Adrianne Blanks

Adrianne B.

Chicago, IL
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Adrianne delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Females 6+ and males 0

Teaching since:
August 2011

Adrianne is a professional singer, voice teacher, and piano teacher. In 2011 she began teaching private voice lessons, and has had over 50 students in this time. Students’ accomplishments include winning first place at the National Association of Teachers of Singing High School Musical Theatre Competition as well as the Musichorale Scholarship Contest, leading roles at high schools and colleges in the northwest suburbs, as well as many successful recitals and awards.

Adrianne's voice students gain an understanding for proper use of breath, projection, ease, tone quality, diction, and confidence in solo singing.

Adrianne's piano students focus on proper technique, posture, phrasing, legato, sight-reading, and performance.

Adrianne's teaching style is patient, encouraging, and enthusiastic.

Adrianne received her training at The Boston Conservatory, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Music. She completed her master's at Roosevelt University, College of the Performing Arts. She is known for her warm and sweet voice. Audiences have seen her sing in Illinois, Mississippi, Massachusetts, Florida, and Italy. She has performed over twenty roles with the likes of Opera Naples, Natchez Festival of Music, Sugar Creek Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, and Lyric Opera of Chicago. She has been featured many times as a soloist in Handel’s Messiah with Harper College. Though she has predominantly performed in opera, she is at home in a variety of styles.

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Private Voice Instructor
Sep 2016 - Present
Schaumburg High School

Private Voice Instructor
Sep 2015 - Present
Glenbard West High School

Voice & Piano Instructor
Jan 2014 - Present
The Blanks Studio


Master of Music
Aug 2009 - Apr 2011
Roosevelt University, College of the Performing Arts
Bachelor of Music
Aug 2005 - May 2009
The Boston Conservatory


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Certificate of Vocal Pedagogy Professional Workshop
Jul 2017
Boston Conservatory at Berklee

The Vocal Pedagogy Professional Workshop (VPPW) provides collegiate and private voice instructors and vocal music educators with unique learning opportunities in both musical theater and classical voice pedagogy. Participants leave with an enriched and functional understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the singing mechanism, knowledge of current developments in voice pedagogy and speech science, and a systematic practical approach to both classical and musical theater technique.

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National Association of Teachers of Singing
Nov 2015

Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.

Photos & Videos

Audrey Pauer at our spring studio recital ‘18

Me with student Paige Lovell after her performance of Baker’s Wife in “Into the Woods”

Me with Voice Student Brye Sebring after she won 1st place at the NATS musical theatre competition 🏆

Me with student Lizzie Mowry after her performance of Rusty in “Footloose”

Gillian, Age 11

Madeline, Age 17, singing"Simple Joys of Maidenhood" at our most recent studio recital. Madeline has been my private student for two years

Iva, Age 14, singing "The Beauty Is" at our most recent studio recital. Iva has been my private student for 5 years.
Sophia, Age 11. Sophia has been taking voice lessons with me for 5 years.

Piano Student Rebecca Voicu after she finished Faber Level 1 ☺️


9 Reviews

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Christopher Mar 8, 2017
Piano · In studio

Adrienne is great with my two sons!

Sophia Feb 22, 2017
Singing · In studio

Ms. Adrianne is patient, confident, qualified music 🎶 teacher. I have been taking singing 🎤 lessons for five years with her and Ms. Adrianne still makes me enthusiastic to practice and enjoy wanting to come to Lessons.

Rebecca Nov 2, 2016
Piano · In studio

She is very good with kids. My daughter loves her. So we'll continue with her on piano lesson.

Anna Aug 23, 2016
Piano · In home

Adrienne is very patient and good with children. She is able to have my son focused throughout the class and encourage him to work.

I am going to recommend her to other prospective students?

Neve P. Jun 15, 2016
Piano · In studio

Nice experience. Very accommodating and patient instuctor. Both kids are excited about practicing what they learned in class and are anxious for their next lesson.

Gosia Jun 6, 2016
Piano · In studio

Nice, professional and very good with children. My son loves her. The best piano teacher ever!!!

Gosia Jun 6, 2016
Piano · In studio

Nice, professional and very good with children. My son loves her. The best piano teacher ever!!!

Gosia Jun 6, 2016
Piano · In studio

Nice, professional and very good with children. My son loves her. The best piano teacher ever!!!

Lori May 31, 2016
Piano · In studio

We have really enjoyed our experience with Adrianne. My daughter works very hard for her and loves going to her lessons. I'm very impressed by the pace at which my daughter is learning!

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