A Beautiful Friendship: Vocal/Instrumental Collaboration with Sara Gazarek and Larry Koonse

Sunday, 7/28, 11 am - 12:30 pm

A Beautiful Friendship: Vocal/Instrumental Collaboration with Sara Gazarek and Larry Koonse
Age Adult
Event Type Workshop
Department Vocal Performance
Day Sun
Instructor Sara Gazarek, Larry Koonse
Status inperson event

Join GRAMMY Award® winning jazz vocalist Sara Gazarek and legendary guitarist Larry Koonse as they discuss, demonstrate, and workshop the wide-ranging concepts that go into a rewarding and joyful duo collaboration. Beginners to advanced musicians, vocalists and instrumentalists alike — get ready to play/sing, take risks, and dig deep because we want to make music with you!

Early Workshop Registration Encouraged! 
Prices increase by $15 48 hours before each workshop.

GRAMMY Award® winning jazz vocalist Sara Gazarek reigns as one of the most creative voices of her generation. Collaborating with jazz legends Fred Hersch, Billy Childs, Kurt Elling, and more,and with 6 critically-acclaimed albums under her belt at the age of 40, Gazarek often tours internationally as a soloist/band leader, and as a co-founder of the vocal collective, säje, whose debut album earned a GRAMMY Award® for Best Arrangement Instruments and Vocals.

Born into a musical family, Larry Koonse has been playing the guitar since he was seven years old. After graduating from USC Larry toured extensively for six years as a member of the John Dankworth quartet. He is a member of Billy Child’s landmark chamber sextet. He has received multiple Grammy nominations over the years and has been a featured player on more than 400 albums.