Heart Of Singing

Heart Of Singing

5.0 (1)
3 employees
9 years in business

About this pro

My school heart of singing is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday's.

We have been in business for over 15 years, Our teachers have  over 20 years of teaching experience and have won national competitions and performed around the world! Heart of Singing students have also won awards, roles in professional theater, and opera. 

Our school offers lessons in singing, piano, and ukulele.  It all happens from the comfort of your home, online through zoom! 

We love helping each student build confidence through the arts. It is exciting to see them grow and find a love for their instrument. Watching each student get better every week inspires us to continue spreading on our passion and knowledge to the next generation. Our teachers have Masters degrees in Voice Performance and Vocal Pedagogy, which is the study of teaching how to sing. They have sung around the U.S. and throughout Europe. Including, Brazil, Italy, England, Scotland, Wales and Canada. Nicole Recently became a national finalist for New York Lyric Opera Theater!


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South Elgin, IL 60177
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  • Elizabeth L.

    I’ve been with Nicole for at least 5 years now and I have grown tremendously with her. I was looking for a singing teacher after my previous teacher passed away. I remember being really nervous for my first lesson but Nicole made me feel really comfortable. She noticed my talent but also found ways that I could improve. Since then, I’ve been having lessons every week with her and watching her company grow. She started to add other opportunities for her students like musical theater programs and ukulele lessons. I started doing musical theater with her and I got to meet her other students and I gained a best friend from that. In my private lessons, both Nicole and Russell help my vocal technique and because of that my vocal abilities have blossomed. Nicole and Russell also have seasonal recitals that help students become more familiar with performing in front of an audience. (I personally find that really helpful because I get nervous to sing in front of people sometimes) Nicole and Russell are both amazing teachers and have so much to offer!

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

1st session-assessment of your strengths and weaknesses. Range testing

Weekly sessions geared towards warm-ups, fixing vocal weaknesses, releasing vocal tension and building stronger vocal technique 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

A.S. Music Performance
Bachelors in Music 
Masters of Music
Masters of Music in Vocal Pedagogy

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

price varies based on lesson length and program choice 

walk-in rates $50 per 1/2 hour

Discounts available depending on program choice

How did you get started teaching?

I obtained a masters degree in music and vocal pedagogy.  As I was getting working on my masters degree in music, I worked at different music schools in and around the Chicago area. After college, I opened up my own school called heart of singing. 

What types of students have you worked with?

5-99 years of age

beginners to advanced 

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

It's important to find a teacher who is experienced in all styles, languages and still performs. It is very important that your teacher has a degree in music and is performing and putting into practice what they are teaching you. 

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What am I looking to get out of my lessons?

Do I have the time and patience to dedicate to my voice?

What are my vocal goals?

What path do I want to take with my voice?