Jessie Leov

Actor, Extra, Band Member, Singer, Composer,… more

Auckland, New Zealand
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One - Shapeshifter (cover)

A short acoustic cover version of One by NZ band Shapeshifter. Recorded for a wedding processional.

01One - Shapeshifter (cover)
02Keep the Light On (original)
03Vows (original)
04Sailing (original instrumental)

Physical Attributes

Height:
169 cm / 5ft 7in
Hips:
98 cm / 39 in
Weight:
70 kg / 154 lbs
Dress size:
UK 14 / AUS 14 / US 10
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Eye color:
Blue
Skin color:
White
Hair color:
Auburn
Waist:
89 cm / 35 in
Hair length:
Long

Credits & experience

2019
  • South Pacific Pictures - Shortland Street & The Brokenwood Mysteries : Extra
  • P & O Australia Cruise Line : Guest Entertainer (singer and pianist)
2018
  • New Zealand Symphony Orchestra : Finalist in Young Composer Awards
2016
  • ZEAL QUARTET (Sweet Adelines barbershop quartet) : 3rd place in International Rising Star Quartet Contest, 2nd place in Pan Pacific Under-25 Quartet Contest, 3rd place in SANZ National Quartet Contest
2015
  • Represented NZ & competed at Sweet Adelines International Chorus Contest : Greater Auckland Chorus
2013
  • Silver Scroll Awards : Singer in Vocal Quartet
  • University of Auckland : Started Bachelor of Music in Composition
2012
  • Top 48 in Play it Strange NZ Songwriting Competition
  • Top 17 for Who Loves Who NZ cover song competition : Play it Strange
  • ABRSM Grade 8 Piano
  • Solo performance at the Beehive : Play it Strange Songwriter Showcase
  • Little Shop of Horrors - Nayland College : Featured Vocalist in Company
2010
  • Chess the Musical - Nayland College : Featured Vocalist in Company
2009
  • Pascchendaele, Anzac Musical - Dramatix NZ : Featured Vocalist - Company
  • Annie - Nelson Youth Theatre : Mrs Pugh/Bonnie Boylan/Company
2008
  • Honk! the Musical - Nayland College : Backing Vocalist
  • Jesus Christ Superstar - Nelson Musical Theatre : Choir
2007
  • Les Miserables - Nelson Youth Theatre : Choir
2004
  • Alice in Wonderland - Nelson Repertory Theatre : Company

Acting

Acting experience

Extra


Acting agent

Fresh Talent


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • New Zealand

Involved in a dozen musical theatre and drama productions during school.

Worked as an extra on shows such as Shortland Street and The Brokenwood Mysteries.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous extras experience


Extras agent

Fresh Talent


Music

Keyboard ability

Expert


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Mezzo-Soprano


Composer ability

Expert


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Electronic
  • Jazz
  • Classical

Influences: Dirty Loops, Radiohead, Coldplay, Muse

- Performed professionally as a pianist-vocalist since 2011.
- Grade 8 piano ABRSM in 2012, 13 years piano experience
- Experienced backing vocalist and vocal arranger
- Piano accompanist for vocalists in all styles
- Backing Vocalist for Band 'Trudi Wilson and Jasper' for Nelson Jazz & Blues Festival and Sarau Festival
- Experienced contemporary singer and performer (soul/pop)
- Previously lead singer in 2 bands, lots of time spent playing in bands doing piano/BV's
- Currently studying Bachelor of Music at University of Auckland
- 1st in Course Award for 180 Songwriting & Performance + 184 Music Theory
- 1st in Course Award for 280 Songwriting & Performance + 284 Music Theory
- Sung in Sweet Adelines barbershop chorus for 7 years, competed at 3 national competitions
- Extensive Musical Theatre experience, involved in a dozen musicals including Jesus Christ Superstar, Annie, Les Miserables, Chess and Little Shop of Horrors

HIGHLIGHTS
- Performed at Silver Scroll Awards 2013
- FInalist in Black Diamond song competition
- Guest performer at University of Auckland Songwriter of the Year Awards 2013
- Performed at songwriter showcase at the Beehive, Wellington in December 2012
- Finalist in Who Loves Who NZ Cover song competition 2012
- Finalist in Play it Strange songwriting competition 2012

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