Style: Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Bio: Dr. Nancy Jantsch has been the Secretary-Treasurer of the Greater Philadelphia NATS Chapter since 2014. She served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Buckeye NATS Chapter (Ohio) for 4 years, and 2 years as Buckeye NATS President before moving to Philadelphia. She also was a NATS Intern in 2003.
Nancy has been teaching Voice at Swarthmore College since 2011. Previously in Ohio, she taught voice and opera workshop at Kenyon College in Gambier, OH since 1999. She completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from The Ohio State University, a Master's Degree in Opera Theater, as well as a Bachelor's of Music in Vocal Performance from Oberlin College, and a Bachelor's of Music Education from Baldwin-Wallace College near Cleveland, OH.
As a performer, Dr. Jantsch is an accomplished recitalist and symphonic musician, as well as a performer of many operatic and musical theater roles. She has been singing with the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia since 2014, and is presently serving on the Chorus Management Council.
Nancy has experience in teaching classical, operatic, and musical theater singing, as well as folk, jazz and pop. She works with students to help them find their true voice, with whatever music speaks to them. She believes that singing is a wonderful artistic outlet and discipline that enhances one's life.
Dr. Jantsch lives in Center City Philadelphia with her physician husband, Bill, and standard poodle, Paris. Their daughter, Carol, is the principal Tuba of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Their son Bert is a jazz pianist and piano technician who lives in Brooklyn with his wife and three children.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am currently accepting private students; I accept students through a college or university program