Jessie Shulman

Jessie S.

Los Angeles, CA

Lesson Details



Jessie delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 6 to 90 and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2014

Hello! I'm Jessie, and I'm a freelance singer and teacher in the Los Angeles area.

I received my M.M. in Voice from the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) at the University of Cincinnati, and B.M. in Opera Performance from CSU Long Beach.

I have taught beginning to intermediate piano, and beginning to advanced voice for the past three years now, and I love it! Although I specialize in opera and classical vocal technique, I enjoy and teach a variety of genres of music, and encourage a healthy technique with minimal tension.

Currently I sing with the Los Angeles Master Chorale, and have also sung with the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Music of the Baroque, and Cincinnati Opera. Check out my website for more information about me at

I teach private lessons in the LA/San Fernando valley area, and am available to teach both piano and voice, no matter your experience level! My approach is to focus on healthy, easy singing and/or playing. Correct posture, breath, and technique are fundamentals of a healthy instrument. I also have experience with the Alexander Technique, and incorporate its many benefits into my teaching. I am comfortable teaching various styles; whether it's pop, rock, classical, or musical theater, I would love to help you achieve your singing and piano playing goals! Please feel free to contact me with any questions, and I will happily answer them!

For more information, please visit my website:

*** Lesson Details ***
Fun atmosphere, individualized lesson plans, no experience necessary

*** Studio Equipment ***
Yamaha grand piano, wide range of books/sheet music, full length mirrors, printer/scanner, internet access

*** Travel Equipment ***
For in-home lessons, students must have a piano or keyboard available

*** Specialties ***
Opera and classical voice technique, piano, sight-reading, ear-training, classical repertoire, German diction, Italian diction, French diction

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Roster Chorister
Jun 2016 - Present
Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles CA

Alto Section Leader/Soloist
Jun 2016 - Present
First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
Music of the Baroque, Chicago IL

Alto Section Leader
Dec 2014 - Jun 2016
Union Church of Hinsdale, Hinsdale IL

Associate Member
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016
Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago IL

Bruckner Te Deum (2016)
Berlioz Romeo & Juliet (2016)
Scriabin Prometheus (2015)
Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky / Scriabin Symphony No. 1 (2015)
Welcome Yule (2014)
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (2014)

Voice and Piano Teacher
Sep 2014 - May 2016
American Music Institute, Clarendon Hills IL

May 2013 - Jul 2015
Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati OH

Turandot (2015)
Don Pasquale, as Carmen Miranda (2015)
Il Trovatore (2015)
Madama Butterfly (2014)
Carmen (2014)
Aida (2013)
Der Rosenkavalier, as Third Noble Orphan (2013)
Don Giovanni (2013)

Vocals and Piano Instructor
Jan 2015 - May 2015
Guitar Center, Highland Park IL

Choral Scholar
Sep 2012 - Jun 2014
Calvary Episcopal Church, Cincinnati OH

Alto Section Leader
Sep 2010 - Jun 2012
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Long Beach CA


M.M Voice
Aug 2012 - Apr 2014
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
B.M. Opera Performance
Aug 2007 - Jun 2012
California State University, Long Beach


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Emilie Dieterle Scholarship
Aug 2012
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM)
Harold Heiberg Liedersänger Preis
Jul 2011
American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS)
Scholarship for Vocal Music
Apr 2010
Dramatic Allied Arts Guild


American Guild of Musical Artists
Feb 2013

An American labor union that represents 8,000 current and retired opera singers, ballet and other dancers, opera directors, backstage production personnel at opera and dance companies, and figure skaters.

Photos & Videos

Photo by Jessie S.

Photo by Jessie S.

Photo by Jessie S.


2 Reviews

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Shayna W. Aug 6, 2016
Singing · In home

she is great!

Mary F. Jan 24, 2016
Singing · In home

Jessie has been great! The kids love her teaching style and look forward to their lessons.

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