Angelica Sokolovic (‘Angel Leah’) joins our Voice and Pop/Rock faculty!

For immediate release: July 2019

Angelica Sokolovic is a professional vocalist and voice teacher with over 20 years of experience in a wide range of musical styles including Pop, Rock, Musical Theater, Jazz, R&B and Classical.

Known as “Angel Leah” in the Pop/Rock genre, she has traveled with numerous professional bands since the early 1990’s. Performing Pop, Rock, R&B, and Dance music, Angelica has played at such well-known venues such as The Borgata Hotel and Casino and The Hard Rock Café, opened for Blood, Sweat & Tears at The Baker Ballroom, and has worked with international artists such as Constantine Maroulis (American Idol, Rock of Ages) and Ted Poley (Danger Danger). She is currently the lead female vocalist for Rock Kandy The 80s Experience, one of the longest-standing tribute bands to the 1980’s, performing in New York, Los Angeles, Atlantic City, Met Life Stadium pregame shows, and San Juan, Puerto Rico, as well as at numerous music festivals and corporate events.

In the Musical Theater genre, Angelica has been cast in musicals such as The King and I, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Annie, and Godspell, and directed musical theater productions for the St. Francis School from 2010 to 2014. In a more classical vein, she is presently Leader of Song at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Wanaque. In addition to performing, Angelica is actively involved with teenage musicians in her role coaching marching and concert bands as assistant to the band director at Lakeland Regional High School. As a contributing writer to, she gives in depth reviews of musical equipment and is part of the editorial team at NAMM in Anaheim, CA.

A graduate of William Paterson University’s Music Department, Angelica is well versed in classical voice techniques, and has been instructing and coaching amateur and professional vocalists since 1997. With her strong pedagogical background in Vocal Performance and extensive performing experience, she has helped her students make significant strides in their vocal studies.

In addition to private voice lessons, Angelica will be teaching our new On-Stage Vocal Workshops for kids and teens. We are so excited that Angelica has agreed to train our budding student-vocalists here at The Ridgewood Conservatory!

Call Warren Carr at 201-612-6686 to schedule lessons with Angelica Sokolovic!

Check out Angel’s abdominal breathing and vocal exercises for beginners: