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Sonja Midtune

Instructor, Music

Sonja Midtune is an artist and songwriter lecturer from Minnesota located in Los Angeles. She received her BA in Music Theory and Composition at St. Olaf College in MN (2011) with additional training from The European American Musical Alliance at La Schola Cantorum, a Juilliard affiliated program taught by their grad professors.

Sonja writes all her original music and is known for her poignant lyrics and storytelling, with an organic sound that incorporates her composition skills. She's played all over the Los Angeles area including venues such as the main stage at the Hotel Cafe, a 9-month residency Bar Lubitsch, Vibrato Jazz Club in Beverly Hills, The Viper Room, The Bootleg Theatre, etc.

Sonja teaches Songwriting levels 1 and 2 at Cal Poly Pomona and is starting at Mount Saint Mary's University fall 2020.  Additionally, she's recording a new EP (release date 2020), and playing with the indie-rock band Talk Time.  She made her off-Broadway debut in NYC Dec 2019 in the comedy musical “POCKETS”.