U. Mass Lowell (Music Education)
New England Conservatory of Music (Master's)
Tanglewood (Graduate Coursework)
I have classical music degrees and have taught in the famous, East Coast Commercial Music College for over 3 decades! Specialties include Voice, Sight Singing, Performance, Basic Piano Skills for the Singer, Church Solo Preparation, Jazz Performance, Classes on Abdominal Breathing and Yoga as it is related to singing. I have successfully taught thousands of students from age 8 up through Adults aged 55.
I currently perform in the North County Area as a soloist with Big Bands, small Jazz Bands and in local churches. Mornings, I teach fitness and yoga classes in Encinitas and currently am scheduled to begin teaching The American Songbook for Osher (CSU). You may see student/parent and faculty testimonials as well as hear vocal demos in various styles upon request. I'm able to be reached daily via phone and email, and provide each student with a solid background that will increase his/her confidence through knowledge, forgoing usual 16th century traditions for usable contemporary application of the music skills the student will attain!
I have classical music degrees and have taught in the famous, East Coast Commercial Music College for over 3 decades! Specialties include Voice, Sight Singing, Performance, Basic Piano Skills for the Singer, Church Solo Preparation, Jazz Performance, Classes on Abdominal Breathing and Yoga as it is related to singing. I have successfully taught
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I have taught Ear Training to College Students at Berklee College of Music, Boston since 1980. I taught under Ear Training Chairs, Stephen Plummer and Steven Prosser.
My opera and classical performances have also used the skills which I developed in this area.
I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music from U. Mass, Lowell and a Master's Degree in Music from New England Conservatory, Boston MA. I then taught music classes as a Professor at Berklee College of Music, Boston from 1978 through 2014. I have also taught private voice lessons during those years as well as teach private voice lessons currently.
I have taught Sight Singing to Voice Majors and Instrumentalists at Berklee College of Music, where I have been employed from 1978 through January 2014.
I have studied Sight Singing since undergraduate school (1968 - 1972) U. Mass, Lowell.
I teach components of this subject in each private lesson, using actual songs as the basic material, augmenting sight singing with rhythmic and piano studies.
I have been a Professor of Voice since receiving my Masters' in Music from New England Conservatory of Music. I taught at Berklee College of Music, Boston from January 1978 though 2014.
I have taught thousands of students, primarily instrumentalists but including some voice principals.
I also have worked at a private Voice Instructor for California Music Studios, Encinitas, CA, since 2008. Jennifer P. is the president and founder of this company.