Adrianne Blanks (she/her) is a professional singer, songwriter, voice teacher, and piano teacher. In 2011 she began teaching private voice lessons, and has had over 50
students in this time. Students’ accomplishments include winning first place at the National Association of Teachers of Singing High School Musical Theatre Competition
as well as the Musichorale Scholarship Contest, leading roles at high schools and colleges, as well as many successful recitals and awards.
Adrianne received her training at The Boston Conservatory, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Music. She completed her master’s degree at Roosevelt University, College of the Performing Arts. She is known for her warm and sweet voice. Audiences have seen her sing in North Carolina, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Mississippi, Massachusetts, Florida, and Italy. She has performed over twenty roles with the likes of Opera Naples, Natchez Festival of Music, Sugar Creek Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, and Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Her original music has been heard on WNCW, Buzz Radio Asheville, WTZQ and Asheville FM. She has played with her band, Adrianne Blanks & The Oracles at The NC Arboretum, The Grey Eagle, One World Brewing West, Restoration Hotel, Monte Vista Hotel, Sweeten Creek Brewing, The Asheville VeganFest as well as the Nashville VegFest, Georgia VegFest, Primavera Roadhouse in Lansing, NC, Cedar Point Amusement Park in OH, and both the Golden Dagger and Epiphany Center for the Arts in Chicago. Adrianne maintains an active career singing both her original music and championing some of her favorite songwriters. She has been in the Top 20 most requested songs on Buzz Radio Asheville and has been interviewed on Asheville FM.
LESSONS WITH ADRIANNE
Master the art of vocalization through song with lessons from an experienced professional.
Singing can be healthy, exciting, effortless-feeling, and cathartic all at the same time. Our one-on-one lessons link student goals with positive outcomes by developing an understanding of healthy vocal habits, production, and presentation of repertoire that fits and flatters the voice. Areas of study include classical, music theatre, folk, and rock/pop.
Adrianne’s voice students gain an understanding for proper use of breath, projection, ease, tone quality, diction, and confidence in solo singing. Adrianne’s piano students focus on proper technique, posture, phrasing, legato, sight-reading, and performance.
Adrianne’s teaching style is patient, encouraging, and enthusiastic.
My daughter has been working with Adrianne for years now and we couldn’t be happier. My daughter’s voice improved greatly and she is consistently landing solos and leads. I
highly recommend them!
I’m so grateful to Adrianne. She tailors lessons to my goals as a singer. She has pushed me to new heights. I thought I was a baritone and she challenged my fears and I’m singing rock songs by Journey fearlessly now. I can’t believe my own growth. She will teach you so much about your voice.
My child has been a student for a few years now. They take both piano and voice. They’re doing very well and have learned so much while going at their own pace. But the most important thing is that they’re able to learn and have fun doing it. I’m so appreciative of that!
Adrianne is open and welcoming and she is helping my granddaughter improve her singing. My 14 year old granddaughter really looks forward to her lessons with Adrianne!!
Ms. Adrianne is patient, confident, qualified music teacher. I have been taking singing lessons for five years with her and Ms. Adrianne still makes me enthusiastic to practice and enjoy wanting to come to lessons.
She is very good with kids. My daughter loves her. So we’ll continue with her on piano lesson.
Nice, professional and very good with children. My son loves her. The best piano teacher ever!!!
Adrianne is very patient and good with children. She is able to have my son focused throughout the class and encourage him to work. I am going to recommend her to other prospective students.
Nice experience. Very accommodating and patient instructor. Both kids are excited about practicing what they learned in class and are anxious for their next lesson.
We have really enjoyed our experience with Adrianne. My daughter works very hard for her and loves going to her lessons. I’m very impressed by the pace at which my daughter is learning!