Jessica Tobacman

Jessica T.

Naperville, IL
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Lesson Details

Singing

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Since she began singing as a soloist 15 years ago, and offering lessons more recently, Jessica has geared instruction toward each student’s learning style, personality and goals, keeping music in perspective as both a stress reliever and a potential area of achievement. An introductory lesson ensures that the student and teacher are a good match. Jessica focuses on good vocal technique through vocal exercises, and helps the student select pieces they'll enjoy, from popular to classical music.
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About

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Jessica delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 6+

Teaching since:
June 2014

Jessica teaches piano students 6 years and older; guitar and viola students 9 years and up; and voice students ages 11 years and older. She has been teaching privately since 2014 and is currently available to teach lessons at Jessica Lee Studio and online. She has helped students successfully prepare for auditions and performances, including landing the lead role in Willy Wonka Jr. at the Wheaton Park District and showcasing skills as the winner of Lincolnwood Idol.

Jessica received her training at Elmhurst College, where she completed a degree in music in 2016, after previously earning a Master’s in another field. As an expert in music education, Jessica looks forward to helping students achieve their goals. Jessica teaches at a pace suited to the student, offering music instruction that’s high quality but relaxed. She also gears her instruction toward a student’s learning style, personality and goals to keep music-learning in perspective as both a stress reliever and potential area of achievement.

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Experience

Owner & Teacher
Jan 2016 - Present
Jessica Lee Studio

Offering lessons in voice, piano, guitar & viola

Teacher
Jun 2015 - Jul 2016
Suburban Music

Offered lessons in voice, piano, guitar, violin & viola

Founder & Director of Children's Chorus
Sep 2014 - May 2016
Congregation Beth Shalom

Music Teacher
Sep 2013 - May 2015
Congregation Beth Shalom

Education

B.A. in Music
Sep 2013 - May 2016
Elmhurst College
M.A. in Journalism
Sep 2005 - May 2007
Columbia College
B.A. in European Cultural Studies & Comparative Literatue
Sep 1998 - May 2002
Brandeis University

Languages

French
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Second Place, Vocal Solo
Apr 2008
Granquist Music Competition
Superior Rating, Vocal Solo
May 1998
IHSMA Solo/Small Ensemble Festival

Affiliations

National Association of Teachers of Singing
Sep 2014

Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.

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2 Reviews

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Eric Oct 25, 2017
Singing · In home

Super duper friendly and patient. Works well with people who are just starting out too, like I was. Always in touch with her students. Overall was helpful in every single way and always with a smile since day one. Pleasure to work with & will hopefully take again.

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Katherine Jan 21, 2017
Classical Voice · In studio

Jessica is a delight to work with and has such a pretty voice! I love her studio and how welcoming it is. Give her a try!

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