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Solange Guenier Chambers

Dance Instructor - Choreographer - Singer - Dancer

Work history

Elevation Dance Studio

Feb 2011Present

Dance Instructor

  • Serving as the primary ballet instructor
  • Training and developing students in ballet, modern (Horton technique) and Locking.
  • Choreographing and directing dance performances ("The Nutcracker", "The Wiz" and recitals).
  • Planning and delivering dance lessons
  • Choreographing full routines to a high standard for beginners right through to advanced students.
  • Explaining and demonstrating dance techniques and methods.

Time Machine

Sep 2009Dec 2010

Singer

Performed and toured with the Disco Funk band "Time Machine" in Switzerland and France

Tina Turner

Aug 2008May 2009

Dancer

Performed with Tina Turner on the "Tina Turner Live in Concert" tour. The tour travelled through the US, Canada and Europe and had 90 shows in 47 cities.

Tina Turner

Feb 2008Feb 2008

Dancer

  • Performed with Tina Turner and Beyonce Knowles at "The Grammy Awards"
  • Performed at The Kremlin in Moscow (Russia) for a special  birthday event

Tina Turner

Apr 2007May 2007

Dancer

Performed with Tina Turner at the Monte Carlo "Dinner with the Stars" and at the "London Museum Charity Bowl Concert"

Universal

Nov 2005Dec 2006

Singer

Pursued personal recording career. Completed and marketed the album titled "Kay Cee Dee"

Conservatoire Populaire de Musique de Geneve

Sep 2003Jun 2005

Dance Instructor

  • Training and developing students in ballet and jazz
  • Planning and delivering dance lessons
  • Choreographing full routines to a high standard for beginners right through to advanced students.
  • Explaining and demonstrating dance techniques and methods

Tina Turner

Jan 2005Feb 2005

Dancer

Performed with Tina Turner on a US and Canadian promotional television tour promoting her upcoming album 'All the Best'. Performances took place on the following television shows:

  • 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'
  • 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'
  • 'The Early Show'
  • 'The View'
  • 'Live with Kelly and Regis Show'
  • 'Canada AM'

Tina Turner

Jan 2004Jan 2004

Dancer

Performed with Tina Turner on "The Oprah Winfrey 50th Birthday Show"

Westlife

Sep 2002Oct 2002

Back up Singer

Performed with Westlife on the UK promotional tour promoting the single "Queen of my Heart'

The Lighthouse Family

Mar 2002Apr 2002

Back up Singer

Performed with The Lighthouse Family on the UK promotional tour promoting the single "I wish"

Cher

Nov 2001Jan 2002

Dancer

Performed with Cher on a promotional television tour to promote her upcoming album 'Living Proof'. Performances took place on the following television shows among many others:

  • 'CD UK', "Top of the Pops' (UK)
  • 'Hit Machine' (France)
  • 'Bambi Awards' (Germany)
  • 'Domenica In' (Italy)

Destiny's Child

Feb 2001Feb 2001

Dancer

Performed with Destiny's Child at the 'British Music Awards'

Tina Turner 

Mar 2000Dec 2000

Dancer- Back up Singer

Performed with Tina Turner on the '24/7' World Tour. The tour travelled through the US, Canada and Europe with a total of 128 shows.

Tina Turner

Oct 1999Mar 2000

Dancer - Back up Singer

Performed with Tina Turner on a US and European television tour to promote the upcoming '24/7' Worl Tour. Performances took place on the following television shows:

  • Super Bowl 2000 (Atlanta)
  • 'Tonight Show' with Jay Leno
  • 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'
  • Ally McBeal
  • 'Domenica In' (Italy)
  • 'Wetten Das" (Germany)
  • 'Top of the Pops', 'Mobo Awards' (UK)
  • 'NRJ Music Awards' (France)

Education

VIDLA (Vocalist International Distance Learning Academy) 

Apr 2015Present

Higher Certificate (Teaching Children and Adolescents)

Contemporary vocal teacher's training which includes:

  • Studies of the development of the larynx in teenagers, through the five stages of transformation in boys, and three in girls.
  • Studies in the important field of teaching the 5 - 9 year-olds, whose voices have not yet started to change. 
  • Approaches to the practice of teaching groups

Alvin Ailey American Dance Center

Jan 1996Jan 1997

Independent Study Program Certificate

  • Ballet (including pointe)
  • Jazz
  • Modern (Martha Graham and Lester Horton techniques)

Conservatoire de Musique de Geneve (Switzerland)

Sep 1985Jun 1995

Certificate

  • Studies under the direction of Gilbert Mayer of the Paris Opera
  • Ballet (including pointe)
  • Jazz
  • Modern (Martha Graham technique)
  • Tap

College et Lycée International de Ferney-Voltaire (France)

Sep 1988Jun 1995

Diploma of General University Entrance Examination (Baccalaureat)

Specialty: Arts and Literature 

Skills

Teaching skills

  • Physically fit and able to sustain a high level of energetic activity for long periods of time
  • Ability to inspire passion in students
  • Confident teaching large groups
  • Willingness to work with others and responding constructively to feedback

Languages

Fluent in:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French