About Ms. Schuller:
Ms. Schuller has been teaching voice and piano since 2006. She received her Masters of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Pamela Fry, and holds degrees in Vocal Performance and Music Education from the Eastman School of Music, where she studied with Kathryn Cowdrick. In addition to her teaching experience, she has performed extensively both within the United States and abroad, and has held positions as a choral conductor and church music director. Ms. Schuller has also given master classes with the Florentine Opera Company, and directed a main stage opera production at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She currently resides in Chicago, IL and serves as a voice instructor with the University of Chicago.
After developing a private studio for many years, Ms. Schuller recently directed her attentions to establishing The Cantabile School of Voice and Piano. Fueled with a staff of highly credentialed, experienced instructors, Cantabile School of Voice and Piano offers comprehensive vocal training, piano training and professional coaching to students of all ages, backgrounds, proficiency levels and socioeconomic status'.
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About Private Vocal Lessons
Private vocal instruction offers students an opportunity to work towards healthy, efficient singing and fulfilling music making. Healthy vocal habits, formed by shedding excess manipulation and tension, allow students to sing a wide variety of repertoire well while minimizing fatigue and vocal strain.
Building upon your prior vocal instruction, our instructors will help you grow towards freer, more released sound production based in physiology and accurate body mapping. In addition to vocal technique, our teachers work with students on character development, lyric diction, building repertoire and audition preparation.
Please note: private vocal students must be at least 12 years old.
About Private Piano Lessons
You know that saying, "It's never too late to learn?" Well, with piano, it's true! Piano lessons are a worthwhile investment at any age, and there is a growing body of scientific research that shows learning an instrument can decrease anxiety, alleviate depression and fatigue, increase memory and verbal communication, and build cognition. Private piano classes focus on building healthy posture, note-reading, finger agility, steady counting and memorization. Students of all ages and ability levels are welcome!
Coaching and Audition Preparation
If you are preparing for an important audition, performance or recording and need honest feedback and guidance, a coaching session may be a better fit for you. Coaching sessions focus on the tools for effective performance, honing musical nuance and emotionally connecting to both your character and audience. If applicable, lyric diction assistance is also available. Please email email@example.com for available appointments. Discounts available for those interested in bringing their own pianist.
Scheduling and Payment
Lessons can be scheduled by contacting The Cantabile School directly via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prospective students must begin with a trial lesson, and may select a 30-minute or 45-minute lesson. Following the trial lesson, you will have the the option of paying in 4 and 8-week intervals. Payments can be made online or in person through Square, Venmo or check. All appointments must be paid for prior to your lesson.
Trial lessons and coaching session
30-minutes 45-minutes 60-minutes
$35 $52.50 $70
30-minute lessons 45-minute lessons 60-minute lessons
4 week: $140 4 week: $210 4 week: $280
8 week: $280 8 week: $420 8 week: $560
Please note: While virtual lessons are our primary medium, some in-person appointments are available. Please contact email@example.com for additional information.
To view a full list of policies and practices, please visit www.cantabileschool.com