CALENDAR  

       JANUARY


Jan. 7-10 | LOUISVILLE, KY

Jazz Educator’s Network (JEN) International Conference. For more information visit JEN’s website

       FEBRUARY




       MARCH


Mar. 4 | WALNUT, CA

Mt. San Antonio College Vocal Jazz Festival. For more information contact Bruce Rogers at Brogers@mtsac.edu

        APRIL


Apr. 9-10 | MONTEREY,CA.

Adjudicator, Next Generation Jazz Festival. For more information visit www.montereyjazzfestival.org/NGJF

Apr. 16 | OCEANSIDE,CA.

Adjudicator and clinician, Oceanside Jazz Festival. For more information visit www.oceansidejazzfestival.com

Apr. 23 | BUFFALO,NY.

Clinician, Buffalo State Vocal Jazz Festival. For more information contact Vicky Furby

       MAY




       JUNE




       JULY


July 16-24 | LOS ANGELES,CA

VocalizeU Artist Intensive Summer Event. Created by Dave Stroud, the Artist Intensive enhances every artist’s knowledge, presence, and creates life changing experiences for anyone who loves to sing and wants to heighten their craft as a vocal artist. Michele will be teaching the jazz classes. For more information visit www.vocalizeuevents.com.

       AUGUST


Aug. 17-20 | TAITUNG, TAIWAN

The Vocal Asia Festival. Michele will serve as judge, and offer workshops for this exciting vocal group festival. For more information visit www.vaf.vocalasia.com

       SEPTEMBER




       OCTOBER


Oct. 10-16 | WORKSHOPS IN OSAKA & TOKYO, JAPAN

JVSJ Workshops. Various interesting workshops sponsored by JVSJ (Jazz Vocalist Society of Japan.) For more information visit www.jazzvocalist.jp

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       JANUARY


Jan. 8-10 | SAN DIEGO, CA

Jazz Educator’s Network (JEN) International Conference. For more information visit JEN’s website

Jan. 12-13 | MONTEREY, CA.
Monterey Jazz Festival Travelling Clinicians. For more information contact Paul Cantos at pcontos@montereyjazzfestival.org

        FEBRUARY


Feb. 2-3 | MONTEREY, CA.

Monterey Jazz Festival Travelling Clinicians. For more information contact Paul Cantos at pcontos@montereyjazzfestival.org.

Feb. 20-21 | LOS ANGELES, CA.
THE 5-DAY WORKSHOP IN LA. Twenty-five different jazz singing workshops including vocal improv., lead sheet writing, song interpretation, working with the rhythm section, music biz, grooves, arrangements, and much more. Hosted by Cathy Segal Garcia, faculty include Cathy, Michele, Cheryl Bentyne of the Manhattan Transfer and Armando Compean. Improvisational vocal group Fish to Birds will do a clinic, and workshop participants can perform in final Saturday gig. For more information contact Cathy at cathy@cathysegalgarcia.com.

Feb. 24-28 | MOSCOW, ID.
Clinics for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. For more information visit http://www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest.

        MARCH


Mar. 6 | WALNUT, CA.

Mt. San Antonio College Vocal Jazz Festival. For more information contact Bruce Rogers at Brogers@mtsac.edu.

Mar. 7-8 | KELOWNA, B.C. CANADA
Visiting clinician for Kelowna Secondary School. For more information contact Sheila French at sheilafrench61@gmail.com.

Mar. 9-10 | MONTEREY, CA.
Monterey Jazz Festival Travelling Clinicians. For more information contact Paul Cantos at pcontos@montereyjazzfestival.org.

Mar. 28-29 | MONTEREY, CA.
Adjudicator, Next Generation Jazz Festival. For more information visit http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org/NGJF.

        APRIL


Apr. 13-14 | MONTEREY, CA.

Monterey Jazz Festival Travelling Clinicians. For more information contact Paul Cantos at pcontos@montereyjazzfestival.org.

Apr. 26-May 9 | TAIWAN.
Visiting professor at the Tainan National University of the Arts. For more information visit http://www.tnnua.edu.tw/releaseRedirect.do?unitID=1.

        JULY


July 10-19 | LOS ANGELES CA.

VocalizeU Artist Intensive Summer Event. Created by Dave Stroud, the Artist Intensive enhances every artist’s knowledge, presence, and creates life changing experiences for anyone who loves to sing and wants to heighten their craft as a vocal artist. Michele will be teaching the jazz classes. For more information visit www.vocalizeuevents.com.

        OCTOBER


October 17-19 | HELSINKI

International Jazz Voice Conference. The first ever of it’s kind, Michele is a keynote speaker and clinician for this great event. Other speakers/clinicians include Carmen Lundy, Judy Neimack, and many others. For more information visit www.facebook.com/InternationalJazzVoiceConference.

October 25-27 | AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FRANCE

Private workshop with vocal group, Jazz’elles. For more information contact Jean-Claude Wilkens

        NOVEMBER


Nov. 12-14 | BUENOS AIRES

Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival.
Michele is giving workshops and a performance. For more information visit the festival’s website.

        JANUARY


Jan. 8-11 | DALLAS, TX.

Jazz Educator’s Network (JEN) International Conference. For more information visit JEN’s website

Jan. 16 | MINNEAPOLIS, MN.
Peforming at Jazz Central Studios with Phil Mattson. For more information visit Jazz Central Studios.

Jan. 18 | WAUKEE, IA.
Judge and Clinician at the Waukee Vocal Jazz Festival. For more information visit Waukee STAR STRUCK Vocal Jazz Festival.

