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Vandi E.
Carmel, Indiana
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My main focus is usually on conversational English and speech, however we can also focus on reading comprehension, training your auditory skills in listening comprehension, and grammar.
About Vandi E.

Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: professionally with opera, orchestra, chamber music, musical theater, straight theater, film, sacred works, church music, jazz, and contemporary music. Credentials: Russian Opera Workshop-Philadelphia 2020 Opera Programs Berlin-2020 Shenandoah University CCM Styles Vocal Pedagogy Summer Institute-2020 Meisner Training-Phoenix Theater with Bill Simmons 2017-2018 Destruction in Decatur 2017-Broadsword and Rapier and Dagger SAFD Certifications Crittenden Opera Workshop 2017-Washington D.C. CISCO 2017-Stage Combat Certifications Vianden Summer Program 2016-Luxembourg CISCO 2016-Stage Combat Certifications MM in Vocal Performance, the University of Akron, May 2015 BFA in Musical Theater, Shorter University, May 2011 (Theatre minor and Equivalent of a piano minor) Cosmetology Instructor's Certification and License, Gadsden State Community College, May 2007 Cosmetology Certification and License, May 2006

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Experience
Singer/Songwriter/Producer
Jan 2020 - Present
Vandi Lynnae
Church Musician
Jan 2020 - Present
Zionsville United Methodist Church
Singer/Pianist/Songwriter
Jan 2019 - Present
Riding Roughshod
Country/Rock Band
Singer
Dec 2018 - Present
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Singer in Yuletide Celebration, A Night in Paris, Harry Potter Movie Score, Stravinsky Firebird Remix/Response
Co-Founder/Instructor-Voice, Dance Choreography, Movement, Directing
Jun 2018 - Present
Indianapolis Opera Workshop
Co-Founder and Instructor at the Indianapolis Opera Workshop with Marion University
Voice & Piano Teacher
Nov 2015 - Present
Music Studio
Teaching Private Voice and Piano Lessons Performing in Recitals and Concerts
Film/Commercial/Voice-over/Modeling
May 2015 - Present
Talent Fusion Agency
Young Artist
Jun 2020 - Jun 2020
IBA-Bavaria
Fellowship
May 2020 - May 2020
Alexander Intensive-NYC
Young Artist
Mar 2020 - Mar 2020
Syracuse Opera
Mary
May 2019 - Jun 2019
The Rock Musical
Director-Broadway Bound for Teens
Jan 2019 - Mar 2020
DMPAC
Singer
May 2018 - Oct 2018
Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra
Lois/Bianca-Kiss Me Kate Trio-Trouble in Tahiti
Actress/Singer
Dec 2017 - Dec 2017
Beef and Boards Dinner Theater
A Christmas Carol
Jazz Vocalist
Jan 2017 - Dec 2017
Omnivore
Jazz Vocalist
Actress/Singer
Nov 2017 - Nov 2017
Theater at the Fort
The Old Man and the Sea
Opera Singer
Jun 2017 - Jun 2017
Crittenden Opera Workshop 2017
Performer in Opera Scenes from Sacred Marriage, Bartered Bride, and The Old Maid and the Thief
Artistic Director, Stunt Choreographer, Hair and Makeup Designer, Vocal and Acting Coach, Costuming
Jun 2017 - Jun 2017
M3 Musical Theatre Kids Camp
The Wizard of Oz Kids Production Ages 5-14
Stage Combatant
May 2017 - Jun 2017
CISCO 2017
SAFD Certified in Sword and Shield, Small Sword, and Theatrical Firearms Safety DAI Certified in Unarmed and Broadsword SAFD Renewal of Rapier and Dagger and Unarmed Combat
Vianden Music Festival Summer Program and Festival Performer
Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
Vianden Festival
Attended Summer Training Program and Performed in the Vianden Music Festival
Artistic Director
Jun 2016 - Jun 2016
M3 Musical Theatre Kids Camp
Aladdin Kids Production Ages 5-14
CISCO 2016
May 2016 - May 2016
Central Illinois Stage Combat Workshop
Eureka College and Western Illinois University: SAFD Certified in Theatrical Firearms Safety SAFD Basic Pass in Knife SAFD Recommended Pass in Quarterstaff DAI Certified in Rapier & Dagger DAI Certified in Single Rapier
Artistic Director
Jan 2016 - Dec 2020
M3 Theatre Camp
Lighted Path Worship Leader and Coordinator
Jan 2013 - May 2015
Advent Lutheran Church
Organized Contemporary Worship Services, Coordinated Praise Band and Tech Team Schedules, Planned Music for Worship Services, Ran Band Rehearsals, Attended Meetings with the Pastor, Discipleship Coordinator, and Worship Committee to Coordinate Weekly Service Themes and Creatively Brainstorm about New Ministries, Special Sermon Series, and Seasonal Bible Studies and Events, Screened and Selected New Volunteers and Hired Musicians, Recruited Volunteers for Music and Tech Team Positions, Arranged Musical Selections for Youth Band and Coordinated all Youth Band Activities, Prepared Special Music Selections and Held Extra Rehearsals with Special Music Performers, Sang with Lighted Path Worship Band and the Traditional Service Choir
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Jan 2013 - May 2015
University of Akron
Performed all Commencement Ceremonies, leads in operas, and sang for fundraising events, Instructed university courses and substitute taught for faculty, taught private studio lessons, organized educational events for students, promoted the music program to visiting potential students, publicly represented the school at events on and off campus, assisted professors with office duties and organizing materials for their classes
