About Diane

Vocal CoachMaster voice teacher Diane Tauser specializes in vocal techniques and body release work that increase range, breath, tone, and over all vocal health.  She embraces a
"Mind-Body-Spirit" approach to the art of the performing voice, her work explores creative applications that enhance musicality, stylistic freedom, and most importantly dramatic intention.


For over three years as The Resident Voice Teacher at The Davenport Studios, owned and operated by Broadway producer Ken Davenport (Tony Award winner Kinky Boots,
It's Only a PlayMothers and Sons, and The Bridges of Madison County), Diane conducted her private vocal studio in the midst of great creativity surrounded by the best on Broadway.


"Conducting my studio at Davenport Studios was one of the best creative experiences I've had in the business.  Ken Davenport and his team are infectiously inspiring!"

Diane is thrilled to now be in residence at The National Opera Center.   The venue is beautiful and professional.   The wonderful management and staff headed by Nicholas Roberts, have helped Diane Tauser Vocal Works successfully produced concerts and original musical readings on the Marc A. Scorca Hall stage, utilizing their stage management
and video/live streaming services.


Diane Tauser Vocal Works – Raise The Bar! Vocal Performance Boot Camp is a popular Monday night class where artists come in to challenge and prepare themselves to let go and dig deep.  The success of this performance boot camp has led Diane to "take it on the road" , sharing her "Tauser Techniques" with schools, universities and theater companies in the tri-state area.


DTVW's client roster includes Broadway/Off-Broadway/Regional Theater actors; dancers; directors; choreographers; operatic singers; anime voiceover and avant garde performance artists.


Diane is also a composer/book writer/lyricist with three book musicals to her credit (Notre Dame De Paris, Stone Cold Beauty, Sweet Swing), Diane works with multi-genre composers and songwriters on performance and development.

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"Feel it, See it, Be it..."

- D. Tauser

WHY CHOOSE diane tauser.com?

My studio has only one mission. You the Artist.

I teach  a broad range of vocal techniques, ranging from the physiological process of vocal production to the artistic aspects of interpretation of songs from different genres including Legit, Contemporary, Mixed Belt, Jazz, as well as Opera, and Classical Song.

Technical Elements Include:

  • Body Tension Release
  • Breath intake and support
  • Released throat and projection
  • Diction, vowels and articulation
  • Balanced mask and resonation
  • Framework and posture

"If music be the food of love, play on..."

- Shakespeare


Welcome to Diane Tauser Vocal Works, one of New York City’s leading vocal performance studios in residence at
The National Opera Center, 330 7th Avenue, NY, NY 10001.

My FaceTime # is 646-382-4689

Diane Tauser Vocal WorksDTVW provides a wide range of resources for singers, actors, dancers, composers and musicians.  Services include private voice lessons, musical performance coaching, on-site recording sessions, and monologue rehearsal/coaching.  Diane is also experienced in public speaking and speech coaching with an excellent track record in accent reduction and pitch regulation.


Her regularly scheduled weekly group class on Monday nights
Raise the Bar! Vocal Performance Boot Camp is an excellent way to try the wares and get started.


Diane Tauser is dedicated to every one of her students and is committed to helping them to reach their goals and dreams.  If you would like to study singing, refine your vocal technique, increase the effectiveness of your speech, prepare for auditions and recording sessions, or take your career to the next level, contact DTVW today.  Diane is looking forward to hearing from you and wishes you success, prosperity, and joy on your vocal journey .


No excuse not to make an appointment!

  • On the Road?
  • Busy Schedule
  • On A Spirit Walk?
  • Can't Make It Into The City Today?

Skype and Face Time Sessions Available:  A customized on-line program(s) can be set up to suit your schedule. Diane Tauser also offers customized group vocal seminars, at The National Opera Center or at your location.

Raise The Bar! Vocal Performance Boot Camp

DTVW's – Raise The Bar! Vocal Performance Boot Camp – is a popular Monday night class where artists come in to challenge and prepare themselves to let go and dig deep.


The success of this performance boot camp has led Diane to "take it on the road" , sharing her Tauser Techniques with Performing Arts High Schools (PPAS-Rosie's Kids), University Acapella Groups
(The Golden Knotes; Ultra-Violet Tones at Clarkson University), Regional Theaters (Bainbridge Performing Arts) and Dance Schools (Oneonta Dance Center) in the Tri-State area.

Great opportunity to put it all together. Video clips of individual performances provided by michael-carlyle.com. Suitable for YouTube, Vimeo uploads, and digital audition submissions.

University Seminars

Diane offers a highly specialized and unique University Level Seminar Program. This program takes place on your campus. It is a four hour group seminar ranging from basic techniques to advanced vocal performance skills. This program is perfect for choral groups, acapella singers or any other group framework whether it’s an official university entity or a free form group, club, sorority/fraternity.


Each student receives individual attention, instruction and the group participates in an intense workshop designed to prompt their abilities. It is structured, fun and educational.

