Written Reviews / Testimonials
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Our gospel group HeavenBound used Doug for vocal coaching. He is knowledgeable, timely and consistent! Great instructor! I would definitely recommend his school. He also has great ideas for songwriting and choral direction.
My daughter took voice lessons with Doug for a couple of years. I found him to be highly skilled, professional, personable, encouraging and very flexible. I would definitely recommend him!
Mr. Doug Sinning is a motivated and caring professional who has over 20 years of experience. He is an innovated Piano & Voice Instructor at, www.MyMusicExpert.com, and has helped many students, professionals, and hobby enthusiasts to attain their goals. I highly recommend Mr. Sinning and his online company for these reasons.
Doug was essential in teaching me a lot of music in a short amount of time before my first performance as a swing in the show. His enthusiasm was calming and his professionalism helped make the show a success!
“Very professional. Very nice person and a great teacher. Very business oriented.”
Doug has given me the tools to hear music from a different perspective. His conservatory style approach has made me a better teacher, actor, and singer. I understand music and its gifting inside me due to Doug and MyMusicExpert.com!
“I will be honest, when I first began looking for a private music instructor I was skeptical of taking lessons online. I researched what was available and was impressed to see the quality of the website and the instructional videos. Doug’s academic qualifications put my mind at ease. Berklee College of Music is one of… Read more “…the lesson fee is fair and worth it for the quality instruction you will receive.”
Doug is an excellent teacher who explains things well and gives valuable feedback. He is a highly trained musician and a patient coach.
Doug Sinning is a true professional. He has been very instrumental in my voice over work as a talent, the voice exercises are on point. He is a great teacher and has brought me along the way with song writing. And to this day I can still belt out the hook from Chicago’s ‘When you’re… Read more “He has been very instrumental in my voice over work as a talent…”
Doug is a fun, high-energy, and technically-expert piano and voice instructor. My son is in musical theater and Doug helps him take his performance songs from good to great. I started piano lessons later in life and Doug has the patience even when I don’t! We recommend Doug to all those looking for excellent, entertaining… Read more “We recommend Doug to all those looking for excellent, entertaining piano and voice instruction.”
Doug is the most talented well-versed musician I know. Thirteen years ago I hired Doug to teach piano lessons to my 3 sons. After several years of lessons, they went off to college and soon learned music was the way a girl’s heart! Even after graduating from college they continued playing the piano and now… Read more “…the inspiration that motivated my sons to learn…”
Doug is fun to work with, and can always make you laugh. 🙂 When you practice he makes the games fun.
“I’m taking voice lessons from Doug for a month now. I can’t toot his horn enough! He knows music inside out…he’s honest, encouraging, goes far out of his way to make your lesson go smooth with the max amount of learning. I saw an improvement after the second lesson, my husband noticed, too. Prices are… Read more “I saw an improvement after the second lesson…”
Doug is not just a talented musician and performer, he is an adept teacher. He always has my recommendation.
Doug is fun, energetic, and very positive. He has a way of encouraging you to carry on even when things get challenging.
My wife and I chose Doug to train our son in voice and piano. Stephen appeared in several of Doug’s recitals, and always got acclaim. Although Stephen never took his music to a professional level, Doug inspired Stephen to appreciate music because Stephen has gone on to learn guitar (both bass and lead) to go… Read more “Doug works great with kids (and pushy parents)!”
I am a former student of Doug Sinning’s. I studied with Doug for almost four years and can’t say enough great things about him. Along with being talented and a great teacher, he was also a great support for me. He helped me put my CD demo together in his digital recording studio, and always… Read more “I’m actually out in Los Angeles now pursuing an acting career…”
Working with Doug is a joyous learning experience! From day one you start to learn the proper way to breathe and hold yourself for safe and strong singing. Every class is tailored to what will best benefit your strengths AND what you need to work on. I definitely recommend him!
