"Those who wish to sing will always find a song."
~ Swedish Proverb
Carolyn Niehoff, soprano, has taught voice in the Chicago area for over twenty years. Her teaching method focuses on using dynamic and creative ways to connect with students and inspire them to grow their confidence and skill levels through positive encouragement.
Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Florida State University and a Master of Music degree from Ohio State University. She is active professionally as a teacher and singer and has performed leading roles with a number of opera companies throughout the Midwest.
Her extensive teaching experience includes several summers on the faculty at Belvoir Terrace in Lenox, Massachusetts where she had the opportunity to teach voice lessons and basic music theory to high-functioning children and adults living with Williams Syndrome.
She currently teaches at Harper College in Palatine and maintains a successful teaching studio where her students have gone on to major in and/or graduate with degrees in Voice Performance from such prestigious music schools as the University of Michigan, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, New York University, Cincinnati Conservatory, and St. Olaf College.