Adrianne Blanks

Adrianne B.

Chicago, IL
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Lessons will be devoted to developing a solid technical foundation through exercises and repertoire. Piano students will focus on proper technique, posture, phrasing, legato, sight-reading, aural skills, theory, note reading, and general musicianship.

All students will have the opportunity to perform on studio recitals.

About Adrianne B.

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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Christopher
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Adrienne is great with my two sons!

Posted Mar 8, 2017
Sophia
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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.

Posted Feb 22, 2017
Rebecca
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She is very good with kids. My daughter loves her. So we'll continue with her on piano lesson.

Posted Nov 2, 2016
Anna
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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?

Posted Aug 23, 2016
Neve P.
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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.

Posted Jun 15, 2016
Gosia
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Nice, professional and very good with children. My son loves her. The best piano teacher ever!!!

Posted Jun 6, 2016
Gosia
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Nice, professional and very good with children. My son loves her. The best piano teacher ever!!!

Posted Jun 6, 2016
Gosia
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Nice, professional and very good with children. My son loves her. The best piano teacher ever!!!

Posted Jun 6, 2016
Lori
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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!

Posted May 31, 2016

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Experience

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

Education

Master of Music
Aug 2009 - Apr 2011

Roosevelt University, College of the Performing Arts

Bachelor of Music
Aug 2005 - May 2009

The Boston Conservatory

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

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.

Affiliations

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.

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