We are truly honored to introduce Jennifer. She has been working with Starlight Music Lessons for a while now, and it is her turn to have the spotlight. Jennifer is a gem. She is kind, caring, professional, fun, and wonderfully talented. We love working with her behind the scenes, and we hear nothing but the highest praise and satisfaction from her students.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from The Master’s College (Santa Clarita, California). She has studied voice with Dr. Deanna Murray, Sarah Dixon, Richard Burke, and Dr. Betty Karol Wilson. Jennifer has studied piano with Dr. Katherine Kelly, Kathy Goodrich, and David Ellsworth, and violin with David Gray, Darcy Radcliffe, and Aroussiak Baltaian.
She also has a music business background as former Marketing Coordinator for Alfred Music Publishing, the largest educational music publisher in the world. Jennifer is determined to never stop learning and growing! True to this resolution, she recently received her 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training certification from world-renowned YogaWorks in June 2013.
For over a decade, Jennifer has taught voice, piano, beginning violin, and children’s/youth choirs. At one time she even taught the lyre to a curious student! Her very adaptable style is evident in the broad range of her music teaching experiences. She also tutors math and language arts, and is a Registered Yoga Teacher.
Jennifer’s style is best described as dynamic, engaging, focused, and fun. When studying with Jennifer, your lessons are about what YOU–the student–want to get out of them. Jennifer genuinely cares about your music progress as well as getting to know you as a unique individual. An upbeat, personable, intuitive, and slightly quirky personality, Jennifer is passionate about connecting with each of her students. Parents will appreciate her professionalism, reliability, and authentic teacher’s heart. Students will find her knowledgeable, relatable, and a caring friend as well as teacher.
Styles & Methods Jennifer Can Teach include: Beginner, Classical, Suzuki, Chord Approach, Pop/Rock, Hymns, Pre-School Group Piano Classes, College Audition Preparation, Competition Preparation, Musical Theatre, Classical Vocal (Ex: Opera, Art Songs, etc), Contemporary Vocal (Ex: Pop Style and songs)
Would you like to hear what some other people have to say about Jennifer?
“Jennifer’s teaching style is relaxed – she really wants her students to experience the joy of making and experiencing music. But she has studied music on a high level and knows what is required of musicians.”
– Santa Clarita, CA
“Jennifer is a very sensitive and gifted musician and she knows how to communicate that delight in music to students. She has a lot of musical experience and is a very creative individual!”
– Santa Clarita, CA
Special Skills: Jennifer has much personal performance/audition experience (so she can relate to you!): She has participated in Texas All-State Choir, UIL competitions, musical theatre, opera, sight singing/Solfeggio. She can teach composition, improvisation; personalized music instruction tailored specifically to your needs. Jennifer is also skilled in academic tutoring (did you know playing an instrument can improve your math skills?)
So if you or someone you know is looking for an amazing piano, violin, or voice teacher in Irving, TX, contact us today! If you are not in Irving, don’t fret! We have many amazing music teachers in DFW. Contact us to find out what awesome teachers are in your city!