American Idol Vocal Coach Peisha McPhee - Claim2Fame

American Idol Vocal Coach Peisha McPhee

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Cliff talks to American Idol Vocal Coach Peisha McPhee about vocal techniques artists can use and working on Disney’s Moana as vocal coach for star Auli’i Cravalho’s.



Peisha McPhee

Peisha McPhee with student Auli’i Cravalho’s (Moana)

Peisha McPhee is in a class of her own. As an internationally renowned singer & vocal coach, Peisha has guided the performance of thousands of singers over the past three decades.

Peisha has helped launch the careers of some of the most famous singers in modern music. She is also proud that her own daughters Katharine McPhee and Adriana McPhee have acquired their own success. Katharine is an actress, recording artist and current star of the CBS series Scorpion. Adriana is an internationally acclaimed vocalist and performance coach. Most recently, Peisha was the premiere American Idol vocal coach, training the show’s contestants and eventual winners for four seasons. Peisha was responsible for helping contestants deliver their optimum performance onstage and in front of an international TV audience. She currently coaches from her own studio in Los Angeles, for Broadway Theater Project, and Master Classes around the world.

Throughout her career, Peisha has worked with some of music’s top producers and songwriters, including Jimmy Iovine (Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen, John Lennon, Gwen Stefani, U2) Harvey Mason, Jr. (Aretha Franklin, Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Hudson), Rodney Jerkins (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Beyonce), Tricky Stewart (Rihanna, Beyonce, Britney Spears, Justin Beiber, Ciara, Mary J. Blige), and Don Was (Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Elton John, John Mayer) among others.

Peisha McPhee knows the business from both sides. Peisha’s success as a performer has made her one of the most sought-after vocal coaches in the industry.

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