Resume

PERFORMANCE

RADIO & TV

  • Appeared as guest Vocal Empowerment Coach on UBN's Anne Walker Show

  • Appeared as Guest Vocal Empowerment Coach on Global Voice Radio's Rare Women Radio talk show (now with UBN radio)

  • Appeared on LA Talk Radio's Sheena Metal Show as guest Vocal Coach/Expert

  • Appearted on MTV's "Next" as Vocal Coach 
  • Appeared as guest Vocal Empowerment Coach alongside Singer/Songwriter Kathleen Blackwell on LA Talk Radio with Guy Towe

  • Karaoke Contest Judge and sponser for TJ Entertainment at Angeles National Golf Club

THEATRE PERFORMANCES

* 2005 Los Angeles Music Award winner: “Best New Musical of the Year”

LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES & CORPORATE

  • Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill - featured jazz singer
  • Jeff Goldblum’s Jazz band – singer

  • Kulack’s Woodshed – singer/songwriter

  • Harvell’s – Jazz singer

  • Babe's & Ricky’s – Jazz singer

  • Featured Artist for Black History Month Annual Awareness Fair

  • Opening act for Gospel R&B band, Soul Saints

  • Salt Lake Branch NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon – Singer

  • Utah’s Governor: Young Achiever’s Conference – Singer

  • Star Search Competition Winner

  • Dinner shows – Emcee/Entertainer

  • July 4th festival, Utah – Featured Artist

RECORDING

  • NBC TV Session singer for National Commercial

  • Voice over work for animated children's videos and album
  • Pasadena Studio 1 - Library Music Singer

  • "Songs of the Soul" in 1995 Released Album with Vagabond Productions

  • Award Winning vocal jazz quintet "InCinque"- Singer

  • Session Work - background vocals for various albums and demos over 15 years

EXPERIENCE

PRIVATE VOICE INSTRUCTOR, VOCAL EMPOWERMENT COACH

Ontario, Canada, UT, and Los Angeles, CA and worldwide

  • Instructed professional and amateur children and adults in vocal and performance skills.  Taught Vocal Seminars, Workshops, Conferences, etc. 

EDUCATION – TEACHING

EDUCATIONAL THERAPIST

  • Professional Tutors of America; Brea, CA

- Taught Basic Math, Algebra I, Reading, English, Humanities, History, Science, Chemistry to various students in South Central and Greater LA. Provided individualized intensive intervention and assessment for clients with a range of learning differences, including dyslexia, ADD, academic difficulties, language processing problems, motivational and self esteem problems, weak social, organizational, and study skills.
 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION/TEACHER

  • Sylvan Learning Center, Utah, Culver City, & Tarzana, CA

- Taught students ages 5 and up Beginning Reading, Academic Reading, Math, Writing, Study Skills, Speed Reading Assisted in School Administrative duties such as: Diagnostic Testing, Training Teachers, Developing workshops, Implementing Individual Educational Plans, Planning and Attending Teacher and Parent Conferences


PRIVATE EDUCATOR

  • Orem, Utah and Los Angeles, CA

    - Used creative innovative methods to teach Elementary and High School students
    from various backgrounds a variety of subjects including Math, Reading, Writing and Study Skills. Home- schooled grade 2, 3,4 and 7 in all Academic Areas including self esteem building. 



BEVERLY HILLS TUTORING CENTER

  • Beverly Hills, CA

- Home Schooled: Humanities, & English to children of celebrities. Tutored: Basic Math, English, Reading, Study Skills, Test Prep, etc.

 

THEATRE ARTS TEACHER

 

YOUTH COUNSELOR

  • BYU, Student Leadership Development

- Worked as one of 18 counselors for 168 high school students planning to attend BYU.

- Planned and administered workshops and activities; provided stewardship over ten junior girls. Provided academic peer counseling and assistance.


ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINING ASSISTANT

  • BYU Student Leadership Development

- Developed and presented part-time employee training programs for: department orientation, receptionist positions, computer programs, cash training, patron service, and customer training.

- Maintained inventory and check-out system for library resources and equipment.

- Provided general office support: filing, phone calls and typing.

- Assisted with planning and implementing selected department workshops and conferences



PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

  • Musical Director & Songwriter for BYU's Annual "Traditions Showcase"

  • Wrote, directed and starred in the Musical Revue, “Inside Out”



EDUCATION



ADDITIONAL COURSES & INSTRUCTORS:


Stand Up Comedy: Cary Odes

Voice Over:
Delores Diehl

TV Show Hosting & Comedy: Paul Ryan

Acting for Film & TV: Tim Slover Directing Theory & Practice: Charles Metton

Acting Intensive: Michelle Danner, George Nelson



INTERESTS


In addition to singing jazz, I enjoy writing music, writing musicals, painting, drawing riding my bike and hiking.