|Present||Lecturer, Southern Cross University ‐ School of Arts and Social Sciences|
Honors and Awards
- In 2009 Leigh was awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning by the Vice Chancellor. The Citations recognise and reward the diverse contributions that individuals and teams make to the quality of student learning.
- Mandarin Skyline was nominated for a National Bell Award in 2014.
- Nominated and shortlisted for the 2016 Community Engaged Learning Award in two categories
- 2016 Received a teaching commendation at Southern Cross University awarded to staff members who make a valuable contribution to the School, recognised by their peers and students.
- Since 2006 Leigh has been successful each year with APRA AMCOS grants to coordinate Songwriting Workshops
- Performance, Songwriting, Ensemble Direction, Vocal Studio, Honours Research Units.
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Journal articles (4)
Book chapters (1)
Heartlands: Kasey Chambers, Australian country music and Americana Heartlands: Casy Chambers, Australian country music and Americana (2003)
This book provides an in depth introduction to aspects of Australian country music. Individual chapters address such topics as the origins and pre-history of the form in Australia, the development of Aboriginal country music, and ...
Leigh Carriage - Artstate Artspace (2017)
Leigh Carriage is a consummate performer, composer, and a creative powerhouse. Leigh delivers unforgettable performances with passion and mastery. Covering obscure gems, intriguing originals and jazz standards encased by deep delicious grooves Leigh has captured the hearts of ...
Leigh Carriage, Panelist at Artstate Artspace (2017)
Panelist at Artstate Lismore NSW 30 November - 3 December The themes for Artstate Lismore are Creative Practice and Creative Partnerships. The thinking was to maintain the inspirational high level conversation around the arts in regional areas and to ...
Hybridity in the music of Youn Sun Nah: New directions in jazz vocal style. International Jazz Voice Conference (2015)
Youn Sun Nah has been called a ‘hybrid singer’ who brings ‘fresh air to vocal jazz music’. This paper explores Nah’s role as a key representative of 21st century jazz vocal styles. Nah’s familial roots ...
"Where is the hoop?" Reflections on academia, artistic research and artistic practice NACTMUS 2015 Conference: research methodologies for creative works: a backwards design approach (2015)
Ongoing change in both the university sector as a whole and within individual universities in relation to artistic research leads to continued uncertainty for the individual researcher as to where the hoop stands and what ...
Repercussions of uniqueness for the 21st century vocalist Promoting excellence in music education: 8th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research (APSMER) (2011)
In 2004 Californian singer and harpist Joanna Newsom, released her first album The Milk Eyed Mender with a vocal approach that features many child-like qualities with glottal fries and vocal squeaks, which are at times ...
Minstrels and messengers : narrative, song and the power of persuasion Local and global voices : Activating Human Rights and Diversity Conference (2003)
In this paper we will look at the place of song in culture and the way narrative in song has been used to express the plights of oppressed people the world over and give voice ...
Vocal education and performance realities Creating musical futures: challenges to music education in the 21st Century : National Council of Tertiary Music Schools Conference (2001)
How can we ensure that vocal education and pedagogical approaches address performance realities? Vocal education in the future will necessitate a better understanding of the experience and needs of voice students and performers. In this ...