Denise Phelps

Denise P.

Bakersfield, CA

Lesson Details



Denise delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
January 2005

Denise has been performing and composing music professionally for the past 10 years. She released her Christian Contemporary Album,"Entranced" in 2006 and her EP "Fly" in 2013. She was a contestant on America's Got Talent on season 8 as a dancer and vocalist. She had the privilege to train as a vocalist with world renowned celebrity coaches such Kim Wood-Sandusky, Mary Anne Keller and Brett Manning. In addition, she has worked with well known producers such as Fred Vail( The Beach Boy's manager), Tommy Simms and James Waddell.

She received her degree at Belmont University in 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. During her studies, she had the pleasure of working behind and in front of the camera on many TV and film sets such as the Dove Awards, Latin Grammys, Larry the Cable Guy and Country Strong. Currently, she is performing and teaching voice, guitar and piano across the country.

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Jan 2016 - Present
West Highschool

Every day, I get to help teach harmonies and music theory to over 100 students who are brand new to singing. It's such a treat to accompany them during their concerts and celebrate their growth.

Worship Leader/Pianist/Trumpet Player
Mar 2013 - Oct 2015
Simcha Torah Beit Midrash

Worship Leader
Apr 2008 - Jul 2010
Heritage Christian Center

In addition to leading worship every week, I was responsible for training and equipping young musicians and singers to lead church members into worship on a consistent basis.


Group Fitness
Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
International Business
Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
Belmont UNiversity


Mandarin Chinese
Limited Proficiency
Professional Proficiency


Sep 2015
American Red Cross


1st Place Speaker at Christian Nationals
Mar 2012
Forensics Christian Nationals Tournament


Jan 2017

Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.

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Photos & Videos

Photo by Denise P.
Photo by Denise P.
Performing one of my original songs with the West High School Women's Choir.
Revelation Song Cover practice with 3 party harmony.
Members of a kids church band.

Teaching a family band in their home.
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16 Reviews

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Carl T. Aug 4, 2015
Singing · In studio

I am new to singing and being an entertainer and needed the basics of voice. Denise was great and helped me through understanding how to breath and control my voice properly.

Sammy Jun 29, 2015
Singing · In studio

I've been singing with Denise for about 3 months and I have improved so much!

Bobby Jun 29, 2015
Singing · Online

I travel a lot for work so I take a lot of online lessons with Denise and they are just as great as they are in person!

Ely Jun 29, 2015
Ballroom Dance · In studio

I look forward to lessons every week with Denise

Mike Jun 29, 2015
Ballroom Dance · In studio

Wow, this girl can dance and I learning to dance just like her. I plan on sticking with this teacher for a long time!

Deb Jun 29, 2015
Sewing · In studio

Denise taught my daughter how to make little stuffed animals and pillows for her room. She loves her lessons!

Bob Jun 29, 2015
Singing · Online

Denise has helped me so much!

Becky Jun 26, 2015
Singing · Online

We love this girl. She teaches my two girls and they have a great time learning and singing all the latest hits.

Nancy Jun 26, 2015
Dance · Online

My husband and I took salsa lessons with Denise for our wedding and we had such a great time.

Beth Jun 26, 2015
Singing · Online

Denise has helped my girls so much. I was so proud watching them at their showcase.

Sam Jun 26, 2015
Sewing · In studio

Denise taught me how to make a beautiful red skirt and I get compliments on it all the time.

Maria Jun 25, 2015
Singing · Online

La maestra es increible!

Mary Jun 25, 2015
Singing · Online

I live in Cali and I'm pursuing a music career. I started lessons with Denise and I feel so much more confident in the recording studio.

Lindsey Jun 25, 2015
Singing · In home

Denise has been my coach for 5 months and I have learned so much. She is so fun and creative.

Molly Jun 25, 2015
Singing · Online

Denise is amazing!

Shari Jun 25, 2015
· In studio

I have worked with Denise for 3 three years and have loved every moment. I've grown so much as a vocalist and am making good money doing gigs. Thank you Denise!

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