Tamara Lea is a Vancouver Island based vocalist and instrumentalist.Tamara has studied jazz at Vancouver Island University where she received her Diploma in Jazz Studies and has trained as a classical flutist at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Tamara has studied with top professionals in the music world and trained in conventional study of pedagogy in a conservatory setting.
Tamara is a vocalist that can perform many genres of music but her love for jazz far outweighs them all. As a recording artist, she has contributed to a range of diverse genres including rap, rock, gospel, blues and jazz as well as vocals for commercials and television.
As a teacher,Tamara wants you to have fun, feel safe experimenting with sound and leave your lessons feeling accomplished. She is constantly upgrading her qualifications and taking masterclasses. This past winter, Tamara studied a month long course on Vocal Health First Aid for Singers. This course was offered online by http://www.VocalHealth.co.uk
from the United Kingdom.
In the UK, Vocal Health First Aid providers work hand in hand with ENT doctors (Ear,Nose & Throat),massage therapists, psychologists, workout trainers and various other heath practitioners.
Education and Training
Vocal Heath First Aid Training UK online course 2022
SOVT Training for Singers and Teachers CPD Accredited LV.1 2021
Pedagogy Training in Flute
Victoria Conservatory of Music, Victoria BC 1990-1993
Private Tuition Studies
Victoria Conservatory of Music, Victoria BC ( Margo Miel-Mann, Mary Byrne )1990-1993
Tom Keenlyside ( flute and Alto sax )Vancouver BC 1987-1990
Vancouver Island University (Steve Jones- Alto sax,Richard Volet- flute)Nanaimo BC 1984-1987
Audio Engineering and Production Program
Institute of Communication Arts 1987-1989
Diploma in Jazz Studies
Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo , BC 1984-1987