Jeevee Balangan coaches private lessons, Adult Choir, and the Headliner Vocals elite singing groups (Silver and Diamond).
He holds a Bachelor Degree with a Dual Emphasis in Music Business and Commercial Vocal Performance from The College of Arts and Media (CAM) at the University of Colorado Denver and an Associates of Music degree from the Community College of Denver. He graduated Magna Cum Laude at both institutions. Jeevee is a 1st place competition winner for the Donna Bogard Scholarship for Voice, a recipient of the Mike Barney Scholarship for Gifted Music Students, a consecutive College of Arts and Media Dean’s List Scholar for all years attended at CU, an Honorary Mention for the National Association Teachers of Singing Competition, and an inductee of Phi Theta Kappa and Golden Key International Honor Societies.
Originally from the Bay Area, Jeevee has had the pleasure of working with many artist from different backgrounds of musical styles including Pop, R&B, Jazz, Classical, Musical Theater, Hip-Hop and Gospel. Jeevee has toured with the Diablo Valley College Concert Choir, the 9th St. Singers (runner up at Mile High Vocal Jam) and CU Denver’s Musical Theater Ensemble. His performance credits include The Wiz, Godspell, Into the Woods as well as being a founding member of FIFTH (Fellas in Fine Tune Harmony) a R&B group based in the Bay Area. He has immense experience in gospel and has served as Music Director to various churches.
He has studied with notable Denver music teachers including, professional Jazz pianist Drew Morell, award winning director Dr. Erin Hackel, and Gene Roberts whose the vocal coach to Isaac Slade of The Fray, Flobots, Jonas Sees in Color, The Kinetix, The Heyday, and The Rouge.
Additionally, Jeevee worked as music intern for Mulinger Publishing, where he gained hands on experience as an Artist and Repertoire Coordinator working with performing rights organizations ASCAP, BMI and SESAC. He is the founder of Samonte Productions, an artist development company he started his senior year of college as his capstone project.
Jeevee believes in the philosophy that, “behind every great artist is a great teacher.” It is with this mentality that has ignited his passion to teach music. He believes in the study of technique that frees true musical expression. Through his experience in the study of voice, he has gained an in-depth understanding of training the adolescent male singing voice.
$75 per hour (45 minute option is also available)