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Music Education: Private Lessons


Ages
: 12 and up

Location: Spark Arts, 180 Flynn Ave, Burlington VT
Rates/Scheduling: Contact us to find out!

Spark Arts currently offers private, one-on-one voice lessons, taught by professional classical voice instructor Sarah Cullins.

Beginning students learn the basics in a fun, relaxing environment, while more advanced students have the opportunity to improve their skills with knowledgable, patient and professional guidance.

We take a holistic approach, focusing on all aspects of the student’s development, including theory and rhythm, dynamics and musicality, and posture and technique. We work with kids and adults of all personality types, and we use our natural passion and excitement to inspire every student!

Spark Arts also has plans to add high-quality private teachers and expand our offerings to instrumental music lessons in the near future.

Drop us a line to learn about rates and schedule a lesson today!


About the Instructor

Sarah Cullins recently returned to the US after an exciting 10-year career in Bogotà, Colombia as one of the country’s most sought-after soloists and teachers.

After winning Colombia’s National Voice Competition in 2004, Sarah became a frequent soloist with the National Symphonic Orchestra of Colombia and the Philharmonic Orchestras of Bogotà and Medellìn, appearing festivals and theaters and even performing for the current President. 

On the operatic stage she has had international success performing at the National Theater of Guatemala City, Medellìn’s Metropolitan Theater, and with the Vermont Mozart Festival.

Her interest in Latin American song repertoire has led her to work extensively with Colombian composer Jaime Leon. She formed the 8 Cuerdas Duo with her husband, Colombian guitarist Daniel Gaviria, and the pair performs repertoire from North and South America.

Currently on the faculty of the University of Vermont and Johnson State College, Sarah was the founder of the Universidad Central voice program in Bogotà, recognized as the country’s best operatic training program. Sarah’s current and former students in Colombia have been frequent winners of the National Voice Competition as well as important chamber music competitions and full-scholarships to U.S. Master’s Degree programs.