June 19th, 2015 | by VoiceCouncil

David Toole

Vocal Coach comments from Bob Stoloff

David is an extraordinary singer who demonstrates a potpourri of musicianship skills and innate talent. He is a gifted performer who sings effortlessly with technical power, cogent expression and stylistic conviction. In addition to his superb overall performance, David falls into the category “most likely to succeed” and I don’t say this lightly.

Why I chose David Toole as a Finalist

For these reasons I am choosing David to move ahead as a semifinalist in Voice Council’s Singing Competition.

David Toole's bio

Hello my name is David Toole, I’m a vocalist/songwriter/guitarist/actor from the United States, specifically Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I currently write and perform original music with my band Identity X (www.idxmusic.com) (www.facebook.com/identityx) and am fortunate to perform regularly with several musical theater companies as a member of Actors Equity Association.

I got my start singing (screaming) along to the albums of early 90’s metal/rock artists (Guns N Roses, Skid Row, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Journey). I continued to grow as a vocalist by performing in bands throughout high school and college and taking an interest in the rock and post hardcore bands of the mid 2000’s (Coheed and Cambria, Atreyu, Alexisonfire, and Funeral for a Friend). Somewhere along the way I eventually figured out what worked and what didn’t!

Being self taught only gets you so far however, so I’ve recently become a student of Estill Voice Training under the direction of Dr. Kim Steinhauer where I continue to grow as a vocalist and learn more about the incredible instrument we all possess!

This singer was a finalist in our competition which ended on January 15th 2016.

The overall winner received:

  • 1000.00 in Prizes (USD or equivalent)
  • Feedback from Celebrity Vocal Coaches
  • Media promotion for You and Your Music

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