Headshot photo for Josh Manuel owner & voice lesson teacher at Manuel Creative Arts Academy Dayton, Ohio

Josh Manuel

President & Voice Instructor

Josh teaches one on one as well as group voice instruction at Manuel Creative Arts Academy.


$30 for half hour lessons
$50 for hour lessons

Lesson Availability:

Josh teaches with Manuel Creative Arts Academy Monday – Saturday with morning, afternoon, and evening lessons available.

Teaching Philosophy

I believe in establishing a customized learning plan based on my students goals creating opportunities to push students to discover new potentials. Students working with me will learn an anatomically based system of singing where we experience and discuss the vocal instrument based on what is actually happening in the vocal mechanism. Once students start mastering their instruments we will dive into learning more about the artistry that continues to take you to the next steps on your journey.


A seasoned performer, Josh has participated in concerts in Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Scotland, UK. He performed the role of Orson in the Wright State University production of Too Many Sopranos; as well as Giuseppe in the Opera Creations production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Gondoliers”; he has also performed select scenes from Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” and “The Marriage of Figaro.” Josh is also a business partner with Mckinney Botts at Winters End Audio Productions.

Fun Fact

Josh is an avid gamer with a deep love of Zelda, Pokemon, and Destiny.

A Favorite Quote

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” Henry Ford

Practice Tip

Don’t neglect the fundamentals. It is especially common for singers to not practice their scales and intervals and it is one of the easiest ways to accelerate your studies.

Manuel Creative Arts Academy Teacher Since

January 2013

Certifications & Memberships

National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)


Bachelors of Music, Wright State University