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.