Lauren Seay

Lauren S.

New York, NY
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About

Lauren delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
October 2014

Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Lauren Seay is an active performer and music educator based in New York City. She holds a Master of Music in jazz performance from the Manhattan School of Music as well as a Bachelor of Music in jazz studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Bachelor of Science in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology from North Carolina State University. During her time in graduate school, Lauren studied vocal jazz with Grammy-nominated vocalist Kate McGarry and double bass with Harvie S and Jay Anderson. In her home state of North Carolina, Lauren gained recognition for her eclectic musical style, her unique voice and her ability to play and sing simultaneously in the jazz idiom. She was lauded as a “revelation” in Triad City Beat for her vocal and bass performance in the 2015 Miles Davis Jazz Festival at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Lauren is an avid performer in the New York jazz scene and appears at venues such as the legendary 55 Bar, where she enjoys a monthly residency. She has performed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cosmopolitan Club, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, Zinc Bar, Club Bonafide, Swing 46 as well as other venues in the city. Lauren enjoys sharing her love of music with her students and has taught both privately and in New York City schools, including the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Program. In addition to playing bass and singing, Lauren also plays piano, clarinet, electric guitar, electric bass and acoustic guitar.

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Education

Master of Music in Jazz Studies on the Double Bass
Aug 2015 - May 2017
Manhattan School of Music
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies on the Double Bass
Aug 2012 - May 2015
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Bachelor of Science in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology with a minor in Classical Bass Performance
Aug 2008 - May 2012
North Carolina State University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

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Sree K. Apr 14, 2017
Upright Bass · In home

Lauren is amazing and so patient. She is also awesome at making concepts real to an adult beginner like me. I am so happy to be working with her!

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