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My name is Allison Mondel, and I am a musician, teacher, mystic, and Highly-Sensitive Creative.
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Allison is a musician, teacher, mystic, and textbook Highly-Sensitive Person (HSP). Trained as a classical singer, she has been a professional musician for over 25 years. Her mental and emotional struggles as an HSP in the culture of professional music led her to realize a more conscious and heart-centered outlet for service to the field beyond performance.
She recognizes the unique place of the Highly-Sensitive Creative (HSC), a subset of deeply-gifted creatives, many of whom are struggling, lost, or alienated within the dominant culture of competition in the arts. Through her mystical-meets-practical teachings, Allison helps other HSCs integrate their sensitive story, harness their innate creative powers, and discern their unique creative vocation.
She offers a free online community, a creative mentorship program, and open doors to a new movement which recognizes the under-valued—but crucial—role of the HSC as a leading voice in the creative arts.
The mentorship program for Highly-Sensitive Creatives to realize their creative vocation.
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Are you a Highly-Sensitive Creative (HSC)?
If you are familiar with the Highly-Sensitive Person (HSP), then you may also recognize yourself as a Highly-Sensitive Creative (HSC). You know that the HSP is by nature a deeply creative individual.
As an HSP myself, my life experience has led me to embark on a wild journey of healing, self-discovery, and creative realization. I want to introduce you to the HSC, harnessing the gifts sensitivity in a radical new way for creatives of all kinds.
I believe that HSCs are the new creative voice in the arts, the way-showers for more sustainable, ethical, and fresh ideas in arts culture around the globe.
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Allison Mondel’s teaching is like nothing else out there. Old-school classical training focuses on “technique” – which makes us obsess over what we perceive as tiny imperfections in our voices. Allison has worked through all that as a singer herself and broken through to a level of mastery that focuses on what music actually IS – an expression of the totally unique individual soul.
She is loving and gentle, and teaches with generosity, humor and deep empathy because she has been there! Her teachings center on the deep knowing that every sound that comes directly from our heart is beautiful and as I’ve worked through her classes I have experienced what I was longing for – singing as pure joy!
Allison has brought her brilliant insights and gifts as a teacher out into the world at a moment when so many of us who have struggled and want to love how we sound can can benefit. My work with her has been balm to my soul and transformative for my voice, teaching, and directing.
Allison, I loved working with you because you made deliberate the impact partnering with the spiritual realm as close Companion could have on my work. That you are an expert a particular category and genre of music demonstrates this and makes you appealing as a coach.
I felt inspired to own my uniqueness and trust my intuition as a gift of guidance. Since working with you, I see myself and my work more powerfully and purposeful to myself and who I serve.
As I prepare a performance or lessons for teaching, I’m seeing how I can create impactful, satisfying experiences. You are a beautiful artist and teacher and have helped me see how I also can bring my own uniqueness and strength to what I create – co-create with Spirit.
Allison is an extremely helpful, insightful, and qualified voice coach. She has a very relaxed, comforting manner that is perfect for the delicate art of singing – i.e., coaxing an instrument that we can’t see to make sounds that are almost impossible to describe!
She in particular really helped me loosen up unnecessary tension in my tongue and throat, allowing me a smoother, more relaxed legato and greater agility with fast-moving, ornamental notes. I heartily recommend Allison to students of all levels.
I truly believe that even the most accomplished musicians have emotional blind spots on issues that could be holding us back. Every once in a while, we should put our scales and arpeggios aside and check in with how we’re doing emotionally.
Allison takes the entire person into account when teaching. She knows there’s more to vocal performance than the mechanics. It’s about comfort, intention, and releasing the emotional baggage that holds us back. That said, she also knows the mechanics inside and out.
You could not find a more nurturing teacher! Allison is a master: her knowledge of repertoire and performance practices is revelatory, and she approaches all music from the heart.
Music is meant to be shared, and Allison’s tutelage will convince your inner self that you belong.
When I first started working with Allison, I would be anxious for days before a recital, and my heart would race whenever I sang in front of others.
Now, the energy I bring to vocal performance is overwhelmingly positive.
The sheer joy in sharing music I love and connecting with an audience has replaced my dread of failing to meet some ill-defined set of musical standards I imposed upon myself.
Allison’s guidance has strengthened my self-confidence and my own sense of self worth. I no longer feel like I need someone’s permission to sing. By learning to accept my voice, I am learning to accept myself.
My self, like my voice, has its areas for improvement. But at the same time, it has something to offer and it is inherently worthy.
I have grown in every way as a singer with Allison.
Allison is very good at getting to the heart of the matter and bringing that up into the light.
There’s a line we keep coming back to… “O priestess what you cry is clear, and sound good sense I think it” when she has come up with something so insightful that it’s now hard to imagine not knowing it, even though it wasn’t at all clear before.
When I first heard Allison sing, I was in awe of her beautiful voice. Then I took her workshop on Hildegard von Bingen, and I was in awe of her scholarship. When I started taking singing lessons from her I experienced what a wonderful teacher she is as well!
Her approach is very personal and intuitive. She listens and then makes suggestions based on her knowledge and intuition. She has loads of patience and a depth of vocabulary.
I have known Allison for many years and she continues to inspire and delight me!
Her heart centeredness, wisdom and generosity are evident in everything she does. One of my latest adventures with her was to take her course in the Sacred Voice School. It was enlightening and uplifting and I learned some very practical tips that have transformed my singing. I love her and I know you will too!
I advise you to sign up for any of her courses and her weekly emails. It’s true self-care!