Delve into songs as a means of storytelling while simultaneously developing a personal connection to a lyric. All styles of music are welcome and students are encouraged to bring in songs of their choice. The instructor can also suggest repertoire suitable for individual students. Build vocal technique through a variety of warm-up, ear-training and musicianship exercises.
Wednesdays 4:45 – 6:15 pm
9/19 – 11/28 (10 weeks) no class 11/21
Danielle Wertz • $415
Danielle Wertz (voice)
B.M. in Studio Music and Jazz Vocal Performance, University of Miami’s Frost School of Music. Student of Dr. Kate Reid, John Hart, Craig Carothers and Dann Zinn. Former Jazz Vocal Director for youth jazz education program, Virginia Music Adventures. Clinician at Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Sonoma State University. 2015 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition Semi- Finalist, 2017 Ella Fitzgerald Competition unner-up, Inaugural Washington Women in Jazz Young Artist Competition Winner. Performed or recorded with Shelly Berg, Jamie Oehlers, Tal Cohen, Cyrille Aimee, Bruce Hornsby and Gretchen Parlato. daniellewertz.com