Voice & Piano Instructor – Southlake Studio
Shelby Hendryx, native of Cedar Rapids, IA, began her musical career at an early age, performing with church choirs and talent shows. She began pursuing formal voice lessons at age eleven, continuing her performances in school-sponsored events, as a child chorus member of Cedar Rapids Opera Theater and in community musical performances. She received a Bachelor’s of Music in 2012 from Simpson College, Indianola, IA, where she was an integral member of the opera, private voice and choral departments. In 2012, Shelby began her Master’s of Music at UNT, studying pedagogy with Dr.Stephen F. Austin, a nationally-known voice pedagogue and voice scientist. Shelby has had principal performances with UNT Opera, Dallas Opera Outreach and chorus performances with Fort Worth Opera. She endeavors to use her performance and academic pedagogical background to impart healthful singing and interpretive performance techniques to her students.