About Detrece L.

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


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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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

Music Teacher

Aug 2003 - Jun 2010
Boston City Public Schools


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


Fluent / Native Proficiency


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
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7 Reviews on Detrece L.

Shaunise G. Mar 21, 2016
Singing · In home
Verified Student
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.
Lavelle Garcia
Nefertiri S. Feb 26, 2016
Microsoft Office · In home
Verified Student
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
Beverly B. Feb 3, 2016
Gospel Singing · In home
Verified Student
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.
Domonique M. Dec 29, 2015
Gospel Singing · Online
Verified Student
Detrece is a great teacher. I really enjoyed the lesson!
Mary Paige M. Sep 8, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
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.
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.
Kris F. Feb 22, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Really good teacher. Love her energy.
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