Charlie Christensen – Jazz Encounters
May 8 @ 8:00 pm$10
Charlie Christenson (vocalist, pianist, songwriter and educator) is currently a doctoral fellow in the Studio Music & Jazz program at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music and a member of the indie rock band, beddside. Before moving to Miami in the Fall of 2017, he served six years as Head of the Voice Department and Director of the Graduate Program at the McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul, MN. Charlie received his Bachelors of Music in Education from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI, and his Masters of Music in Performance from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.
Christenson has studied privately with Peter Eldridge (New York Voices), Theo Bleckmann (Meredith Monk), Kate McGarry, Kate Reid, John Daversa, Patrice Michaels, Fred Sturm, Gary Lindsay, John Harmon, Matt Turner and Christine Salerno
ABOUT JE: Jazz Encounters takes place every, second Friday of the month. After the band performs, it’s an open jam! It’s a fun session led by vocalist, violinist and educator, Nicole Yarling. Be good at your instrument and be ready to play! All ages welcome.
FREE for Students 18 and under w/valid student ID