Teaching Artist - Cello
Jenete St. Clair is very passionate about bringing high-quality music opportunities to students of all ages and skill levels. In addition to teaching at the Academy, she is currently the Music Director for Godspell Jr. at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church where she also serves as the Mezzo-Soprano Choral Associate. Ms. St. Clair also teaches with Little Hands, and serves as a chorus member in the Washington National Opera Chorus.
After teaching for six years in southern Maryland and mentoring the Charles County Youth Orchestra with cello sectionals, Ms. St. Clair has helped her students obtain numerous music scholarships to advance to universities and colleges in Maryland and Virginia. She is a member of the Suzuki Association for the Americas and has served as a cellist for the Southern Maryland String Quartet, the Prince Georges Philharmonic, and The Washington Temple Orchestra. Between 2014-2016, Ms. St. Clair served as the Schubert Singers Preparatory teacher and in 2017, she served as the Music Director for the Port Tobacco Players’ production of “Camp Mockabee.” She has also performed with the Victorian Lyric Opera Company and Port Tobacco Players in musical theater and operettas.
Jenete St. Clair graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music performance in cello and voice from Utah State University. She currently is a vocal performance graduate student at George Mason University. During her time at Mason, she has performed with the Mason Opera as Baba in “The Medium” and Hansel in “Hansel & Gretel.” Ms. St. Clair has trained in the Suzuki Cello method and studied with Pamela Davenport and Carey Cheney.
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