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2013 Recital & Awards Ceremony

Where/When The studio’s recital and awards program will be on March 9th at 2:30 pm this year. We’ll be deviating from our usual format. In years past we have performed in a large venue and recorded all of our performances. This year will be much more informal. I will host the event in my home, 923 Linda Drive, […]

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Holiday Sweet Deal

Here’s a great gift idea for the aspiring musician on your list…buy four lessons, get one free! New students only, expires 12/31/12. Call the studio to reserve your gift certificate today.

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Tips for Success – Public Speaking: Stage Presence Sells

Jim Kendall, newspaper columnist and principal at 121 Marketing Resources Inc, recently interviewed Jeanie Carter for a column about Bel Canto Studios’ approach to public speaking. The article was posted on his Business Owner’s Blog December 9, 2012.: http://121marketingresources.com/Blog/?p=673. It explores how stage presence and preparation time can help you engage audiences, encourage buy-in, and leave a favorable, lasting impression. Linked here with […]

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Daily Herald Runs Article on Bel Canto Studios

If you haven’t seen it yet, there was a great article about the studio in the business section of Monday’s Daily Herald (Dec 3rd). Jim Kendall’s column targets the needs of entrepreneurs and corporate executives. The article is all about stage presence and how to improve public speaking skills. Jim interviewed me a couple of times […]

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Bel Canto Studios to Collaborate with ESO Again This Year

Bel Canto Studios has been asked to provide pre-concert and intermission entertainment again this year for some of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra concerts at Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin. After reviewing this year’s programming, we felt that the piano concerto concert on September 8th was the best fit. Lauren Conroy and her mother Pam will […]

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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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Bel Canto Students Participate in Youth Arts Alive!

Bel Canto Studios will be joining with several other Barrington area performing arts organizations to provide an exciting, family-friendly evening of entertainment. The Barrington Area Drug Protection Coalition is sponsoring the city-wide event at Barrington High School. The concert is April 5th at 7:30 pm, free to the public and lasting about 90 minutes. It will be in […]

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Bel Canto Studios to Collaborate with ESO During 2011-2012 Season

Bel Canto Studios has been asked to collaborate with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra during their 2011-2012 season. We will be providing pre-concert and intermission entertainment in The Hemmens lobby on several occasions. This is quite an honor for the studio. We are very excited about partnering with such a well-respected organization. Sat, Feb 4th and […]

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Sapphire Jazz Getting Rave Reviews from Fans

Sapphire Jazz has been fast-tracking every since we launched last October. We sing in a variety of venues throughout Chicagoland – private parties, fine restaurants, bistros and wine bars, private clubs, charity events, and festivals. To book an event, call 224-633-9110 or email events@sapphirejazz.net. We’ve love to entertain the guests at your next party! Here’s […]

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Bel Canto Studios to Present Vocal Workshop at Ice House Mall

If you are interested in learning more about studying voice, please come to the first ever “Second Thursday” event sponsored by the Barrington Cultural Arts Center on March 11th, 7-9 PM. Jeanie Carter will be sharing some of her experiences as a voice teacher and coach. We’ll explore a typical voice lesson and talk about possible […]

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Bel Canto Studios Showcased in Barrington Magazine’s 2009 Edition

Barrington Magazine ran a nice two page spread on the studio (pp 60-61)! Everything about the article was complimentary – from comments on our quaint location right in the heart of Barrington to mentioning our packed classes and annual recitals. It talks about our desire to give back to the community and create a place […]

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