“Whatever its quality, learn to use your voice Learn to use your voice – be it lilting or grovely, tenor, baritone, alto or soprano – at Southeast Texas School of Music. ”
Singing takes training – even if you don't sound like a bird
Learn the rudiments of using your own vocal chords musically. Learn "pitch", the difference between high and low notes – rhythm, breath control, and more.
Assuming that you will take your talent to the stage or in front of the camera, you will also be introduced to stage presence.
You will study the various musical styles and genres – Broadway, country, classical and gospel – and perform 2 recitals a year. Lessons are conducted in private, with opportunities for group performance.
Your opportunity instructor is Leslie Hicks
Voice and Piano
Leslie attended Southern Nazarene University where she studied vocal performance. She trained under Mrs. Cherie’ Hampton and discovered a love for teaching others. Since university, she has been working as a Worship Leader. There, she combines her love of God and music.
Although Leslie was classically trained, she found her niche’ with musical theater, performing, directing and attending countless shows. Since 2005, Leslie has had the great privilege of teaching others privately, as well as directing different choirs.
Not all singers sound like birds - but most professionals are trained.
You can be, too, at Southeast Texas School of Music.