Hi, I'm Brian OliverSmith, Executive Director & Founder.

 

 

A few things about me:

Professional Lyric Tenor, Award Winning Global Entrepreneur, Experienced Executive Coach & Facilitator

  • Over 20 years performing with Los Angeles Opera, Seattle Opera, North Carolina Opera, Performed with Placido Domingo, Deborah Voight, Renee Fleming, Juliana Di Giacomo
  • Studied with Billie Eilish's Voice Teacher.
  • Studied with Josh Groban's Voice Teacher.
  • Over 15 years of World Class Vocal training.
  • Built & Scaled 3 companies & global Non-Profit, winning the 1st US Aid Grant in Mobile Education
  • (other was Sesame Street)
  • Scaled last company to 65 countries & sold to a public entity.
  • Team and he has won – 1st GSMA Best Mobile Learning Award, Gartner Cool Vendor, Frost & Sullivan, US Export Award, Codie Award.
  • First volunteer trainer with Stephen Covey (7 Habits).
  • Studied & Certified in Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman,
  • First 1000 Executive Coaches in California (training by CTI)
  • Father of 5 Children, 3 grandchildren.

Hi, I'm Matt Lewis, Artistic Director & Co-Founder

A bit about me:

  • Over 20 years as a Resident Teaching Artist for Ravinia Festival’s Music Discovery Program, in partnership with Chicago Public Schools.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Education
  • Experience working with thousands of students in performance, musicality, composition, arrangements, choir and more.
  • Professional Performer and bandleader for a top Chicago large events band.
  • 3 time Jazz Ambassador for Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts touring Africa and Southeast Asia.
  • Lead Vocalist & Trumpeter for Lt. Dan Band (led by actor/bassist, Gary SINISE) touring Europe, Asia, and the US, including a Memorial Day Concert for the US Capitol viewed live by 40,000 and a live TV Audience of 2million.
  • 20 year performer with Swing Shift Orchestra at world famous Green MILL Jazz Club
  • Performance credits in over 24 countries, across the U.S., Kenneidy Center & Lincoln Center
  • Bi-Lingual (English & Spanish)

 

Hi, I'm Kim Denning,

Associate Music Director & Accompanist.

A bit about me:

I remember starting to play the piano on my mom's lap, as a toddler. I began taking formal lessons at age six. Let's just say I've been happily playing for a few decades now.

Professional Pianist and Vocalist in Vail Valley for 25 years.

10+ years as a private studio owner teaching piano & vocals, audition techniques & doing performance coaching for children and adults.

  •  
    Musician & Accompanist for Episcopal Church, B’nai Vail and a number of other churches in the Valley.
     
    Music Director, Emeritus for The Vail Valley Theatre Company and Porchlight Players.
     
    Former Founder & Director - Eagle Valley Children’s Chorale (2000-2008)
     
    Music Director, Emeritus -Vail Performing Arts Academy (VPAA)
     
    Vail Dickens Chorale-Former Director, Accompanist, Vocalist
     
    Kindermusik licensed teacher and studio owner
    Mother of 2 talented daughters and friend to all Valley musicians.

 

For More information or choir details please email:

[email protected]

Please make contributions to:

TMV-Vail Children's Choir 

2121 N. Frontage Rd. W. suite 198                     

Vail, Co 81657

CO registration:  #20223000311