The Vocal Arts Institute

We are located in Ashburn, VA and work with students throughout the greater Baltimore/Washington area, with programs suited to all levels of singers.

Happy Birthday to our TVAI twins, Heather and Evan! Have a fun day celebrating!!

Happy Birthday to TVAI student, Madison! We hope you had a fun day!

Listen to TVAI alum, Jeyhan Turker, speak about how voice lessons with Ms. Jen at TVAI not only helped with his vocal technique and health, but with his mental health as well!

Happiest of Birthdays to TVAI student, Sarah! We hope you have a great day!

[09/13/18]   All TVAI classes are currently still ON for Thursday and Sunday this week! We will post any cancellations if needed for Hurricane Florence.

Listen to one of our TVAI alum talk about her experience as a student attending Studio Class for eight years!

We hope everyone has a terrific Labor Day weekend and we look forward to seeing you in class next week!

We look forward to meeting everyone!

Please take a moment and read about TVAI Senior, Carrie Zurliene’s experience training at The Vocal Arts Institute!

Please take a moment and read about TVAI Senior, Anna Alexander’s experience training at The Vocal Arts Institute!

Please take a moment and read about TVAI Senior, Caroline Sweeney’s experience with her training at The Vocal Arts Institute!

Please take a moment and read about TVAI Senior, Caroline Chung’s, years of experience training at The Vocal Arts Institute!

Please take a moment and read about TVAI Senior, Jeyhan Turker’s, years of experience training at The Vocal Arts Institute!


Caroline Chung - Boston University for Vocal Performance

Caroline Sweeney - Liberty University for Musical Theatre

Jeyhan Turner - University of Miami in the Frost School of Music for MADE (Musicianship, Artistry Development, and Entrepreneurship)

Anna Alexander - George Mason University for Theatre Performance

Carrie Zurlienne - Penn State University for Theatre Performance

Anjali Sankar - George Washington University for Journalism


Come out and support this amazing young talent!

[03/21/18]   Once again classes are cancelled today! Enjoy our first real snow day of the year! ❄️❄️❄️

[03/20/18]   Due to inclement weather there are no classes tonight! Enjoy the snow!! ❄️❄️❄️

I’m so excited that Jeyhan had a great audition at University of Miami and that teachers around the country are recognizing the good vocal technique being taught here at TVAI! Congratulations Jeyhan! 🙌🏽🎉

Congratulations to TVAI Vocal/Acting Students Tess Koerner, Anna Alexander, Carrie Zurlienne, Anna Kasun and Teryn Cuozzo for all of their outstanding performances as leading ladies in Steel Magnolia’s at Tuscarora High School!! 🎉🎉

Congratulations to young Vocal and Acting student Alexa Cuozzo on getting her first lead in a school production! She will be starring as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz!

Talent Alert: American singer Jeyhan - Coverstory

Check out this great article on Jeyhan!

They talk about him furthering his musical talent by studying voice privately. Where you ask? With Jennifer Randall here at TVAI!! This 18-year-old singer has an amazing voice. Read more...

GAMES - Jeyhan Original Single (Official Music Video)

Watch 4 year TVAI student Jeyhan Turker’s newest music video for his single “Games”!

GAMES is the single from my upcoming EP, "Altered Love," which will be released on January 19th, 2018. GAMES is available as an instant gratification track o...

[01/15/18]   Congratulations to TVAI student Brigid Randolph on getting the lead role of Minnie Fay in Riverside HS’s upcoming musical production of Hello Dolly!

[01/15/18]   Come see talented TVAI students Jeyhan Turker and Nicole Hendzel perform in the Bring It Competition Finals this Friday at 7:00pm!

Location: 45650 Oakbrook Court, Sterling, Va 20166


Please come out and support these amazingly talented students!

[01/08/18]   It’s our first week back and classes are STILL ON today! Please give yourself plenty of time to travel back and forth and drive carefully!

[12/09/17]   Dress rehearsal is still on today from 2-4! Be sure to give yourself plenty of time to get there and drive safe! ❄️❄️❄️

[11/19/17]   Studio Class is today from 2:30-4:30 for all enrolled TVAI students!

[11/16/17]   “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” — Scott Adams

[11/15/17]   Hello everyone!

I’m having trouble deciding what to sing on our Holiday Concert this year so I’m taking a poll! Choose your favorites from the songs below and post your vote! Come to the concert to hear me sing them next month!

Sacred songs:
A) The First Noel
b) Jesus Jesus rest your head
C) I saw three ships
D) O Holy Night
E) Silent Night
F) What made the Baby Cry?
G) O come, o come Emmanuel

Fun favorites:
1) Have yourself a Merry Christmas
2) Silver Bells
3) I’ll be home for Christmas
4) The Holiday Season
5) Everybody’s waitin for the man with the bag

**If you have other favorites feel free to suggest them! But remember I cant sing anything that has already been selected by a student!


