Topics covered include music reading in G and F clefs, intervals, major and minor scales; rhythm. MUTH with grade of C- or higher or satisfactory score on theory diagnostic exam. Major and minor scales and harmonizations through secondary function.
Jazz Studies, Voice, U. T Originally from Lewisville, TX, Jennifer Jones is quickly becoming a powerful and original vocalist and writer crediting a diverse range of musical styles. Sounds from the jazz, latin, blues, singer-songwriter and pop realms, can be heard at different times in her performances.
After being awarded an impressive scholarship and studying classical voice and opera at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, she found her way back to Texas and graduated from the world-renowned jazz studies program at the University of North Texas.
Jennifer has also completed a Master's degree in jazz pedagogy from UNT, where she directed one of UNT's highly acclaimed jazz choirs, taught a course in vocal jazz fundamentals, and sang in the award winning UNT Jazz Singers.
She has had the honor of studying under the internationally renowned vocal jazz arranger and educator Paris Rutherford as well as studying private jazz voice with noted recording artist, improviser and composer, Rosana Eckert. Jennifer is an active live performer in the Dallas area, singing with various ensembles and leading her own band devoted to performing her original songs and arrangements.
She is an in-demand music educator in the DFW area and has also sung and recorded a number of Dr. Classical music for writing and concentration Wick's contemporary worship songs that will be released online very soon.
While understanding the competitive drive in young musicians in the area, she encourages her students to seek out audition opportunities.
She helps to prepare students for UIL, Solo and Ensemble, college auditions and any other music competition a child may need assistance with in their preparation.
Jennifer is currently pursuing a second master's degree in music therapy. She has observed clients with a wide-range of disorders such as: She is working under Joseph Pinson in her practicum this semester and hopes to work with psychiatric clients in the near future.
She is very excited in her new field of study and is excited to work with and lead these individuals to their future hopes and goals. Jennifer's new love is accompanying herself on piano, which is what many of her intimate, current live shows consist of.
Her debut album featuring all of her original compositions will be releasing this fall, ! Jazz Studies Jazz Vocal University of North Texas Dallas-based vocalist Christopher Denton brings his powerful and dynamic sound to every stage, from theater shows to jazz clubs.
He is a touring and recording artist with the award winning vocal group, Groove For Thought. As one of the 7 members of GFT, he has performed all across the country for music festivals, concerts, and various benefits.
As a chorus member and soloist with the Vocal Majority for over a decade, Chris has appeared on over 10 albums, has been featured on television, and has performed throughout the U. A well-rounded and versatile musician, Christopher studied vocal jazz at the University of North Texas.
At UNT, studying under Rosana Eckert and Jennifer Barnes, he refined his skills in theory and arranging, as well as impovisation and composition. As an educator, Christopher is dedicated to excellence in music. Helping students realize their musical potential, while nurturing their need to learn in a variety of ways, is a top priority.
Sharing his passion for music with others is one of the highlights of his own musical journey. Christopher is now working as a freelance musician, educator, and actor. Christopher is available for studio recording, teaching, and live appearances.
Vocal Jazz Performance, U. Vocalist and composer, Jordan Coffing, is a captivating and versatile performer. As a seasoned vocalist, Jordan enjoys performing classic jazz repertoire by such legendary artists as Billie Holiday, Betty Carter and Sarah Vaugh.
She combines traditional and progressive concepts in teaching and performing. Miss Coffing has a wide-range of musical skills as a vocalist and is also an experienced pianist and guitarist. She has performed background vocals for film and television, including a theme song performed by Chaka Khan.
She believes in a balanced musical education, where students learn the music they love in an uplifting and encouraging atmosphere, while also learning the importance of technique and music theory.
Her musicianship stems from a deep-rooted love of pre's soul and an extensive background in jazz and musical theater. Alex Blair's sultry, velvet sound and unmatched on-stage presence make for a dynamic performance every time she steps on stage. In Alex graduated with a degree in performance from the world renown jazz school at the University of North Texas.
She has received numerous awards including a coveted jazz scholarship from the University of North Texas and outstanding performer at the Berklee College of Music Jazz Festival. She has an extensive history in musical theater, studying both vocal technique and acting with nationally recognized teacher and author Rhonda Carlson.
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It is ironic that art music in the royal courts of Europe reached a peak of creative expression during the final period in which monarchs in many European countries wielded absolute power. Jiyoung Johnston. M.M. "Jazz Piano Performance" (University of North Texas) B.M.
"Piano Performance" (Seoul National University). Jiyoung Johnston, director and co-founder of Lone Star Music Academy, exhibits equally strong performance and education abilities in classical and jazz music. How it works: The ornate instrumentation and composition of Baroque classical music gets a lot of attention for its possible mind-boosting effects.
Eight radiologists were asked to go about their. Majors and concentrations. At Colorado State, there are two primary methods you can explore your passions: majors and concentrations.
A major is the degree you will earn at graduation, while a concentration focuses on a specific field of study related to a major.