- Music Program Coordinator & Grade School Music Teacher
- 773.465.2662 xx8479
Sylvie Desouches is a professional singer and lecturer in music history. Her singing has taken her from children’s operas in San Francisco to professional choirs in Chicago to tours in New York. She sang with Bella Voce (a Chicago-based a cappella chamber choir) for 13 years and also with the Chicago Symphony Chorus, the Grant Park Symphony Chorus and several smaller, professional chamber choirs. She delivered pre-concert lectures for Ravinia Festival, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for many years.
Ms. Desouches has degrees in vocal performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she served as graduate assistant in music history and co-taught a semester course in music history. She is a trained Waldorf teacher and also completed the first year in Educational Support training with the Association for a Healing Education. She has worked at Chicago Waldorf School since 2006, first as a class teacher and then as the high school vocal ensemble teacher. She served as the school’s most recent reaccreditation coordinator and also as a board trustee. Ms. Desouches currently serves the school as the music program coordinator, grade school music teacher and co-teacher of the 11th grade music history morning lesson block.