The pioneering Oprah Winfrey once stated,
"For every one of us who succeeds, its because there's somebody there to show us the way..."
I stand with this philosophy regarding vocal talents that will contribute to future generations of great artists. Since my days as a graduate student, I have committed a great deal of my time and expertise to schools, colleges, and universities, as a vocal teacher and coach.
As a musician of the global majority, I celebrate the opportunity to cultivate music students and act as a bridge between academia and the professional world. I have facilitated courses on several aspects of musicianship, including professional development, music business, artist branding, performance practices, and African-American literature.
I welcome the chance to delve deeper with you and the students of your institution and share my insights about making music your own.