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VocalMolly Student Spotlight 

Who are some of the Vocal Molly's amazing singers and actors?

I had the pleasure of coaching Devin Velez when he was a Top finalist on American Idol , season 12, when Mariah Carey was one of the judges! He won over so many with his rendtion of "Somos Novios". Since Idol, Devin has had quite a career! Highlights include an NPR Tiny Desk concert and performances at the famed Troubador in Los Angeles. He's also gone viral with a Stevie Wonder cover! 

I was also the first voice teacher of Fiona , who went on to star as "Young Anna" in Disney's "Frozen" on Broadway!

Danielle Coupet was on NBC's "I Can See Your Voice" as the "Boxer" ! 

Recently, students have been accepted to prestigious drama and music programs. 

Whitney T was accepted at NYU for Acting

Lily C was accepted at the Berklee College of Music 

In Chicagoland, students have done summer programs at Drury Lane Oakbrook, and even got to sing for Lyric Opera soprano Amanda Majeski. 

Two talented students were accepted to the Broadway Artist's Alliance training program in New York City.

Locally, students have also performed at the Woodstock Opera House, Elgin Symphony,  Metropolis Performing Arts Center, as well as the Marriott Lincolnshire Theater 

My singers are also getting noticed at music competitions! April 2024, Brin F and Liliana A BOTH won GOLD distinctions at Chicago NATS in the Youth category, and performed in the winners' recital at Harper College. 

In 2023, Brin F was a finalist in the Hal Leonard Vocal Competition in the Musical Theatre category.

Students were also given the highest ranking in their respective states choral and solo competitions, including New York, Texas, and New Jersey .

My middle school and high school students are killin' it! Some of the lead and supporting roles my theater types have performed lately: TWO different Ariels in "Little Mermaid", Anna in "Frozen", Elsa in "Frozen", Annie in "Annie", two different Matildas (same show, double cast. Proud teacher!), Lady of the Lake in "Spamalot", Lady Larkin in "Once Upon a Mattress", Golde in "Fiddler on the Roof", Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof",  Jerusha in "Daddy Long Legs", Chad in "All Shook Up", Evelyn Nesbit in "Ragtime", Paul in "A Chorus Line", " Diana in "A Chorus Line", Dorothy , Lion , and Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz (three different productions), Enjolras in "Les Miserables", Paulette in "Legally Blonde" ( two different productions!), Veruca Salt (three different productions!), Cinderella in "Into the Woods", Sharpay and Troy in High School Musical, Fiona in "Shrek", Peter in "Peter Pan", Rizzo in "Grease", and Belle in "Beauty and the Beast".  Cady in Mean Girls, Regina in Mean Girls. Whew! I told you, these kids are amazing...! 

Adult students also include professional actors, musicians, and dancers that have been affiliated with companies such as Hulu and the Joffrey Ballet 

What's YOUR story....or what do you want it to be?

Whatever it may be, we can make it an incredible story and you can start today.

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