Availability: Alaina is available for in-person lessons on weekdays, at anytime.
Alaina is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Connecticut in Music. She graduated from Edwin O. Smith High School and was a part of the E.O Smith Chamber Singers who performed at The American Choral Directors Association in 2020. Alaina is now a part of the UConn Chamber Singers and has had many opportunities of performing in a choral and solo setting. When Alaina was 17, she won second place the Willimantic Theater Music competition by performing her own piece that she composed. Back in 2016, the Chronicle also interviewed her when she performed two pieces she composed. Alaina has been singing since she was in elementary school but she recently started studying voice 2 years ago and is relatively new to the teaching side of things! She is open to learning, teaching and sharing her passion of music with others.
Availability: Sarah is available for in-person lessons on weekdays 9am-2pm, and Thursday evenings 6-8pm.
Sarah Kaufold has been instructing singing for over 20 years and enjoys helping singers discover their voice. As a professional singer and conductor, Sarah serves as Founding Artistic Director of Consonare Choral Community, a nonprofit choral organization based in Mansfield, where she directs Voices of Concinnity, Choir Matrix, and Consonare Community Choir (choirs open to the community to join). She has a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Connecticut with extensive graduate study in choral conducting from Cal State L.A. She has directed choirs for singers of all ages, range of abilities, and in several settings, as well as holding a private studio for voice and conducting students. For fun, Sarah conducts operas, writes grants, and travels with her family. For more information, please visit: sarahkaufold.com