Ms. Larsen is in her 40th + year of offering interactive music programs and entertainment to varied age groups and populations. Utilizing songbooks and rhythmic instruments when appropriate, she tailors her performance or program to her audience. Her repertoire spans over 100 years. She is a songwriter, guitarist, bassist, and vocalist.
Ms. Larsen studied vocal training with Maestro Carlo Menotti, former teacher of Harry Belefonte, Laura Branigan, Tony Bennett and Frankie Avalon for over 12 years. Under the direction of Sharon Obeck, Ms. Larsen studied “On Camera Technique” for commercial work, media training, public interviews, and audition preparation. She also attended the Barbizon Modeling and Acting Studio for training in stage presence, runway presentations, photo shoot preparation, on camera makeup, hair, photo posing, audition and interviewing techniques.
Ms. Larsen has experience with school age children including special needs students, adults with cognitive impairments, behavioral health disorders, adults with substance and alcohol abuse disorders, dementia patients, the developmentally disabled, and physically disabled adults and children. She has been an independent contractor for ArtsWestchester, Westchester Office of the Aging, Hospital Audiences Inc., Rockland Psychiatric Center, Yonkers Public School District and the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx.
Ms. Larsen is one of the founding members of BIJOUX, which is now celebrating it's 26th year of performing for corporate, private and public events!