Biography

Elizabeth Scoble Bennett brings 15 years of experience to the art of private training in voice and piano. She has appeared extensively on Indianapolis stages including Indianapolis Opera, Indianapolis Civic Theatre, Carmel Community Players, Carmel Repertory Theatre, Buck Creek Players, Footlite Musicals, Wayne Township Community Theatre and The Belfry Theatre. Mrs. Bennett has also performed seasonally with the Ludinginton Dinner Theatre, on the shores of Lake Michigan and appeared in Falmouth, Massachusetts with the College Light Opera Company. Mrs. Bennett was nominated for two Encore Awards in 2006 for Best Female Vocalist and Best Female Actress in a Musical.

Mrs. Bennett received her Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from Indiana State University in 2002. She is a member of National Association of Teachers of Singing, National Federation of Music Festivals, Matinee Musicale and the collegiate women’s music fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota. Mrs. Bennett has taught professionally in the classroom as the Choir Director and General Music Teacher at Westwood Elementary School, as well as the Preschool Music and Movement Instructor at The Children’s Circle at Second Presbyterian church and as the K-8 Choral Director and General Music Teacher at Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic School. Mrs. Bennett has also led musical theatre workshops, camps and classes through Young Actors Theatre, Wayne Township Educational Foundation and Christian Youth Theater.

As an active children’s theatrical director, Mrs. Bennett has showcased several different children’s productions, including Annie, Jr., 500-student musical reviews, and performances of various musical theatre workshops. She has also music directed several productions: Pippin, Seussical, Tom Sawyer, Annie, A Dickens of a Christmas, and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. Mrs. Bennett is also an active pianist and accompanist, playing for weddings, accompanying for auditions and competitions, as well as playing in pit orchestras.

Many of Mrs. Bennett's students have gone on to take home first place at regional ISSMA and CYO competitions in voice and piano, have been cast in several local productions, and auditioned for and accepted into music schools. Mrs. Bennett is always excited to kindle creativity in children and adults by using her extensive experience, education and training, and is enthused by helping each student reach his or her musical potential.