BIOGRAPHY FOR KALEIGH JO KIRK
“Girl With The Big Voice From Canada”
KALEIGH JO KIRK The immense musical talent of Kaleigh Jo Kirk was displayed at her 1st public singing appearance, at age 7. Since then, the 18 yr old has won faithful fans by performing at venues ranging from La Boheme (Hollywood, CA), The Vault (Orange, CA), Paramount Ranch (Agoura Hills, CA) to The Calgary Stampede (World’s biggest outdoor show) & the star-studded Big Valley Jamboree (Camrose, AB.) Since the age of 5yrs old, Kaleigh Jo has worked diligently learning voice, piano, guitar, acting, stage performance, dancing, musical theatre & song writing. She also plays drums/percussion in her high school band. Her 1st demo CD with producer Nancy Nash ’08 included a co-write “Kaleigh Jo Kirkin’Around,” a fun tune about celebrating who you are. During 2009, Kaleigh Jo wrote the lyrics/melody for 3 songs, “My Smile” “Beautiful” & “Cry” & recorded them, with powerhouse production/mixing team Deborah (Debbie) Gibson, Gavin Mackillop, & Rudy Haeusermann. July ’09, Kaleigh Jo & Grammy winning producer Alex Cantrall & Jeff Hoeppner co-wrote/recorded, a pop song “Shine”. Kaleigh Jo recorded 2 songs in French (she’s fluent) with producer/writer Gerry Stober Dec’09. “Plus Fort Que Tout” & “Ne T’en Veux Pas, released June ’10. Kaleigh Jo’s experience in songwriting & recording is showcased on her official debut CD, “Keep On Climbing”, released June ’10. She is committed to sending a positive message through her music, helping kids fit in & feel good about themselves.
Dec. '11 Kaleigh Jo had her first professional role as "Fan" in Theatre Calgary's “A Christmas Carol”. She played a lead role in "Legally Blonde" March 2012. She completed the “The BIZ School of Music" (10wks) in “LA” March 2012 & obtained her RCM Vocal 6 with high honors June ‘12. She also worked in the studio co-writing & recording her 3 Country/Pop originals “Everyday” “Boy Next Door” & “Alone In The Crowd” in LA with producers Alex Cantrall & Jeff Hoeppner! Kaleigh Jo is the 1st place winner of Season #4 U17 category of “Edmonton Undiscovered Show” Sept. 2012. She recorded 5 Classic Rock Songs & 1 Country Song in LA as part of the “Teen Collaboration Band” with producer George Rindfleisch. She played the lead role in “Little Women” as Jo March (2013) & recently played the lead role in “Drowsy Chaperone” as Janet Van de Graff (Nov. 2013). Kaleigh Jo just released 3 new country/pop songs she recorded in Edmonton with Producer Steve McGonigle at Blackbox Studios. She’s in the process of releasing several “Official” Music Videos & a series of Webisodes all filmed with Jared Sagal of Rockerrazzi Filmz. Stay Tuned!! Her “Official” Music Video “Everyday” won Gold (1st) on Beat 100 World Music Charts & garnered her The Prestigious Ultimate Musician Award Nov. 2013. Her music can be purchased on iTunes, CDbaby, Reverbnation & at www.kaleighjokirk.com. Kirk third runner up and the Don Weldon “Most Promising Performer” Award at the Stampede Talent Search (’14).
Kaleigh Jo Kirk can be heard on several radio stations including 2RDJ-FM & Triple H FM 100.1 in Sydney, Australia, Raterbug, Reverbnation, Girls Rock Radio, Tweenpopradio.com, The Night Flight Radio Show Live in the UK, BajaArtists Radio, Earsradio.com, BEAT100, TalentCraze & Talent Watch, World Indie Music Network.