is a native of Canton, Mississippi.He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from William Carey College in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.He
completed a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Louisiana State University
in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dr. Leo Day served on the faculty of William Carey College from 1990 to 1999.He is now Assistant Professor of Voice, Chairman of the Voice Committee and director of Opera productions at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana, a position which began in the fall of 1999.
The courses taught by Dr. Day
are as follows; Vocal Pedagogy, Diction for Singers (French, German, Italian, and English), Sacred Solo Literature, French Song Literature, Italian Song Literature, and Vocal Studio Management. Dr. Day
performs frequently throughout the Southeast and Northeast regions.He
has performed professionally with the Hawaii Opera Theatre of Honolulu
.After completing the regular opera season, Leo
was invited back to be the lead tenor for the Hawaii Opera Theatre's touring company.Since Honolulu, Leo
has performed in Maui, Hawaii, as well as several countries including Moscow, Russia; Pueblo, Mexico; the Cayman Islands;Barbados; North West Germany (Gronau, Travemünde, Lübeck); and Melbourne, Australia.
...Dr. Leo Day