AMDA Faculty since: 2011
James Lent is an educator, vocal coach, pianist and music director. He has performed with the Vancouver Symphony, the Houston Symphony, the Shanghai Philharmonic, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the Utah Symphony and the Florida West Coast Symphony. He played as a solo recitalist at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall (New York), the Schleswig-Holstein Festival (Germany), the National Chopin Foundation (Miami), Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston) and at the Cleveland Museum of Art. James has also performed with the renowned Paris-based Ensemble, Intercontemporain. He has received numerous awards throughout his career. Recent credits include: the Phantom Threat LIVE to film in Los Angeles and Spamilton at the Kirk Douglas Theater. He frequently performs as a pianist and music director in the Los Angeles area.
James is an accompanist and teaches Vocal Coaching.
D.M.A., Piano, Yale University
M.M.A., Piano, Yale University
M.M., Piano, Yale University
B.M., Applied Music, University of Houston