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, VocalistKindermusik licensed teacher and studio ownerMother of 2 talented daughters and friend to all Valley musicians.
For More information or choir details please email:
Please make contributions to:
TMV-Vail Children's Choir
2121 N. Frontage Rd. W. suite 198
Vail, Co 81657
CO registration: #20223000311