        FEBRUARY


Feb. 21-22 | CRESTON, IA.

Featured performer and clinician at the SWCC Vocal Jazz Festival. Michele will be featured in two performances with Phil Mattson; for more information visit SWCC Fox Fest.

        MARCH


Mar. 21 | FULLERTON, CA.

Clinician and Judge, Fullerton College Jazz Festival. For more information contact Jamie Shew at jshew@fullcoll.edu.

Mar. 26 | AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Clinician and Instructor, Amsterdam Conservatory. For more information contact Mylene Berghs at mylene.berghs@ahk.nl.

Mar. 27-28 | UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS
Clinician and Instructor, Ht Utrechts Conservatorium. For more information contact Magnew Nilsson at magnus.nilsson@muziek.hku.nl.

Mar. 30-31 | MOSCOW, RUSSIA
Private clinics.

        MAY


May 13-16 | VANCOUVER, B.C.

Adjudicator at Musicfest Canada, a national educational festival; for more information visit http://www.musicfest.ca.

        JULY


Jul. 18-27 | LOS ANGELES, CA.

VocalizeU Artist Intensive Summer Event. Created by Dave Stroud, the Artist Intensive enhances every artist’s knowledge, presence, and creates life changing experiences for anyone who loves to sing and wants to heighten their craft as a vocal artist. Michele will be teaching the jazz classes. For more information visit www.vocalizeuevents.com.

        DECEMBER


Dec. 15-19 | TAIWAN.

Special clinics at the National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan Music Choral Center. For more information contact Tim.

        JANUARY


Jan. 24-25 | PEORIA, IL.

Conductor, 2013 Illinois Music Educator’s Association All-State Conference. Michele will be conducting the first ever 9-voice (small group) Honors Vocal Jazz Ensemble at this year’s IMEA Conference. For more information visit http://www.ilmea.org

        FEBRUARY


Feb. 16
| DECATURE, IL

Clinician, 24th Annual Milliken University Vocal Jazz Festival. For more information visit http://www.millikin.edu/vjfest

        MARCH


Mar. 2
| OSAKA, JAPAN.

Jazz Singing Workshop. For more information, contact Kuniko Chinen at: sddbb418@yahoo.co.jp

Mar. 4-9 | SINGAPORE.
Clinician, Singapore American School Music Festival. Michele is guest conductor for the SAS Music Festival. For more information visit http://www.sas.edu.sg

Mar. 22 | FULLERTON, CA.
Clinician, Fullerton College Jazz Festival. For more information contact Jamie Shew at jshew@fullcoll.edu

        APRIL


Apr. 18
| GREELEY, CO.

Adjudicator and clinician at the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival. For more information visit The UNC Jazz Festival Website

Apr. 25-28 | BANFF, ALBERTA.
Adjudicator, Canadian Rocky Mountain Festival. The Festival is held every year at the Banff Centre and is considered the ‘Jewel’ of Canadian Music Festivals. For more information visit http://www.crmfestival.com

        MAY


May 3
| HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY.

Clinician and Guest Artist, Northern Kentucky University Jazz Festival. For more information contact Dr. Randy Pennington: pennington@nku.edu

        JULY


Jul. 5-14
| LOS ANGELES, CA.

VocalizeU Artist Intensive Summer Event. Created by Dave Stroud, the Artist Intensive enhances every artist’s knowledge, presence, and creates life changing experiences for anyone who loves to sing and wants to heighten their craft as a vocal artist. The curriculum addresses a wide variety of musical styles and topics including vocal technique, private lessons, performance coaching, daily performance opportunities, networking and industry connections, and much more. Michele will be teaching the jazz classes. (You may remember vocal guru Dave Stroud when he headed up the Seth Riggs Speech Level Singing summer workshops in past years.) For more information visit www.vocalizeuevents.com.

Jul. 6-12 | LOS ANGELES, CA.
Jason & Jeremy’s Jazz Theory Boot Camp. If you’d like a good jazz theory and keyboard shot in the arm (!), come to this workshop. Michele will be there for the last two days of the camp, working with solo singers and vocal improvisers. For more information visit www.jazztheorybootcamp.com.

Jul. 14-20 | CRESTON, IA.
Jason & Jeremy’s Jazz Theory Boot Camp. (see info above) Michele will be there for the last two days of the camp, working with solo singers and vocal improvisers. For more information visit www.jazztheorybootcamp.com.

        AUGUST


Aug. 10-16
| WINNIPEG, MANITOBA.

Jason & Jeremy’s Jazz Theory Boot Camp. (see info above) Michele will be there for the last two days of the camp, working with solo singers and vocal improvisers. For more information visit www.jazztheorybootcamp.com.

        OCTOBER


Oct. 16
| SAN JOSE, CA.

Private clinic at Archbishop Mitty High School. For more information contact Erin Lahm Simon.

Oct. 16 | CUPERTINO, CA.
Private clinic at Homestead High School. For more information contact Jeff Morton.

        NOVEMBER


Nov. 5-8 | PHOEIX, AZ.

Private clinics with Rita Scholz, Marcy Spencer, Craig Peterson, and Mason Schrieber at regional Colleges and High Schools in the Phoenix area. For more information contact Rita Scholz or Craig Peterson.

        DECEMBER


Dec. 10-15 | TAIWAN.

Special clinics at the National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan Music Choral Center, and with professional vocal group, Okai Singers. For more information contact Ray Chu.