Dr. Nancy Jantsch has been teaching Voice at Swarthmore College since 2011. She moved to Philadelphia from Ohio where she had been teaching voice and Opera Workshop at Kenyon College in Gambier, OH. She completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from The Ohio State University, a Master's Degree in Opera Theater from Oberlin College, as well as a Bachelor's of Music in Vocal Performance from Oberlin College, and a Bachelor's of Music Education from Baldwin-Wallace College near Cleveland, OH.
As a performer, Dr. Jantsch is an accomplished Recitalist and Symphonic musician, as well as a performer of many Operatic and Musical Theater roles. A list of some of her favorite performances can be found on her CV at her website: https://nancyjantsch.musicteachershelper.com/
With experience in teaching Classical, Operatic, or Musical Theater singing, as well as Folk, Jazz or Pop, Dr. Jantsch works with students to help them find their true voice, with whatever music speaks to them. She believes that singing is a wonderful artistic outlet and discipline that enhances one's life.
Dr. Jantsch lives in Center City Philadelphia with her physician husband, Bill and standard poodle, Paris. Their daughter, Carol, is the principal Tuba player in the Philadelphia Orchestra. Their son Bert, is a jazz pianist and technician who lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.
If you are interested in studying voice with Dr. Jantsch or have any questions about singing opportunities at Swarthmore, please click here to email her.