SVS is a place where exploration of self and singing is encouraged and celebrated. Arden aims to educate, motivate, inspire, mentor and challenge her students. She teaches with passion, love, and great sensitivity for each student’s proclivities, strengths and uniqueness.

SVS was founded 40+ years ago while Arden was in the throes of her active performing career. Performing and collaborating with fellow musicians, continuing her studies, and teaching others, have always found Arden at her happiest. To this day, Arden aspires to be the best student AND teacher she can be - the journey for betterment never ends.