Significant teachers and mentors:
A few of her most significant teachers/mentors through the years have been: Mark Fisher, Michael Mulcahy, Charles Vernon, Randall Hawes, and Vance Shoemaker.
Teaching philosophy and areas of expertise:
The philosophy that Ms. French has is that the instructor should teach the student how to teach him/herself by focusing on practice methods, ear training, music interpretation/phrasing.
Professional affiliations & activities:
Mr. French is also involved with International Chamber Artists, clinician and guest artist at Eastern Illinois Univeristy-Low Brass Day.
Interests outside of music:
Aside from her interests in music, Chelsea also enjoys barefoot distance running, teaching yoga, playing the guitar, and horseback riding.
Favorite composer or piece to play: