After studying music and dance in college, Camiah moved to Georgia where she began teaching voice lessons. Twenty years later, her love of music and teaching that music to others has only increased.
Camiah earned her Level 3 certification with Speech Level Singing, but has since moved on to some wonderful, state-of-the-art vocal techniques. In 2010, Camiah became an authorized instructor for Vocology in Practice and International Voice Teachers Of Mix and she is currently a Mentor Teacher for both foundations. Working with some of the world’s finest voice technicians, musicians, vocal health doctors, vocal research scientists and industry professional has allowed Camiah to continue her own personal and professional growth and pass that along to her students. She has been able to help several clients recover from vocal injury and surgery and return to their professional careers in music.
Camiah’s clients include Broadway performers, Teen Country Artist of the Year, National Tour professionals and performers in the Atlanta area professional theaters. Her clients have been admitted to musical theater programs at prestigious universities such as: Boston Conservatory, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Syracuse University, Ball State University, Webster University, Coastal Caroline University, Texas State University, Wright State University, University of Oklahoma, Ryder University, Northern Colorado University, Carnegie-Melon University, Point Park University, University of Illinois Chicago, NYU – Tisch, Royal Welch Conservatory and into music programs at Berkley College of Music and Belmont University.
Her students have been awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships and are now entering their professional careers. Camiah was honored to be hired for teaching voice at the VocalizeU Artist Intensive in Los Angeles in 2014 – present and teaching other voice teachers about the college and professional musical theatre audition process during Vocology in Practice teacher training in LA.
Camiah has directed a variety of adult and children choirs, small orchestras, community performances, show choirs and participated in a variety of national competitions. She has also enjoyed involvement in community theater from all aspects – leading roles to choreographer to hair/makeup specialist. In December of 2013 and 2015, Camiah was honored to play the female lead in the Southern Tour of The Forgotten Carols which toured many states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and South Carolina.
Currently, Camiah also teaches private and group voice classes at Performer’s Warehouse, a school of excellence in performing arts which specializes in preparing students for college and professional auditions. Camiah has enjoyed music directing various musical theater productions such as Les Miserables (for the renowned Dave Clemmons), The Little Mermaid, Hairspray and In The Heights.
Camiah joined the faculty at The Performer’s Warehouse, where the Pre-Professional Program (P3) began in 2012. This ground breaking training program allows teenage students to prepare for the musical theater college audition process in a technic focused, student oriented, highly driven environment. Within this program, Camiah teaches vocal technique and performance along with audition prep, music theory, ear training and keyboarding.
Watching her students achieve their goals in music is Camiah’s first priority, whether that goal is to simply enjoy music in the privacy of their home or if their goal is to make a career out of creating and performing music – Camiah can help you reach those goals.
In Middle School, he was a member of the technical crew for Cinderella, Peter Pan, and Honk the Musical. In high school, Eddie decided to try being on stage for the first time, and he fell in love.
He was cast in each of his High School shows; Guys and Dolls, Grease, Aida, and Crazy for You. He also participated in Johns Creek Players community shows such as Footloose and Hairspray. In addition to his musical theatre experiences, Eddie simultaneously continued to grow as a singer.
Throughout High School he went through two rounds of rigorous auditions in order to earn a spot at the Georgia Music Educators Associations’ All-State Chorus for three consecutive years. During those same years, he was frequently chosen to participate in honor chorus events outside of school, where he was directed by numerous college professors such as Dr. Bara, from the University of Georgia, and Dr. Blackwell, from Kennesaw State University.
During his senior year of High School, Eddie was introduced to the Barbershop Harmony Society and joined the Atlanta Vocal Project chorus. AVP is well-known throughout the Barbershop community for being a fun, energetic, and talented group of men around the Atlanta Metro area. Eddie has sung with AVP for three years, and during those three years, AVP has consistently placed within the Top 20 choruses in the World.
In 2013, Eddie started working with Performers Warehouse. Since then, he has been a part of numerous shows which include Hairspray, Godspell, Tarzan, and Le Mis. In 2014, Eddie began private vocal instruction and teacher training with Mrs. Camiah. Eddie is constantly looking for ways to grow as a singer and as a teacher, and is eager to share any and all of his knowledge with his students.