Colette Todd is the founder of Star Music Studio where she has been teaching voice privately for over twenty years specializing in musical theater and contemporary commercial music styles.
Ms. Todd is a dynamic performer and voice educator. Frequently seen on stages across Chicago, she has garnered acclaim for her vocal artistry and moving storytelling.
In addition to her work at Star Music Studio, Ms. Todd is an Instructor of Voice at Loyola University Chicago, a Lecturer in the School of Music, Art and Theatre at North Park University, and Adjunct Faculty in Music Education and Voice at Carthage College.
Her training includes Somatic Voicework™ Level One the LoVetri Method, Vocal Pedagogy Professional Workshop at Boston Conservatory at Berklee with Kevin Wilson, Bachelor of Music Education (BMEd) with High Honors, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Master of Music Education (MMEd) at VanderCook College of Music, Chicago. Passionate about the mind-body connection, her somatic studies continue in the Feldenkrais method and as a yogi.
Ms. Todd is a member of the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).
Onstage, Ms. Todd has garnered critical acclaim and three Joseph Jefferson Awards highlighting her wide dramatic range as Diana in Next to Normal, Clara in Passion, and Angela in Honky Tonk Angels. She has performed all across Chicagoland including Writers Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Marriott Theatre, Drury Lane Oakbrook Theater, Theater at the Center, Mercury Theatre Chicago, Light Opera Works, Boho Theater, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, Fox Valley Repertory Theater, and Williams Street Rep.