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Jessica Darnell

Teaching Artist

Jessica Darnell is currently pursuing a master's degree in pedagogy from Shenandoah University with a concentration in contemporary commercial voice. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in musical theatre from the University of Central Oklahoma where she graduated summa cum laude. Jessica is an accomplished vocalist and musician with over 20 years of performance experience. Her primary instrument is her voice, but she is also skilled at the piano, guitar, and ukulele, and her musicianship skillset includes sight-reading, improvising, and harmonizing by ear. Jessica lives in Leesburg, Virginia, with her husband and two cats.

Teaching Philosophy

As your voice teacher, my role is to help guide you in the discovery of the joys of singing and working with your unique instrument. 

I take a multi-faceted approach to teaching voice. No matter your skill level, I will tailor my approach to meet you where you are and serve your individual needs. 

Whether you've been singing for years or are just beginning your artistic journey, I am here to share my knowledge with you as we work together to develop your musicianship skills. Now, let's sing! 


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The mission of the Darnell Music Studio is to empower musicians in the discovery and development of their unique artistry through the imparting of knowledge and the instilling of confidence in a safe, inclusive, and joyful environment.

Want to work with me? Let's get started!

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