Tamara Lea-Martella is a Vancouver Island based vocalist. Tamara has studied jazz at Vancouver Island University where she received her Diploma in Jazz Studies, and has also trained as a classical flutist at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Her studies have taken her to private study with top professionals in the music world to conventional study of pedagogy in a conservatory setting. Tamara Lea teaches beginner woodwinds and voice. Tamara Lea has over 25 years of teaching experience with all ages of students.
Tamara is a vocalist that can perform many genres of music but her love for jazz far out weighs them all. As a musician, she has contributed to a range of diverse genres including rap, rock, pop, gospel, blues and jazz. Tamara has performed in many festivals and has had the pleasure of opening for groups such as “The Real Group”, “The New York Voices”,Dee Daniels, and many more!
It has been said, “She will tell you a bedtime story,paint a scene with her song and take you to a place you have never been before...The power of Tamara's voice and the beauty and refinement of her performance leaves the audience enthralled and enchanted longing for more……”