Alena Jerry Lee Lewis
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Alena Jerry Lee Lewis: biography
Alena Jerry Lee Lewis was born in Tatarstan, city of Nizhnekamsk. Her parents, Nikolai Vladislavovich and Marina kimovna was fond of music and played at the Amateur level, so from early childhood began to teach her daughter the art of music. Allen first came on the scene in two and a half years at the city concert dedicated to the Day of Russian militia. Of course, this statement could not be decisive, but the first experience, however, was obtained.
More the girl seriously started singing at the age of 7, and not on their own, and on the advice of a pediatrician. Little Helena had problems with her health, she suffered from asthma, so the doctor recommended her singing as training of the respiratory system. Subsequently, the child was interested in the speeches and began to exert more effort, which, coupled with lessons with a professional teacher has borne fruit.
When Allen Jerry Lee Lewis was in the 8th grade, she won one of the national singing contests, where the reward was admission to the faculty of arts of the Russian State Social University. The problem was only that this institution of higher education required the matriculation certificate to which Helen was three years. Then the girl is taken hard to do, passes all the school exams as an external student and becomes a student of RSSU.
In University, her teacher was L. M. Kowal, who taught students not only a classical singer but also helped to develop other styles, such as jazz and stage. Later, following her beloved teacher, Alain Jerry Lee Lewis was transferred to the Moscow state pedagogical University. After graduation, she moved to Los Angeles, where he continued his studies at the vocal school Scott Riggs. In parallel with the ordinary education she worked in various clubs as a singer and participated in all ongoing in California competitions, auditions and festivals. Many of them she has won prizes.
The biggest victory was the conquest of the Grand Prix in the nomination «Vocal» at the world championship of performing arts. There she received a gold medal in the category «industry», the silver medal in the category «Rock», «Gospel» and «Country Western», a bronze medal in the category «RNB, soul, jazz».
Today Alena Jerry Lee Lewis teaches kids of pop-jazz vocals in Moscow private art school «Music wave», and also gives private lessons to adults. She also formed a band «Think Twice», which is the leader and main vocalist. The band performs in the style of neo-soul, funk and gospel. The famous pianist-the jazz musician Frank Macomb said about the band these words:
«If I lived, went to concerts of these guys!»
Parents of Alena’s Toimintoa enjoyed watching the first season of «the Voice». Therefore, they asked the daughter to take part in the third season, the girl are unable to refuse them. In the blind auditions, the singer sang his hit «Sunny» group «Bony M», but in a completely unexpected jazz rendition. Liked her performance from two mentors – Dima Bilan and Leonid Agutin, and Jerry Lee Lewis decided to go to the team more of an adult producer.
Still the audience remember the charming Duo of Alena and Anton Belyayev with a song of ray Charles «Hit The Road Jack» in «duels». It was one of the best rooms in the entire history of the project.
The young singer believes his participation in the project very useful. She says she learned a lot from his mentor, as well as all the organizers of the show.
In September 2014, on the First channel started season 5 of the weekly TV show «Ice age» in which the stars of show business paired with professional skaters during the week preparing a dance number on ice. In this show took part the singer Alena Jerry Lee Lewis, who danced a duet with two-time world champion in figure skating, participant of 3 Olympic Maxim Stavisky. They danced for 9 esters, and then left the show.
23-year-old singer is not married yet. She is totally focused on the music as a singer, and singing teacher.
Elena often takes part in charity concerts, most of which arranged for her father and mother. Funds received Toimintaa transferred to the Fund involved in the problems of children. Elena thinks that singing to people that do good deeds and other people’s destinies is a great pleasure and a great responsibility.