Lauren graduated from McNally Smith College of Music magna cum laude in 2011 with a bachelors in vocal performance. She played everywhere from Duluth. Minnesota to Lima, Peru: sharing the stage with artists as diverse as Andres Prado and Judi Donaghy. In addition to her McNally Smith Degree, Lauren received master classes from Bobby McFerrin and the New York Voices. Passionate about giving back to the community, Lauren instructed voice and piano students at the Urban Hub, a community center for inner city youth in Minneapolis MN. She spent the last 6 months of 2011 as an instructor at Jazz Jaus in Lima, Peru. She taught music theory, history, songwriting, and applied voice at ex'treme Institute by Nelly in St. Louis, MO for 3 years. She relocated back to the Twin Cities in 2015 to perform and teach. She toured with the Gatsby Gang Jazz back throughout the US and Canada for six years until early 2020. She has moved her private practice online to serve students of all ages coast to coast. *** Lesson Details *** Every student has an experience unique to themselves. I am strict about meeting the goals developed by each student. However, the learning process is highly individual. You will learn at a pace and with a curriculum we develop to best suit your learning style, musical preference, and goals. *** Travel Equipment *** I expect students will have a keyboard or piano. *** Specialties *** Trained 10 years in classical voice and piano. Undergrad in contemporary voice. 12 years of theatre experience Maintained a thriving private practice since 2007.
Teaches all skill levels
Teaching since 2007
BA in Vocal Perforamce
Teaches ages 5+
Has background check
Lauren has all of the qualities you could ever want in a singing teacher. I highly recommend going with her if you’re looking for a patient, kind, talented, adaptable teacher, who takes pride in making a significant impact on maximizing your development and confidence as a singer.
Lauren is the perfect teacher for me - patient and knowledgeable. She knows how to break it down for me. I feel so lucky to have found her.
Lauren is great at explaining concepts!! She was super sweet and made lessons fun. I feel much more confident in my singing abilities after my lessons with her! No more strain in my voice!