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About Kimberly McInnis

Kimberly McInnis is a singer, songwriter, and music producer living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a dueling piano entertainer at Howl at the Moon nightclub and creates original music as Kim Maverick. Her compositions and arrangements have been performed by professional and college-level orchestras, choirs, and chamber ensembles. She is an active member of the Nashville Songwriters Association International and volunteers as co-coordinator of their Pittsburgh chapter.

Kim has been coaching voice, songwriting, and music business since 2008. A zealous desire to understand the human body as an instrument led her to study dance, yoga, martial arts, and exercise science. Her teaching philosophy blends these experiences with pop-rock creativity and classical discipline to deliver personalized lesson programs for all ages and experience levels.

Kim holds a Bachelor of Music and Certificate in Arts Management from the University of Windsor. Since 2015, she has served as Support Specialist for Estill Voice International, traveling the world to assist at courses and continue learning about the marvel that is the human voice. She is also the editor of the Think Voice Blog.

Pre-order The Estill Adventure: Figures for Beginners

Introducing... The Estill Adventure: Figures for Beginners The Estill Adventure: Figures for Beginners is first official Estill Voice Training resource designed for children and beginners of all ages! This bright, lively journey explores the voice with the Figure Buddies - Larry Larynx, Bobby Body-Cover, Annie AES, and more. Students will learn, practice, and play through [...]

2018-09-17T14:17:31+00:00September 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

EMCI Spotlight: Charlotte Xerri

EMCI Spotlight: Charlotte Xerri This instructor spotlight features the president of the Estill Certification Advisory Board, who was recently human subject in voice research at Ohio State University. Name: Charlotte Xerri (sounds like ‘sherry’) Current home (city, country): Newhaven, in sunny Sussex by the sea, near the South Downs National Park and Glyndebourne! Where did you grow [...]

2018-09-17T14:16:28+00:00September 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

EMT Spotlight: Brian Eisiminger

Estill Master Trainer Spotlight: Brian Eisiminger This spotlight features a voice teacher and musical director who is raising the bar and breaking legs at California University of Pennsylvania, one of our Estill Educational Affiliates! Name: Brian Eisiminger Current home (city, country): Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, USA Where did you grow up?  I grew up on a farm a few miles [...]

2018-09-17T14:16:13+00:00April 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Certification Manual 5.0 is Now Here

Certification Manual 5.0 is Now Here This updated version covers everything you need to know about Estill Voice Training Certification, including preparation, registration, testing protocols, and continuing education. It also debuts three new titles to better represent members of our EVT Community: Estill Figure Proficiency (EFP) Estill Master Trainer (EMT) Estill Mentor Course Instructor (EMCI) [...]

2018-09-17T14:15:31+00:00April 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments