Badiene Magaziner has shared on Instagram that she is Toni Cornell’s vocal coach, and she shared several behind the scenes photos and videos from Toni’s beautiful Good Morning America “Hallelujah” performance with OneRepublic to honor her father Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington. Toni’s proud mother Vicky and proud grandmother Toni were photographed backstage. Badiene wrote, “Gorgeous, Proud Mama.” She also wrote, “Brava, @toni_cornell Beautiful tribute to your dad on #goodmorningamerica.”
“Just can’t say enough about @toni_cornell and her beautiful tribute to her dad and #chesterbennington.”
Find out more background on Magaziner, her students, and teaching techniques below the photos.
Badiene Magaziner is a highly respected international voice teacher, recommended by top managers, agents and casting directors. She is currently on the faculty of THE JUILLIARD SCHOOL, from which she holds a Master of Music Degree in Voice.
Although Badiene’s career was in opera and Broadway, she has become one of the foremost experts in teaching R&B, Pop, Rock, Jazz and Gospel, as well as opera and Musical Theater. Her students, both children and adults, have appeared in many Broadway shows including DEAR EVAN HANSEN, MISS SAIGON, FUN HOME, SCHOOL OF ROCK, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, MATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, KING AND I, KINKY BOOTS, LES MIS, FINDING NEVERLAND, LION KING, ANNIE, PIPPIN, BIG FISH, NEWISES, A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL, PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, MARY POPPINS, SOUL DOCTOR, NINE, MISS SAIGON, LION KING, BILLY ELLIOT, THE LITTLE MERMAID, SHREK THE MUSICAL, 13 THE MUSICAL, THE BOY FROM OZ, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ELF, BYE, BYE BIRDIE, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, THE PRODUCERS, RENT, OKLAHOMA, BARE, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE.
Badiene’s students have also been featured in Off Broadway shows including BARE, FAR FROM HEAVEN, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE and in the National Touring Companies of MATILDA, PIPPIN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ANNIE, OLIVER, DORA THE EXPLORER and MAME, as well as in BROADWAY KIDS, AMERICAN GIRL THEATER, and in various DISNEY venues. Her Pop, Rock and R&B students have received PLATINUM RECORDS and have appeared on AMERICA‘S GOT TALENT, X-FACTOR (Bea Miller), AMERICAN IDOL, STAR SEARCH, and AMERICA‘S MOST TALENTED KID.
Badiene teaches SPEECH LEVEL SINGING, a vocal technique that has garnered over 110 Grammy Award and has been used by stars including Michael Jackson, Josh Groban, and Natalie Cole. She was personally invited by famed Hollywood vocal coach, Seth Riggs, to become his first certified Seth Riggs’ Speech Level Singing associate on the east coast.
Badiene has successfully coached singers, dancers, and actors in every aspect of musical performance and has shared her expertise at the Speech Level Singing Institute in Los Angeles. In addition to her studio teaching, Ms. Magaziner conducts International Voice Lessons and Master Classes in Vocal Technique via on-line video conferencing. She also conducts Workshops on “Selling a Song,” and Informal Audition Workshops with major Casting Directors. Badiene also presents a series of workshops geared towards helping artists develop their performance skills.
Badiene’s young students have won leading roles in their school and community productions, as well as scholarships to major programs and institutions including New York University, Manhattan School of Music, Carnegie Mellon University, The Mannes School of Music, Eastman School of Music, The New School, Berklee School of Music, Indiana University’s Jacob’s School of Music, Elon University, Interlochen Arts Camp, Michigan Musical Theater Summer Program, Graz International Opera Program, The Hart School of Music, American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Metropolitan Opera coach, Joan Dornemann’s International Vocal Arts Institute.