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ABOUT

Leyla I. Royale is a cellist & composer living in the city of Chicago.
She has been playing the cello for 15 years and is classically trained on the instrument and in composition, though currently focuses on working with rock/indie/hip hop/folk groups.

Leyla has recorded with and played live stage shows with bands such as Kill Hannah, Cobalt & the Hired Guns, State and Madison, V is for Villains, Colin Tyler, Jeff Brown, and Kill the Alarm to name a few, and has played at venues such as the Metro, JBTV, House of Blues Chicago, Beat Kitchen, Reggie’s Rock Club, Bottom Lounge, the Studio at Webster Hall in New York, The Velvet Lounge in Washington DC, and the Chicago Theatre to name a few.

She holds two degrees from Columbia College Chicago, a Bachelor of Music in Composition and a Bachelor of Arts in Audio Design and Production.

Leyla is available for work as a cellist, transcriber, arranger, orchestrater, and has experience working with almost any instrument. You can reach her regarding inquiries and rates at leylairoyale (minus the spaces).

Screen name:
leylairoyale
Member since:
Jan 06 2013
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
14
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Smashing Pumpkins, Tchaikovsky, Chicago history, the Cure, new wave, 90's alternative, and everything with heart.

Instrument experience:

Cello:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate
Vocalist:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Cello with pickup, amp, recording software, electric bass, brain, watch