Kaylee Strickland is a graduate from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Music
degree in Artist Development (Commercial music). At the age of 4, she began piano
lessons and has since honed her craft through many different private instructors,
two being concert pianist Mrs. Darshini Tambiah, and Mrs. Esther Leopold. Along
with a consistent love for piano, Kaylee began to study voice seriously with Mr.
Leopold her freshman year of high school. Since then, she has participated in NATS
competitions, Spotlight on Talent, and won the Suncoast Opera Guild in 2012.
While Kaylee has always had grounded classical technique in both piano and voice,
she has also consistently developed a contemporary style through worship leading
at different churches, and even began songwriting her sophomore year in college.
Because of this, she has released her own EP titled The Story of a Filled Heart her
junior year and has since continued with her passion of being a Contemporary
Christian artist. She has also performed this material and other songs and styles
(folk, blues, jazz, etc.) regularly at Liberty’s campus and other churches in several
Kaylee has a distinct perspective since she highly values classical training, but also
understands and consistently uses a contemporary sound vocally and at the piano.
She also has a succinct understanding of the music business and recording process
due to her degree and different endeavors. She values the learning process and the
steps it takes to bridge theory knowledge into performance.