Jessie Shulman
Pasadena, CA
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Jessie Shulman

Jessie S.

Pasadena, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I have been teaching beginning to intermediate piano for the past five years, and love helping my students achieve their musical goals!

I received my Master’s in Voice from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and although I specialize in opera and classical vocal technique, I enjoy and teach a variety of other genres of music, and encourage a healthy technique with minimal tension for all styles. No matter your experience level, I am available to teach to fit your needs!

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

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

*** Home Studio ***
Upright 1907 Steinway K

*** Specialties ***
Piano, sight-reading, ear-training, classical repertoire, pop songs, Disney songs, music theory

Please feel free to contact me with any questions!

About Jessie S.

Hi! I'm Jessie, and I'm a freelance singer and teacher in the Los Angeles area. I earned a Masters degree in Voice from the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) at the University of Cincinnati, and my Bachelors degree in Opera Performance from CSU Long Beach.

I have been teaching beginning-advanced voice and beginning-intermediate piano for the past five years now, and I absolutely love helping my students achieve their musical goals! 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'm a full-time member of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, where I perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. I'm a session singer for movies and TV here in LA, and have sung on numerous soundtracks including Frozen II, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and many more.

I teach private lessons in the Los Angeles/Pasadena/San Fernando Valley area, and from my home studio in Pasadena. I 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!


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

*** Travel Equipment ***
For in-home lessons, students must have a well-tuned 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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Lisa
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Jessie Shulman is a fantastic voice teacher. I've studied with her for 2 years. She is professional, knowledgeable, and crafts our lessons around the skills I need to work on, and helps me select repertoire to learn that utilizes those skills. She easily identifies what I'm struggling with and patiently guides me how to improve. She gives wonderful tips on how to stay vocally healthy.

I've made enormous progress in my vocal performance. I highly recommend Jessie for voice lessons.

Posted Dec 21, 2019
Shayna W.
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she is great!

Posted Aug 6, 2016
Mary F.
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Jessie has been great! The kids love her teaching style and look forward to their lessons.

Posted Jan 24, 2016

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Experience

Alto Soloist/Section Leader
Jul 2019 - Present

San Marino Community Church

Session Singer
Nov 2016 - Present

SAG-AFTRA

Roster Chorister
Jun 2016 - Present

Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles CA

Private Voice Teacher
Jan 2014 - Present

Jessie Shulman Voice Studio

Alto Section Leader/Soloist
Sep 2017 - Jun 2019

All Saints Episcopal Church, Pasadena

Alto Section Leader/Soloist
Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

Chorister
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

Voice and Piano Teacher
Sep 2014 - May 2016

American Music Institute, Clarendon Hills IL

Chorus
May 2013 - Jul 2015

Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati OH

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

Education

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

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

French

Limited Proficiency

German

Limited Proficiency

Italian

Limited Proficiency

Awards

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

Affiliations

SAG-AFTRA
Nov 2016
SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond.
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.

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