Donna Chung 9212 Pine Needle Pass, Bull Valley IL, 60097
Instruments:Conducting, Ear Training, Early Music, Guitar, Piano, Recording, Theory, Voice

Styles:Classical, Jazz, Folk – Country – Bluegrass, Kids, World, Other
Levels:Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experience:27 years
Rate:$30 / hr


Personal Statement

CONTACT: 847-400-4589
[email protected]
The Chung Voice Studio welcomes voice students of all ages and skill levels into a contemporary setting with mirrors, recording equipment (digital, video, cassette) and a vast musical theatre and classical music library. The students prepare performances, auditions and special music for religious services too! Our first meeting is always FREE so the singer and I can talk about goals, commitment level and go through initial vocal exercises (student leaves with an information packet) together. Lessons are offered in 1/2 hour and 1 hour increments and are VERY affordable, especially in this economic environment. Feel free to contact me. Thank you! – Donna Chung

Education / Training

To help achieve a positive, can-do approach in young musicians attitude through sound rehearsal, research and performance preparations; to sharpen every musical tool for achieving career excellence!

Cleveland Institute of Music- Master of Music: Vocal performance
University of North Texas – Bachelor of Music: Vocal performance

LANGUAGES & DICTION Italian, Swedish, French, German, English

WPM: 57
Word processing softwares: MSWord
Publishing: MSPublisher, Pages, Adobe, Sibelius
Audio/video softwares: Final Cut Pro, PowerPoint
Social media: FB, YouTube

Experience includes producing chamber music programming and providing special music for any event and in any setting! I work very hard to promote and encourage creative use of resources to showcase our talented children and young adults while finding performing / auditioning experiences.

I teach classical vocal technique and repertoire to all levels and ages of music students. I’ve taught privately from 1991 to present and am a member in good standing within NATS. Ive even taught voice and coached other singers when performing in Sweden and Germany! It has been my passion to perform and now to teach soloists and direct chorus. With over 35 years of experience performing as soloist and in oratorios / operas and directing church and professional choirs, it is my joy to present scenes from opera, operetta, musical theatre and masterclasses / solo recitals. More practical experience includes producing and directing 62 chamber music concerts through my own not-for-profit organization in Illinois; and, partnering with commerce to make a positive difference for school programs and charitable organizations.

Experience includes producing chamber music programming and providing special music for events! I work very hard to promote and encourage creative use of resources to showcase talented young musicians. It is my hope to be part of a dynamic faculty or educational organization active in the community!

I am out-going and enjoy assisting others. Problem-solving and successful completion of projects and ideas are my skills transferring across business and artistic lines. And challenges are always welcome. Strengths are working within a group/faculty/community to successfully develop and implement programs; softwares / hardwares and video / audio production and editing, assisting with educational and informational materials; PSAs, paper publications and social media outlets.

IL HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATION Solo & Ensemble Adjudicator
IL Substitute Teacher
Consultation/evaluation of musical ability, literacy, interests and marketability in partnering with new talent.
Set out clear costs, expectations and rehearsal strategies for new talent; Research appropriate auditions / contests
per each based upon their age, skill level and technical ability while maintaining a strict standard of literacy;
Annual performances; Assist with recording projects to fulfill audition/scholarship deadlines; Development of monthly billing, expense tracking; and iMac software used for website / administration.
Work includes compilation of weekly notes and schedules and broadcast e-newsletters; Follow-up on preparations,
presentation with collaborators; Quarterly review of goals and achievements; Adjust when necessary for success;
Provide online iCal for community; Research community/charitable organizations to provide further performance.
Partner with community charitable organizations with fundraising and/or provide new talent for community events.

Donna Chung