Leslie A. Crafton

Style: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Gospel; Classical; Musical Theatre


Title: Director

Bio: SUMMARY Associate of Arts at the College of Souther Idaho 1999 and bachelor of music 2002. Bachelor of Music at Idaho State University 2002 Private music instructor since 1977 NATS Member since 2004 Co-founder and executive director of "RISE UP AND SING" a vocal music camp founded in 2005 Music Instructor at American Heritage Academy Education: Associate of Arts in Fine Arts May 1999 CSI Bachelor of music May 2002 ISU GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale 2 credits of graduate school Courses Taken: All required choir classes Opera workshop Organ performance, piano, symphonic band, Pysch/Ed 101, 201, 204, 205, 225 Private voice instruction Regular and advanced diction Voice Pedagogy Speech All required theory and aural skills Voice literature Theater appreciation, Stage Makeup, Orchestration Music History 1,2,3,4 Aide experience, Applied education Independent study. Experience: Private music instruction since 1977. 1977-1985 Private voice and piano including teaching the Yamaha method at a private school. 1985-1988 children's singing group 1988-present private voice teacher Jr. and Sr choir, private vocal instructor and applied music theory teacher at American Heritage Academy. 2005-present. Activities: Music director for local musicals. Vocal chair of Mini-Cassia Chapter of the National Federation of Jr. Music Clubs. 1994-present. Vocal scholarship co-chair for local music committee. Leading roles for Oliver, Fiddler on the Roof, Messiah, High School and College Honors recitals. Scholarship recipient for CSI and BYU Member of "Silhouette" a vocal performing group. Co-creator/founder and executive director of "Rise up and Sing" a vocal music camp. 2005-present. Creator of Crafton Institute of Music "Levels advancement program".

Voice Type: Mezzo-soprano

Music Styles Taught: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Gospel; Classical; Musical Theatre

Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I offer lessons in a group environment

Contact Information


981 N 800 E
Rupert, ID
USA 83350

MOBILE: 208-431-4665

E-mail: bcrafton@pmt.org
Web: www.riseupsing.com

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