Born and raised in Maryland, Socks Whitmore is a classically trained vocalist, voice actor, and lyricist accomplished in a variety of performance styles with a focus on musical theatre and film. Their experience ranges from composition and performance for local charity benefits to singing on prominent stages such as that of the Grand Ole Opry, Carnegie Hall, and the Sydney Opera House.
Their most noteworthy musical achievements include solo performances with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, becoming a Washington County Teen Idol Finalist, performances as part of the Maryland All-State, the All-Eastern, the All-National, and the Honors Performance Series (international) choirs; and originating the role of Valerie in their original musical We Are Here, written in collaboration with Evan Johnson.
Socks studied voice under Katherine Groh-Fitzsimmons and Kyle Weary for four years while they attended the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts, the arts high school in Hagerstown, Maryland, where they graduated from in 2017 as a vocalist and valedictorian of their senior class. Socks is currently pursuing a BFA in the Performer-Composer program at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA, where they study voice with Paul Berkolds and Jacqueline Bobak.