Hi! I'm Jamelia, and I'm excited to work with you! I've been teaching and performing music for 15 years. My students have been awarded "Superior" ratings in Solo and Ensemble, accepted into music camps for further study, and cast in school and community theater productions. I went to the University of Georgia (GO DAWGS!) where I earned my Bachelor of Music degree in Music Performance in 2000. I also earned a Master of Music degree in Voice Performance at Southern Methodist University in 2002.
I believe that being creative through music and acting can be a fun experience, and I do my best to help you discover your unique talents. My lessons involve exercises that are out of the ordinary. One day you might sing while pretending to swing a baseball bat, and another day you might sing while lying on the floor! I do what it takes to get results so you can realize your greatest potential. I look forward to meeting you!
Direct children 's choir ages 5-8. I prepare them to sing for worship services and for the Spring musical.
I have sung several operatic and musical theater roles with various companies including Opera Tulsa, Utah Festival Opera, Opera Carolina, Theatre Three, Brooklyn Repertory Theater, Two by Two Productions, and Natchez Festival of Music. I've sung concerts with the American Spiritual Ensemble, the National Association of Negro Musicians, and the American Guild of Organists.
I taught voice class and acting improvisation and monologue classes to students ages 4-adult.
I was the guest conductor for the gifted and talented music program for the Georgetown County School District (South Carolina). The choir consisted of students ages 10-18. I taught singing, theory, and conducting.