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Since 1949 - the iconic brand for singing  - the guarantee for vocal success

Seth Riggs

Today, built on that proven foundation, Seth and his wife

Margareta Svensson Riggs

constantly strive for an even deeper and better way to assist each artist in reaching their fullest potential, continuously adding to, expanding and fine tuning their vocal technique, method and performance, known to many as

Speech Level Singing

Margareta Svensson Riggs - expert judge on The Word's Best

Margareta Svensson Riggs - The World's B

Meet Seth Riggs - legendary singing teacher to the stars

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Who do Stevie Wonder, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna, Natalie Cole, Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Brian Wilson, Avenge Sevenfold, Michael Bolton, Earth Wind & Fire, Barbra Streisand and other superstars have in common?

"Whether you are a beginner or a superstar, regardless of style of music, if you aren’t singing seamlessly up and down your whole range and make an impact on your audience, you haven’t learned how to do it yet – OR – if you are kind of doing it, but are still having problems – it is time for us to show you how to do it right, so that you can do it too."

Visit with Seth Riggs – legendary voice teacher to the stars, the man behind 135 Grammys and the shaping of music history, the forefather of pop-vocal technique and originator of world-renowned Speech Level Singing as well as the author of Singing for the Stars, and his wife-turned vocal technique wizard, Margareta Svensson Riggs – trusted by superstars and legends, expert judge on reality TV-talent competitions as well as recording and touring artist with more than 6,000 performances around the world for audiences including world leaders and celebrities.

In the years the Riggs couple have taught singing together, with their collective experience and the many talents they work with, from beginners to legends, the Riggs’ vocal technique has now an even deeper, more inclusive, fresh slant - a mesh of the time stamped Seth Riggs Speech Level Singing and Margareta Riggs E-Motion Singing in Singing For Legends - and together Seth and Margareta Riggs are on an ever evolving path and will guide you to vocal effectiveness and success that you may not have thought possible.

Together the Riggs couple give vocal workshops and master classes world wide as well as teach private lessons in person as well as over the internet. They have studios in Stockholm and Los Angeles.



Seth Riggs turns 90, here celebrated by Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Matt Sanders, Michael Bolton, Margareta and Samantha Riggs. (Click to play)

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Margareta and Seth Riggs are interviewed by Richard Buskin for the show Paul McCartney's Vocal Journey on The Beatles Naked. (Click to play)





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Michael Jackson and Seth Riggs

Vocal Session - exercises

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James Ingram with 

Margareta & Seth Riggs -

Narrowing of the vowel

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Michael Bolton with

Margareta & Seth Riggs -

Breathing and support




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Thank you for your interest.

For the health and safety of our singers and ourselves, The Seth and Margareta Svensson Riggs Vocal Workshops in person are postponed due to the spread and uncertainty of Covid--19 .

Private lessons continue to be given per usual but online only. While we are looking forward to seeing you in person in 2022, please stay tuned for new master classes and workshops tailored for the online environment. Send us a line or two about yourself for the possibility to be included in an online group. We wish you the very best, health and ever growing success!

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TESTIMONIALS out of "Singing for the Stars"

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The Riggs Vocal Studio

Los Angeles • Stockholm

Tel: +1 (323) 938-4780


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