Voice, Piano, Children’s Music Academy, Kindermusik,
Special Events Coordinator
Sydney teaches voice, piano, Children’s Music Academy, Kindermusik and serves as Special Events Coordinator with Harris Academy of the Arts. She holds a degree in Vocal Performance from Wheaton College Conservatory of Music in Chicaco, Illinois. After living in the Chicago area for five years, she is glad to be back in her hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska!
As a vocalist and instrumentalist, Sydney enjoys a wide variety of musical genres and styles. She has performed in musicals such as Little Women and Rogers and Hart: A Celebration!, and operas such as The Tender Land, Pirates of Penzance, Le Nozze di Figaro, and Orfeo ed Euridice. In addition to singing, she plays piano and cello, both in ensembles and as a soloist. Having a foundation in instrumental music has proven to be invaluable as a vocalist.
In her spare time, chances are Sydney is either at a coffee shop or playing with her parents’ energetic pet dog.
Sydney is a gifted teacher, and I feel fortunate to have her. She shows great patience and kindness to me, and is always encouraging. She has a great breadth and depth of knowledge about piano, and is especially helpful in suggesting creative approaches to any piano challenges I may have. – Elaine G. (Student)
Enjoy time with Sydney. She’s so helpful in identifying steps to help with difficult parts. She’s patient and keeps me moving forward. It helps that she focuses on a few measures. – Dottie S. (Student)
My daughter loves Sydney!! She is great!!! – Angela K. (Parent)
Gabe has loved lessons with Sydney! She keeps challenging him and he loves a challenge! – Stefanie D. (Parent)