Music Intern
Aug 2009 - May 2011
North Broad Baptist Church
Shop Assistant
Aug 2009 - May 2011
Shorter College
Building Sets, Scene Painting, Lighting, Sound
Hair and Makeup Designer
Aug 2007 - May 2011
Shorter College
Opera, Theater, Musical Theater
VBS Teacher and Music Leader
Jun 2005 - Aug 2007
Enon Grove Baptist Church
Worship Band Vocalist and Pianist
Jan 2005 - Aug 2007
Enon Grove Baptist Church
AWANA Preschool Director
Jan 2005 - Aug 2007
Enon Grove Baptist Church
Lifeguard, Volunteer Swim Coach, and Swimming Lesson Teacher
May 2004 - Aug 2007
Centre Parks and Rec./Fort Payne Wildcats
Education
Master of Music in Vocal Performance
Jan 2013 - May 2015
University of Akron
BFA in Musical Theater Performance
Aug 2007 - May 2011
Shorter University
Cosmetology & Cosmetology Instructor
Jan 2004 - May 2007
Gadsden State Community College
Languages
French
Limited Proficiency
German
Limited Proficiency
Italian
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency
Certifications
Rapier and Dagger
Jun 2017
SAFD
Renewal
Sword and Shield
Jun 2017
SAFD
Smallsword
Jun 2017
SAFD
Unarmed Combat
Jun 2017
DAI
Broadsword
Jun 2017
DAI
Unarmed Combat
Jun 2017
SAFD
Renewal
Theatrical Firearms Safety
Jun 2017
SAFD
Knife
Jun 2016
SAFD
Rapier & Dagger
Jun 2016
Dueling Arts International
Single Rapier
Jun 2016
Dueling Arts International
Theatrical Firearms Safety
Jun 2016
SAFD
Quarterstaff
Jun 2016
SAFD
Recommended Pass
Unarmed combat and Rapier & Dagger
Aug 2011
SAFD & BASSC
Stage combat certification. Expired August of 2014
Cosmetology Licensure & Cosmetology Instructor License
May 2007
Gadsden State Community College
Awards
Quarter Finalist-Musical Theatre Young Professional
Apr 2020
Classical Singer
Quarter Finalist-Emerging Professional (Classical Voice)
Apr 2020
Classical Singer
Graduate Student of the Year in Voice
Apr 2015
University of Akron
2nd Place Tannenbaum Mozart Competition
Mar 2015
University of Akron
University of Akron Student NATS Vice President
Aug 2014
Student NATS
National NATS Semi-finalist
Jul 2014
National Association of Teachers of Singing
3rd Place Regional NATS competition
Mar 2014
NATS
Tuesday Musical Finalist
Mar 2014
Tuesday Musical Association
Concerto Competition Finalist
Feb 2014
University of Akron
Member
Jan 2014
Golden Key International Honors Society
Graduate Teaching Assistantship
Aug 2013
University of Akron
3rd Place Tannenbaum Mozart Competition
Mar 2013
University of Akron
2nd Place Ohio State NATS
Mar 2013
NATS
Miss PUSH America
Mar 2011
Pi Kappa Phi
Member
Jan 2010
Mu Phi Epsilon
New Member Educator
Jan 2008
Epsilon Sigma
Miss Gadsden State Community College
Nov 2006
Miss Alabama
Member
Jan 2006
Phi Theta Kappa
Member
Jan 2006
National Technical Honors Society
Competitor
Jan 2006
Skills USA
Affiliations
Golden Key International Honor Society
Jan 2014
Golden Key is the world's largest collegiate honor society. Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15% of college and university sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as top-performing graduate students in all fields of study, based solely on their academic achievements. As an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world, Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity
New York Singing Teachers Association
Jan 2013
NYSTA strives to provide voice professionals, both locally and globally, with the tools and inspiration needed for an increasingly informed and creative pedagogy. Immense advances in voice science, neurology, psychology, education theory, medicine, and mind/body healing offer new information and techniques from which voice teachers can draw. By making these resources accessible to our members, we foster twenty-first-century pedagogy, rooted in the great traditions of the past, incorporating the new knowledge of our time.
Society of American Fight Directors
Aug 2011
The Society of American Fight Directors is an internationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to promoting safety and fostering excellence in the art of stage combat. Whether you are a producer, director, actor or teacher, we can help accelerate your stage combat skills.
National Association of Teachers of Singing
Jan 2011
Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.
Phi Theta Kappa
Jan 2006
The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
Mu Phi Epsilon
Jan 2006
Mu Phi Epsilon (ΜΦΕ) is a co-ed international professional music fraternity. Today, Mu Phi Epsilon has chapters both nationally and internationally. The fraternity supports achievement in music through the awarding of grants and scholarships, as well as music competitions, concerts, and summer music programs. Much of this work has been supported by the Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation, an organization that has been in existence since 1963, as well as fundraising and donations.

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