Cliffside Park, NJ, 07010
Subjects Taught Singing, Music Performance, Music Theory, Songwriting
Music has been in my heart since I was a small child. I loved it so much that after 4 years in the U.S. Air Force and 6 successful years in the computer field, i returned to school to study my passion...singing! While in the Air Force, I was a soloist with the Aviano Gospel Choir in Aviano, Italy, from 2000-2001, where we toured different cities in Italy to perform for music festivals and public concerts. During my time there, i also performed with different bands and began making a name for myself as a vocalist.
In 2009, I received my BA in Music from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, IL where I studied classical and jazz voice. After graduating in 2009, I received a full scholarship to pursue my Masters Degree in Jazz Studies at Michigan State University, one of the premiere jazz programs in the United States under the direction of world-renowned jazz bassist and composer, Rodney Whitaker.
While studying at Michigan State University, I toured with the MSU Jazz...