Congratulations to the amazing Caroline Chung for winning the competitive AAMS Competition today! Caroline has studied with Ms. Jennifer since Middle School and is preparing to audition at some of the best colleges in the world for Opera! Brava Caroline! Your future looks bright!! 🙌🏽

Sign up for our exclusive new Acting Class-Performance Practicum with DC Director and Producer Clare Shaffer at TVAI!! Email us at [email protected] to sign up or for more information!!

Class starts Sunday November 5th!

[10/16/17]   Congratulations to TVAI singer Caroline Chung for getting the highest score as a soprano in the entire state of VA in the VA Honors Choir! Brava!! 🎉

A ‘Dream’ For BUTI Students At BSO’s 80th

Read about TVAI student Caroline Chung's experience at the Tanglewood Program this summer! Saturday marks the 80 th anniversary of the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s first performance at Tanglewood, its summer home. Here's a preview of a theatrical

[08/17/17]   Ask to be put on the waitlist today for Fall's vocal Lesson Enrollment!! Only a few more slots are available to NEW STUDENTS! Classes start the first week of September!

Email us at:
[email protected]

[08/16/17]   Congratulations to TVAI student Erin Cain who just booked a guest starring role on a TV show! 🎉🎉

TVAI is excited to have DC casting director, stage director and producer Clare Shaffer this Sunday for its monthly Studio Class! Clare will be working on monologues and songs with the students! Read more about her amazing career below!!

Clare Shaffer is a professional casting director and director based in DC who works across genres and specializes in new work development. She is the Associate Producer and Casting Director for Nu Sass Productions and Pallas Theatre Collective, and has had the pleasure of working with Olney Theatre Center, Theater J, Mosaic Theatre Company, Red Branch Theatre Company, and Monumental Theatre Company. Favorite credits include AVENUE Q, SISTER ACT, SPAMALOT, & MAN OF LA MANCHA.

Shaffer has cast a variety of high-profile projects in the area, including the critically acclaimed world premiere of CARMEN: AN AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ MUSICAL by Moises Kaufman (THE LARAMIE PROJECT) at Olney Theatre Center. She has also cast projects for Georgetown University, Flying V, and El Torro Theatre. She is a Helen Hayes Judge, currently serving a three-year term on the musical theatre panel. She serves as a panelist for DC Arts & Humanities Council and is instrumental in awarding their individual theatre artist grants. She has taught audition master classes at Point Park University as well as The Actors Center, in addition to offering individual monologue coaching.

"Polish your favorite monologue or song until it shines in this interactive audition workshop with Casting Director Clare Shaffer. Come prepared to perform a 1-2 minute monologue or 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song, receive feedback and adjustments, and discuss the best (and worst) ways to make an impression on any artistic panel.

Please bring 2 physical copies of your monologue (should be memorized), your headshot and resume, and dress audition-ready."

[08/03/17]   I'm so incredibly proud of my students! Veteran Hasitha Guhan and new student Madison Chase for winning the National Youth Award for outstanding actress in their Middle School production of Mary Poppins!! 🎉🎉

[06/13/17]   Make sure to tune in to WPFW 89.3 FM tonight at 8:20 pm! Jeyhan will be interviewed about his new song, "Games," from his upcoming EP! So excited for him! The Opportunity

A wonderful first solo performance EVER from new TVAI student Miss Maya Murthy. 💗

One of the Graduating Seniors Casi Demming and amazing Master Instructor Ms. Jennifer Randall singing a graduation duet!

Congratulations to all of the Undergraduates and Graduates who performed at the TVAI concert tonight! Amazing performances by all!
Brava Tutti! 👏🏼👏🏼🙌🏽🙌🏽

[06/09/17]   Come out tonight at 7:00 for
The Vocal Arts Institute Spring Fling Concert!

Where: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Leesburg Virginia
When: 7:00 pm
Adults $10 kids $5- Cash at the door

Hear our Graduating Students!

Casi Victoria
Julia Berg
Alora Scofield
Sara Wolfley
Meghan Muldoon
Olivia Knight

And Congratulations to graduating student Caiti Randolph as well!

Come out to our Spring Fling Concert next Friday at 7:00pm! Hear our graduating seniors as well as Master Instructor Jennifer Randall sing an impressive mix of genres and songs!
See you there!

Adults-$10 Students-$5 (Cash only at the door)

A Summer Intensive for the aspiring Triple Threat! Sundays only from July 9th-August 13th! Class fee: $500

Students learn high level choreography and sing ensemble and solo while dancing. The acting is centered around the Stanislavski method of acting with exercises and scene work resulting in an open showcase at the end.

This is the only class of its kind for this age group in the Nova/Dc area!!

*Students must be able to attend all Classes*

To sign up Email: [email protected]

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44190 Waxpool Rd, # 147
Ashburn, VA

Opening Hours

Monday 15:15 - 21:30
Tuesday 14:30 - 20:45
Wednesday 16:15 - 21:45
Thursday 15:30 - 21:30
Sunday 11:45 - 17:00
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