Soprano April Bennett is an active soloist and chamber musician. She has performed with Choral Arts of Springfield, the Dayton Opera Chorus, the Kettering Civic Band, the Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.
Performance highlights include Messiah (Handel), Missa in Angustiis (Haydn), Exultate Jubilate (Mozart) and Stabat Mater (Pergolesi).
Mrs. Bennett is an alumna of Wright State University’s School of Music; as a teacher, she helps students of all ages find their voices and gain confidence in using their unique instruments. She is a member of the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS) and Dayton Music Club and attends workshops, seminars, and lessons in order to hone her craft as musician and teacher.
Audrey achieved a Bachelor of Music degree at Wright State University performing with the Collegiate Chorale at the National Cathedral, Carnegie Hall, the 2012 World Choir Games, and more. She also had the opportunity to form a pop acappella group, Frequency. Singing is her passion, but she believes learning how to sing beautifully without understanding music will not promote success for students. Based on that simple truth, Audrey focuses on developing a true understanding of music and music theory early on to promote success for students. She individualizes voice and piano lessons by incorporating a variety of music and utilizing technology.
Penny holds a Bachelor of Music degree. She has over 20 years of experience as a church pianist and as a piano and voice teacher. She has played in the pit orchestra for several musicals and has accompanied numerous performers. Penny is very familiar with a variety of styles of music so can help students find the style that suits them best. Many of her students have gone on to prestigious music colleges and have careers as musicians or teachers.