Vocal Jazz Day 2019
A DAY SINGERS CAN'T AFFORD TO MISS!
Sign up your vocal ensemble for Vocal Jazz Day 2019 featuring Afro Blue with adjudicators Duane Davis and Connaitre Miller. The day also includes Spirit of the Groove workshop, soloist master class and a free public concert by Afro Blue at 7 p.m.
President's Day | Monday, Feb. 18, 2019
Tri-C Metropolitan Campus | 2809 Woodland Ave. | Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Registration: $125 early bird (by Dec. 10, 2018) | $180 (by Jan. 29, 2019)
Schools are welcome to come and observe at no charge.
If you are specifically interested in the free Afro Blue concert, you can reserve tickets by clicking here.
*Vocal Jazz Day registration is now closed as we've hit capacity. If you've already registered your school and still need to pay, please click the form below for payment information. We are no longer accepting new applications. If you have any questions, please contact Kyra Price at 216-987-4940 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guest Artist and Adjudicator Bios
Afro Blue is Howard University's premier vocal jazz ensemble. Founded in 2002 by jazz voice coordinator Connaitre Miller, this dynamic jazz choir quickly gained national attention. Afro Blue has been featured on NPR's All Things Considered, reached the top four on NBC-TV's The Sing-Off and joined the legendary Bobby McFerrin in selections from his Grammy-nominated VOCAbuLarieS album.
Duane Davis recently completed 48 years as a music educator for Grand Rapids Community College, Western Michigan University and the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. He has been a guest clinician at various schools in the U.S. and abroad, and his students have received many DownBeat awards. Davis has prepared ensembles and shared the stage with such artists as Bobby McFerrin, Janis Siegel, Dianne Reeves, Tony Bennett and Lalah Hathaway, among others.