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Marcie Ley

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Singer and Voice Instructor with experience in varied performing genres. Promotes safe and effective vocal techniques and encourages artistic growth and musical literacy. Committed to ongoing professional training and growth in the craft. Devoted to encouraging creative expression and confidence in students of all ages.

Experience

Private Vocal Instructor  - 2007- Present

Teaching private vocal students from age 6 to adult. 

Thurman White Academy Of The Performing Arts vocal workshop - masterclass 2020

Repertoire class preparing Art Songs for their Solo and Ensemble Festival.

Vegas city opera  summer opera academy - masterclass - 2019

Worked with singers of varying levels on operatic repertoire, including diction, vocal technique, and stage presence.

Sin City Opera Camp  instructor - 2017

Private vocal lessons and preparing solo and ensemble repertoire for performance.

Palm Springs Opera Outreach — 2016

Opera in the Schools is a two-week program that impacts more than 25,000 kids in grades K-12. Students participate in 45 minute, interactive, light-hearted outreach assemblies. Students learn classical music terms, vocabulary, about the different languages that opera incorporates, and how opera impacts the world of music today!

Sin City Opera international Children\'s Concert & Masterclass - 2015

International Vocal Workshop for The Colorado Springs Children\'s Chorale, and Talent Advancement Program (TAP) performers from Sister City, Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia and local Las Vegas Students.

Education

West Virginia University Bachelor of Music in Opera Performance 1993

Performance Experience

Soprano Marcie Ley has received critical acclaim for her performances across the United States and Europe.

Notable roles performed include Violetta in La Traviata, Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte, Antonia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Mimi in La Boheme, Liu in Turandot, Marguerite in Faust, and Nedda in Pagliacci, with numerous regional opera companies in the USA, and also in Europe at The Arena di Verona in Italy, Opera National de Montpellier in France, and in Germany with Theater Dortmund, Oper Leipzig, and the Musiktheater im Revier.

Skills

30 years of professional stage experience

Proficiency in foreign languages including German, Italian, French and Latin.

Knowledge of Alexander Technique

Passion for research, learning, and self-improvement, and passing that knowledge on to my students