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Welcome to the

Peak Performance Voice Studio

Established in 2006 by

Paula Baack, Vocal Coach

Nestled in Monument, Colorado, the Peak Performance Voice Studio stands as a hub for vocal, choral, and theatre arts excellence. Whether you prefer in-person sessions (conveniently situated just five minutes from the I-25 and Baptist Road exit) or the flexibility of Zoom lessons, our studio caters to a diverse array of aspiring vocalists. From coast to coast, singers spanning from Washington D.C. to California have embraced the opportunity to refine their craft through our virtual platform. With a curriculum tailored to accommodate beginners as young as 9 to seasoned adults, our studio embraces all genres of singing. While rooted in classical training, our instructor’s versatility shines through in captivating renditions of pop, musical theatre, and jazz classics. Explore the melodic journey with us, and experience the transformative power of vocal expression.

Why Choose Peak Performance Voice Studio?

Our instructor Paula Baack, has over four decades of experience and offers expert vocal coaching for all ages and levels. Her accolades include directing acclaimed choral ensembles and receiving regional and national recognition in vocal studies. With extensive experience directing, performing, and teaching, including work with students with disabilities, Paula enriches all students who study at the studio. Under her guidance, students have-and continue to achieve notable success in competitions and gain admission to top collegiate programs. Join us at Peak Performance Voice Studio for a transformative journey towards vocal excellence with Paula Baack.

Mission Statement

If I cannot fly, let me sing! (Stephen Sondheim)

Singing is not just in the moment but encompasses a lifetime.

Studies show students who commit to music lessons score higher on achievement tests. Imagine experiencing the exhilaration of singing and strengthening cognitive skills! There are even more benefits to singing: creativity; confidence booster, better public presentations, and a general feeling of happiness!

Singing becomes a form of therapy. (Placido Domingo)

With sound vocal pedagogy and positive mentoring, measurable progress should be experienced within 60 days. This will be achieved through daily practice and weekly lesson attendance.

The Lesson of the Turtle

Singing is risk-taking! In order to get anywhere in life, you have to stick your neck out! The studio awards turtle replicas to those students who are ready and eager to get out and sing! Enroll today and find out what potential you or your child may have in singing. It’s a risk but worth it!

This slideshow is a compilation of the many faces who make music here every week. In 2019-2021, Peak Performance Voice Studio was chosen the Best of Monument Voice Studios.

 

THE PEAK PERFORMANCE VOICE STUDIO RECOGNIZES SINGERS COMPETING IN THE 2024 CLASSICAL SINGER AUDITIONS IN WASHINGTON DC

Congratulations to ANSON, ASHLYN, IZZY, KEEGAN AND MIA who auditioned for the Music International Grand Prix competition and made semifinals. Three will travel to NYC and two will travel to LA for in-person semifinals. It is an amazing opportunity and experience to compete with singers from across the nation. Anson also made semifinals for The Classical Singer with his song “Evermore” from Beauty and the Beast.

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Evermore
Congratulations to KEEGAN,16, who auditioned for the Classical Singer competition where he made semi-finals in  San Francisco. Enjoy his performance of Proud Of Your Boy from Aladdin.

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Proud of Your Boy

ZOOM LESSONS WORK! CONGRATULATIONS TO Tatiana, age 20, who auditioned and was accepted into a Division I university as a music education major! She studied virtually with the studio, enrolled in a community college music program on the west coast. As a singer, her goal this year is to accompany herself on piano. Give a listen to Georgia which Tatiana recorded recently, accompanying herself on piano. She just recorded “Motherless Child” working on a more classical sound. Eventually Tatiana hopes to accompany herself on this piece as well. She has a band which covers rock and jazz. They are gigging about three to four times per week. Tatiana is about to finish a movie in which she is featured.

Watch the Trailer Below

Sitters: Roxanne (2021) – First Look Starring Tatiana Magdaleno

Motherless Chld

Congratulations to JACQUELYN ERICKSON for her past high ratings in the National Association of Teachers of Singing competitions. Additionally, Jacquelyn  placed second in the American Protégé Music Competition. She qualified to perform her solo “Someone Like You” at Carnegie Hall in NYC this past December. Jacquelyn won Semi-Finals in the regional Music International Grand Prix competition. Most recently she earned a HIGHLY SUPERIOR rating from the Pikes Peak Music Teachers Association. Her success is due to talent, integrity and practice, practice practice!

Enjoy her repertoire:

I Dreamed a Dream from Les Misérables

I Cain’t Say No from Oklahoma

Morning Person from Shrek, the Musical

Honey Bun from South Pacific

Someone Like You from Jekyll and Hyde.

Congratulations to Aurora Toland for being accepted into Denver University, Colorado State University and University of Northern Colorado as a Vocal Performance Major. She will be attending UNC.

Enjoy Love in the Dictionary

Congratulations to Michael Amodeo for being accepted into the CU-Denver Singer/Songwriter program for the fall of 2021. Michael and Riana collaborate through joint lesson times.

Enjoy “The Prayer”

Congratulations to Riana McHugh, for making Semi-Finals in the regional competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Riana will also be appearing as Pennywise in her high school’s production of Urinetown. Riana and Michael (Exit158) perform their duo set “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree.”

Enjoy her repertoire:

How Could I Ever Know from The Secret Garden

Stay With Me from Into the Woods (starring as the witch in her high school production)

Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again from Phantom of the Opera

Black Horse And The Cherry Tree

Congratulations to TAYLOR BIRD, Finalist in the Hal Leonard National Voice Competition.

Enjoy his performance of “Fight the Dragons” from Big Fish.

INSTRUCTION TYPES

Peak Performance Voice Studio is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and developing students.

  • Monologue Preparation – for school or local, state and national auditions

  • Audition Preparation – for theatre, school choir, school musicals, collegiate music major/minor, American Idol, The Voice, or America’s Got Talent

    **In 2009 I attended American Idol to watch my former student Scott MacIntyre make Top 10!**

  • Colorado All State Choir Preparation – assist with sight reading, scales/arpeggios, interval practice and art song solo

OUR VALUES

All singers, no matter the skill level, will find validation! Our mission is to encourage performers to interpret the written page into the beauty of singing. This is a lifetime experience.

Young and old alike can sing! With sound vocal pedagogy, positive mentoring (and parental support of younger singers), the goal of singing is not only attainable but within two months of study, there should be a noticeable improvement in the quality of the voice and self-confidence.