Voice teachers are tasked with teaching singers to improve their singing techniques, nurture and develop their voices, and prepare for the interpretations of songs for singing. Voice teachers usually teach individuals or small classes and supervise rehearsals and studio recordings to help improve singers' performances.
Most voice teachers specialize in a particular style of music, but may cover a variety of styles and teach a wide spectrum of students. They may work in a range of environments, such as in schools to provide voice lessons and/or teach the history, theory, and evaluation of music. They may also provide private lessons by working from home or meeting with clients in preferred locations.
Voice teachers usually teach students on an individual basis and must be able to develop study plans to cater to their clients' specific needs. They must also have the ability to encourage, motivate, and inspire students and be patient and understanding while maintaining valuable communication. The ability to maintain discipline and work well under pressure is also important in this position.