Biography

 
Theresa’s passion for singing developed as a small child. A native of Philadelphia, she was coached by Russell Faith who wrote “Somewhere in Your Heart” for Frank Sinatra and the movie score to “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.” Her vocal coach is Nancy Sofka.

Theresa has completed her demo CD that is available upon request. It contains a variety of music sung to original tracks that include the following genres: country, ballads, pop, and soft rock

She is currently at work preparing her one-woman show, Theresa Leoniy Sings the Music of Patsy Cline. After completing a songwriting workshop with the legendary Jeff Franzel, Theresa has written two original song lyrics and is looking to collaborate with a local musician.

Theresa has performed at Ovations in Houston, Texas in a Jane Vandiver production of “December Dreams.” She has appeared at Third Coast Theater and the Hard Rock Café in Houston, Texas. Theresa has worked with local musicians that include: Mike Owen, Joe Slezak, and Jose-Miguel Yamal.

Theresa was a finalist in the “Best Singer in Texas Contest 2010.” She won the opportunity on Q93 radio in Houston, Texas to try out for season four of “America’s Got Talent.' Theresa received a trophy as "Best Female Vocalist" in Houston, Texas in the World Karaoke Championships for 2011.
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