David McCall is a Voice Teacher Associate at New York Vocal Coaching. David has become one of the leading instructors of Contemporary Voice in New York City, with clients ranging from Broadway singers (Billy Elliot, Matilda), Classical and sacred music singers, to cantors in New York City Synagogues, to Professional Rock and Pop artists, some of which have toured and been signed to record contracts, appeared on shows like The Voice and American Idol, and performed at venues such as SXSW. Additionally, David has taught as a Master Teacher of Contemporary Voice for the NYSTA Comparative Vocal Pedagogy series.
David holds a BA in Music: Vocal Performance from Murray State University, where he studied classical vocal technique with veterans of the Operatic and Broadway stage. He also completed the NYVC Voice Teacher Training & Certification program in New York City.
David is a CoDirector of New York Acting Coaching which seeks to help actors all around the world to find individual, creative solutions in an ever changing business. David is a member of Actors Equity, having performed in New York (LaMama; American Globe Theatre; Fringe) and regionally (Barter Theater, Jackson Theatre Guild). His directing credits include contemporary theatre for young audiences (Miss Nelson is Missing, Barter Theatre; Billy, Goat, and Gruff: The Musical, Savannah Stage Co) as well as classic works (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Scarlet Letter, Julius Caesar, Savannah Stage Co.). He has collaborated as a music director and composer on new musical theatre works that have toured across the US (A Year with Frog and Toad; All I Want for Christmas; I Can Be Anything: The Musical). As a writer and producer, he’s worked with many leading Broadway stars on popular new works that have been featured in NYC and as a part of popular web series and viral videos. David is also a founding member of The Nerve Project Theatre Company, which, as its name suggests, values ‘nerve’ and imagination in storytelling.
David’s students at New York Vocal Coaching are singers of all levels (from beginner to professional) and all styles (from classical to pop/rock/R&B). He firmly believes singing is the right and joy of anyone who chooses to do it and he whole-heartedly commits to helping each student free, discover, and cherish his or her individual voice.
For even more insight on David’s teaching style and philosophy, you can read some of his articles on singing for New York Vocal Coaching’s Vocal Articles.