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Jeanie Carter Flying Solo as Sapphire Jazz

Sapphire Jazz began as a performing duo, but has since become a vehicle for Jeanie Carter’s solo expertise. Jeanie specializes in songs that have stood the test of time – jazz standards and cabaret favorites – emulating great singers from the past as well as reigning jazz divas from today. Her sound ranges from small […]

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2011 Bel Canto Studios in the Spotlight

12-31-11: The T-Mobile “Home for the Holidays” show that Rachel Foszcz Prickett filmed at Woodfield Mall in early December was made into a commercial that aired on national television during the holiday season. 12-31-11: Sapphire Jazz performed three holiday shows – two at Sedgebook in Lincolnshire and one at Sunrise of Buffalo Grove. 12-09-11: Way to go Abbey! St. […]

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2011 Honor Students

 VOCAL TECHNIQUE Jilly Karande MOST IMPROVED VOCALIST Nicole Cherecwich PIANO TECHNIQUE Kendall Meyer MOST IMPROVED PIANIST Cali Brady STUDY AWARD Haley Morris Jordan Morris

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2011 Achievement Awards

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2011 Performance Awards

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2010 Bel Canto Studios in the Spotlight

12-31-10: Sapphire Jazz performed at Sunrise Assisted Living in Buffalo Grove and Emeritus at Prospect Heights. 12-20-10: Nicole Cherecwich performed at the White House, along with other BHS students in Select Ensemble and Chamber Choir. 12-06-10: Nicole Cherecwich, Natalie Gray, Jilly Karande, and Jennifer Nazha auditioned for the BHS production of The Sound of Music. […]

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2010 Honor Students

 MOST IMPROVED VOCALIST Marissa Longo MOST IMPROVED PIANIST Nicole Cherecwich STUDY AWARD Sanjiv Bhogaraju Shivani Bhogaraju  

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2010 Achievement Awards

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2010 Performance Awards

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2009 Bel Canto Studios in the Spotlight

12-24-09: Gary Takata did a solo show of jazz standards and Christmas favorites for residents of Sunrise Assisted Living. Gary is starting to make a name for himself, performing in Chicago area restaurants and senior facilities. 12-06-09: Marty Page led a Christmas worship celebration for Guest Ministries at Willow Creek Community Church. 12-05-09: Sam Ceglarek auditioned for the vocal performance […]

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2009 Honor Students

VOCAL TECHNIQUE Kelsey Murphy MOST IMPROVED VOCALIST Dani Freeman PIANO TECHNIQUE Jacy Herman MOST IMPROVED PIANIST Olivia Rojas MUSICIANSHIP Lauren Conroy STAGE PRESENCE Kourtney Kratt Jennifer Nazha STUDY AWARD Kathleen Barry

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2009 Achievement Awards

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2009 Performance Awards

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2008 Bel Canto Studios in the Spotlight

12-02-08: Lauren Conroy and her mom, Pam Conroy, will be performing duets in the American Grands festival at Elgin Community College on Jan 31, 2009. There will be twelve grand pianos and 48 hands for every song in the festivals three programs! 12-01-08: Ryan Fish, Jessica Olson, Anna Sciaccotta, and Emily Trevail auditioned for the Barrington High School production […]

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2008 Honor Students

 MOST IMPROVED VOCALIST Brittany Koss PIANO TECHNIQUE Nicole Cherecwich MOST IMPROVED PIANIST Tyler Pardun MUSICIANSHIP Emily Ortlieb STUDY AWARD Kelsey Murphy

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