Morningside College will host a vocal jazz concert featuring Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Laurel Massé and vocal performer and educator Lynne Rothrock
Morningside College will host a vocal jazz concert featuring Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Laurel Massé and vocal performer and educator Lynne Rothrock at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave.
Tickets to the concert are $10 for the general public and can be purchased at the door.
Massé, the founding member of Grammy Award-winning vocal group Manhattan Transfer, has toured internationally and recorded several albums throughout her Manhattan Transfer and solo music careers. Two of her solo albums have made the Billboard Jazz charts and another was a People magazine best pick.
Rothrock, a professional singer and entertainer from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, tours throughout the Midwest with a female vocal group called “Divapalooza.” She is an experienced music and theatre educator, having spent over 25 years teaching at all levels.
On Monday, Feb. 24, Morningside College will host a day-long jazz workshop for high school jazz choirs from the Siouxland area. Rothrock and Massé will serve as guest clinicians. The workshop, coordinated by Tim Watson, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities at Morningside, will be held in Eppley Auditorium and is free and open to the public.