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Leah Staci Lewis is a singer and healthcare professional, hailing from the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Born the 4th of September 1987, to parents Neville and Althea Lewis, she is the younger of two siblings, her brother Dwight being the elder.

Leah began performing at the age of 8 years old, then in her primary school (St. Theresa’s Girls R.C) calypso competitions every year until her graduation in 1999. She then entered the Bishop Anstey High School, where after 3 years, she became a member of her school’s intermediate and then senior choirs. It was here where she was able to participate in the International Eisteddfod Music Festival in Wales in 2005. That same year, Leah began to sing solos at church.

Upon graduating from secondary school in 2006 Leah became enrolled at the University of the West Indies St. Augustine to pursue a BSc degree in Biochemistry. She also became a member of the Lydian Singers, an esteemed local choir under the guidance of then musicologist, Dr Pat Bishop. She then joined the Marionettes Chorale, another well revered local choir under the musical directorship of Mrs Gretta Taylor, with her brother in 2009 where they both remain members today.

In 2008, Leah participated in the Trinidad and Tobago Biennial Music Festival where she won the North Zone Contralto Solo category. That year, she began to perform as a soloist with Amadi Productions in annual concerts which showcase young, upcoming talent.

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”Where has this woman been all this time?”

“Pores raised and eyes opened wide when Leah Staci Lewis sang the first notes of “My Funny Valentine””

“Lewis is in a nutshell, fantastic on stage. Not only does she have a great voice, but she also delivers the songs she sings with moving emotion and sincerity.”

- Trinidad Express Newspaper: http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/Jazz-for-the- -206856531.html

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