Bio for Singing Lessons And Vocal Coaching
Lynn McGown is a singer an innovative vocal coach, NLP Practitioner, and dynamic workshop leader. She is also co-owner of Open Door Music School, a music/retail store.
She has been singing all her life, professionally for 45 years. She has sung and given vocal and singing workshops at International Festivals,she has sung at Vancouver Folk Festival many times, sang in concerts,at social and environmental benefits,for schools,and recently gave a 4 day residential workshop at Hollyhock education retreat centre on Cortes Island.
Lynn’s love and passion for supporting people in singing and finding their voice is contagious. She believes voice work is a portal to self-empowerment, healing, and balance in body, mind and spirit. Her approach to voice is one of giving the classical nuts and bolts of vocal techniques and body voice exercises always with the knowledge that discovery of your voice is a coming home to the deepest part of yourself. She has worked with thousands of men and women in individual sessions and workshops helping them to find and express the most profound level of their being through voice and the joy of singing.
Lynn has studied Neuro-linguistic Programming through Erickson College, Life Coaching through the Coaches Training Institute, and is a graduate of Landmark Education. Many times she has both sung and been interviewed live on CBC radio, Radio Canada, and Seattle’s CRAB radio and other North American media outlets.
Lynn’s practice of yoga, meditation, and the teachings of Eckhart Tolle`s Power of Now and Awakening to the New Earth, bring a spiritual depth to her work as a natural voice practitioner.
She is the co-founder of the Jericho Folk Club,now in its 20th year, as a well attended showcase for accomplished local and international musicians.
She has organised a series of concerts in her home and at her music school and retail store Open Door Music School.
Lynn loves to run, dance, bicycle, ski, and swims in the ocean near her home in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.