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Valerie A. Higgs

Valerie A. Higgs

Biography

A native of South Jersey, Valerie has musically directed/conducted/accompanied various theater productions in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, South Jersey, and the DC Metro area. She was nominated for a Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (WATCH) award for “Outstanding Musical Direction” for Kensington Arts Theatre's production of Jekyll & Hyde in 2011. She also accompanies local high school students for local and state competitions, such as the Young Artists Competition of Gaithersburg. Valerie is also a member of the Da Capo Tango and Tango Reo ensembles, and the DC Tango Orchestra.

Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • D.C./Baltimore Area

Expertise

  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist

Instruments

  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • Sibelius

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Preferred Pronouns

  • She/Her