Speak Confidently

Enhance your voice, because you have a lot to say.

WELCOME TO THE SOUND CENTER

The voice expert

VOICE AND SPEECH
VOICE AND SPEECH

If you have to repeat yourself frequently, if you have difficulty with certain sounds, or if your voice is unpleasant, we can help.

PRESENTATION SKILLS
PRESENTATION SKILLS

While public speaking is the number one fear for many people, it is also one of the most effective ways to promote your ideas and get what you want. The Sound Center will help you deliver them so others listen.

FOREIGN ACCENT
FOREIGN ACCENT

We offer several foreign accent modification services: Individual Training for Foreign Accent Modification, Redesign Your Accent, English Language Tutoring.

WHO WE CAN HELP

  • People who use their voices as a tool to do business (in other words, if your career requires you to talk, you can benefit)
  • Newly promoted executives
  • Leaders
  • Anyone who wishes to enhance vocal projection and sound, become more fluent and articulate, or redesign their accent
  • [Now I understand] how to access my authentic voice. [It was] a safe and supportive environment. Don’t hesitate. Take the plunge, it’s time and money well-spent.

    Barbara Dwyer former Director of Community Development Benedictine University
  • I am amazed at the confidence that I know seem to have and the compliments that I receive from people since your class. Thank you for helping me break through the barriers that were holding me back about speaking to a group. Maybe it was in me all along and I just didn’t realize it.

    Susan Heun
  • The difference in my level of confidence is unbelievable. I regularly have the opportunity to speak to hundreds of people and I actually look forward to it!

    Alma Jones Alma Jones and Associates
  • This class helped me to make breakthrough progress on reducing accent. Michelle’s class provided me [with] tools and methodology on where to focus to make the improvement. The willingness to perform better is one thing, to be able to perform better is another thing [and requires] a good coach and a lot of practice. Michelle is a very knowledgeable, encouraging coach.

    Fran Zhang Sears, Roebuck and Company
  • [Video review] was most helpful to me. I am much more aware of the sounds I make.

    Judi Bartik Wohead former Communications Coordinator for Suburban Campuses, Depaul University
  • “This class exceeded my expectations! It was perfect! I learned the importance of pitch and tone modulation. I used to think my low pitched speaking voice was a weakness. I found out it is a strength.”

    Patti Martin Consultant
  • “[I learned about] factors affecting voice. Awareness of what is necessary to achieve desired result. A scientifically based unique, effective, practical learning experience which facilitates behavior modification to achieve a clearer, better sound.”

    Ray Wyzguski Consultant, Labor Regulation Assitance
  • “Thank you so much. I benefited greatly from your suggestions. I felt like a different person when I left! You are awesome!”

    Maureen Radice lifeworks associates
  • “[I gained a greater] awareness of tension, awareness of speech patterns that aren’t healthy (or tonal) and replacement with healthy sounds, open sounds.”

    Janet Anderson Music Teacher
  • “[I gained]: awareness of my breathing and muscle tension, tools to improve my speaking voice.”

    L.R. Art Dealer/Consultant

We are giving away one free consultation per week to new clients. No obligation. Request yours today!

WHY THE SOUND CENTER?

20+ YEARS EXPERIENCE

The Sound Center has been serving clients since 1997. She understands that each client is unique and she knows how to customize training to achieve the best result.

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

Sessions can be scheduled at your convenience. Appointments are available during business hours, evenings, and on Saturdays.

LOCATION

Training can take place at our office in Oak Brook or your work place. We also offer web based live sessions.

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