Music Lessons at NESPA! We offer in-person and virtual lessons for children and adults. Sign up for a trial lesson today! Email Kelly Walsh at email@example.com for more information. Our Music Center offers lessons in voice, piano, guitar, cello and clarinet.
Sarah Mitchell, soprano, has been an active performer throughout the greater Boston area for the past nine years. A lover of musical theater, she has also music directed several shows, including 42nd Street, Peter Pan, In the Heights, The Phantom of the Opera, and The Little Mermaid, as well as directed high school choirs, madrigal groups, and Christmas programs. Sarah is a certified music educator in the state of Massachusetts, grades K-12, and has six years of experience as a high school and middle school choir director, as well as multiple years as a private voice and piano instructor. She earned a Bachelor of Music in Education from Western Michigan University, where she studied classical singing, early music, choral methods, opera, musical theater singing techniques, piano, cabaret, and pedagogy. Sarah enjoys exploring a variety of singing styles for her students and varied approaches to music education rooted in a strong tecchnical foundation. She most recently performed with the award winning choir the Tallis Scholars in a Carnegie Hall masterclass Venetian Voices. Opera and baroque singing experiences include The International Rameau Ensemble in London, The Fairy Queen and Le Carnaval Masquerade at the Madison Early Music Festival, Amherst Early Music Festival, and the Baroque Festival at Queens College, lead performances with the Harvard Early Music Society and Lowell House Opera in Cambridge, and performing in Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria as the Boston Early Music Festival soprano young artist in 2015, as well as weddings, funerals, and other church events.
Andrea Loretz-Frey, Andrea received her Masters of Music in Opera Performance from Boston Conservatory of Music and a BA from the State University of New York at Binghamton. She has performed for over 35 years throughout the East Coast, US and Europe. Andrea continues performing, which includes her greatest passion for 'crossover improvisation'. Andrea specializes in teaching private lessons to youngsters, teens and adult students at all vocal levels and performing experiences. Andrea’s private lessons and group workshops for singers are always unique, preparing singers for both conventional and non-traditional, innovative performance routes. She has taught for over 25 years in the Boston area, throughout Massachusetts and New York, (www.AndreaLoretz-Frey.com) Andrea has been teaching voice and music directing with NESPA since 2017. Andrea is the Founder, Co-Director, and Performance Artist with Improvelocity (www.improvelocity.com) and has studied with Robert Honeysucker and Elizabeth Vrenios. Andrea is ,additionally, a Reiki practitioner- having spent over five years involved with hospice care, and greatly enjoys Beekeeping.