their fullest potential as teachers of singing. Mr. Stoney is passionate about helping Voice Teachers develop their teaching gifts and inspiring them to approach Voice Teaching as a craft and art-form. Many graduates of the NYVC Voice Teacher Training & Certification have gone on to begin successful vocal studios in the US and internationally.

Voice Lessons To The World

Justin Stoney's Voice Lessons To The World

In addition, vocalists and Voice Teachers may also recognize Justin Stoney as the host of the popular singing show “Voice Lessons To The World”. This show offers vocal information and training to singers from all over the world who may not otherwise have the means to receive it. Mr. Stoney is proud to be one of the leading voices in today’s vocal community - merging the precision and pedagogical detail of Classical vocal training with the needs of Contemporary singers and modern stylistic interests. For more information please download the iPad and iPhone App “Voice Lessons To The World - The App”, visit our YouTube page, or voicelessonstotheworld.com