I worked with Doug as a vocal coach to get my range back after a long absence from performing. He took my voice to new levels and heights within a month! he brought the joy back into singing for me. Then he worked with my son and achieved feats I thought impossible with a new… Read more “He is never harsh, but always positive and patient…”
Doug is one of the finest musicians and songwriters I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with. He’s a consummate professional, with a true feeling for everything he does. He’s also a lot of fun to work with, and I’ve worked with him on many projects over the years. I’d highly recommend anyone looking for… Read more “Doug is one of the finest musicians and songwriters I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with.”
“Doug is a wonderful teacher. Not only is he professional and knowledgeable, he is also very patient and encouraging. He brings out your potential in a gentle and caring way. Highly recommended!”
Doug was my teacher for piano and voice. He is very knowledgeable, and patient. Will work at your pace. Very good with children or adults. I do community theater in this area. His lessons give me a lot of confidence to try out for these shows. I have known him as my teacher, and friend… Read more “His lessons give me a lot of confidence…”
Doug has given me motivation and confidence to believe I can become a better singer.
I really enjoy my weekly singing lessons! It’s nice to feel you’re improving and learning new skills with every lesson. Doug is helping me develop my voice to sing with more ease and more power. He has exercises that target different aspects of voice training: breath support, pitch, rhythm, releasing tension, transitioning between chest voice… Read more “…he has an exercise for every problem you might face.”
Not only does Doug help you understand the concepts behind using your voice but he makes it a blast! Even though I’ve been performing since I was a small girl Doug taught me the technique to make my voice the best it can be. I would recommend him to anyone!
Doug Sinning is the best!
My son, Stephen, began taking voice and piano with Doug just after he turned 5 years of age. He continued w/ Doug until he was 13 (he’d still be there if it weren’t for the fact that being a single parent and getting in a car accident made it impossible for me to afford). Doug… Read more “Doug is great and he has a lot of patience.”
Doug is a highly respected, talented teacher and music professional in the industry. He has a full professional studio, providing voice over, musician, and demo tapes services to voice talent, piano students, singers, and actors.
I have known Doug for several years and he has been teaching my daughter, Anna, voice & piano for almost a year (has it been that long?) He is a great teacher and very dedicated.
I love MyMusicExpert.com because of the convenience and quality. I’m taking voice lessons with Doug to improve my singing voice for a volunteer program I lead at my synagogue. I’m amazed at how quickly I saw (and heard) results. It’s because I’m able to take online, that I committed to the lessons in the first… Read more “I’m amazed at how quickly I saw (and heard) results.”
I had the distinct pleasure of working with Doug on a musical at Seminole State College. He is an excellent music director, getting the best results out of the cast. He is an excellent vocal teacher/coach, as well as a terrific pianist who is a joy with which to work.
I’ve hired Doug Sinning for voice lessons. I am extremely impressed with him and the way he conducts his classes with me. He’s very easy to talk to, ask questions of, and relate to. There is a specific format that he uses that not only has me improving in many areas, such as breathing and… Read more “I am extremely impressed…”
Doug has helped my daughter improve as a vocalist during her time taking lessons with him. I recommend MyMusicExpert to any aspiring singers out there.
I was very pleased with the results of my lessons in both voice & piano; & when there was an occasion for students to gather as a group, for group recital practices, Doug excelled at bringing a wide range of people together. We covered a broad range of ages, backgrounds, interests & experience levels. Doug… Read more “…Doug has provided a great option and resource for music students…”
“Working with Doug was amazing! He is a very talented singer with a knack for breaking things down to teach all age levels regardless of past experience. He is patient with a great sense of humor. He is also very knowledgeable with the use of the computer, creating files, setting up the video and audio,… Read more “…quality lesson without having to drive to yet another place…”
I love Doug, he’s awesome and he knows his stuff. I’m glad I picked him because I wouldn’t want anyone else!
I have known Doug for many years not only as a personal friend, but as a professional in music, art, and entrepreneurship. Professionalism, dedication, outstanding service, and expertise are some of the qualities to be expected from Doug.
Awesome way to learn from great musical talents in your own home.
I know Doug to be a top notch person who goes above and beyond to share his passion of music and acting with others. An incredibly sincere soul who’s genuinely dedicated to the arts.
Doug is an excellent music teacher and voice coach. I went to him to be a better singer & he was wonderful, caring, a good listener & skilled at recommending voice exercises for me & teaching me to read music, among other things.
