Cordelia is a singer and songwriter known for her “velvet voice” and her songs which combine intricate harmonies with memorable, whirling melodies. She has performed throughout the U.S. including at the Off the Hook Arts Festival in Colorado, Jazz Central Studios in Minneapolis, Rockwood Music Hall in New York, the Yellow Barn Music Festival in Vermont, the Celebrity Series in Boston, and in NEC’s Jordan Hall as backup for Lake Street Dive and twice as a soloist with the NEC Jazz Orchestra.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance at the New England Conservatory, studying with Dominique Eade, Carla Kihlstedt, and Hankus Netsky. At NEC, she taught songwriting workshops through the Community Performances and Partnerships department, served as the Marketing Director for the inaugural year of the EM Nova Fellowship, and interned for Music for Food. In September, she became a member of the voice faculty at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts. She is currently living in Jamaica Plain, working on her first solo set for voice and loop pedal, and thinking about recording some of her original compositions.