Applied Voice

Applied Voice Class

Lyric Diction

Vocal Director of Musicals

Voice Class


Jacque Wilson Scharlach is hailed as a “passionate singer with beautiful warm tones”. She has more than fifteen years of teaching experience including three years spent as voice faculty at the University of Southern Maine. She is currently on the voice faculty of West Valley College and San Jose State University, and also maintains a private vocal studio. She is an active member of NATS and is currently the Vice President for Singing Festivals-San Francisco Bay Area Chapter.

Jacque holds a Master’s degree in opera performance from The Boston Conservatory and a Bachelor’s degree from California State University, Northridge. She has appeared with numerous orchestras and choruses across the country including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Opera and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. She has performed to great renowned on both coasts in opera and musical theatre. Some of her favorite roles include: Meg Page (Falstaff), Meg (Little Women), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Julie Jordan (Carousel), Sarah Brown (Guys and Dolls), and Pitti Sing (The Mikado). She believes in teaching a bel canto technique to all her students whether they are singing classical, musical theatre or jazz.

Last Updated 4/30/20