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Erica Aubrey

Mrs. Erica Aubrey

Erica Aubrey holds a Master of Arts in Vocal Performance with an emphasis in musical theatre from New York University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Music Business from Belmont University.

Mrs. Aubrey spent the last decade working as a professional actress in New York. Before moving to Nashville, she performed the role of Mrs. Newton in the Chicago-based Broadway tryout of Amazing Grace, directed by Gabriel Barre and choreographed by Tony Award® winner Christopher Gatelli. She was the standby for Tony Award® winner Kelli O’Hara in Far From Heaven at Off Broadway’s prestigious Playwrights Horizons, directed by three-time Tony Award® nominee Michael Greif. She performed alongside Tony Award® winner Kristin Chenoweth in Music in the Air at the New York City Center Encores! series, and has performed principal roles in Equity theaters across the country, including the Ryman Auditorium, Casa Mañana, Theatre Aspen, Gateway Playhouse, American Folklore Theater, Ogunquit Playhouse, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Flat Rock Playhouse and New York Stage and Film. Notably, she played Shelby in The Spitfire Grill in the 10th Anniversary production directed by the show’s composer, James Valcq, and played Judy Bernly in the first regional premiere of 9 to 5: the Musical starring Sally Struthers. In the Fall of 2017, she was cast as Patricia in the world premiere of the Dan Fogelberg musical, Part of the Plan at Nashville’s Tennessee Performing Arts Center. While in New York, she took part in numerous readings and workshops of new musicals, including Moonshine: that Hee-Haw Musical, co-written by Belmont alum and Warner Brothers recording artist, Brandy Clark. She has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman as a back-up singer for Ms. Clark and has also worked as a back-up singer for the jam band Phish, performing in sold-out concerts at Madison Square Garden. She has performed in concerts with and on recordings for composers Alan Menken, Craig Carnelia, Stephen Schwartz and Adam Gwon. In Nashville, she remains active as a session singer and voice-over artist, including projects for Musical Theatre International and Disney Theatrical. She is the voice of Lucille in the cast recording of Junie B. Jones the Musical, available on iTunes and amazon.com, Florika in the licensing recording of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and recently recorded the role of Mrs. Meyers for Disney’s Freaky Friday. She can be seen on Season 1 of the Netflix/Marvel Comic series A.K.A. Jessica Jones.

Passionate about teaching, she believes that every voice is unique and enjoys tailoring her lessons to the individual. Her goal is to create a nurturing studio environment, while giving students the tools required to meet the growing demands of a career in musical theatre. Above all, when good technique is in place, Mrs. Aubrey believes finding the story within a song and having a strong personal connection to the lyric ultimately frees the voice to go where it needs to go.

Mrs. Aubrey holds certifications in Levels I, II and III of Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method, and completed an intensive course in vocal pedagogy while she was a graduate student at NYU with Jeanine LoVetri, a leading teaching artist of contemporary commercial music styles. She is a founding member of the Young Professionals of the The Actors Fund in New York, and is a member of Actors Equity Association and the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

She resides in Nashville with her husband, guitarist and actor Miles Aubrey, and their rescue dog Lucy.

Contact: erica.aubrey@belmont.edu