- Teaches students:
- Ages 4+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
I am a professional, classically trained soprano, most recently engaged a as Young Artist with Pittsburgh Festival Opera and Steamboat Opera for the summer of 2017, where I performed roles including Notary's Wife in Intermezzo (PFO) and Adelaide in The Enchanted Pig (Steamboat Opera). Other recent in engagements include Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro with New York Lyric Opera, Adele in Die Fledermaus with PA Lyric Opera, and the soprano soloist in Karl Jenkins' Requiem with the Williamsport Civic Chorus.
Alongside of performing, I offer voice, piano, and beginner guitar lesson year-round to students both in person and online. My private vocal studio includes a range of students from young children to adults, who vary in musical aspirations and sing in many different styles, including opera, art song, jazz, blues, pop, and musical theater. My students have gone on to sing on Broadway, pursue music and theater degrees, compete and win competitions.
With a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Temple University, a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance and an Education minor from University of Florida, I extensive training and knowledge of the vocal mechanism and proper vocal use.
I have a passion for teaching my students self expression through music. My students are given every opportunity to become well-rounded, performing musicians, and my goal is to give students the tools to become life long, passionate musicians themselves!
Voice teacher at Bloomsburg Preparatory School of Music, where I teach private lessons, music camps, and theory classes. Online and in person lessons are taught through BPSM.
Zing Productions is a non-profit music school and community theater company that I worked for in Central Pennsylvania. At Zing, I not only held private voice and piano lessons, but I also held vocal and performance workshops, music camps, open mics, and community recitals put on my students.+ Read More
As the Children's Choir Director at Grove Presbyterian Church, I taught students from second to twelfth grade, rehearsing weekly and performing once a month and special holidays.
Sing and Discover is a Preschool general music class I taught at The Joshua Tree preschool in Philadelphia, PA.
Elise is an incredible voice coach! She listens close to your vocal needs and helps you achieve the vocal aspirations. I worked with Elise for a little more than nine months and my range, tone, and technique improved so much. By far best vocal coach I've ever had.+ Read More
Elise is an incredible teacher, with real attention to detail and experience working with many different levels. She is patient, kind, and comfortable to be around (with a great voice!). I would recommend her to anyone.
Elise is an extremely talented, classically trained singer. She was very patient with me as a beginner and has improved my singing dramatically so far. I will definitely continue taking lessons with Elise.
elise is such a great teacher! she is so patient with me and she really knows her stuff!! i can definitely tell that i'm improving and she makes it really fun, too!!
I have been taught in home and on line when on vacation. I find Elise to understand my needs and customizes her teachings accordingly. She is flexible with her time and always willing to accommodate me.
I love my lessons with Elise! I did not know much about the voice prior to taking lessons, and Elise helped me grow my knowledge and confidence in my singing. She also helped me pick out songs to sing that fit my voice and style perfectly. I look forward to many more lessons in the future!+ Read More