About Courtnee Rhone
Courtnee Rhone graduated from Dillard University in New Orleans, LA, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance. She later attended Cal State University East Bay, where she completed a Master’s Degree in Music. She began teaching both piano and voice at the Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts in 2008. Upon moving to California, she continued teaching at various schools and institutions, including as a faculty member with the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir. Courtnee enjoys working with students of all ages, especially those who have a love for music.
Courtnee has performed roles with Verismo Opera and Golden Gate Opera. She has also been a member of several concert choirs in the Bay Area. In 2017 she participated in intense vocal coaching at the Franco American Vocal Academy in Angers, France. Later that same year, Courtnee won 2nd place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition, San Francisco Bay Area chapter.
Courtnee is grateful for all the fantastic instruction she has received from her many teachers over the years, and it is important to her to pass on the knowledge and skills she has been taught. Learning to play piano or sing takes hard work, but Courtnee believes that it should be fun as well!
In her leisure time she enjoys spending time with family, cooking, and having fun with friends.