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Professional References

Erv Raible: Executive Director of Cabaret & Concert Artists International and Executive/Artistic Director of The Cabaret Conference At Yale University.
212-206-6681-H
ervraible@msn.com
www.ervraible.com

Russ Long: One of the leading pianist/music director/arrangers/accoompanists in the U.S.
Tours in his one man show which is a tribute to Liberace.
618-559-0944-M

Phil Barrile: Husband of Jillann Gabrielle. One of the Chicago area’s leading society band
leaders, former head of Eden Rock, one of Chicago’s most successful rock bands of the
70’s, successful song writer/producer, guitar player and teacher.
773-412-1669-M
773-237-0195-O
phil@edenmusicgroup.com

Carol LoVerde: former Associate Director of Music, current Professor of Voice Columbia
College, one of the leading classical sopranos in the Chicago area, Jill’s current vocal
instructor.
312-344-6148-O

Stuart Leitch: One of the leading piano teacher/accompanist/opera coaches in the
Chicago area
708-848-7752-O

Rita Simo: Founder of People’s School of Music, Chicago, IL, former Associate
Professor of Music Dominican University (formerly Rosary College), piano and music
theory instructor.
773-388-2265 - H
773-784-7032 - 0

James Andelin: Voice over/actor/producer/instructor who produced Jill’s first voice over
demo.
773-477-0641

 

Teaching References


Judy Loyd - cabaret performer
773-551-6711-M

Joe Bonadonna - pop rock performer
708-785-9151-M

Heather Scurtu - musical theatre/cabaret performer
773-592-5628-M

Sherie Mladic - parent of 12 year old daughter, current student of Jill
815-258-6636-M

Stacey Sanders - parent of 12 year old daughter, current student of Jill
815-735-9084-M

Mr. & Mrs. Alex Rigor - parents of 19 year old daughter, current student of Jill
773-780-5820-M

Dave & Kim Amacher - parents of 8 year old daughter, current student of Jill
630-688-1170-M

Student Success Stories


Marty Casey - star of CBS’s “Rock Star INXS” 2nd place, opened for INXS’s world tour,
currently lead singer for his own Chicago based rock group “The Love Hammers,” former
student (Jill prepared Marty before he left Chicago for his television appearances in LA)

Wally Swiatly - lead vocalist, eden music group and xSive, award winning chicago based
rock group, currently sings hit song for the Chicago Bears on every Chicago network, former
student

Peter Thorsen - as a 13 year old boy sang a major leading role in the opera “Fedora” at
the Lyric Opera of Chicago with Placido Domingo and Mirella Freni, former student (Jill did
all the audition and preparation work with Peter)

Darius DeHass - Broadway performer, former student of Jill’s at Columbia College

Kathy Beimfohr - successful voice over performer. Jill produced her first voice over
demo.