Voice, Acting, Beginning Piano & Alexander Technique Instructor
Chorus and Musical Theater Director
Jeanette Airen is an exceptional teacher of vocal technique and performance skills. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with an emphasis in Musical Theater from California Lutheran University and an Associate of Arts Degree in Music from Los Angeles Pierce College. In addition to her degrees, she has also completed a summer vocal program at Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, CA and several acting courses at Beverly Hills Studios.
is currently employed with the Oak Park Unified School District as the Music Specialist at Red Oak Elementary School where she teaches
all students from Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade. She also teaches the after-school chorus programs at Lang Ranch Elementary School an EARTHS Magnet School where she conducts the Kinder Chorus, Junior Chorus and Senior Chorus as well as directs the Spring Musical. She has recently been hired as the director for the musical at Bridges Charter School.
As a singer/songwriter she has performed as a featured artist at renowned venues such as the Anaheim Convention Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, as well as, The House of Blues, King King and Club Spice in Hollywood. She has also shared the stage with well-known performers such as Dick Van Dyke, H-Town and Grammy Award winner, Hila Plitmann. She has even appeared on VH1's Save the Music concert. Jeanette's songwriting craft has been nurtured by producers Todd Cochran and Bill Brendle. As a result, her song “Better Man” reached Top 5 status on Live365's OnExclusive Live internet radio station.
Her versatility, talent, knowledge, and experience has helped her become an excellent teacher. She teaches all styles of
music and she introduces her students to musicianship, music theory,
performance techniques, vocal technique, developing a unique style and making
each song their own. She also teaches beginning piano, her own acting techniques for "truthful acting" and Alexander technique.
Human Resources & Chorus and SuperStarz After School Enrichment Assistant
Melissa had always had a love for the arts and she is very excited to share it with the students at Jeanette Airen Performing Arts Studio. She sang in choir in middle school and high school and went on to perform with bands when she was older. She has performed in many of the Jeanette Airen Performing Arts Studios' showcases and now she is happy to help create the performances and guide the kids to perform with confidence.
Summer Camp Assistant & Office Assistant