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Singer Tierney Sutton Named Head of LA Music Academy Vocal Dept.

LA Music Academy has announced that singer Tierney Sutton will take over as head of its vocal department, effective immediately. A Milwaukee native, Sutton is an active educator, performer and clinician. She served recently as an adjunct professor at USC’s Thornton School of Music. Sutton will help refresh the Academy’s curriculum and recruit top talent to the school.

Sutton formed the Tierney Sutton Band when she moved to Southern California in the mid-’90s. The band has released seven albums since; the last two were nominated for Grammys in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category.

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