Welcome to Cabaret University!

Your One-Stop Shop for Online and In-Person Courses that will teach you every aspect of Cabaret Performance, Business, Technology and more!

Current Courses

Here are the most current courses available. Check back frequently as new courses will be added soon.

Current Courses


Online Music Collaboration Made Easy

Learn about the technology and platforms available to collaborate online – for teachers, performers, and anyone who wants to make music remotely with other musicians.


Online Music Collaboration with JamKazam

Learn everything you need to know about Jamkazam to have completely synchronous music collaboration online.

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Finding Your Authentic Voice

Set your “Authentic” voice free! Learn vocal techniques designed to enhance resonance and range while discovering your unique, natural, and compelling sound.

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The Business of Cabaret

Learn everything you need to know to present yourself like a professional in the Cabaret Industry.

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Lyric Connection, Memorization, & Phrasing

Learn everything you need to know about how to tell your personal story through your lyrics and strategies to memorize even the trickiest lyrics.

What “They” Are Saying About CabU

  • I was truly impressed with your program. It was well organized, and built layer upon layer from simple to more complex. You left room for flexibility and questions. You knew your audience was non techie for the most part, and made everything easy to understand and absorb. I learned more from your brief segment about JamKazam than I did in a one-hour University program.

    Nancy Gerber, Vocalist, Band Leader, Voice Coach

  • I must thank you sincerely for a very comprehensive and useful presentation--time well-spent going through it!

    Heather Dufault

  • The “Online Music Collaboration Made Easy” seminar was crammed with useful information, clearly and entertainingly presented. I’m still referring to my notes and will watch the replay.

    Matthew Martin Ward

  • I LOVED, LOVED, LOVED the class!  So much information and useful tips from someone who has obviously researched this thoroughly.  I not only appreciated the content, but your delivery kept us engaged and interested throughout - pitch perfect!  Thank you for making this available to us and for helping us continue to find our voices, pandemic notwithstanding!

    Mary Reilly

  • Sue’s class was invaluable. I’m new to the cabaret world and she gave us step by step instructions on everything you need to get started. Press releases, publicity materials, how to get booked and reviewed, how to structure your show. I feel so much more confident about stepping out into the world of cabaret now!

    Regina Zona

So You Want To Sing Cabaret

Published by Rowman & Littlefield, and sponsored by the National Association of Teachers of Singing, as part of their So You Want To Sing series,”So You Want to Sing Cabaret is the first book of it’s kind, a comprehensive “how to” and entry-point for both students and teachers, into the world of Cabaret performance.

With a forward by Lorna Luft, and a special chapter with Michael Feinstein, on the Great American Songbook, SYWTSC includes personal interviews with some of Cabaret’s most notable performers, teachers, and industry leaders, sharing their insight and wisdom.

“Such important information and a must-read for all singers and teachers. I was fascinated.”

— Chita Rivera, Tony Award-winning singer/actor

“A remarkable combination of instruction, inspiration, reminiscence, and just plain good sense. David Sabella and Sue Matsuki’s book is a wonderfully readable bible for those interested  in the world of cabaret, professionally or just out of curiosity. ”
— John Kander, Tony Award-winning composer (Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of The Spider Woman)

“One of my favorite quotes from David Sabella and Sue Matsuki’s wonderful, comprehensive book about cabaret is this: Cabaret is first and foremost a lyric driven experience. The book goes on to tell you everything you will need to know or ever consider about the art form, including interviews with some of the best artists in the business. An amazing accomplishment!”
— Betty Buckley, Tony Award-winning singer/actor

Meet Our Instructors

Sue Matsuki and David Sabella are Cabaret and Broadway Veterans respectively. They have co-authored the New Cabaret Bible, “So You Want to Sing Cabaret” and they co-edit the premiere Cabaret Online Magazine, CabaretHotSpot.com.

Cab U also engages guest artists to present lectures and workshops.

FREE Content!

In addition to the paid courses that we offer, our instructors and other contributors also write articles on a variety of subjects to guide you on your Cabaret Journey.


Free Courses


Internet Midi and SuperScore

David Sabella and George Litterst detail and demonstrate the use of Internet Midi and SuperScore for teaching and collaborating in real time.


Tips for Timing Your Press Releases

Learn everything you need to know about when to submit your press releases and publicity materials to get listed and reviewed.


Using Cleanfeed to Amp Up Your Audio

Learn everything you need to know about Cleanfeed, a high fidelity/low latency audio platform, easily combined with the video platform of your choice (Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, etc).