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Glennis credits the origins of her talent to the rhythms of the swing and big band era that filled her childhood home with the sounds of Duke Ellington, the Dorsey brothers and Glen Miller. Her parents taught ballroom dance, so her parents' appreciation for music was a tremendous influence on Glennis and the nurturing of her musical pursuits. Although she chose to listen to the pop music of the day (oh the 70s – Carpenters! Olivia Newton John! - all that soft stuff!), she was surrounded by music of another era – that was her first exposure to music and she remembers poring over her parents’ albums of music from a bygone era.
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Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced students
My teaching philosophy is to provide you with a supportive
and positive environment to allow you to make changes in
your vocal technique and style as quickly as possible. I use
simple directives without excessive verbal direction because
sometimes you just need to “wait for the bus.”
Although I'm classically trained with a Masters in voice and
believe in using some aspects of the classical technique for
a strong and solid base from which to develop, I also
believe that you should be able to study the material that
most interests you! I use non-classical repertoire
(sometimes referred to as CCM, or contemporary commercial
repertoire) and because of my love and interest in singing
and performing jazz and blues, much material is derived from
I'll Reminisce You
Lies of Handsome Men
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