ANN LeSCHANDER

Ann LeSchander

Ann LeSchander is originally from upstate New York.  Her father, Jack LeSchander was a professional piano player who appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show. Ann’s first gig was being  hired by her father to sing “Stardust” with the band (age 12.) She would often return home from school to find the Jackie LeSchander Big Band rehearsing in her living room.

Ann studied music at the Eastman School of Music and received her degree from Colgate University.  She went on to perform in musical theater  including  tours of Guys and Dolls, Carousel, Peter Pan ,& South Pacific , and the LA premieres of the Tony Award-winning musicals, It's a Grand Night for Singing  and The Song of Singapore.


Ann has performed in jazz clubs all over singing hits from The Great American Songbook including The Gardenia, Don’t Tell Mama’s, The Cinegrill and The M Bar.  She recently debuted her new cabaret show, SING HAPPY and BROADWAY WORLD exclaimed, “..a delightful cabaret showcase of Ann LeSchander's vocal chops and comic talents.  Her version of It Might as Well be Spring  is simply exquisite featuring her melodious pipes. ”   Ann was also singled out as a "New Face to Watch" in Cabaret & Jazz – The Ultimate Divas.

Ann has worked extensively as a session singer and her voice can be heard on tons of commercials including Audi, Pepsi,  Mercedes Benz, Sony, and Mountain Dew, as well as movie and TV soundtracks. She has also recorded a children's album, 101 Songs for Children on SONY records.  Plus, you can hear Ann as the voice of Barbie in the upcoming  film, Barbie in Outer Space!

 


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