Celeste Wenzel

Celeste W.

Fort Wayne, IN
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Celeste delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5 to 65

Teaching since:
December 2006

Hello! I am an active operatic performer and teacher, currently residing in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. My mission as a teacher is to help students from the beginner to professional, learn to sing in a fun and enriching environment. I hold a bachelors degree from Millikin University, and have recently earned my Master's degree from Bowling Green State University. I was very involved in the opera theater programs at both universities and have performed such roles as Cherubino from the Marriage of Figaro, Mother from Little Red Riding Hood, Most Fiordiligi from Mozart's "Cosi fan Tutte." Most recently, I was in Austria taking part in an intensive operatic training program for the emerging professional singer, while under the guidance of world renowned Russian baritone Vladimir Chernov.

As a teacher, I believe singing is an exciting journey of learning, musicianship and artistry. I have most recently taught in Jerry City, Ohio for Elmwood Jr./Sr. High School, and have also been active for the past six years as a master class instructor for St. Peter's Lutheran Church, located in Ft. Wayne, IN. I am very happy to be working with you!


*** Lesson Details ***
You will find my teaching methods rewarding, enriching and exciting as you grow and learn. Students will be encouraged to take their own individual journey in singing. You can expect to work on diction, theory, breathing, and developing a general healthy technique.


*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano and CD player. There is also seating for parents who wish to sit in on lessons.

*** Specialties ***
I am a classically trained singer and most of my training is in art song and opera. However, I do have a vast knowledge of musical theater literature and I would feel very comfortable in that genre. I am also well versed in choral literature and gospel.

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Experience

Voice Teacher
Aug 2005 - Present
Bella Voce Studios

Private Voice Teaching

Education

M.M. Vocal Performance
Aug 2008 - Aug 2010
Bowling Green State University

Languages

English, German, Italian, French
Professional Proficiency

Certifications

Certified music teacher Pre K-12
Feb 2015
State of Indiana

Awards

Millikin University Talent Award
Jan 2006
Millikin University

Photos & Videos

A video of my Austrian debut as "Mimi" from Puccini's La Boheme.
Photo taken by Erica Holcome

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Albert Herring

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L'elisir D'amore

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L'elisir D'amore

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Little Red Riding Hood

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Cosi fan Tutte

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Cosi fan Tutte

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Headshot taken by Erica Holcombe
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2 Reviews

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Laura C. Oct 23, 2012
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Excellent

Extremely talented, incredible voice. Easy to work with.

DuncanH Apr 21, 2011
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Awesome Instructor

DEFINITELY helped me realize what problems I was having with singing and helped me overcome them. Great Instructor, would recommend to anyone interested in singing!

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