Currently Accepting Students

The Janene Nelson Vocal Studio is currently accepting new students in both the Black Diamond and Queen Anne locations. Teenagers and adults of all ages and experience levels are encouraged to inquire. Flexible scheduling and payment options are available.


About Janene Nelson, Vocal Instructor

Janene has been a dedicated instructor of voice for over a decade. She has collaborated with students from diverse backgrounds and levels of experience, and deeply enjoys sharing her musical passion and creativity with students.

Janene holds a doctorate of musical arts in vocal performance from the University of Oregon, and a Level III Certificate in the Lovetri Method Somatic Voicework, a body-based method of functional voice training. In addition to collegiate teaching at Seattle Pacific University, Western Oregon University, Central Washington University, and the University of Oregon, Janene has maintained a private teaching studio in various cities throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Janene is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Her students have been accepted into undergraduate and graduate programs in voice, consistently taken home top honors at NATS Student Adjudications, and enjoy continued success in professional ensembles and companies including the Oregon Bach Festival, Eugene Opera, Portland Symphonic Chorus, Willamette Master Chorus, Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Lakewood Theatre Company, and more.


Teaching Philosophy

Janene’s growth-oriented approach to vocal instruction encourages creativity and collaboration in the music-making process. She tailors her lessons to each individual student by setting value-based goals, exploring efficient, deliberate practice strategies, and regularly celebrating progress. Janene provides each student with the encouragement and challenges that increase confidence and musical excellence. Read More


Studio Locations

Janene maintains two King County teaching studios: one in Queen Anne and another in Black Diamond. She also offers lessons at her students’ place of residence, within a ten-mile radius of her studios. Read More


Contact Janene

For more information about vocal instruction with Janene, or to schedule a lesson, visit the scheduling page here.

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