Leigh Folta

Leigh F.

Chicago, IL

About Leigh F.

Background check: Last verified 03/06/2016
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Leigh teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: September 2013
Last sign in: Today

Overview

Hi, there! My name is Leigh and I can't wait to work with you! I've been singing my whole life, and have been teaching since 2013. I have loved helping my students learn the basics of singing, find confidence in their body and voice, and, most importantly, have fun!

I have a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance from the University of Southern California, and I am about to graduate with a Master of Music degree in vocal performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts.

I believe singing is all about the connection of body and soul, and that a little bit of technique can go a long way, no matter what repertoire you're studying.

I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

Photos and Videos

Leigh performing in a recital in Los Angeles in 2014

Experience

Private Voice Teacher

Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
Hollywood Academy of Music

Leigh taught private voice, piano, and beginner guitar lessons to students 6 and up

Music Theory, Voice, and Choir Teacher

Mar 2012 - Dec 2013
Saturday Conservatory of Music

Leigh taught beginner music theory, group voice classes, and conducted two children's choirs

Education

Master of Music Vocal Performance

Sep 2014 - Present
Chicago College of Performing Arts

Bachelor of Music Vocal Performance

Aug 2008 - Dec 2012
Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California

Languages Spoken

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

French

Limited Proficiency

Awards

First Place Winner

Nov 2015
Casa Italia Vocal Competition

Artist of Tomorrow

Jun 2014
Brentwood Westwood Symphony Orchestra
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2 Reviews on Leigh F.

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Jutta Jul 13, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Leigh is very professional and made me feel at ease at the same time. My first lesson was so enjoyable, and she was encouraging all the way. Cannot wait until next time.
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David Mar 20, 2016
Classical Voice · In home
Leigh has a great deal of knowledge and experience and was able to help me build my technical skill and my confidence. She is a great teacher and I highly recommend her.
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