Xan Waddell Jeffery is a native of Nashville, TN. She earned Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees (with Honors) in Vocal Performance from the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), University of Cincinnati. Xan is Head of Voice Studies at Indian Hill Performing Arts and has a large private voice studio, with locations in Indian Hill and Anderson Township. She has performed with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Vocal Arts Ensemble, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. She is a choir section leader/soloist at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, a member of the Cincinnati Choral Society, Music Director of McNicholas High School Theatre and regularly serves as vocal director for community theatre groups in the Greater Cincinnati area.
Xan is Past-President of the CCM Alumni Board of Governors and member of the Friends of CCM Board. She is an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), the Ohio Music Educators Association (OMEA) and on the Executive Board of Sigma Alpha Iota-Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter. In 2008, Xan was invited to join the Screen Actors Guild (SAG). She was very honored to receive two Orchid awards in 2014-2015 for Excellence in Vocal Direction for Cincinnati Music Theatre’s production of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and Footlighters’ production of LITTLE WOMEN.