Having studied classical vocals at Lithuania's National Music Conservatoire for four years Vilija realised that Jazz was not just a fling, but a deep burning passion and my soon to her profession. In pursuit of this career she came to London College of Music to study Jazz Vocals with the amazing Tina May, Iain MacKenzie, Pete Cook and Pete Churchill. She graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Music with Honours First Class degree and was awarded a First Class Licentiate of the London College of Music as well as Lutenor prize for an Outstanding Jazz Vocalist. She recently finished a Masters MMus Music Performance (Jazz Vocals) degree through a Scholarship programme, and was awarded a Distinction.ARTIST PROFILE
Vilija Leitanaite has performed at some of the most prestigious events all across the globe including the United Kingdom, Italy, Lithuania and Germany.
Award winning singer Vilija has a beautifully soft jazz voice, reminiscent of the classic jazz and blues singers of the 1930s and 1940s. With over 10 years of experience in live music, Vilija has stepped on international stages such as the Ealing Jazz Festival and The Spice of Life Festival not only that but she’s performed for countless high-end venues including The Toulouse la Trec Jazz Club and Ronnie Scotts.
We welcome you to join us at Caffe Concerto this evening to eat, drink and enjoy time with this incredibly talented artiste.