Diana is raising money for Springboard for the Arts.
HAPPY 5TH ANNIVERSARY TO CVMA! PLEASE SUPPORT OUR 2017/18 ORGANIZATIONAL & OPERATING COSTS!
WE MADE IT TO FIVE YEARS!!!! THANK YOU, MPLS/ST. PAUL FOR HELPING US SERVE YOU!!
NOW WE NEED TO MOVE FROM THE RED TO THE BLACK WITH YOUR HELP!!!
BECAUSE MUSIC CAN CHANGE LIVES AND YOU CAN BE A PART OF THE MAGIC!
With an exceptional collective of talented, energized and motivated music educators and students, we are a non-profit entity with two accessible locations, in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul iand we need your help so that we can continue providing the quality education that our community has come to know and love.
- Our rapid student body and faculty growth precipitates many day-to-day operational and administrative obligations.
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
The first voice-focused community music school of its kind, Chanson Voice Studios has been a staple in the Twin Cities for over 19 years, having provided quality voice and instrumental music education to more than 7,500 students. Attracting some of the region's best musical talent, we are a cooperative educational and music performance resource where teachers, students and community professionals and amateurs of all styles, levels and backgrounds, find exciting and enriching opportunities for study, employment, partnership and creative exploration.
Chanson Voice & Music Academy is committed to providing personalized, inclusive, quality education in the vocal and instrumental music arts in the recognition that anyone possessing the desire, can experience the realization of their musical potentials - for joy, for love, for personal growth, for community, and for peace.
We intend to continue as the Twin Cities' premier community voice and music destination by bettering the lives of all in our communities through music, regardless of age, demographic, style or means!
WHO WE ARE:
Along with director and school founder, Diana Grasselli, CVMA boasts a vibrant musical collective of talented, educated, energized and motivated instructors of the classical and contemporary vocal and instrumental arts, where partnership and collaboration go a long way to provide a rich and inclusive environment for learning and instruction. All of our studio artists perform professionally in the community, hold degrees or equivalent real world experience as musicians and educators, and are excellent at what we do.
WHAT WE DO:
CVMA offers an ever-expanding curriculum of voice, piano, guitar, bass guitar, violin, viola, fiddle, ukelele, mandolin, and harmonica lessons, as well as classes in contemporary songwriting, classical composition, music theory, ear training, audio recording and programming and group choirs and workshops, including CVMA Founder and Director, Diana Grasselli’s own vocal training series, The Vertical Voice® Vocal Training Method.
While promoting the many benefits of music as it pertains to physical, emotional, social and cognitive development in young people, and its role in building and maintaining health, happiness and strength of adults and their communities, we strive to provide diverse opportunities for all in our community to "find their voices" through the exploration of the instrument or class of their choice.
"The community that sings/plays together..." as we say...
OUR UNIQUE BUSINESS MODEL:
CVMA has a unique business model which invites experienced instructors into its auspices who retain their creative and financial autonomies while sharing the benefits and responsibilities of the school's facilities and resources, resulting in a collective of creative, motivated, energized instructors, facilitators and studio artists and providing vital employment, financial and creative freedom for many wonderful Twin Cities music studio artists.
The Teachers, Students and Staff of:
Chanson Voice & Music Academy
795 Raymond Ave., St. Paul, MN 55114
100 West Franklin Ave., #205, Minneapolis, MN 55404