I’m taking voice lessons from Doug for a month now. I can’t toot his horn enough! He knows music inside out…he’s honest, encouraging, goes far out of his way to make your lesson go smooth with the max amount of learning. I saw an improvement after the second lesson, my husband noticed, too. Prices are… Read more “I saw improvement after the second lesson…”
I took vocal lessons with Doug for over three years, and the training I received has helped me so much. The lessons are specifically catered to the individual, so I got help with what I needed and wanted to learn. Within a few weeks of lessons, I was able to land a big role in… Read more “I’m so grateful for the guidance and expertise!”
Doug has given me a much broader understanding about singing and about music in general, I have a stronger desire to learn more and to keep studying.
Awesome instruction from Doug! He has coached my 12-year-old, giving her the confidence and ability to master her role on stage.
Doug has shown me the imperfections in my voice and the path to correct the tiny mistakes that keep me from singing professionally.
I took voice lessons from Doug. Absolutely fantastic! Not just the basics…. he gives you a deep understanding of the music, notes, and tone. And the classes are a lot of fun. Highly recommend!
The quality of the lessons, the improvement I’m seeing in my technique, the flexibility of the instructor. 9 out of 10 stars
Doug is an incredible teacher. I’ve learned so much in the past three years under his instruction and he has helped boost my confidence. Doug works one-on-one with his students and helps guide them based on their individual goals. You will get your money’s worth with him!
Doug is a wonderful teacher. Not only is he professional and knowledgeable, he is also very patient and encouraging. He brings out your potential in a gentle and caring way. Highly recommended!
Doug is a terrific teacher. He cares for his students and strives to make them great singers. Highly recommended.
He’s a wonderful music teacher!
I was not sure about Skype Voice Lessons, but with Doug it is great. I was driving 35 minutes both ways for my daughter to get voice lessons and then I was not all that impressed with the teacher. Doug is great and I don’t have to take more time out of my schedule for… Read more “I was not sure about Skype Voice Lessons…”
Very professional and great services offered! I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to learn music from the comfort of their own home.
We have using Doug for about a year now. We love the results, professionalism, and expertise he has provided for my daughter’s voice lessons! We’ve recommended him to several people! Very flexible with scheduling. It’s just been a wonderful wonderful experience working with him.
“Since beginning instruction at www.MyMusicExpert.com, my voice has come so far! Doug is incredible and patient. He is really supportive.”
Doug Sinning is the third teacher with whom I have studied. It took me far too long to leave my other teachers, but it’s only now that I’m taking lessons from Doug that I realize it. I constantly tell people that I “love my new music teacher” and that’s because he has that rare combination… Read more “It took me far too long to leave my other teachers…”
I have worked with Doug on a number of projects and have always found him to be professional, with a high attention to detail. His level of customer service has always been above and beyond what was required of him in his position and I attribute that to much of his success in his endeavors.… Read more “I look forward to having the opportunity to work with him again on future projects…”
Doug Sinning’s teaching abilities are far more than exceptional. I am a former piano student who would gladly still be taking lessons from him if moving away from Orlando had been an option. Doug is well trained and knows exactly what he is doing when it comes to teaching. He used a well-balanced plan of… Read more “Doug Sinning’s teaching abilities are far more than exceptional.”
Talented, gifted professional, producing excellent results!
I think Doug Sinning is fantastic!! I can hardly wait to start studying singing with him. He has a great breadth of musical knowledge, many up-to-the-minute technical tools, and a wonderfully warm, encouraging, interesting and fun personality. I can totally see why people give him a 5-star rating!
I have been involved with several different events that Doug has been part of as well as he carried my music in the catalogue of his music distribution company. His company was well managed and his own music is awesome plus I love him as a person. I highly recommend Doug and his online company!
I have learned that some of my vocal problems are self-induced. With the tips I received from Doug, I have already begun to make improvements!
“Doug Sinning is a mild-mannered music teacher of many and varied talents who is able to make dreams come true in a single bound. One of the most quietly positive, patient and empowering people I know.”
