Deborah Liles

Basic Information

Address: 7830 North Academy Boulevard Colorado Springs, Colorado 80920
Phone Number: 719-266-0275
Person of Contact: Matthew Lucci or Deborah Liles deborahlilestmsvol@gmail.com

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Additional Information

Voice Type: any
Musical Styles: any
Hours: any
Ages: any, but prefer 12 and up
Capacity: varies, very large
Pricing: dependent upon student needs and budget
Payment Methods: all
Setting/Location(s): Large facility/Deborah's private studio within
Program Highlights:

Vocal range, pulling out individual style, audition prep, professional recording, songwriting, workshops; I am a fanatic about support and mastering your diaphragm! Be ready to work, but have fun. It is not a typical voice lesson, you learn to love the process of training, vocalizing and becoming a real artist. Through Lucci, Deborah offers a free vocal lesson...visit Lucci online, click to instructors, to Deborah, and schedule your free lesson with notes on what you would like to work on, goals, etc..

Lucci is a fantastic place, lots of opportunity to perform, learn any other instrument, including drum studios, and soon Lucci will be one of the only facilities in our region for Studio, Recording, Production, Hip Hop, Beats, Songwriting, Performance and other training and workshops! Tell 'em Deborah sent you in the referral process if you do another instrument, so she can meet you!!

Recitals: Student Artist Showcases, Summer and Winter Concerts, perform with various Lucci bands, both student and pro, recordings, original songs for singers, and so much more!!
Education/Awards: Deborah Liles is a professional jazz and adult contemporary songwriter, singer and recording artist, in the style of Diana Krall, Sade, Adele, Norah Jones, Eva Cassidy, and other female vocal talents. At a young age, she started studying Ella Fitzgerald, The Manhattan Transfer, Stevie Wonder, and every other great pop artist to develop techniques to improve her singing and performing. The process has never stopped for her, and she has an impressive performance and teaching career as a result. She is dedicated to helping artists of all ages, styles and levels to reach great potential and then push beyond what they are capable of of in vocal, performance, recording & production, and songwriting talent. Deborah has a BFA from VCU in Richmond, Virginia in Music and Theater, and some graduate jazz vocal course work at New York University. She is currently working on completion of her master's in vocals, recording and production. Deborah also owns The Singers Studio, a songwriting and composition company, currently pitching songs for artists, film, TV, and all media.
Academic Teaching Experience: VCU student teaching; Northcross Academy; went on to open The Singers Studio
Private Teaching Experience: Private teaching for over 15 years, individual to groups, to choral, including performance workshops
Publications/Media: Facebook, twitter, youtube,
Performance Credentials: Some of Deborah performance experience includes: ....Deborah performs nationwide, and highlights of her career include Jazz at Lincoln Center and The Kennedy Center. She believes firmly in teaching and doing...and trains any student to embrace the same, helping find them performances to enhance the training process. She has worked with great artists, including Keith Howland (Chicago lead guitarist), Ray Cadell, Jeff Todd, Robbie Dummit, She has performed for audiences including Laura Bush Staff, Robert Duvall, Marvin Hamlisch, Bill Gates, David Foster, Hampton Jazz Festival, The Broadmoor, The Greenbrier, Black Dog Jazz, and voted Virginia's Platinum Vocalist from 2002-2005.
Competitions:

Deborah's Student Luka Feren, Third Place Colorado's Got Talent January 2013
Deborah's student JD Malkin wins Colorados Got Talent 2012 in his age division
Deborah Liles, Jazz Vocalist of the Year, SWVA 2001
JD Malkin semi finalist, America's Got Talent
Deborah's students American Idol stages/progressions: Jessilynn Kidd, Meghan Upchurch, Tracey Harris
Winner Disney American Idol, various years current Meghan Upchurch, Mackenzie Brewer
Nashville Star; Meghan Upchurch semifinalist
more more more.......

Mission Statement:

We strive for you to have affordable lessons that excel at your pace with your goals in mind. Here at Lucci Music we do not waste our students' time teaching them to just "play" songs or "how to rock". We strive to teach our students to be able to teach themselves.

What will you learn in private lessons?

No matter the instrument: guitar lessons, piano lessons, voice lessons, drum lessons, violin lessons, saxophone lessons... and from ages 6 to adult, you will achieve a foundation of technique, theory, ear training, and listening skills. While learning the fundamentals, we also guide and encourage our students to really start playing music... drills, theory, and exercises are all necessary, and can be fun, but it is all pointless unless the student can apply it and really play music.

What makes Lucci Music stand out?

Not just music lessons, but a musical community! We connect our students together and take pride in their achievements. Lucci Music mentors our students to be the best they can be, and gives them the tools to continue to excel past us! You will find that all of our instructors are top quality professional musicians with a heart to mentor each student as an individual. With your investment at Lucci Music you will learn to play music... Don't wait! Getting started is as easy as playing the radio:

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

I am in love with singing, singers, and all aspects of music and the great vocal and the great performance...Deborah Liles

What makes Deborah a great teacher? She gives the student proper technique in breathing, dynamics, control, the vocal belt, consistency and creativity, and then builds upon the foundations to bring out a truly unique, creative vocal musician and performance artist. She produces, writes for and with, and records all students during training, and focuses of the inner circle of the music business as well. Her students are exquisitely trained, and know their business. Students can expect lots of exercises, interval and ear training, working with microphones and equipment, stage and performance work, theory, and individual style. Contact Deborah today!

Social Networks:

Facebook, Twitter, Youtube

Additional Information:

Deborah resides in downtown Denver, and is President of Deborah Liles Artist Development and The Singer’s Studio.  DLAD prepares students and artists for music career success and record labels in vocal, performance, business, and songwriting.  The Singer’s Studio is where all the commercial vocal training takes place, and she will soon head up Pop Star U, the only artistic development program directly partnered with a record label.