Legacy School of Performing Arts Institute, Inc
Rasheen Jamison-Richardson is a native of Orangeburg, South Carolina, and is one of eight children born into a musical family called the "Jamison Singers" and is the wife of Brian K. Richardson. In her capacity as the founding Executive & Artistic Director of Legacy Performing Arts Training Institute, Inc. (Legacy), she utilizes her combined skills as a well respected arts administrator, entrepreneur, K-12 certified music educator, professional vocalist, program evaluator, panelist, and her love for children to influence the lives of every family she encounters. Mrs. Jamison-Richardson is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Music having earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music (Vocal), Bachelor of Music Education (Choral) - Cum Laude, and a Master of Music Education - Magna Cum Laude, and a Certificate in Program Evaluator from the Florida State University College of Education. Her highlighted honors include being named among the "2013 Persons of the Year" by the Gadsden County Chapter of the National Hook Up of Black Women, W.E.B DuBois Academic Honors Scholar, and Gold Key International Honor Society Scholar.
As a freelance artist, Mrs. Jamison-Richardson has toured both nationally and internationally, performing in live concert as a classical vocalist as well as touring the East and West coasts with choral singing groups. On her second international visit to London, she studied music and graced the stage of Bloomsbury Baptist Church, rendering a great performance with Phillip Luke, head choir master and organist. She currently studies voice with renowned soprano Dr. Carla Conners, and throughout her performance career she has studied classical voice with the following world renowned vocal coaches: Dr. Angela Blalock, the late Dr. Willie Jackson, the late Professor Roy Delp, Barbara Ford, Dr. Mihoko Tsutsumi, and Dr. Christopher Swanson.
As a K-12 certified music educator and choral director, she has years of experience teaching in both public and private schools at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in Orange, Leon, and Gadsden Counties in Florida school districts. She is also honored to have served as choir director for St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Tallahassee, Florida.
Today Mrs. Jamison-Richardson remains active in her field of study by performing, teaching, researching new methods, writing for her local newspaper, conducting professional development workshops, and as a grant panelist.
Celebrating 10 years of changing lives in rural communities through the performing arts in Gadsden County, Florida established in 2008.
Welcome to Gadsden County Florida's Premier Nonprofit Organization For The Performing Arts
Fall 2018 Semester September 4 - December 13
Legacy School of Performing Arts Training Institute (Legacy) is not a K-12 academic school program. We are one of Florida’s well respected 501(c)3 tax exempt non-profit arts education organizations that serves as a community-based training institute for gifted and talented students to enhance their artistic abilities through the study of music, theater and dance. Historically, we are the first organization of its kind in Gadsden County, Florida, to offer such amazing opportunities for families from all parts of Gadsden County who may now bring their children to experience the finest performing arts training in this region. We offer daily instruction in music lessons, dance classes, arts education, and performance. Our students also has exposure to master classes and workshops by world renown artists ranging from opera to the latest hip hop and R&B music. Legacy provides all of these great opportunities to Gadsden County residents to enjoy life at its best without even having to leave the community.
Early Registration: $25 July 1 - September 4, 2018
Late Registration: $45 September 5 - December 1, 2018
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