Rachel Sigman
Glenside, PA
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Rachel Sigman

Rachel S.

Glenside, PA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Rachel is adept at teaching sight reading and basic music theory

About Rachel S.

Rachel Sigman is a lyric soprano who bracingly locates the heart and soul of every character she embodies. Her roles run the gamut, in both style and character. They range in scope and tone from uproarious comedy to searing drama, all deftly infused with life. Her innate artistry and incisive technique have rendered her a consummate actress and vocalist, in full possession of her instrument.


Studio Policies: Rachel adheres to Takelesson's cancellation policy. You may cancel lessons 24 hours ahead of a lesson or more without being charged. If a student wakes up sick, Rachel reviews the cancelation on a case by case basis. A no show, no contact or a less than 24 hours notice of a cancelation will result in the use of a lesson credit.

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Jennifer L.
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Rachel was so professional and warm! She helped me feel less nervous, answered my millions of questions, explained some technical things that really helped, and made everything fun The lesson passed in a heartbeat - and considering how nervous I was, that's amazing!

Posted Jun 15, 2021
Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk
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Rachel is beyond amazing! She is a talented teacher, a gifted and highly trained singer and one of the most patient, supportive and insightful intructors with whom I have had the joy of working. What makes Rachel special, on top of all the traits I have already detailed, is that she seems to have an intuitive understanding of my neeeds as a pupil and provides the perfect amount of encouragement, training and guidance for a beginner, as I am. I have now worked X2 per week with Rachel over the past year and my singing experience with her has been life-changing. She is also prompt, respectful and funny! Thank you, Rachel!

Posted Jun 8, 2021
Selita
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Rachel is a great teacher. She has patience when working with Selita and Ariana two sister's. Rachel has what it takes when teaching Elementary Children.
Compassion, experience and proficiency.

Posted Apr 16, 2021
Mischa
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Very professional, friendly demeanor. I'm excited to continue on with her!

Posted Apr 7, 2021
Sophia M.
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Super impressed with Rachel! She taught my daughter to warm up her voice & some neat tricks to help her relax and enjoy her singing : ) We learned a new song too <3

Posted Aug 19, 2020
Kathryn E.
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She was great - very helpful and encouraging

Posted Jul 23, 2020
Chloe C.
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Rachel is awesome. My daughter really enjoy singing classes with her. After only 5 lessons i see and hear the confidence in her voice. Rachel is also very flexible with her schedule. Thank you,

Posted Feb 24, 2020
Colleen
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Rachel very good My daughter loved I

Posted Sep 25, 2018
Katherine
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She is an amazing instructor and I have already seen my improvement after the first lesson.

Posted Oct 30, 2017
Daniel F.
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Rachel was great! She made me feel very comfortable and taught me so much about singing in the short time that we had. She is extremely knowledgeable about the human voice in general and teaches about proper technique that will not only boost your confidence but will keep you singing down the road. Definitely would recommend for all skill levels!

Posted Jan 2, 2017
Kara G.
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Rachel is the best!

Posted Dec 13, 2016
Liz
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Rachel is most excellent, and quite learned in the surprisingly confusing art of singing. There are large framed pieces of paper confirming her advanced knowledge next to the piano, one of which is in all caps so it's super official. She's patient but knows the benefits of pushing what you think your singing limits are, and shows you see the whole process from a different, more helpful perspective.

Posted Sep 9, 2016
Victoria N.
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Rachel is an amazing teacher. I highly recommend her. She is very professional and she has boosted my confidence level with singing. Rachel has made me thankful for choosing Take Lessons.

Posted Sep 9, 2016
Carolyn P.
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Rachel has been a wonderful mentor for my 13 year old daughter. She is preparing her for her high school music experience in theater and chorus. We are so grateful to have found her. I would highly recommend her for lessons.

Posted Sep 9, 2016
Mary Angelozzi
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Rachel was incredibly kind, comfortable, and is not afraid to help you with your strengths and point out what needs to be worked on as well. After the first lesson, I've already had an excellent experience to get the ball rolling on how to really improve my singing and technique.

Posted Sep 9, 2016
McKenzie T.
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We love Rachael!!! Rachael is so good with the girls and they are enjoying their lessons tremendously!!

Posted Jun 2, 2016
Megan T.
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Rachel is amazing! She is very affirming, yet pushes you to challenge yourself. She believes in your ability and teaches techniques that are suited to your unique vocal talent and ability. She also provides helpful explanations and works with you to find ways of understanding your body that make sense to you. Very intelligent and caring as well. If I still lived in the same city as her, I would be taking lessons with her now!

Posted Mar 28, 2015
Alexandra F.
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Rachel is not only amazingly talented, she also knows exactly how to free the voice into a beautiful, fluid way. She has so much information to share and you will leave feeling fulfilled and strong. Thank you so much for all your help, Ms. S.! You make singing easy, passionate, and delightful!

Posted Jan 4, 2015

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Experience

Soprano
Oct 2019 - Present

Vox Amadeus

Voice Teacher
Oct 2016 - Present

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Soprano Soloist and Section Leader
Oct 2016 - Present

All Saints’ Episcopal Church

Director
Jul 2015 - Present

The Inner Voice Studio

Teacher
Dec 2014 - Present

In Home Music Teachers

I work with them as an independent Contractor

Soffronia in Briscula the Magician
Feb 2020 - Mar 2020

Bel Cantanti Opera

Soprano Chorus for Verdi Requiem
Jan 2020 - Feb 2020

Opera Philadelphia

Chorus/Beggar Woman Understudy
Sep 2018 - Nov 2018

The Media Theatre

Resident Artist
Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

Utah Opera

With Utah Opera I did role study and I participated in four educational programs funded by the Utah Legislature.

Festival Artist
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Aspen Music Festival

I did scene work and Understudied a number of roles and concerts.

Young Artist
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Aspen Music Festival

Education

MM Voice Performance
Aug 2012 - May 2014

Rice University

BM Voice Performance
Aug 2008 - May 2012

Mannes the New School for Music

Languages

French

Limited Proficiency

German

Limited Proficiency

Italian

Limited Proficiency

Awards

Richard and Deborah Felder Voice Scholarship
Aug 2014

Aspen Music Festival

Atkinson Memorial Tuition Award
Aug 2013

Rice University

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