Anyone can free their voice and learn to sing!

Ian Bentley is a voice teacher whose students have appeared on and off-Broadway, in film and television, toured nationally, recorded on major record labels, and most importantly, deepened their love of music. Vocal training is based on the needs of each singer and focuses on:


Breathing and posture

Registration and tone

Increased range, belting

Releasing tension

Speech enhancement

Vocal Health

Vocal maintenance

Voice preservation

Good rehearsal habits

Voice care while touring

Long-term vocal health


Audition prep

Song interpretation



Reducing Anxiety

Vocal Styles

Musical Theater





Voice Lesson

“Every lesson with Ian, I learn something new and exciting that takes my voice to the next level.”

– Sean Park, Actor and Singer

Using Zoom, Skype, or FaceTime, you can learn to sing from the comfort of your own home, vocalize and warm-up while touring, or just schedule lessons when it’s most convenient.

Skype Lesson


Please note that at this time, the NYC studio is closed. Ian is teaching students online (via Zoom, Skype, or FaceTime) as well as his studio in Carmel, NY.

Ian in Bizet's Carmen

Ian holds a BM in Vocal Performance from New York University, a MM in Opera Performance from Binghamton University, a Certificate in Vocology from the University of Utah, and is a proud Estill Master Trainer.

He is a member of the:

  • National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • New York Singing Teachers Association
Bentley Voice Studio

Ian Bentley is a tenor and a National Center for Voice and Speech trained vocologist, who has been teaching voice in and around NYC for the past 20 years.

He works with singers of all levels from beginners and people who just like to sing to experienced professionals.

His students have appeared on and off-Broadway, in film and television, toured with bands, recorded on major record labels, and received accolades from numerous performing arts organizations.

Come sing with Ian

Ian has been on the faculty at The Diller-Quaile School of Music since 2010, at Little Red School House since 2007, and formerly taught group and private voice lessons at Binghamton University. He is the winner of the:

  • Clifford/Levy Creativity Grant, The Diller-Quaile School of Music
  • Hall of Fame, Warner Theater
  • Carlotta Savoca Memorial Award
  • Tri-Cities Opera Guild Scholarship
  • Achievement in Performance Award, Binghamton University
  • Full Scholarship, Binghamton University

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