Mark Joelson Daboll is a music educator and vocal diagnostician. He is also an academically trained vocal coach and professional baritone of classical, cabaret, and music theatre repertoire. His Toronto voice studio specializes in diagnosis and correction of vocal problems, growth and maturation of the voice, and the application of cutting-edge science to perform at the highest level on stage, at the podium, and in the boardroom. In addition to his private teaching schedule, Mark currently teaches applied voice and graduate vocal pedagogy part-time at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto.
Mr. Daboll holds a bachelor’s degree from Westminster College of the Arts (New Jersey); a master’s degree in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance from the University of Toronto; a Diploma in Opera from Wilfrid Laurier University; and has done post-graduate work at McGill University in Montreal. In 2011, Mark was certified as a Voiceworks® Associate in Los Angeles, enabling him to teach popular vocal styles with ease, credibility, and accuracy. He has assisted in the vocal preparation of internationally renowned actors for film and theatre roles; professional opera singers; solo and choral singers of all ages; senior business professionals; and award-winning competitors.
Active as an adjudicator of classical, music theatre and contemporary/commercial repertoire, Mark has performed with several musical organizations on both sides of the Atlantic (most recently with the Canadian Opera Company Chorus from 2000-2010), and continues to teach classes for the COC’s Education and Outreach Department, including the Vocal Technique Master Class for the Summer Youth Intensive Week, and as a presenter for the Living Opera Series. Other professional affiliations include membership in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS); the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicator’s Association (CMFAA); and the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association (CAEA).
Mark recently launched his vocal coaching video submission website, PleaseJudgeMe.com.