Instructor
Joined in
2018

Jenny Madruga Chavez

Instructor

Teaches Voice

The only thing better than singing is more singing.

-Ella Fitzgerald

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Languages Spoken

Italian, German

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Teaching Experience

Guest Teacher (General Music), Washington Elementary School, May 2018, Student Teacher (General Music), Rover Elementary School, 2018, Student Teacher (Choral), McClintock High School, 2018, Facilitator, Mesa Sparks Festival, 2017, Intern (Choral), Horizon Community Learning Center, 2017, Intern (General Music), Thew Elementary School, 2017, Intern (Music and Technology), Arcadia High School, 2016

Favorite Instruments

I love listening to the cello.

Musical Interests

Ukulele, Arias galore, Opera, Musicals, Choir

Areas of Instruction

Voice

Favorite Bands

Maroon 5, Anna Netrebko, Sara Bareilles, Joyce DiDonato

Education

Bachelors of Music - Music Education, Bachelors of Art - Art History, Masters of Music - Vocal Performance (Ongoing)

Current Projects

Desert Vista Summer Arts Academy Choir and Music Theatre Teacher

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Chamber Singers at ASU

Specialties / Genres Taught

Classical, Music Theatre

About Jenny Madruga Chavez

Jenny's love for music and teaching has led her on the path to becoming a singer, music educator, choral advocate, and beat maker. She graduated in May 2018 with her B.M. in Music Education, and a B.A. in Art History from Arizona State University. She is continuing her education with a M.M. in Vocal Performance at ASU. 

Jenny began singing at an early age, and joined her first choir in the 6th grade, totaling thirteen years of choral singing in addition to her eight years of private voice coaching with instructors from ASU, most presently, Stephanie Weiss.

This past year, she was an ensemble member in the cast of Les Mamelles di Tiresias at ASU's Lyric Opera Theatre, and was a featured soprano soloist in Bach's Cantata 79 with ASU's Chamber Singers, Choral Union, and Symphony Orchestra as well as an ensemble member of a New Works opera, Halloween Tree, and Behold the Man. Since her debut at ASU as "Armelinde" in Viardot's Cendrillon, she has also performed as an ensemble member of Handel's Acis and Galatea, and Britten's Owen Wingrave. 

Jenny is a passionate educator who believes that her role as a teacher is to facilitate musical experiences where students feel comfortable to discover and to investigate, cultivating independent musicianship and self-confidence. Her role is to create an environment that is welcoming and safe where students are free to express their opinions in a space of acceptance, and respect. She strives to encourage and to be compassionate as she guides students to do their personal best as singers and as people. 

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