Jessica Renaud
Saint Petersburg, FL
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Jessica Renaud

Jessica R.

Saint Petersburg, FL
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Beginner, Intermediate

My name is Jessica. I love teaching, and adore my students.

I specialize in Voice, Piano, Ukulele, and Steel Drums.

I am energetic, excited, and love teaching the kind of music that makes my students excited, whether they love Taylor Swift, Willie Nelson, or Kendrick Lamar. I love creating songs with students as they learn to express themselves.

I can teach students how to read music, how to play by ear, how to play songs they love, and how to make each song their own.

I cater my lesson style to each individual person. I gauge where they are at and their personality style and respond in a personalized way to help them grow their passion for music and get some serious skills.

If you are looking for a highly regimented instructor who is very serious, I am not the one for you!

About Jessica R.

Hi! My name is Jessica

If you're looking for an enthusiastic teacher who loves her students (and may be a little bit nerdy), look no further! I teach voice, piano, ukulele, and steel drums.

Pasta, my dogs, and the color green are all the greatest things in life.

Music is a personal journey, and is unique for each person. I love to help people discover and grow their own passion. There is nothing more rewarding than being a part of watching someone develop into an artist who then goes on to influence others on their own journey.

Whatever it is you need, whatever you are here for, your passion is what will push you and lead you, and I am just here to help you with whatever direction you choose.

I have a solid background in live performance, professional gigging, music writing, singing, music theory, and of course in your instrument of choice. So whatever you'd like to work on I can help.

Can't wait to meet you! :)



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19 Reviews
Torrel A.
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Such an amazing teacher. I'm a beginner and she makes it very easy and fun.

Posted May 27, 2021
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Jessica is an amazing teacher! A few months ago I was having trouble learning the ukulele and I decided to start lessons with her. It was a great decision because ever since then I have learned way more than I could on YouTube! She is everything you want in a teacher, so helpful, supportive, fun, easy going, and kind. She has brought me so much further as a player and now I can write songs, have learned 15 of my favorite songs, am learning how to combine my instrument with others on my computer, and understand music so much more than ever. Thank you Jessica:)

Posted Apr 6, 2021
Jessica F.
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Jessica is great: she is knowledgeable, flexible, and super helpful! I liked my classes with her a lot!

Posted Dec 3, 2020
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Jessica is so encouraging and my daughter has learned so much in such a short time.

Posted Nov 10, 2020
Jessica F.
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Wonderful teacher

Posted Nov 7, 2020
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Again, Jessica is bringing so much joy to my playing. She really customizes her lessons to my skills and even how my fingers work, and she is teaching me so many new skills, such as playing around with chords and lyrics to write my own songs! I am so grateful for these lessons.

Posted Oct 28, 2020
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My first session with Jessica was wonderful! She really was attuned to my goals, and am looking forwards to more sessions!

Posted Oct 8, 2020
Taylor K.
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Jessica was so engaging and supportive from a far! After one lesson my very beginner 7 year old daughter left singing Mary Had A Little Lamb and wanting to practice and show off what she has learned!

Posted Sep 16, 2020
Tracey F.
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Amazing!! You don’t need to continue the search if you’re looking for a great teacher πŸ˜€ 🌟

Posted Aug 12, 2020
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Jessica you rock. I had a problem making songs too complicated and wordy. Thanks for being so patient and helping me figure out how my songs can still be my own, but sound so much more professional!

Posted Jul 10, 2020
James J.
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Great instruction. Very positive. Seems like just what I've been looking for in a teacher.

Posted Jul 11, 2018
Chelsea S.
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Jessica is professional and very talented at what she does. She has an incredible amount of enthusiasm for music and empowering others to expand their musical knowledge. I highly recommend taking lessons with Jessica and experiencing her fun-loving spirit and expansive musical knowledge.

Posted Feb 26, 2018
Lyvie S.
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Jessica is a top-notch teacher. Our lessons have been super fun and I am extremely pleased. She is very patient and accommodates her teachings' style to my learning style. I strongly recommend her. As a matter of fact, I plan to study ukulele with her soon.

Posted Jan 28, 2018
Jeremy R.
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Jessica is a phenomenaly talented teacher. It's rare to find someone who invests so much in her students and their success!

Posted Aug 14, 2017
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Jessica is a very talented and PATIENT teacher! I am an older student and I find her to be very easy to understand, very encouraging and willing to work at my level and my pace. She is motivating and helps to keep me focused. I have never had an instructor make me feel so capable!! She is truly the best teacher I've ever had!! Highly recommended!!

Posted Aug 6, 2017
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I've only known Jessica for a couple of weeks now but the lessons I've had with her so far have been amazing! She's an amazing teacher and really connects with you. She adjusts your lessons to how you want to learn and how you learn best. She's great at making sure you get the best learning experience possible! I would highly recommend her for piano, voice, and ukulele lessons!

Posted Jul 26, 2017
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Posted Mar 31, 2021
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Posted Oct 16, 2020
Michael R.
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Posted Jul 27, 2020

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Wedding Player
Sep 2016 - Present

Expert Productions

Last year the company Expert Productions hired me to begin playing their wedding ceremonies on the Steel Pan. I am often paired with a DJ and am responsible for the ceremony music. Afterwards I play for a medium sized crowd for an hour while they all wait for the bride.

Steel Drum Duo
Jun 2009 - Present

The Panomaniacs

Brian and I play out at the Bon Aire on Sunday from 2-4. On St. Pete beach, this hotel has been around for a long time and we love playing looking out over the water. We play a variety of music, and all of my students are welcome to come out and show off their skills or just hang out.

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010


At PCCA we learned how to sing professionally. Italian Arias, German song cycles, large choral works, and musical theater pieces are just some of the music I learned here. At our Senior Recital each student was able to perform 8 professional vocal works in 4 different languages. In addition, we studied upper level music theory, how to direct, and even how to record our original music at the Gibbs campus in Saint Pete.


Masters in Experimental Psychology
Sep 2018 - May 2020

University of South Florida

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013

Saint Petersburg College



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