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Private lessons with Heidi Vanderford

Private Lessons Teacher

Heidi Vanderford's teaching journey is marked by a rich tapestry of experiences. From her full-time role at The Bush School during 2020-2021, to her part-time position at Our Lady of the Lake in Seattle in 2017-2018, Heidi has left an indelible mark on her students' musical growth. Her adaptability and dedication in the face of challenges, especially during the COVID period, showcase her unwavering commitment to education.

With degrees from Pacific Lutheran University and Indiana University, Heidi's vocal prowess is equally impressive. She has graced stages worldwide, portraying iconic roles like Carmen and Frida Kahlo. Heidi's performances on cruise ships, spanning 26 different countries, stand as a testament to her global impact in the world of music.

A career highlight was sharing the stage with Placido Domingo at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Spain. In addition to her international achievements, Heidi is a regular performer with the Seattle Opera Chorus, further solidifying her presence in the local music scene. Her talent has also been celebrated locally, securing 3rd place in the esteemed 2022 Seattle Opera Guild Development Awards. Heidi's bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English enriches her teaching, creating an inclusive and vibrant learning environment. Here, she imparts not only technical proficiency but also a profound love for the art of music, making her a truly exceptional figure in both music education and performance.

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