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What People Are Saying

PiaToscano "I can honestly say that Michael and Peisha are the reason I was able to make it through American Idol. My first performance on Idol 'I'll Stand by You,' was only as successful as it was because of the direction from both Michael and Peisha. Throughout my entire time on the show they pulled the best out of me, it was not until I started working with them did I truly start to realize the full potential of my vocal range as they continued to not only to coach me, but to also challenge me for every performance. Working with Michael and Peisha not only improved my vocal ability immensely, it also instilled in me a confidence that I did not have before I started working with them."
Pia Toscano, American Idol Season 10 Finalist, 19 Records Recording Artist

JamesDurbin "Michael & Peisha are so fxxxcking awesome!!! And if it wasn’t for them, I know in my heart, and I know in my mind, I definitely wouldn’t have made it as far as I did. They really showed me where to be and HOW to be on the IDOL stage, and just really brought me to a whole different level. I really thank them from the bottom of my heart for all the help, love and continued support. Because it certainly has paid off!"
James Durbin, American Idol Season 10 Finalist, Recording Artist

HarveyMasonJr“FindYourUniqueVoice.com is a great site. Being able to access and learn from real pros like Peisha and Michael is invaluable. Having worked with a lot of vocal teachers, I can say that what Peisha does is very special. I wish more of the singers I write and produce songs for would visit her and FindYourUniqueVoice.com before coming into my booth.”
- - Harvey Mason Jr., Grammy Award Winning Record Producer

CaseyAbrams "Michael and Peisha not only helped my singing but performance skills as well. Peisha knows how to get in your head and make you understand a song And Michael knows what notes and style will work for you. I trust them."
– Casey Abrams, Season 10 American Idol finalist & Recording Artist

SavannahRobinson“Peisha and Michael are the best in town! I have learned so much from them and enjoy every minute of it!! They make the lessons fun and exciting. Love you guys!”
- Savannah Robinson, (12 years old) Interscope Recording Artist

KimberleyLocke"Having been on a competition show, I value what Michael Orland has taught me. He has helped me to better understand my strengths as both a performer and a vocalist. His experience in this industry speaks for itself. I highly recommend this team. Michael and Peisha have a wealth of knowledge and experience combined. This will be one of the best decisions you make for your career as an entertainer."
- Kimberley Locke, American Idol Season 2 Finalist/Singer/Songwriter/Entrepreneur

ThiaMegia“Michael and Peisha are the greatest ever. They're supportive, friendly, funny, and wonderful to be with! They coach from their hearts, and that is truly what teaching music is all about. Michael and Peisha...I love you both tremendously.”
- Thia Megia, American Idol Season 10 Finalist

LouisVanAmstel“In working with Michael you know you'll get what you ask for and more. Michael is very professional and has such knowledge and experience, under his wings you know you're bound for success”
- Louis Van Amstel, Professional dancer/choreographer from "Dancing With the Stars"

LauraMarano"When I go to Peisha, I get so much more than an amazing voice lesson. I always feel great during my lesson because Peisha has such awesome, positive energy. I feel so lucky and blessed to be taking lessons with her.”
- Laura Marano, star of Disney hit Austin and Ally

HoltMcCallany“Peisha McPhee helped me rediscover my voice after 15 years and prepared me for the most challenging singing assignment I've ever had as an actor. There just aren't any teachers more gifted than Peisha. She's the best in the business.”
- Holt McCallany, Actor (Fight Club, Vantage Point, The Losers)

SallyKellerman"I've heard nothing but raves about Peisha McPhee but I’ve personally worked with Michael Orland for years and I think he's amazing. He knows what's important, he makes things fun and easy.... and somehow you grow. He's worked with all these American Idols for years... ask every one of them what they think and you'll be sold too."
- Sally Kellerman, Academy Award-nominated actress (Hot Lips in MASH)

“Peisha has been a blessing to me vocally and personally. Her unique talents and broad knowledge of the vocal instrument allow her to REALLY help a signer to become their best. With Peisha's coaching I have been able to hit that "High C" and not just hit it but make it sound powerful and beautiful! The progress has just been amazing. And on top of all of that, she is a beautiful soul... Thank you Peisha!”
- Jorge Arenado, Los Angeles, CA

DanielTatar“Michael Orland truly enjoys what he does - he combines that love, experience and knowledge with humor, creating a supportive environment to grow as a performer. Michael is one of the best in the industry. He shares his knowledge and experience in a fun, accessible way. Michael shapes and molds my performance to instill the confidence and performance necessary to succeed.”
- Daniel Tatar, Actor / Singer (Life Could Be A Dream, Hairspray)

