In addition to singing on stages around the world, Lea is known and
respected for her exceptional teaching ability. With a great love for children
and adults who retain their sense of adventure,   she brings the music alive
through a deep knowledge base and infectious energy.   

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An Evening with Lea Gilmore!

Classes/Presentations (adults and children)
The below have been presented at arts camps, schools, universities and cultural centers in
nationally and internationally:


“Beltin’ Boppin’ and Blues – Women in the Blues"
A survey course on the historical and contemporary contributions of women in blues
music; also including blues singing technique.

“Seeking Our Common Ground”
A lecture/concert exploring the importance of healing racial and cultural divides through
music.  

“Singing from the Soul - Exploring Your Voice”
A way too fun class instructing how to “think outside the box” and expand the singing
voice and soul at the same time!  

“The Roots of African American Music”
A survey course where students sing and learn the history of Negro spirituals, field
hollers,  Blues, Jazz and Gospel.

“How to Sing the Blues”
A class for adults teaching blues singing and general vocal technique.

African American Spirituals Ensemble
Leading a group of vocalists in singing and interpreting the African American Spiritual

“Songs of the US Civil Rights Movement”
An exciting performance and lecture on the songs of freedom and protest from the US
Civil Rights Movement.

“That’s the Gospel!"  Choir Workshops  
With Lea on the piano, she works with school, university, community and church choirs
to teach Gospel singing technique and singing with your heart.  At the end of the
workshop, the choir will have performance ready Gospel songs!  


***The following are GREAT FOR SCHOOLS (all ages)***


"Soul of A People - African American Music Traditions"
With excitement, passion, humor and joy, Lea  and Marc Borms (pianist) take you on a
musical journey of the music of Black Americans.  From Spirituals to Gospel and Blues
to Jazz, African American music has greatly influenced music around the world.  It has
formed the foundations of popular music from New York to Tokyo.    Lea and Belgian
pianist Marc Borms have been collaborating for almost a decade.  This is a
collaboration that personifies all of our common ground, transcending race and culture
to convey our oneness – our common humanity.    They continue to successfully tell
these musical stories, with messages of tolerance, justice and peace,  that are
inspirational to all.
This presentation can also include classroom visits.


“That’s the Gospel!"  Choir Workshops  
With Lea on the piano, she works with school, university, community and church choirs
to teach Gospel singing technique and singing with your heart.  At the end of the
workshop, the choir will have performance ready Gospel songs.
This is a very popular!  
In Addition!
Lea also does school
residencies where in
performances, she visits
classrooms facilitating
conversations on social
activism,current events,  
political theory,
African-American literature,
peace and justice issues and
much more.




All  presentations are
specifically tailored for
each event.





Ask about special
presentations for
International Schools


For more
information and
booking
contact:
Belva Scott
belva@leagilmore.com
Workshops, Lectures and Other Cool Things!