ABOUT THE AUTHORS
LORRAINE LAWSON is one of the most successful coaches in North America and specializes in contemporary vocal and performance coaching, artist development, and producing vocal and stage productions.
She has coached many Grammy-nominated and JUNO-winning/nominated artists including Roy Woods, Neon Dreams, Blake McGrath, Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine, Delaney Jane, Scott Helman, Kira Isabella, and musical theatre actors Brenton Thwaites, Ian Lake, and Emily Hampshire. She was also the vocal coach for CTV's The Launch and Schitt's Creek.
Named "Canada's Mariah Carey" by The National Post, Lorraine has released three critically-acclaimed pop and jazz albums, countless dance singles, and has performed all over the world. She is also the proud founder of Lawson Vocal Studios.
MARY-LU ZAHALAN is a JUNO-nominated recording artist with three albums to her credit. She was signed to a publishing deal with Sony Music and worked with renowned producers such as David Foster and Humberto Gatica.
She is also the creator and Head of the Commercial Vocal Department in the Music Theatre program at Sheridan College in Toronto.
Mary-Lu also holds the distinction of being a professor of Popular Music Theory and Performance after completing her Masters in The Beatles: Popular Music and Society at Liverpool Hope University in the UK. Her dissertation Cultureal Capital: The Beatles in Canada was published in 2011 by The Beatle Works (Chicago, IL).
LORRAINE AND MARY-LU SHARE A PASSION FOR ARTISTS OF ALL GENRES AND THEY HELP THEM REACH THEIR GREATEST POTENTIAL. THESE TWO WORLD-CLASS COACHES RECOGNIZE THE NEED TO EXPAND WHAT THEY HAVE BEEN TEACHING OVER SEVERAL DECADES AND HAVE PUT THEIR COMBINED EXPERTISE INTO THIS PERFORMANCE WORKBOOK.
- Randy Lennox (President, Bell Media)