One Voice: Unifying Singing and Playing Your Instrument

About One Voice: Unifying Singing and Playing Your Instrument

Award winning trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg shares tips for instrumentalists on how to link playing with singing. 

Topics covered will include: 

• Breath support and resonance 
• Ear Training
• Learning Melodies and Interpretation  
• Improvising 
• Transcribing 
• Singing on Stage 

How It Works

Students can connect to the online platform using a tablet or computer with reliable internet. To actively participate online students also need a webcam with microphone. The live sessions are recorded so that all enrolled students can review the class sessions following the live class. Class recordings will be available for viewing within 48 hours of the live class. The class is covered by the Lessonface Guarantee


Beginner & Intermediate Instrumentalists


Choose your enrollment preference from the drop-down menu above to sign up:

• Fee for class enrollment: $30
• Buy one, give one: $45 to cover yourself and a friend, or sponsor another student


Thursday, June 25 at 8 pm EDT | 5 pm PDT 

Enrolled students receive lifetime access to the video recording of the class.

  • Signed up already? Click here.

    Bria Skonberg


    Described as “one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation” (Wall Street Journal) she recently sang the music of Aretha Franklin alongside Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child, played with U2 at the Apollo, sat in with the Dave Matthews band, was a featured guest with Jon Batiste and performed the Star Spangled Banner at Madison Square Garden for a NY Rangers game. A bandleader since her teens, Bria has performed festivals and stages the world over, including New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, and over a hundred more. In 2016 Bria released her debut LP on Sony Masterworks which won a Canadian JUNO award and made the Top 5 on Billboard jazz charts; her music has over 7 million streams on Spotify. A 6x Downbeat Rising Star, further accolades include the Jazz at Lincoln Center Swing Award, Best Vocal and Best Trumpet from Hot House Jazz Magazine and Outstanding Jazz Artist at the Bistro Awards. The “shining hope of hot jazz” (NY Times) has been at the forefront of a revival of classic American music as both a performer and educator, programming concerts and workshops for students of all ages. She has been on faculty at the Teagarden Jazz Camp (2008- present) and Centrum Jazz Camp, performs outreach on behalf of Jazz at Lincoln Center, is currently developing educational activities for the Louis Armstrong House Museum and co-directs the New York Hot Jazz Camp she co-founded in 2015. 

    Students Say

    Bria's interactive course provided content for the beginner and pro. Her easy no pressure style drew us all into participating. She is as much a muse who brings out the best in you as well as a superior teacher.

    — Rob F.


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