⭐ University of North Texas, B.A. Jazz Voice
⭐ 3-time YoungArts winner
⭐ 2-time winner of DownBeat Student Music Award
⭐ Past member of the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus
⭐ Finalists Jack Rudin Jazz Championship at Lincoln Center
BIO: Hi! My name is Abbi and I’m a vocalist, guitarist, pianist, and songwriter. Music is my life. I just finished writing and recording my first studio album here in Los Angeles. Currently, I'm an active member of the professional studio singing community here, as well as the live music scene, where I perform my original music. I have extensive experience singing solo and in ensembles within multiple genres, playing piano and guitar, self-accompanying, songwriting, touring, and recording, and I’d love to pass along what I know to help you on your own musical journey!
I’m originally from Burbank, California, and as the child of professional musician parents, I had musical training from a young age, starting with piano lessons at age four. I also sang in the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, an ensemble that regularly performs with LA’s top professional classical musicians, and attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA), where I student-directed a vocal jazz group. I picked up the guitar at a young age when my dad, who is a professional guitarist, started teaching me. I was also selected to participate in the GRAMMY Camp - Jazz Session, a national program for high school students, and the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, which involved a performance at the historic Monterey Jazz Festival and a tour to Japan. I am also a three-time YoungArts winner.
During my time at UNT, I sang with the UNT One O’Clock Lab Band, a historic, GRAMMY-winning group, and toured with them to New York, where we placed as Finalists in the inaugural Jack Rudin Jazz Championship at Lincoln Center. I also sang with the UNT Jazz Singers, which won two DownBeat Student Music Awards while I was in the group. Whether you're a beginner or looking to advance your skills, lessons with me are tailored to your needs. Sign up now and enjoy the convenience of virtual lessons from the comfort of your home. Book your first lesson today and discover the joy of music-making!