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MIA BORDERSInstructor, Contemporary Ensemble
Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Mia Borders is an award-winning singer/songwriter, producer, composer, record label owner, and writer. Her catalogue of nine commercial releases spans from the pop- and rock-influenced the ep (2007) to her R&B LP Fever Dreams (2016). Heralded locally and nationally as one of New Orleans’ best talents, Borders has been featured on AXS.tv’s coverage of The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and has performed at renowned venues including Essence Festival, Brazil’s Bourbon Street Music Festival, House of Blues New Orleans, Tipitina’s, Santa Cruz Blues Fest, Chattanooga’s Night Fall, Voice of the Wetlands, Memphis’ Levitt Shell, Wakarusa, Long’s Park Amphitheater, 2012 Food & Wine Classic, and The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts.
A 2010 alumni of Loyola (Bachelor of Arts in English Literature), Borders rejoins the Wolf Pack in the fall of 2017 as an adjunct professor in the Popular & Commercial Music program.