ELISE HAYES: Berklee College of Music Graduate (Songwriting/Vocal Performance), Songs on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," MTV's "Siesta Key," and more, Background vocalist and keyboard player for country singer, Carly Pearce (Currently on tour with Blake Shelton), Performances with Steve Winwood, Earth Wind & Fire, Tower of Power
I have a warm, soulful tone and have had the pleasure of writing and singing multiple songs that have been featured on NBC, ABC, CBS, MTV, BET, Nickelodeon, and more. My voice has been described as "powerfully sweet", "emotional" and "moving". My sensibilities lie in many different genres including Pop, Pop/R&B, Soul, Country, Jazz, and Singer/Songwriter. As a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a degree in Songwriting and Vocal Performance, I can work with you to make sure the song and the performance are as strong as possible. I have toured internationally as a background vocalist and keyboard player and am happy to contribute these talents to your project as well.
I do all of my recording in a professional studio, equipped with state of the art equipment designed to get you the best sounding vocals possible. I want to work with you to make sure your song is presented to the world exactly as you intended it to be. Let's do this!
-Lead Vocals ($150/song)
-Background Vocals ($20/track)
-Lyric Writing ($100/song)
-Vocal Comping ($40/track)
-Vocal Tuning ($40/track)
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Reviews (6)Endorse Elise Hayes
Elise is a true talent and pro. Every project I've collaborated on with her has always come back better than I ever imagined. Her powerful voice and attention to detail has given my songs new depth and professional quality.
Elise is a Pro! She has an amazing voice and delivered exactly what I was looking for. Her songwriting and production sensibility made the collaboration a fantastic experience. Looking forward to working with her again!
Elise Hayes is one of those rare types who is a true professional all around. Her pitch is always spot on, her tone is pure, her performances are captivating, and her work ethic is unmatched. She has the ability to work quickly without sacrificing quality which is something I value most as a producer. Look no further.
I've worked with Elise for years and she remains one of my favorite lead vocalists and harmony singers. She has the skillset required to emulate many genres, but at the same time, her tone is unique and distinctive. I love how creative her harmonies are, and also how efficient she is at performing them!
Above all, she is professional and hard-working. She makes my job easy.
Just had a GREAT experience with Elise! She's a total pro and working with her could not be easier. A rich and very versatile voice and recordings are solid. Client loves her!!
Working with Elise is a dream! She knows her stuff when it comes to songwriting and comping. Very professional and quick on turn-ins and touch-ups or fixes.
Interview with Elise Hayes
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Less is more! It's about the performance and the emotion behind it.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: All different kinds, to be honest. I have worked in country, pop, R&B, soul, music for ads -- you name it :)
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Above all, I am a singer. I pride myself on being able to deliver a really great vocal.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: As an artist, my songs are always heartfelt and soulful. I have worked in many different facets of the music industry so I understand the different markets and what is competitive in each one. My flexibility and ability to listen and really work with the client are two of my greatest assets.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually start by communicating with the client to find out exactly what they are looking for out of their project. If it's an emotional song for them, I want to know so I can tap into that. If it's for an advertisement or a tv placement, I want to know so I can approach it that way. I have worked in a LOT of different genres, so I am able to be very flexible.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I am inspired by so many people! I live in Nashville in a rich musical community and am inspired on a daily basis by my peers. I grew up listening to 60's folk music and later found myself immersed in R&B/soul & pop music. I love it all. In terms of production, I love styles that keep the song and the vocal at the forefront.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I love working with my clients to ensure that they are getting exactly what they want out of their songs. From recording vocals, to the songwriting and editing processes, I want to be as involved as possible.