90 B WASHINGTON DRIVE     CENTERPORT, NY  11721     (631) 561-9522
DR. KAREN VAN HOUTEN, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
A PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH
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The Van Houten Studio - Voice, Piano & Acting Instruction
Credentials
Dr. Karen Van Houten has more than 25 years of experience training singers (of all ages) for stage/concert  work, NYSSMA and college auditions.

She holds a Ph.D. in Voice Performance/Music/Musical Theatre from NYU and a Masters in Voice Performance from the  Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University (formerly the Peabody Conservatory of Music).

Dr. Van Houten has taught in public schools and churches and for acting and dance companies. Performance credits include work in plays, musicals and children's theater for regional and dinner theatres, recitals, TV, recording and as a church soloist.

Her students have appeared on Broadway, in national tours, in The American Girl Revue, on TV, with The Broadway Kids and Sugarbeats, and in featured roles in regional, community, and school theatre productions.

Locations
Lessons are given at two locations:

  • Long Island: 90 B Washington Drive, Centerport, NY 11721
    (phone: 631-561-9522)

  • Westchester: NY DANCE 46 Purdy Street, Harrison, NY 10528
    (phone: 631-561-9522)

2013 - 2014 Rates
Standard rate (per individual)                                                                                          

30-minute lesson ....................................... $45
45-minute lesson ....................................... $60
60-minute lesson ....................................... $70


Commitment
Private Voice & Piano students register for a 10-month term, from
September - June.

2014 - 2015 Studio Policy Booklet

2014 - 2015 Studio Letter of Agreement

Arrangements can be made for a limited number of coachings in preparation for solos, auditions, or NYSSMA/college preparation.

Instruction Available:
Voice & Piano, NYSSMA, College Auditions, Theatre Auditions, Monologue Work

Contact Information
For further information, call Dr. Van Houten at (631) 561-9522.