Weekly private lessons in the following areas may be taken from age 6 – Adult, with experience ranging from beginner through professional. Students learn fundamentals, focusing on theory and technique. Each student will explore a variety of styles as they develop a solid musical core. Instruction is tailored to meet your individual goals.
Students are encouraged to audition and perform whenever possible in school, community and professional ensembles. A studio recital is held 2 times per year to encourage students of all levels to use the talents they are developing. In addition to it's 5' grand pianos, Vero Voce boasts a midi lab from which piano students can work with music theory via computer and a Roland RK-500 with it's many features and teaching tools.
Instructor: Robin Rotela
Location: Vero Voce, Classroom A
Jan 16-Mar 20, 2018 (10 week session)
Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 PM
Tuition: $146/10 weeks
Students will learn the basic essentials of singing, in both group and individual songs, emphasizing the following goals:
Justine Izewski attained a Bachelor of Music (Vocal Performance) degree, as well as a Bachelor of Music Education (Choral) degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is Illinois state certified to teach Music K-12. She currently teaches grades P-8th at the Queen of the Rosary School in Elk Grove Village.
Alex Murphy, a native of St Charles, IL and graduate of DePaul University in Jazz Piano, is considered one of the "young lions" working his way into the Chicago Jazz Scene. He has performed at the Jazz Showcase, Andy's Jazz Club, The Drake Hotel, House of Blues and the Chicago Jazz Festival. In early 2018 he was featured in a "Jazz at Symphony Center" Masterclass with jazz great, Bill Charlap. He also freelances throughout the Chicagoland area, Northern Illinois and the Midwest. He can be heard playing keyboards on an EP from the band "Fade" that can be found on Spotify and Apple Music.
Jocelyn has been studying Shakespeare for the majority of her life! Her lifelong study began as a child at Valparaiso University’s Young Actors Shakespeare Workshop in which she studied and performed Shakespeare’s plays for several seasons. Jocelyn continued to grow her love of the Bard through several professional Shakespearean productions and at Renaissance Festivals. She studied further at the Chicago Academy of the Arts, Northwestern University’s prestigious “cherub” program and at Wright State University, where she earned her BFA in Acting.