With an affinity for languages, she is able to offer her students guidance in their French, Spanish, Italian, Latin and German classical vocal repertoire.

Her many and varied performing experiences as a classical singer, actor, musical theater performer, and jazz singer inform her instruction, and give her students a great resource for many genres.. 

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Upcoming Classes: 


Beginning Sight Singing Level 1: 

January 3rd- February 28th, 2017 (no on Feb. 14 and 21)

Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm

Phinney Neighborhood Center

7 sessions for $140


Using the book Sing At First Sight Level 1 by Alfred Publishing, this class teaches singers how to read music and sight sing, starting with the basics-note names, the major scale, basic rhythmic notation, beginning syncopation and more! 

 

Beginning Sight Singing Level 2: 

March 7th- April 18th, 2017

Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm
Phinney Neighborhood Center
7 sessions for $140


Using the book Sing At First Sight Level 1 by Alfred Publishing, this class is a continuation of Level 1 and moves onto more difficult intervals and rhythms.


Register at jeanmishler@msn.com


jean

contact: jeanmishler@msn.com


Jean has taught music to students of all ages and abilities since 1987. Her experience teaching elementary music and adult and children church choirs gives her extensive skills in breaking down musical tasks into easy steps, which benefits her current high school and adult voice students.


A student of classical vocal technique, she studied with Jacalyn Schneider-Boreson (Seattle University), Valerie Yockey (University of Washington), Dr. Cherie Hughes (Seattle Pacific University) and most recently jazz vocals with Greta Matassa.



A dancer as a child, a student of Alexander Technique and Aston Patterning, and a current student of yoga, she uses all these movement practices to help her students acquire a better connection between their voices and their bodies..

charlie

contact: charleshiestand@yahoo.com


Dr. Hiestand is a composer, pianist, bassist, music director, and record producer. He received his Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Washington, a Master of Arts from Mills College, and his Bachelor's in Music from Berklee College of Music.

He was fortunate to study composition with Lou Harrison, Terry Riley, and William O. Smith; piano with Margaret Chaloff; and North Indian singing with Pandit Pran Nath.

He has been teaching piano and music theory for over 30 years.  He's taught privately, in small schools, community colleges, and the University of Washington. .

 He learns so very much on every project and every song. It is his joy and privilege to make his living as a musician.