- Become a more confident performer
- Prepare for auditions
- Work on musicianship skills
- Build healthy vocal technique
- Explore fun new repertoire
- Gain insight into the “business” of professional performance
I focus on classical technique, with attention to choral and musical theatre repertoire. Let’s explore the music YOU are passionate about! Any age and experience level welcome. My goal is to help you find YOUR (or your child’s) unique voice as a singer and performer, and to build the skills that will enable joyful, dramatic, healthy expression. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a consultation!
Rates: $65/hr, $55/45 minutes, $50/30 minutes.
Praised for her effortless high notes, warm tone and charming stage presence, soprano Ivy Zhou performs with opera companies across the country and is also active in the Seattle area as a church singer and private voice instructor. In spring of 2022, she made her debut with Nashville Opera singing Countess Ceprano and the Page and covering Gilda in their production of Rigoletto Noir. In 2021, she made a tour-de-force role debut as Queen of the Night at Pacific Lutheran University, later reprising the role at Duke Opera Theatre. She also made a splashy company debut with Opera Columbus in 2021 as Musetta in La Bohème. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Ms. Zhou remained active during the 2020 season, which saw her as Kenzie in Seattle Opera’s filmed production of Earth to Kenzie, the Voice in Ricky Ian Gordon’s chamber piece Orpheus and Euridice with Dacha Theater, and featured in various virtual recitals with organizations such as Wear Yellow Proudly and Capitol Arts Workshop. Summer of 2022 she will return to Seattle Opera to reprise her role of Kenzie in Earth to Kenzie.
Parallel to her active singing career, Ms. Zhou has worked with children of many age groups in diverse capacities for over 15 years as a classroom teacher, tutor, nanny, voice teacher, and choir director. Between 2020-22, she headed up the vocal ensemble program at Dream Music Theatre, teaching the Beginner (K-2), Intermediate (gr. 3-5), and Elite (gr. 6-9) classes, focusing on music fundamentals, musical theatre repertoire, and performance skills. She also maintains her own private voice studio. She loves sharing the joy of music making, helping kids develop healthy singing habits and musicianship and to share their unique voice as performers.
In her free time, she enjoys reading, picnics, art of all kinds, and spending time with her partner and her cats.