Ashley is a vocal coach and singer/pianist in Los Angeles. She started performing and coaching in Dallas,TX before moving to LA in 2008. Her client list includes Bella Thorne, Debby Ryan, Tia Mowry, Selena Gomez, and Grammy nominated Kitten Kuroi. She served on staff at Septien Entertainment in Dallas and Coast Music Conservatory in Hermosa and currently teaches privately at her studio in Los Angeles and on location.
Ashley's played many local and international venues; from the LA gig scene (House of Blues, the Mint, Saint Rocke), to London's West End, the Kremlin in Moscow, Araneta Coliseum, and Texas Stadium, among others. She was music director and singer/keyboardist for Corey's Angels at Bonnaroo Music Festival in 2015 and went on tour in 2017 and 2018 as keyboardist and singer for Engelbert Humperdinck. Ashley released Red in 2011, produced by the Wizardz of Oz (Jason Mraz, Haim) and recorded a followup album with producer and Grammy winner McKenzie Smith (St. Vincent, Midlake). Her song "Love" was featured in the indie short film Stigma.
Before studying music and business at University of Texas Dallas and Baylor University, Ashley trained extensively in dance. She was accepted into Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Seattle where she went on to study. She also won scholarships from Tremaine (the EDGE) and Dupree Dance Academy in Los Angeles and received top honors for her solo choreography at various competitions. Ashley is able to incorporate her dance knowledge when coaching performers in coordinating movement, breath, and pitch control for live shows. She trains with a heavy focus on vocal health and endurance, especially in regards to the physical demands and vulnerabilities for touring artists.
Ashley joined the Recording Academy and became a Grammy voter in 2013.