Equipping any level of singer to grow their unique voice
and expressive abilities?
Do you want to gain increased
confidence, independence and enjoyment
in your skill as a singer?
I invite you to consider joining my studio. I am currently scheduling students for the 2018-19 academic year. If you are interested in lessons and are new to my studio, please REGISTER as a new student OR Call me for a free phone consultation: 480-734-7367.
What does it mean to be in my studio?
To be in my studio means that you are going to be encouraged to grow your voice and overall abilities as a singing artist: your support, range, resonance, consistency, musicality and expressiveness
you’re going to receive individualized attention
you’re going to be valued
you’re going to have fun
you’re going to be challenged to take risks
you’re going to be encouraged
you’ll have opportunities to practice new skills in a safe environment
"I have taken singing lessons since I was a teenager and Jennifer Nagy is one of the best teachers I have ever had. Her multi-faceted approach and her insistence on hard work and ongoing vocal development are rare qualities. She takes a personal interest in all her students, no matter what level they are and adapts repertoire to their own particular needs with the goal of advancing in vocal expertise always the goal. I highly recommend her for students, whether beginners or advanced singers."
"Jennifer Nagy has been my daughter's voice teacher for about 8 years. She works with her students diligently so their vocal abilities improve and grow. My daughter's skill in vocal performance amazes not only myself, but my husband and others who knew my daughter before her voice lessons. Her growth is astounding. Without Mrs. Nagy's knowledge of her profession and her compassion of her students and their abilities my daughter would not be pursuing a career in vocal performance."
PRINCIPAL STYLE TAUGHT:
Other Styles Taught:
Broadway, Folk, Gospel
$70 per hour or $50 per 45 minutes or $35 per half hour. (Reduced rates for annual commitment in the studio)
Group Studio Classes required each semester; $40 per semester
Good with all ages and levels, beginners through advanced
Medium (11-30 students)
Yes as availability allows – and I also hold group studio classes during the Fall and Spring semester which provide performance opportunities and group feedback.
PARENTS WELCOME AT LESSONS:
At the discretion of the student
OTHER STUDIO INFORMATION:
All students must bring a digital recorder (there is one on your phone) or a blank CD-R to each lesson. We will record vocalises, music and monitor your progress by recording each lesson. Listening to yourself is extremely valuable in bringing greater understanding of your voice and in making vocal progress. Also, I do have 2 cats and 1 small dog at home in case you have allergies to cats or dogs!
Fall 2018 lessons begin the week of August 27th and end the week of Nov 26th. Make up lessons are not given, but a flex dates are scheduled at the end of each term for a make-up opportunity; no refunds. Spring 2019 lessons begin the week of January 7, 2019.
Jennifer Nagy is active as a professional singer and teacher in the Phoenix metropolitan area. She has been a voice teacher at Chandler/Gilbert Community College since 1998 and has taught at Mesa Community College, 1991-2004.
Ms. Nagy has had a wide variety of performing experience. Ms. Nagy has been a featured soprano soloist for works such as Handel’s Messiah, the Brahms Requiem, Poulenc’s Gloria, Rutter’s Requiem and Magnificat, and Mozart’s Coronation Mass. She has appeared as a guest artist with several symphony orchestras in the western U.S. including the Coeur d’Alene Symphony, the Flagstaff Symphony, and the Phoenix Symphony. She has made appearances with Arizona Opera since 1999; roles include Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro, the Foreign Woman in The Consul, Mrs. Hayes in Susannah, and Frasquita in Carmen.
Chamber work includes appearances with great critical acclaim with Chamber Music PLUS Southwest collaborating with actors such as Lynn Redgrave, Efrem and Stephanie Zimbalist, Margot Kidder, and Hayley Mills. In November of 2009, Ms. Nagy played the role of Micaela in Phoenix Opera’s production of Carmen. In Phoenix Opera’s 2010-11 season, she appeared in the role of Pamina in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.
Ms. Nagy is originally from Fresno, CA but currently resides in Gilbert, AZ with her husband, Rob and their children, Grace and Clara. Ms. Nagy is a student of Gail Dubinbaum.
Jennifer Nagy received her Bachelor of Arts in Music with emphases in voice and piano performance from Whitworth College in Spokane, WA. She received her Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. I continue to study, perform, practice, and improve my vocal abilities and my teaching skills.
I have been actively involved in the Valley of the Sun Chapter of NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) for almost 20 years.
My students regularly place in the Arizona NATS Student Auditions & in the Arizona NATS Music Theater Student Auditions. My high school students have been successful at the Regional Honor Choir Auditions and some have made it into the Arizona All-State Choir. I have former students who have attended all three of the major Arizona universities (Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, University of Arizona) as music majors or minors, as well as several who have attended out-of-state schools as music majors or minors. Some have gone on to have professional vocal performance success.
I help develop a strong, healthy vocal technique that develops and enhances each students unique sound and talent. I believe in positive reinforcement and strong encouragement as prime motivators. I am a great “cheerleader” for my students all along their growth as a vocalist. Each student becomes more aware of his/her own voice, is more aware of how to achieve what they want vocally, and gains increased flexibility, control, and confidence in their voice.