Are we the RIGHT Performing Arts Academy for you?

1. Mix Voice Technique. We are the only performing arts school in Connecticut Certified to teach Mix Technique by International Voice Teachers of Mix. The benefit of learning how to sing with the Mix Technique is the ability to master many styles of music and have a full range with no breaks. From Opera to Rock, our voice lessons will train your voice to perform in a healthy and versatile way in order to tackle whatever style of music you would like to sing.

2. A full package. We offer the best technique for each instrument we teach (including voice), but we also offer classes on how to actually utilize those techniques in a performance setting. Reading the audience, delivering the song, connecting to the lyrics, microphone technique and more.

3. A comfortable parent's lounge for our clients. Instead of waiting in the same room where your child is having his/her lesson, our clients enjoy a spacious, professional parent's lounge with a comfortable couch, 55 in LED TV always playing interesting musicals, movies and concerts, Free Wi-Fi, magazines and bottled water, coffee and tea service. Or if you prefer you can sit in on their lesson at anytime.

4. Month to Month lessons. The Academy does not require SEMESTER MINIMUMS for lessons. Every student here is on a month-to-month basis. If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will NOT commit you to a long term contract.

5. A proven track record of EXCELLENCE. The Academy has proven track record of offering quality voice, piano, guitar, acting and performance lessons in New Haven, CT year round. Our full time mission is developing performers through out CT to reach their utmost potential.

6. Award Winning Students!!! We feel so proud to give our students the necessary training they need to use in any kind of performance they desire. Our training allows them to continue to shine as number one and succeed in many competitions throughout CT and the entire U.S.!

7. Open 7 Days a week We know how busy your schedule is. Giving you a wide range of days and hours to choose from, will make it really easy for you to book a lesson at our academy. That is why we offer the longest hours of operation in New Haven, CT.

8. NO BETTER place to take lessons. You will be studying with teachers featured on: American Idol WTNH Channel 8 CT Style Celebrity Cruises Azamara Cruises The Greenwich Wine and Food Festival 2012/2013/2014.

9. Fight boredom! Voice, piano, guitar, acting and performance lessons are taught in an innovative and fun way to keep students learning and growing, whether you are a young child or an adult. We use various types of media to spark creativity and keep lessons interesting as you learn your instrument.

10. Learning to play an instrument can help with schoolwork skills. Patient, loving teachers work with students to develop good practice skills on their instruments that can also help boost grades in school. Learning to play an instrument has been shown to help develop spatial intelligence in children.

11. Learn foundational skills. We incorporate music theory, ear training, improvisation, and sight reading into your piano and guitar lessons, right along with your new performance skills.

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • Accredited through International Voice Teachers of Mix

Serviced Areas

  • New Haven, East Haven, North Haven, West Haven, Guilford, Clinton, Madison

Payment Options

  • PayPal, Personal Checks, cash

Contact Details

  Person New Haven Academy of Performing Arts
  City New Haven , CT
  Zip Code 06512
  Address 20 Orchard Ave
  Phone Number (475) 238-8119

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New Haven Academy of Performing Arts

Master Vocal Coach/Artistic Director/Founder

International Vocal Artist and Coach Billy DiCrosta has been performing professionally for for over 28 years. The youngest of a large Italian American family of six. Billy started performing at the early age of 7 and fell in love with being on stage and touching people's hearts through music. He majored in Vocal Performance and Acting at Western CT State University until transferring to The Hartt School of Music to study Musical Theatre.

He has had the joy of playing such roles as Tony in West Side Story , Mike in A Chorus Line , The Baker in Into The Woods and many more. He also had the great honor of singing at The White House for the Clinton Family in 1997. From 2006 to 20012 he had the privilege to perform internationally on luxury cruise lines as a lead production vocalist and a head line entertainer. During his time at sea he was vocal captain for his cast and gave private vocal instruction to them as well while focusing on the art of Mix.

In 2013 he opened the doors to Billy DiCrosta Vocal Studio and became the only Full Member Teacher of International Voice Teachers of Mix in the State. In just a short time Billy has been turned into CT's most sought after Vocal Coach. Students travel as far as Hartford, Danbury, and Stamford and those who can't travel enjoy lessons via Skype all to find the vocal freedom that can only be found in his studio. His students range from beginners to professionals and children to adults. Students have found that in just one lesson ,they have learned more and found more freedom in their voice then they have after studying with their former teachers , some of which have been with them for 10 plus years. Billy is known for his unique teaching approach with his light hearted, passionate personality students learn to have fun while training. Thanks to the vocal freedom his students achieve they are able to get leading roles in shows, win competitions and work as professional vocalists. Due to the rapid growth of his studio and his drive for always being the best Billy has founded New Haven Academy of Performing Arts. He is also very proud to be the Premiere Vocal Coach/Judge for, a wonderful singing competition organized by JN Productions, an organization devoted to help all those in need.