MSG Leigh Ann Hinton has performed as a concert soloist across the country from Washington, DC, to California, in notable venues such as Avery Fisher Hall; The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland; Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas; and Washington, DC’s DAR Constitution Hall. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degree in vocal performance from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, where she worked with notable teachers and performers such as Elly Ameling, Carol Weber, Dr. David Parks, and members of The Bach Aria Group. She has also worked with such notables as Phyllis Curtin and Mary Mack. Hinton has been a soloist at many performance venues and churches in the Washington D.C. area including the National Cathedral, performing with organizations such as The Capitol Hill Chorale, the Choral Arts Society of Washington, and the Mercersburg Community Chorus. She has also appeared in ensemble recitals on the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. In 1997, Hinton became a member of Navy Band Sea Chanters. In 2001, she jumped ship to join The United States Army Band as a soprano with The U.S. Army Chorale and a soloist for The U. S. Army Voices.