SarahD “Peisha McPhee is truly a master at what she does! I have power, range, and control that I never knew I was capable of before I studied with her. Along with her incredible ability to pull out your best singing voice, Peisha also helps you feel confident and worthy of getting every role, every solo, and every gig that comes your way! She is everything you could want in a teacher and so much more!”
- Sarah D., Simi Valley, CA

ErichBergen“I've been performing as a professional actor since the age of 10, and have worked with countless coaches and teachers along the way. No one, but no one, has my trust the way Michael Orland does. His coaching has directly led to me being offered jobs, and me sustaining those jobs. What more proof do you need?”
- Erich Bergen, Broadway Actor/Singer

“After studying with Peisha, my range and control improved dramatically. In just a few lessons, my voice felt so much stronger and more powerful, I am now able to hit notes that I never imagined. I’m very grateful for the training I received.”
- Yanky Lunger

VictoriaMorris“For my money, Michael Orland is one of the most effective and creative vocal coaches in the business. I recommend my clients to him any chance I can. In reality, Michael Orland is the BEST!"
- Victoria Morris, Sr., VP Theatrical Representation at Kazarian/Spencer/Ruskin & Associates

JenS “Peisha is a gifted musician, a talented and knowledgeable teacher, and a wonderful mentor. Peisha not only helped me find my voice, she also showed me how to use it. Her vocal training technique made it possible for me to vastly improve my control and range, which allowed me to not only sing better and with more confidence, but also enabled me to write compelling, complex vocal parts for my songs. I am very grateful for the opportunity to work with Peisha.”
- Jen S., Los Angeles CA

DanielleSoibelman“I Love Michael! He has helped me so much with song selection, arrangement and key changes. He always makes me feel comfortable and confident. I am always well prepared for any performance or audition after working with Michael.”
- Danielle Soibelman (10 years old) Hollywood, CA

“Danielle has been working with Michael for several years. A brilliant pianist with an amazing gift in song selection, arrangements and technique. Michael was instrumental in Danielle being cast in her first Broadway National Tour and has prepared her for studio recording. He is one of the most genuine and generous professionals we know.”
- Laura Soibelman (Mother) Hollywood, CA
"I started working with Peisha three years ago when I was in high school and she helped change my voice and performance dramatically. With Peisha's help I was accepted to the Tisch school of the arts musical theatre program. Not only is she an amazing teacher but she is the kindest human being I know. Anyone would be lucky to work with her!”
- Megan Fleming, Los Angeles, CA

ShawnRyan"Michael and Peisha are too of the most sought after, highly intuitive coaches out there. Our kids delight in working with them and grow tremendously with each session! Thank you would never begin to cover how we feel about the McPhee/Orland Teaching Duo!"
- Shawn Ryan, Owner of The Young Actors' Theatre Camp

GabySymons"I was blessed enough to start working with Peisha when I was 15 years old. Nothing makes me more excited than to see Peisha every week. Not only has she transformed my voice but she has touched my heart. Peisha is the most wonderful coach, woman, and friend. Her technique coupled with her loving and caring attitude creates the most incredible learning environment as well as turning you into the singer you ALWAYS wanted to be.”
- Gaby Symons, Lead singer of Y i YELL!

JeudiCornejoBrealey "I have so much love and respect for Peisha McPhee. Working with her is a transforming experience. She sees your greatest potential and through her training and positive outlook, she's able to help you achieve strength, control, range, confidence and stage presence beyond your expectations. It requires commitment and dedication, but if you do it the work with her, it will change your life, as a performing artist, forever. I have witnessed this in others and in myself and I am so grateful to work with this remarkable teacher. Thank you for sharing your gifts and talent with others.”
- Jeudi Cornejo Brealey, Santa Clarita, CA

“Working with Michael Orland is one of the best professional experiences I have ever had. He has a wealth of knowledge, and is easy and a pleasure to work with.”
- Jay Schwartz, Publicist & Producer
"Peisha has transformed our daughter from a little kid who loved to sing, to a young woman who has stage presence, tremendous poise and self-confidence, as well as a beautiful voice. She won the lead role in "The Sound of Music," and featured roles in all of the school performances after her vocal training with Peisha started. 
Our daughter has learned the rewards of dedication, hard work and discipline. It has been a wonderful and worthwhile investment for our family."
- Mary and Craig Ingber, Santa Clarita, CA