Chrissy Schulte

Chrissy S.

Bolingbrook, IL
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Lesson Details

German

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
What a beautiful language German is! No wonder there's so many famous German poets, playwrites and composers! And actually German is also very much used in todays international business world! Whether you want to get better grades in school or you just want to be able to have a simple conversation on vacation or apply with a German company, as a native speaker I can help you reach your goals!
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About

Chrissy delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 9+ and special needs

Teaching since:
September 1998

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in the Netherlands she was offered an internship at the local Music School which she gratefully accepted and where she enjoyed her first voice coaching experience. There she was also nominated as one of the most promising young singer/songwriters at the LUX Festival in Nijmegen. Over the years she was blessed with more and more private students in voice as well as piano. During her stay in New York she received the opportunity to work with a Broadway show ensemble ("Dreamgirls") as a Music Director on their different harmonic parts. She's proudly been a member of the Music of Oz Studio staff in Crown Point, Indiana since Jan. 2011 and is looking forward to teaching out of her home now as well. Chrissy is crazy about all her students and wants them to succeed! She's very much looking forward to working with you and having buckets of fun! :-)

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Experience

Music Teacher
Jan 2011 - Nov 2015
Music Of Oz Studio

German Teacher (Internship)
Feb 2013 - Apr 2013
Goethe Institut Chicago

Musical Director
Jul 2005 - Aug 2005
Bab's Film & Theater Productions

Music/Visual Arts Teacher
Apr 2001 - Jun 2003
New York Conservatory

Vocal Coach (Internship)
Sep 1998 - May 1999
Muziekschool Arnhem, Netherlands

Educator (Internship) grades 2-4, 5-7
Oct 1993 - Mar 1994
Hirschbergschule (Elementary School) Eglosheim Germany

Education

B.A. in Theater/Acting
Sep 2012 - May 2016
Columbia College Chicago
B.F.A. in Popular Music/Voice Performance
Sep 1996 - Jul 2000
Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Arnhem, Netherlands
Elementary Education
Oct 1991 - Aug 1996
Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany

Languages

Dutch
Fluent / Native Proficiency
French
Professional Proficiency
German
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Language Certificate in Dutch
Aug 1996
Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Arnhem, Netherlands

Awards

After School Marketing Program Scholarship
Aug 2014
Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)

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27 Reviews

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Rosendo D. Nov 2, 2017
Singing · In studio

I look forward to every session! Every session is filled with laughs and music!

Manuel Aug 24, 2017
Singing · In studio

Chrissy was really great and made me feel comfortable as you can for a first lesson!

Paula D. Jul 25, 2017
Songwriting · Online

Chrissy really helps me a lot with writing melodies for my lyrics. SHe is very protove and encouraging and creative. I really think she brings out the best in her students. Definitely several points above average!

Lucy E. Jun 29, 2017
Piano · In home

Great 1st lesson!

Jaclyn Quigley Jun 26, 2017
Singing · In studio

I think she is great and has excellent patience with my nerves. She seems really honest with her opinions and makes me feel comfortable. I can't wait to see other improvements.

Paula D. May 19, 2017
Songwriting · Online

Chrissy helps me build self- confidence in songwriting. She gives very good instructions and facilitates creative thinking . Beyond the technical aspects, she is experienced, , knowledgeable, compassionate, funny, and a joy to work with.

Paula D. May 6, 2017
Songwriting · Online

Chrissy was very instructive and positive and friendly and she worked with me for my individualized songwriting learning needs at this time. We worked on my first song, and she gave me very good information and feedback and homework for our next lesson. Definitely several points above average!!!!!!

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Brianna M. Mar 15, 2017
Piano · In home

Friendly, patient, great teacher!

Mary Jan 10, 2017
Singing · In studio

Chrissy really took the time to understand my goals, where I'm at now and got right to work with me on working toward them. I look forward to working with her more!

Daniel S. Dec 3, 2016
German · Online

A natural teacher, gifted in her ability to establish rapport and move the learning process enjoyably forward.

Sierra Nov 4, 2016
Singing · In home

Chrissy is very encouraging and polite!

Sunnie W. Oct 20, 2016
German · Online

excellent

Krystle Duke Sep 16, 2016
Singing · Online

great!

Sukanya N. Aug 12, 2016
Piano · In studio

Chrissy is very talented and friendly teacher. She motivate me often.Thanks chrissy for today's class

Jolina Jul 27, 2016
Singing · In studio

Great Rechner Really nice

Jolina Jun 9, 2016
Singing · In studio

She is really nice and fun to work with. she always tells me what i can improve and how but always in a nice way.

Bailey Jun 7, 2016
Singing · In home

Chrissy was excellent and made my daughter feel very comfortable! She was very professional and had a great sense of humor. She quickly assessed her range and ability levels and helped her choose music that suited her. Highly recommend!

Jane Jun 6, 2016
German · In home

Very friendly and comfortable immediately. Warm and encouraging. I look forward to more lessons with her.

Alexandra C. Mar 11, 2016
French · In studio

Me, and my 4years old doughter are happy First lesson was more then expected Chrissy is very talented and nice Hope everything will go well with our french lessons in the future Thank you, Chrissy!

Diane Allen Feb 11, 2016
Singing · In home

Chrissy did a great job re-designing her music to adjust to my low female alto voice!

Mia M. Jan 20, 2016
Piano · In home

Amazing! Great with kids.

Sandra Jan 20, 2016
Singing · In studio

Excellent

Grace S. Jan 6, 2016
Piano · In home

My daughter had such a great experience. She asked if she could have lessons everyday!!! Not only is Chrissy very talented, she is so kind and personable as well...a perfect fit for our family!!

Faith L. Dec 15, 2015
Piano · In home

Chrissy is an absolute wonderful and compassionate teacher. She is the most perfect fit for Faith. She is teaching her both piano and voice and Faith LOVES every moment playing and singing. We truly feel so lucky to have found her!

Alexis M. Dec 9, 2015
Singing · In studio

Fun and great learning experience

Brian Dec 8, 2015
Piano · In studio

It was very nice due to Chrissy understanding what I would like to accomplish in the future.

DebbieF Nov 27, 2009
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Mother

Chrissy is absolutely wonderful with my children. She is very passionate about teaching them on an individual basis. My girls love her. She is always on time and even devotes some personal time to them. She's a great fit. I can definitely tell that she truly cares about children and teaching.

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