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Frances T.
Chandler, Arizona
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I am excited to offer piano lessons now! Beginner lessons (all ages welcome) will focus on music theory coupled with playing the instrument. It won't just be about pounding out the notes but learning all the different ways to understand the language that is music so that as the student gains proficiency they will be able to enjoy the experience rather than hating the drudgery of note-note-note practicing. I've taught out of the Alfred series - including the Adult All-In-One course, and the Faber series and am comfortable with either.
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Hullo! I'm Frances and I've been teaching private voice lessons since 2008. I'm currently accepting students ages 13 and up. In the past my students have been cast in roles in high school and community theater, they have participated in Regional Choir, and auditioned successfully for collegiate music programs. I received my training at Belmont University, graduating in 2008 with a degree in Classical Vocal Performance. After teaching privately and auditioning for a few years I realized I wanted to return to school so I could be better equipped to teach. I spent two years at ASU refining my own voice while experiencing new teaching techniques. I finished my advanced degree in May, 2016 and now have a Master of Music: Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. I believe in a relaxed atmosphere for lessons and that if you're not having fun overall then something needs to change. Strengthening the voice through proper, healthy technique will be challenging but should also be enjoyable. I also offer private piano lessons for ages 8 and up. I've taught off and on since 2004. My own lessons spanned the four years between eight and twelve and then a year at Belmont University, where I passed piano proficiency as an entering freshman and was able to take privately with a professor trained at Julliard. My theory work from both my undergrad and graduate schooling will allow me to more adequately teach that side of piano performance and I am excited to add piano lessons to what I offer.

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Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2004

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Master of Music: Vocal Performance & Pedagogy

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Teaches ages 8+

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Speaks Italian - Pronunciation, Spanish - Pronunciation

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Frances T.
Chandler, Arizona
Master the piano with lessons from an expert instructor
I am excited to offer piano lessons now! Beginner lessons (all ages welcome) will focus on music theory coupled with playing the instrument. It won't just be about pounding out the notes but learning all the different ways to understand the language that is music so that as the student gains proficiency they will be able to enjoy the experience rather than hating the drudgery of note-note-note practicing. I've taught out of the Alfred series - including the Adult All-In-One course, and the Faber series and am comfortable with either.
About Frances T.

Hullo! I'm Frances and I've been teaching private voice lessons since 2008. I'm currently accepting students ages 13 and up. In the past my students have been cast in roles in high school and community theater, they have participated in Regional Choir, and auditioned successfully for collegiate music programs. I received my training at Belmont University, graduating in 2008 with a degree in Classical Vocal Performance. After teaching privately and auditioning for a few years I realized I wanted to return to school so I could be better equipped to teach. I spent two years at ASU refining my own voice while experiencing new teaching techniques. I finished my advanced degree in May, 2016 and now have a Master of Music: Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. I believe in a relaxed atmosphere for lessons and that if you're not having fun overall then something needs to change. Strengthening the voice through proper, healthy technique will be challenging but should also be enjoyable. I also offer private piano lessons for ages 8 and up. I've taught off and on since 2004. My own lessons spanned the four years between eight and twelve and then a year at Belmont University, where I passed piano proficiency as an entering freshman and was able to take privately with a professor trained at Julliard. My theory work from both my undergrad and graduate schooling will allow me to more adequately teach that side of piano performance and I am excited to add piano lessons to what I offer.

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2004

Education

Master of Music: Vocal Performance & Pedagogy

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 8+

Speaks

Speaks Italian - Pronunciation, Spanish - Pronunciation

Speaks

Has background check

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We have tried other voice coaches and none of them were able to connect with my son. Frances was able to verbalize things in a way that had my son understanding things that he had already heard but not fully understood. This looks like the start of a great relationship. I am very happy we have met Frances.

Posted Oct 24, 2020
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Frances is very welcoming and friendly. My daughter loved her right away and is enthusiastic about her lessons.

Posted Jan 15, 2020
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Great first lesson. I was a bundle of nerves, Frances put me at ease. I look forward to our next lesson.

Posted May 12, 2018
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W Boxelder Cir.
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New Student Special
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