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Leigh Sutherlin

Leigh is a recording and performing artist who began her professional career at the age of 5. A classically trained pianist and vocalist, she has performed as a featured artist in numerous public venues in Southern California and Nevada. She has written arrangements and original music for award-winning show choirs and musical theater productions. Leigh has served as worship leader, choir director, transcriptionist, arranger, vocal coach and band leader in North San Diego County area churches. She has been accompanist for Christian Youth Theater and Moonlight Stage Productions, in the choral and theater departments of Carlsbad and Oceanside school districts, and the Performing Arts Department at Palomar College, where she is an Adjunct Faculty Member. Her music director positions include Big City Entertainment's production of "Broadway's Best," and the collaborative production of "Footloose" with Arts Off Broadway~Best Foot Forward~Pacific Coast Performing Arts. Leigh is a highly sought after performing and recording artist, as well as vocal coach, music director, and producer. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Indiana University, and is a member of prominent music educators and recording arts associations.


Korg Triton Studio


Primary Instrument


Willing to teach

Advanced only

Nat King Cole
piano and vocals
George Gershwin
composer / conductor
Nelson Riddle


Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Jazzy Carols

Leigh Sutherlin



Leigh Sutherlin



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