Maple Plain

14
Oct

Ashleigh

Ashleigh, Soprano, is proud and excited to be teaching private voice lessons with All Things Musik for her eighth year. Ashleigh holds a Master’s Degree in Music from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Ashleigh is a soloist and 1st soprano section leader for the Chancel Choir at Wayzata Community Church in Wayzata, MN under the direction of Adam Reinwald. Ashleigh has performed lead roles with Good Works Community Theater in Wayzata, MN under the direction of Autumn Toussaint and was the soprano soloist in the world premiere of All Might Dominion Majesty and Power, a choral symphony in five movements composed by Thomas Paulson with the Wayzata Symphony Orchestra. Ashleigh’s voice has been described as rich and warm with a velvety smooth legato. Highlights of her performance career include performing with Dolora Zajick, the renowned Metropolitan Opera singer, at the Carmel of Reno in Reno, NV and a singing a leading role with the Lexington Opera Society in Lexington, Kentucky. Ashleigh is a three – time NATS Competition winner (National Association of Teachers of Singing) and received the Outstanding Senior of the Year Award in Music at UNLV for both her academic achievements in music and her ability as a soloist and performer, performing two leading roles while in school. Ashleigh is a dedicated, passionate and highly trained professional singer who has extensive knowledge of the vocal instrument, not only pedagogically, but from performance experience as well. As a voice teacher, Ashleigh has been commended by parents and students for her ability to beautifully combine support AND challenge by meeting students exactly where they are while at the same time challenging them to go further. Ashleigh teaches a vocal technique that is healthy and natural to build a solid foundation for every style of singing. Ashleigh loves to share her knowledge and passion for music with her students and colleagues and is a great listener who is patient and responds to students individual needs to ensure they reach their highest potential.