Lauren Cook
Philadelphia, PA
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Lauren Cook

Lauren C.

Philadelphia, PA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Interested in studying voice in the Philadelphia area? Hit me up! I have years of experience with all sorts of different pedagogical approaches and am very adaptable to every individual student's needs.

I also have a small music library, and am always looking to further my repertoire knowledge.

About Lauren C.

Welcome to my studio! I believe in teaching healthy and effective singing, emphasizing character and intention, and incorporating general music theory.

I have extensive experience teaching all genres to kids, high schoolers, and adults; I feel comfortable teaching all levels! I also teach piano and music theory to beginner and intermediate levels.

I have years of performing and teaching experience, and am constantly learning and growing in both fields. I have sung a variety of roles in opera and musical theater all over the world, including Italy, New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Louisiana, as well as solo work in Boston's Symphony Hall and the Museum of Art, and Philadelphia's Kimmel Center. I also taught choir on top of voice/piano lessons.

I attended LSU for my undergraduate degrees in Voice Performance as well as Music Education, and graduated from The Boston Conservatory with my MM in Voice Performance, and a Professional Studies Certificate. I have also spent several years studying voice under a certified Alexander Technique teacher.

COVID: For those who are fully vaccinated, we can meet in person at my studio. If you are interested in lessons between now and your vaccination, we can meet online! I will ask for proof of vaccination. Can't wait to help you reach your goals!


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12 Reviews
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Just great

Posted Nov 12, 2018
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that was fun and awsome

Posted Oct 30, 2018
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So much fun for my daughter and myself. We learned how to learn, our teacher was was a perfect first lesson

Posted Oct 2, 2018
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Lauren is very knowledgeable about what songs are best for you and your particular voice, as well as what audition panels want to hear. Very patient and smart!

Posted Jul 25, 2018
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Took from Lauren to figure out how to sing, outside of just my shower. She is wonderful. Knows the details of the voice, and can explain it well to beginners. She’s also very patient and kind and encourages me to try, even if it’s not good. Thanks Lauren!

Posted Jul 16, 2018
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Great overall instructor! Brought my daughter as a beginner pianist just looking to understand the instrument. Ms Lauren not only focused on notes and general theory, but also musical ideas and intention. Definitely recommend!

Posted Jul 16, 2018
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I really enjoy Lauren’s teaching style. Highly recommend to students of all levels!

Posted Mar 17, 2018
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Lauren's understanding of the voice is both holistic and technical, and she is able to tailor her explanations of the vocal mechanism to meet the student's technical level and learning style. She is also kind and supportive, and is a joy to work with. Highly recommend!!

Posted Mar 12, 2018
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Lauren is awesome! She's incredibly patient, knowledgeable and has a great ear for technique. I have worked with her on many occasions and would definitely recommend her as a teacher for all of your singing needs whether it be a recital, college auditions, preparing for an audition or gig, or just to have fun with music.

Posted Mar 11, 2018
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Lauren is amazing! My daughter was preparing for an audition and I thought a lesson or two might help her gain confidence. Lauren is patient, kind, and has wonderful technique. They worked on breath control and finding the shape of phrases. My daughter was very happy. We would definitely recommend Lauren!

Posted Mar 7, 2018
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Lauren is the ideal teacher for students of all levels. She is caring, supportive, and patient. Lauren has also sung a wide variety of styles including opera, music theater, and new music, which gives her a unique perspective on singing. Anyone looking to improve any aspect of their singing would do well studying with Lauren.

Posted Mar 7, 2018
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Lauren was a kind, conscientious, and helpful teacher! She helped me feel more confident about singing with my voice and not what I think I should sound like. She answered all my questions thoughtfully. Thanks Lauren!

Posted Mar 7, 2018

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Voice Instructor/Mentor
Sep 2018 - May 2020


Taught voice lessons and mentored for a non-profit company in Philadelphia.

Educational Outreach Tour
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020

Opera Naples

Toured elementary schools in Naples performing a children's show and educating the youth about opera and singing.

Educational Outreach Tour
Feb 2019 - May 2019

Opera Iowa

Toured two shows and taught vocal workshops at elementary, middle, and high schools around Iowa and Missouri.

Voice/Piano Instructor
Sep 2013 - May 2014

Center Stage Performing Arts Academy

Student Director
Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

Zachary High School


MM in Voice Performance
Sep 2014 - May 2016

Boston Conservatory

Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance
Sep 2009 - Dec 2013

Louisiana State University

Bachelor of Music Education
Sep 2009 - Dec 2013

Louisiana State University



Fluent / Native Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Professional Studies Certificate
May 2017

Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Opera emphasis


Stately Oaks Music Scholarship
Sep 2009



American Guild of Musical Artists
Oct 2017
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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