Meet Your Instructor ... Lila Ammons
I was born in Chicago, Illinois and have been singing professionally since 1984 after a lifetime of singing in choirs, playing violin and piano, and performing in plays and musical theater productions. I was a New York-based classical singer from 1984 - 1998. I sang opera, oratorio, recitals and was a professional elite choral singer/soloist. I've been performing jazz for 14 years and touring internationally for the past 11 years singing classic blues and jazz. I'm currently working on my second solo jazz album.
I love to teach! I began teaching eight years ago in higher education, as an adjunct faculty member. I've also been teaching at local music schools and I've just begun coaching high school students, preparing them for performances. And I'm currently expanding my private studio - Ammons Vocal Studio.
B.M., Voice Studies - University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
M.M., Voice Studies - Manhattan School of Music (New York, NY)
Certificate of Musical Studies and Voice - Ecoles d'Art Americaines de Fontainebleau (Fontainebleau, France)
McNally-Smith College of Music - St. Paul, MN
West Bank School of Music - St. Paul, MN
Schmitt Music - Edina, MN
Private Studio - Minneapolis, MN
South High School, Minneapolis, MN