About Detrece L.

Detrece teaches: Ages 8 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: September 1999
Last sign in: Within two months

Overview

Songwriter, Vocal Coach, Artist Development Specialist, Music Therapist, Business Manager and the list goes on and on! Dee L. has performed all over the Continental U.S, Germany, Switzerland and Africa since the age of 8. Classically trained and raised in the church, she draws from these different points of reference to add flavor and spice to her performances. Dubbed "the Background Queen," she has shared the stage with stars across the genres including Brenda Russell, Steven Tyler (of Aerosmith), Tramaine Hawkins, Kim Burrell, and David Foster to name a few. Her wide range, clear tone, professionalism and modesty set her apart from other vocalists. She has been professionally teaching both individual and group voice lessons for almost 15 years. Having successfully trained in the 5 year Music Therapy and Vocal Performance Dual Degree program at the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Dee looks forward to a promising career in the music industry - educating and polishing tomorrow's stars!

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Experience

Teaching Artist/Choir Conductor
Sep 2015 - Present
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra OrchKids

Music Teacher/Choir Director
Sep 2012 - Jun 2015
Baltimore City Public Schools

Music Teacher
Jan 2001 - Nov 2012
Musika

Music Teacher
Aug 2003 - Jun 2010
Boston City Public Schools

Education

Intercultural Counseling
Sep 2010 - Present
Loyola University Maryland
Early Education Childhood
Jan 2005 - Aug 2005
State College of Florida
Vocal Performance and Music Therapy Dual Bachelor
Sep 1998 - May 2003
Berklee College of Music

Languages Spoken

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Deans List
May 2003
Berklee College of Music
Norm Nathan Endowment
May 2002
Berklee college of Music
World Tour Scholarship
Jan 2002
Berklee College of Music

7 Reviews on Detrece L.

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Shaunise G. Mar 21, 2016
· Singing · In home Detrece was patient very much into her work and very knowledgeable about singing i will continue to finish my lesson with and recommend her HIGHLY.
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Nefertiri S. Feb 26, 2016
· Microsoft Office · In home She is such a very pleasant person to work with, patient ,kind ,very knowledgeable of the computer,she showed me a lot in one day.I am looking forward to the next class .Thank you
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Beverly B. Feb 3, 2016
· Gospel Singing · In home Detrece was amazing. She is extremely talented and very good at instructing. Her pleasant personality make your nervousness disappear in minutes. I recommend her to anyone, especially beginners who lack confidence.
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Domonique M. Dec 29, 2015
· Gospel Singing · Online Detrece is a great teacher. I really enjoyed the lesson!
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Mary Paige M. Sep 8, 2015
· Singing · In home Miss Dee, as my daughter calls her, is fantastic. Her style is low key and fun and she is so very talented. Perfect fit for my daughter.
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Nichelle M. Jul 19, 2015
· Gospel Singing · In studio DeTrece is the epitome of "pro." She is a well rounded, zealous, passionate, and stellar musician.
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Kris F. Feb 22, 2015
· Guitar · In home Really good teacher. Love her energy.
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