Teaching Philosophy: “I believe that anyone can sing, and every person has a voice. I strive to teach my students to be literate and expressive in music so that they can engage with music at a high level all their life.”
Caroline Olsen is a Boston-based singer and teacher of many styles. A recent graduate of Boston University, Caroline has asserted herself as a soloist and ensemble member among Boston’s booming music scene. This season, she appeared in critically acclaimed concerts with Cappella Clausura, Schola Cantorum of Boston, Genesis Chamber singers, The Augmented Ensemble, and Canto Armonico. Since 2011, She has been a section leader in the renowned Choir of the Church of the Redeemer in Chestnut Hill. While at Boston University, Caroline performed in mainstage operas and scenes programs and learned a large repertory of art song. Caroline has collaborated with composer Salvatore Sciarrino on his 12 Madrigali and premiered Thomas Weaver’s song cycle, In the Seven Woods.
During her music education studies, Caroline taught classroom music, chorus, and private voice and piano lessons to children and adults. She student taught in the Lexington Public Schools. Caroline grew up in the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, and now delights in helping young children discover the joy of singing. Caroline holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance and Music Education from Boston University’s College of Fine Arts. In addition to voice lessons, Caroline also teaches beginner to intermediate piano. She has been teaching since 2014 and has been with Note-worthy Experiences since May 2015. She has successfully prepared students for their National Piano Guild Auditions since 2016.
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Caroline started singing the second she was born and hasn’t stopped since. Meanwhile, she took ten years of piano lessons and trained in ballet and jazz dance. In college, she found a hobby doing stage makeup and special effects for student theater productions. She also enjoys play-writing, astronomy, road trips, and warm summer evenings.