Senobia Smith West

Senobia S.

Manassas, VA
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Senobia delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:

I am a professional singer from Columbus, Ohio. I graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Musicology, specializing in Classical Voice Performance.

Voice students can expect to improve week to week in their vocal technique. My versatility, experience, and formal training help me to make the learning experience easy, stress-free and fun.Every voice has a unique timbre; I teach students to release built up tension and apply foundational techniques in order to unlock their own individual sound. I can help any student to sing with freedom, confidence, and expression.

I teach piano students of all different ages mostly beginner piano. I can teach students to read music and pursue classical excellence, to learn how to play contemporary music using chord sheets, or both depending on the goals and preference of the student.

My personal passion is Jazz music but I firmly believe that great technique is essential to any and every style. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to become a better musician! Currently, I sing for two different Big Bands that gig around Winchester, VA. gigging regularly & produce artists for their own projects. I spent much of the past 7 years performing and touring Colorado, Alaska, and now Virginia.

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Lead Vocalist
Sep 2017 - Present
Yesterday Swing Orchestra

Lead Vocalist
Aug 2016 - Jun 2017
Fairbanks Community Jazz band

Professional Vocalist
Jul 2010 - Jul 2014
US Army


Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy - Contemporary Commercial Music
Aug 2017 - Present
Shenandoah University
BA Musicology specializing in Voice Performance
Aug 2005 - Dec 2009
The Ohio State University


Limited Proficiency
Professional Proficiency


Vocal Performance
Dec 2009
The Ohio State University


US Army Good Conduct Medal
Jul 2013
US Army
US Army Service Medal
Jul 2010
US Army

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Military Event
Latest Performance
Before a performance with the Shenandoah University Big Band

Waiting to go on stage with the US Army Band for the Holiday Concert

Photo by Senobia S.

Photo by Senobia S.

Photo by Senobia S.

My Adele Cover
Christmas Military Event
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