1000 E. University Ave.
Fine Arts Bldg., Room 229
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-5139
Fax: (307) 766-2560
Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
Dear Jazz Educator,
The UW Vocal and Jazz faculties are combining forces for the University of Wyoming Vocal Jazz Workshop/Instrumental Jazz Workshop. These workshops will focus on building skills and providing a range of experiences in both vocal and instrumental jazz. Students will have the opportunity to work with jazz faculty members Dr. Ben Markley (vocal jazz/jazz ensembles/combo), Dr. Scott Turpen (Jazz ensembles/combo), Dr. Nicole Lamartine (vocal jazz), and Ed Breazeale (jazz ensembles/combo).
Saturday’s evening concert will feature performances by the UW Vocal Jazz Ensemble and the UW Faculty Jazz Quartet with special guest vocalist Kate Skinner.
The Vocal Jazz Workshop:
The Instrumental Jazz Workshop:
A 30’ performance/clinic time for your high school or middle school jazz ensemble that will be adjudicated by University of Wyoming faculty: Scott Turpen, Ed Breazeale, and Ben Markley. Our jazz faculty boasts significant jazz performance experience and knowledge of pedagogy to help your jazz ensemble reach the next level.
We are looking forward to hearing from you and working with your aspiring jazz singers. Enclosed please find a tentative schedule, information on Kate Skinner,and online registration information. Registrations for this workshop need to be received by: Tuesday, January 18, 2013. Cancellations received AFTER January 25, 2013 will be responsible for the full invoiced fee!
Dr. Ben Markley
Director, Fine Arts Outreach