LIVING, LEARNING, CREATING COMMUNITY

City Heights is home to the CAM Living, Learning, and Creating Community (LLCC), a special residential space for College of Arts & Media (CAM) students to live in a supportive environment of artists, filmmakers, musicians, and scholars.
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CAM LLCC members have distinct academic and co-curricular experiences to connect with the arts and creative industries. The CAM LLCC communal spaces are designed and equipped to foster making, creativity, and collaboration amongst peers and classmates. Interested students can indicate their preference to live on the CAM LLCC floor on the CU Denver Housing Application.

 

Learn More & Apply for Housing

Visit the CU Denver Housing webpage for more information about City Heights and to apply to the CAM Living, Learning, and Creating Community. The 70 spots on the CAM LLCC residence hall will fill up, so be sure to submit your application soon!

The First-Year Experience

First-Year Experience (FYE) courses are designed to ease students transition to university life and guide them into this world of social, academic, and professional possibilities. Members of CAM LLCC having the special opportunity to take CAM-specific College Success FYE that is tailored to the unique experience of art, film, and music students. Enrollment in the CAM-UNIV is a required, one-credit course for all LLCC members. Learn more in the First-Year Experience Fall 2021 Guide.

The LLCC Faculty Mentors


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Leslie Soich

Instructor
  • Music and Entertainment Studies (CAM)

Email Address:leslie.soich@ucdenver.edu

Primary Phone:303-315-7441

Mailing Address:
  • CU Denver

Arts Building

1150 10th Street

Denver, CO 80204

Leslie Remmert Soich has been a faculty member of the Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at CU Denver since 2006 and the Commercial Voice Program Director since 2012.

She has been a Metropolitan Opera Auditions Regional Finalist in both the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions, the Third Prize Winner in the Meistersinger Competition (Graz, Austria), a finalist in the Bel Canto Vocal Competition (Providence, Rhode Island) and a quarterfinalist in the American Traditions Competition as part of the Savannah Music Festival.

She has appeared as Marcellina ("The Marriage of Figaro") with Opera Colorado in 2005 and sang the title role in the company's world premiere of "La Curandera" in 2006. That same year, she premiered the role of Abuela (En Mis Palabras) commissioned by Central City Opera and continues to perform the role throughout the Denver Metro Area. Other roles include Queen of the Fairies ("Iolanthe"), Mother Abbess ("The Sound of Music"), the Second and Third Ladies ("The Magic Flute"), Dorabella ("Cosi fan tutte"), Dinah ("Trouble in Tahiti") and Suzuki, opposite Cynthia Lawrence, in "Madama Butterfly". Solo engagements include the Boulder Philharmonic, Sinfonia of Colorado, Colorado Music Festival, Ft Collins Symphony, and the Colorado Baroque Chamber Orchestra.

Soich has been an apprentice artist with the Sarasota Opera, a member of the Joseph and Loretta Law Artist Center of Opera Colorado and is currently an active member of the Central City Opera Ensemble and St Martin’s Chamber Choir. She joined the Augustana Vocal Ensemble in August of 2015.

Areas of Expertise

Vocal instruction and coaching
a cappella voices

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Colorado Boulder
MA; Vocal Performance

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

BA; Voice Performance


The LLCC Resident Assistants


Leslie_Soich

Leslie Soich

Instructor
  • Music and Entertainment Studies (CAM)

Email Address:leslie.soich@ucdenver.edu

Primary Phone:303-315-7441

Mailing Address:
  • CU Denver

Arts Building

1150 10th Street

Denver, CO 80204

Leslie Remmert Soich has been a faculty member of the Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at CU Denver since 2006 and the Commercial Voice Program Director since 2012.

She has been a Metropolitan Opera Auditions Regional Finalist in both the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions, the Third Prize Winner in the Meistersinger Competition (Graz, Austria), a finalist in the Bel Canto Vocal Competition (Providence, Rhode Island) and a quarterfinalist in the American Traditions Competition as part of the Savannah Music Festival.

She has appeared as Marcellina ("The Marriage of Figaro") with Opera Colorado in 2005 and sang the title role in the company's world premiere of "La Curandera" in 2006. That same year, she premiered the role of Abuela (En Mis Palabras) commissioned by Central City Opera and continues to perform the role throughout the Denver Metro Area. Other roles include Queen of the Fairies ("Iolanthe"), Mother Abbess ("The Sound of Music"), the Second and Third Ladies ("The Magic Flute"), Dorabella ("Cosi fan tutte"), Dinah ("Trouble in Tahiti") and Suzuki, opposite Cynthia Lawrence, in "Madama Butterfly". Solo engagements include the Boulder Philharmonic, Sinfonia of Colorado, Colorado Music Festival, Ft Collins Symphony, and the Colorado Baroque Chamber Orchestra.

Soich has been an apprentice artist with the Sarasota Opera, a member of the Joseph and Loretta Law Artist Center of Opera Colorado and is currently an active member of the Central City Opera Ensemble and St Martin’s Chamber Choir. She joined the Augustana Vocal Ensemble in August of 2015.

Areas of Expertise

Vocal instruction and coaching
a cappella voices

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Colorado Boulder
MA; Vocal Performance

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

BA; Voice Performance


The LLCC CAM Staff


Leslie_Soich

Leslie Soich

Instructor
  • Music and Entertainment Studies (CAM)

Email Address:leslie.soich@ucdenver.edu

Primary Phone:303-315-7441

Mailing Address:
  • CU Denver

Arts Building

1150 10th Street

Denver, CO 80204

Leslie Remmert Soich has been a faculty member of the Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at CU Denver since 2006 and the Commercial Voice Program Director since 2012.

She has been a Metropolitan Opera Auditions Regional Finalist in both the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions, the Third Prize Winner in the Meistersinger Competition (Graz, Austria), a finalist in the Bel Canto Vocal Competition (Providence, Rhode Island) and a quarterfinalist in the American Traditions Competition as part of the Savannah Music Festival.

She has appeared as Marcellina ("The Marriage of Figaro") with Opera Colorado in 2005 and sang the title role in the company's world premiere of "La Curandera" in 2006. That same year, she premiered the role of Abuela (En Mis Palabras) commissioned by Central City Opera and continues to perform the role throughout the Denver Metro Area. Other roles include Queen of the Fairies ("Iolanthe"), Mother Abbess ("The Sound of Music"), the Second and Third Ladies ("The Magic Flute"), Dorabella ("Cosi fan tutte"), Dinah ("Trouble in Tahiti") and Suzuki, opposite Cynthia Lawrence, in "Madama Butterfly". Solo engagements include the Boulder Philharmonic, Sinfonia of Colorado, Colorado Music Festival, Ft Collins Symphony, and the Colorado Baroque Chamber Orchestra.

Soich has been an apprentice artist with the Sarasota Opera, a member of the Joseph and Loretta Law Artist Center of Opera Colorado and is currently an active member of the Central City Opera Ensemble and St Martin’s Chamber Choir. She joined the Augustana Vocal Ensemble in August of 2015.

Areas of Expertise

Vocal instruction and coaching
a cappella voices

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Colorado Boulder
MA; Vocal Performance

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

BA; Voice Performance