RESUME 

 about Vanessa 

   | National Association of Teachers of Singing | American Music Therapy Association |      

Vanessa Gamble graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Musical Theatre Performance. She has sung in many shows ​and music venues around Chicago and Los Angeles. In 2014, she began her journey with music direction using her knowledge of the voice focusing on choral work. 

​During her choral work she fell into private teaching and found her true passion. Her studio grew quickly serving ages 4-94. from brand new beginners to professionals. Successfully sending students to musical theatre college programs, national tours, and Broadway.  

Vanessa then found the field of music therapy and attended New York University for her master's degree in music therapy. Vanessa currently works in the mental health field as a music and recreational therapist in Los Angeles. Focusing on using the power of music to help clients find balance and acceptance.

 WORK EXPERIENCE 

Teaching

Individual Teaching and Coaching  |   Owner & Teacher   |   2013 - Present |   Burbank,CA

Music Box School   |  Individual Piano & Voice Teacher   |   2017 - 2019 |   Brooklyn, NY

JA Vocal Music   |   Musical Theatre Group & Private Teacher   |   2014  |   Canoga Park, CA

Individual Teaching and Coaching  |   Owner & Teacher   |   2013 - Present |   Burbank,CA

Neighborhood Rock School   |   Pop Group & Private Coach   |   2014-2016 |   Burbank,CA

JA Vocal Music   |   Musical Theatre Group & Private Teacher   |   2014  |   Canoga Park, CA

Music Direction

TADA! Youth Theatre   |   After School Programs   |   2019  |   MD Teaching Artist

LAPD Community Division   |   Community Youth Choir   |   2016  |   Choral Director

La Mired Church   |   Spring Concert   |   2015 |   Choral Director

Burbank Community Theater   |   Multiple   |   2013-2014 |   Assistant Music Director

Music Therapy

Mission Community Hospital | Music Therapist | Psychiatric Rehabilitation |  2020

Get In Tune  | Music Therapist | PHP & Substance Abuse Rehabilitation | 2019-2020

N.C. Bronx Hospital | MT Intern | Inpatient & Geriatric Psychiatry & PHP | 2018 - 2019

Rebecca School | MT Intern | Children & Adolescents with ASD | 2017

 Training & Workshops 

Columbia College Chicago  |  B.A. Musical Theatre Performance  |  2010

New York University  |  M.A. Music Therapy   |   2019

Goodspeed Musicals |  Music Direction Intensive   |   2020

Maesta MD  |  Music Direction Masterclasses   |   2018 - Present

MI for Health and Wellbeing  |  Music and Imagery Level 1 Certified  |   2018 

 Special Skills 

Clinical Improvisation, Music Therapy, Vocal Technique Teaching, Musical Theatre Audition Preparation Coaching. Repertoire Consulting. Musical Theatre Acting Coaching. Ukulele. Piano. Relaxation Technique. Choral Direction. Choral Arranging. Choral Choreography. Accompanying. Confidence Building.

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