Clarkson University Seminar

Diane Tauser Vocal Works

Taking it on the road

Excerpts from University Seminar

The Golden Knotes

The Golden Knotes

Acapella Singers

Clarkson University

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Mike Lee – Testimonial

Kelsey Edge – Testimonial

Annie Helfgott – Testimonial

Mike Lee

Clarkson University

Kelsey Edge

Clarkson University

Annie Helfgott

Clarkson University

The Speech Center

Speech Coaching – Public Speaking

Diane offers speech coaching instruction.  Lessons in speaking voice enhancement, public speaking, and accent reduction for professionals from finance, business, law, education, entertainment, and more.

Many corporations feel their employees would benefit from speech coaching.

Corporate Services

Improve confidence, clarity, presentation skills, and more.  Services specifically tailored to businesses to accommodate their needs. Experience a dramatic result with the corporate seminar program.


  • Enhancement of the quality of the speaking voice
  • Public speaking/executive presentation preparation
  • Accent reduction/modification


Corporate Group and Private Classes

Even if you have a small organization  you will benefit from this type of training. Travel to your office can be arranged along with a program designed specifically for you needs. Presented over the course of a few weeks or months. If a member or your company wants one-on-one attention private training is offered at the studio.

Speech Coaching for the Actor

Deepen your emotional connection to the material. Learn to choose dynamic and specific actions. Discover how to shape the role into an exciting journey that honors the text.


Voice & Dialects Training for the Actor

Find an open, vibrant sound for both Singing and Speaking Handle dialects and classical text with ease. Blend acting and vocal work, to create an integrated performance.


"The only thing better than singing is more singing"

- Ella Fitzgerald

Artist Showcase

Jeremy Benton

Kathy Searle

Kayleigh shuler

Singing in the Rain

Jeremy Benton performs as the male lead in the first original Broadway musical in China. This multimedia production combines clips from Broadway, Hollywood and Chinese films to present a spectacular backdrop to the unfolding drama.

The Lizzie Borden Rag

Brett Kristofferson (2010 MAC Award and 2010 Bistro Award Winner for Best Song) and Kathy Searle performing his hilarious song The Lizzie Borden Rag in Brett’s cabaret revue of his original songs,
"Keeping My Composure."



Intro by Jack Trinco and Jim Augustine

Music: Stephen Flaherty - Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens

Performers: Kayleigh Shuler

Stephanie Rubeo

Jason Watkins

Gabrielle Santo, Jack Trinco

Where Did I Go Wrong

Music & Lyrics: Dave Appell & Kal Mann

Performers: Stephanie Rubeo, Mariana Coelho, Ashleigh Herndon, Katrina Kiklowicz, and
Gabrielle Sant

Somebody to Love

Music and Lyrics: Freddie Mercury

Performers: Jason Watkins

Pianist: John Colonna

Feeling Good

Music and Lyrics:

Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley

Performers: Gabrielle Santo, Jack Trinco.


Jim Augustine

Jim Augustine & Alyse Pilch

Angela Schultz

What Do I Need With Love?

Music: Jeanine Tesori - Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens

Performers: Jim Augustine


From I'll Be Seeing You.

Words & Music by Diane Tauser

©1998 - Present Diane Tauser. All Rights Reserved.

Performers: Jim Augustine & Alyse Pilch

Look At It This Way

Music & Lyrics: Leo Hurley

Performers: Angela Schultz

"I think you have to take big risks to keep going. "

- Kelli O'Hara (TheaterMania)

Original Musical Works

I'll Be Seeing You, an original musical play based on a true WWII love story.


World Premiere at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

Words & Music by Diane Tauser

Musical Direction/Special Arrangements by Bryan Perri
(Wicked, Chaplin)


2015 Broadway Cast NYC Reading at National Opera Center Directed & Choreographed by Jeremy Benton

Other musicals performed in staged NYC workshops include:

  • Notre Dame De Paris (1999) Broadway cast. Closed reading
  • Stone Cold Beauty (2009), performed to the public for free at The WorkShop Theater

Musical Selections From Sweet Swing


      01. Sweet Swing


      02. And There I Was


      03. Big Lug


      04. Streets of Brooklyn


      05. Strength to Carry On


      06. I'll Be Right Back!

Musical Background

Diane's Musical background features mentorship with the late, great Sebastian Engleberg (Frederica Von Stade’s early voice teacher who led her to win the Metropolitan Opera Auditions).


Diane was also mentored by Anthony AmatoAmato Opera. Dramatic soprano Doris Jung (Prima Donna Munich and Stuttgart Operas).  Both
Felix Popper (Conductor, New York City Opera), and Placido Domingo, were advisors for her first company, American Singers Ensemble. She is forever grateful for the invaluable gifts that all these great artists shared with her.

"New York, if I can make it here I can make it anywhere..."

- Frank Sinatra

Diane Tauser

201 West 94th Street
New York, NY 10025

Phone 646-382-4689

Email dtauser@yahoo.com

Diane Tauser Vocal Works

Taking it on the road

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