Emma Hedrick is an award-winning jazz vocalist, composer, and arranger in the Indianapolis area. Emma is a two time DownBeat Student Music Award Winner and YoungArts Winner. In 2019, Emma was a top 5 finalist in the International Ella Fitzgerald Vocal Competition where she placed 3rd. In 2018, Emma had the pleasure of performing in the Telluride All-Stars Ensemble at the Telluride Jazz Festival in Colorado. Emma also won the All American High School Film Festival Best Original Score award for her original song "You've Been on My Mind." She is currently attending Frost School of Music at the University of Miami majoring in Vocal Jazz Performance.
Choralcopia: A Choral Celebration
A collaborative collage featuring a variety of choral ensembles in classical, jazz, operatic, and contemporary styles. Enjoy an evening of heavenly, and a few earthy, harmonies.
Frost School of Music - JV1 and Extensions Concert
Enjoy an evening of traditional vocal jazz arrangements from the American Songbook and instrumental jazz literature featuring the improvisational skills of Frost students. They will perform the music of arranging legends Gene Puerling and Phil Mattson along with arrangements by jazz faculty artists, Steve Guerra and Kate Reid.
A Night of Sheila Jordan: JV1, JV2, Extensions
Sheila Jordan, voice
NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan is a one-of-a-kind singer and songwriter. She studied with Lennie Tristano and Charles Mingus; called Charlie Parker her “big brother” and teacher; has performed and recorded as a leader as well as with top artists and groups; and then nearly invented a performing setting featuring just voice and acoustic bass.