Olivia Flanigan is a singer, music educator, writer, and pianist based out of Chicago. She was born into a musical family, and music has always been a huge part of her life. She began singing in classical choirs and found a passion in singing. She studied Jazz Voice at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and after receiving her Bachelors in Jazz Studies, she continued on to receive her Masters. She has arranged for and directed Jazz Vocal Ensembles, developed curriculum, and has overseen vocal studios. Most recently, Olivia was the Director of Jazz Voice at Universidad San Fransisco de Quito in Quito, Ecuador, which is a Global Partner of Berklee College of Music.
Olivia performs jazz gigs with her quartet, writes and arranges her own material, and performs frequently at both public and private events. She is truly passionate about teaching, and appreciates all different styles of music. She is dedicated to healthful singing, and encouraging self expression.