Sophia Parigi 

Sophia Parigi

 

 SOPHIA PARIGI

ABOUT

Sophia Parigi is a professional musician - a vocalist and pianist born and raised in New Orleans with summers spent in Florence, Italy and New York.  Sophia Parigi blends her international experience and musical heritage into a unique style that she expresses through jazz standards, classical, pop, show-tunes  and New Orleans music. Sophia sings as a soloist, entertains with a piano or is backed by her ensemble comprised of top-tier  professional musicians. Her performance style is confident and elegant and she has the vocal range and talent for entertaining for any type of event.  

STAGE EXPERIENCE

Sophia has experience performing both lead and featured roles for community theaters in New Orleans, and in productions with New Orleans Opera chorus, National World War II Museum, and in film. Sophia is often featured  

on live-broadcast news promoting art events in New Orleans,  singing the US anthem for televised sporting events and local government  programs.  Sophia's stage performances include Carnegie Hall in New York,  New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, French Quarter Festival,  Opera in the Piazza and international conventions.

 

 

WORK

Sophia currently works as the music director for St. Christopher the Martyr Catholic Church in Metairie, Louisiana, as a piano instructor for Heritage School of Music through Jazz & Heritage Foundation,  co-founder and manager for New Orleans Brass Band Parigi, is manager and actor for character entertainment, Princess Party New Orleans, music directer for select musicals for Azienda Theater/St. Bernard Theatre, and works performing as a musician.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Sophia Parigi is in  level 3 jazz piano studies at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), an arts conservatory in New Orleans.  Sophia maintains and improves the quality of her act by clocking in hundreds of hours throughout the year with performances, rehearsals, and  on-going private training and through academic programs specific for the disciplines of vocals, piano, theory, and dance. Sophia has grown rapidly as a  performer and musician. She is fluent in music theory, sight-reading and technique and is in tune with her aural senses and with the logical concept of music as energy. With a sincere devotion to music, Sophia has garnered respect as an artist and has made genuine friendships with distinguished instructors and renowned musicians who has passed down the concept of generational music and inspire and mentor her as she pays it forward to young musicians  coming up behind her.

 

 

CONTACT SOPHIA

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