Doug is the perfect vocal teacher for my ASD daughter. He is patient and chooses songs that are perfect for her. Doug gives her constructive feedback, but mostly focuses on her strengths, so she can continue to feel confident about her singing. It’s also nice that Eve can take her lesson at home where she… Read more “Doug is the perfect vocal teacher for my ASD daughter.”
Doug is a fine musician, writes and performs wonderful music and is a great music teacher. He is very encouraging and supportive and knows his subject well. Whether you want to brush up on your performance skills or just learn how to play or sing, Doug and his online company is a great choice!
I waited until I was well into adulthood to take voice lessons and was extremely lucky that I was able to find Doug and study with him. He is a patient and VERY talented instructor. He made learning fun and every session was informative and – I actually learned a lot while enjoying myself! I… Read more “I waited until I was well into adulthood to take voice lessons…”
Great! My daughter loves Doug!
Doug is great to work with. He was very understanding when we had technological issues. His personality is great for working with kids! I would definitely recommend him to anyone!
My experience with Doug has been a very positive one. His ability to pinpoint the problem areas in my vocal technique made me a better singer with every session. When I first came to Doug I was very frustrated with my vocals. I was having trouble with intonation which we were able to correct and… Read more “…now I’m singing better than I ever thought possible…”
“It was a great experience and I didn’t have to leave my house. Doug is a very nice and patient man and took his time with me and my not so good voice. I highly recommend this company.”
I’ve been taking voice lessons from Doug for about 7 years. I highly recommend him as he is knowledgeable and a skilled instructor. He studied for a triple major from Berklee College of Music in Boston, and I can see where he uses his education in teaching others. I’m 53 and not a starry-eyed kid.… Read more “I highly recommend him as he is knowledgeable and a skilled instructor.”
My daughter Stacy has taken voice and piano lessons with Doug for the past couple of years. I have been extremely happy with her progress. This past year, Stacy received a “Superior” for her solo at District V Thespian Competition. I believe we owe the credit to Doug. Stacy is very involved in theater, school… Read more “I believe we owe the credit to Doug…”
Doug Sinning is a superb musical director, vocal coach, and musician/composer. Our work together has always been pleasant, professional, and resulted in some of my finest work. I know students who have availed themselves of his private vocal lessons and their responses have always been positive.
I worked with Doug when I was younger but he was a wonderful teacher and helped me learn a lot! I highly recommend him!
Doug Sinning is an outstanding musical talent and teacher of the arts.
I found Doug Sinning to be a creative and knowledgeable teacher. He has inventive ideas and an excellent educational background.
Doug is a great music teacher and a really great guy. I’ve learned so much taking music lessons from him!
Doug Sinning is one of the most talented musicians I know. He is fully capable when using either his vocal talents or his piano skills. He is a great vocal coach and works well developing and guiding young voices. He also does a good job of inspiring those young voices. As a musical director, he… Read more “Doug Sinning has the ‘right stuff’.”
Doug is an amazing teacher. He was able to identify my specific obstacles and needs and help me find my voice. I recommend him to everyone.
Doug Sinning is a mild mannered music teacher of many and varied talents who is able to make dreams come true in a single bound. One of the most quietly positive, patient and empowering people I know.
Doug is an excellent teacher with years of experience & knowledge under his belt. He has a Berklee College of Music degree and his passion and love for music is quite evident. I was referred to him during college and have used him for audition prep and repertoire building. He is very motivating and uplifting.… Read more “He is very motivating and uplifting.”
I hired Doug as a piano instructor for my stepdaughter at age 14. He is not only an accomplished artist in his own right, he’s an experienced teacher, and that comes through with how rapidly his students learn. He does well with even the most basic beginners. Great knowledge of music theory, which he combines… Read more “…how rapidly his students learn.”
Years ago as a voice teacher, I worked with Doug when he was a student at Berklee College, Boston. I noted not only his natural talent but his wonderful enthusiasm to learn!
In knowing Doug I know he is a great teacher, sharing his own knowledge and experience with students.
Doug is a complete professional, and it would take some due diligent searching to find anyone matching Doug’s expertise.