Tiffany Thorpe is a classically trained soprano and flutist, teaching and performing in Chicago. She holds a BA from Moody Bible Institute, where she continues to teach a variety of students in MBI’s Community Music School. Tiffany has a passion for musical expression through many genres. This passion has been reflected as she has guided her students through activities such as writing original music, learning and creating piano accompaniments, figuring out their vocal range and style, and developing performing techniques. Tiffany also teaches flutists of various levels, focusing on breath support, musicianship, and musical expression.
Tiffany’s musical career began in her hometown of Flint, Michigan. In Flint she was an active member of the music and theater department of Kearsley Community Schools, where she first began teaching private and group flute lessons in 2005. Tiffany also studied with flute instructors at the Flint School of Performing Arts and was a member of the Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Upon moving to Chicago in 2007, Tiffany joined MBI’s touring choir, Chorale. As a member of the Chorale, Tiffany was able to participate in several national and international concert tours throughout Europe and the United States. These tours strengthened Tiffany’s conviction that music is powerful enough to transcend cultural barriers.
Along with teaching, Tiffany’s current musical career includes solo and ensemble performing throughout Chicago, as well as assisting in worship leading at her church, The Painted Door. For more information about Tiffany’s experience and education, visit her on LinkedIn.