Jubilee Ntoné É started studying music as a child, including private piano lessons, school choirs and ensembles, extracurricular youth choirs, guitar, trumpet and violin. In high school she sang with the Highest Praise Choir Tour over the summers performing hundreds of Gospel concerts all across the United States. She earned her Bachelor’s in Music Education with Vocal Proficiency from Mid-America Christian University under the instruction of Ray Gibbs and Andy Cole (Pensacola Christian College) Celeste Barrett (Oklahoma Wesleyan University) and went on to obtain a Masters in Education Administration.
A soprano herself, she has taught sound vocal technique to both male and female singers from various cultural backgrounds and musical styles, even navigating language barriers to achieve astounding results and confidence with her students. After voice, piano is her next favorite instrument. She did not much enjoy piano lessons as a child and therefore hopes to make it fun for her students right from the beginning! Jubilee likes Chopin, Handel, Louis Armstrong, the Piano Guys, Cecilia Bartoli, and Josh Groban to name a few. But her favorite musician is her sister Valerie Joy Yocum who shares her gifts and extensive knowledge through music therapy.
Today Jubilee interacts with students of all ages across Fort Bend ISD, is the CEO of a nonprofit organization mentoring teenage girls around the globe, and leads worship with her husband Pastor Yohan for the Fountain of Grace Church. What she especially loves about offering private music lessons is building confidence as her students develop their skills, establishing fundamentals that can support their own unique expression and goals, and cultivating a love for music by balancing good discipline with the reward of having fun when the hard works pays off!
Her goals as a music teacher are to first make her students feel comfortable with their teacher, learn what motivates them, help them set and achieve their goals, and help them exceed what they think they are capable of. She wants her singers to find their voice! And her instrumentalists to command the tools in their hands with ease and and enjoyment. In addition to exploring the world of recording and production, one day she would like to form a touring youth choir featuring multicultural styles that display the universal language of music.