Current music instructor with extensive management skills in hiring practices, analytical reporting, scheduling, and client management
Learning With Leigh Ann, Watson Wood Music, Greenville, SC — 2017-Present
Voice, acting, oboe, and piano instruction at Watson Wood Music.
Forbes Music Company, White Plains, NY — 2011-2017
General Manager, 2014-2017
Voice and Piano Instructor, 2011-2014
As an instructor, managed a studio of (30) students. Promoted to General Manager in 2014 and was responsible for day-to-day business operations. Managing the client/student relationship, billing, and HR practices.
Housing Coordinator, New York Film Academy, New York, NY — 2011
Responsible for assisting incoming students to secure housing on and off campus and managed the Dorm Roster database. Established relationships with local realtors to negotiate better rates for students and faculty.
Specialist, Apple Store Fifth Avenue, New York, NY — 2010-2013
Lead and oversaw phone-room operations. Worked with store leadership team to develop phone-room policy, procedure, and labor-hour planning.
Graduate Assistant, Altgeld School of Music, SIU; Carbondale, IL — 2007-2009
Scheduled and maintained a studio of (20) voice students
Southern Illinois University; Carbondale, IL – Master of Music in Opera/Music Theatre Performance, 2009
Converse College; Spartanburg, SC – Magna Cum Laude; Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance, 2007 South Carolina Governors School for the Arts and Humanities, 2007
Secretary of the Board – Spartanburg Repertory Opera
Board Member – Limelight Players LLP, Travelers Rest Artist Alliance
Expertise in productivity applications such as Microsoft Suite and CRM databases such as Zoho and Sugar. Expert in time-management and a drive for results.
Experience in directing Musical Theater through Spartanburg Repertory Opera.