Dave Stroud, Founder of ViP

All Professionals, California, Founder of ViP, Los Angeles, USA

Dave Stroud

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Dave Stroud is one of the most sought after voice teachers in the country. Based in Los Angeles, he has travelled the world lecturing and teaching and has over 25 years experience as a private voice instructor. His credits as a vocal coach include being commissioned by American Idol Seasons 8 through to 11 in addition to working on Pop Idol Tours. He works privately with Adam Lambert, Jordin Sparks, Allison Iraheta, David Cook, Lee DeWyze, Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery amongst others and continues to provide vocal support for American Idol and 19 Management regularly. From an educational stand point, Dave has lectured at many prestigious places around the world including: National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Stanford University, University of Southern California, San Francisco Conservatory, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, Kunstuniversitaet Graz in Austria, and numerous other jazz organizations and societies including the Jazz School in Berkeley, California and Jazz Camp West.

At his private studio, Dave has provided vocal coaching for Cee Lo Green, Natasha Bedingfield, Dan Wilson, Mike Posner, Zach Porter (All Star Weekend), Pierre Bouvier, The Sons of Sylvia, Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato, Ben Folds, Matt Scannell, The Cheetah Girls, Abraham McDonald, Scott Stapp (Creed), Terry Ellis (EnVogue), Evan Rachel Wood, Val Kilmer, Luke Perry, KeKe Palmer (Akeelah and the Bee), Rain (K-pop), Brian Wilson, Topol (Fiddler on the Roof), George Takei and many others. In addition, after giving Justin Timberlake one voice lesson, he progressed to working with artists on Justin’s label Interscope, coaching artists such as YouTube stars Desmee Denters, Brenda Radney, Elliot and Free from Freesoul. In the Musical Theatre world, Dave students have appeared in Broadway, London's West End and the national companies of Rent, Mamma Mia, The Lion King, Fiddle on the Roof.

ViP is a global network of elite voice professionals, including singing teachers, vocal coaches, songwriters, producers, music industry professionals, speech and language practitioners, ENT’s and laryngologists.