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10th Annual Seattle-Kobe Female Jazz Vocalist Audition

Mon, Feb 24, 2014




Doors open at 5:30 PM each night.
First sets begin at 7:30 PM, and second sets (when applicable) begin at 9:30 PM (doors: 9:15 PM).
$0.00 Free parking

The Pacific Jazz Institute and the Seattle-Kobe Sister City Association present at Dimitirou's Jazz Alley the 10th Annual Seattle-Kobe Female jazz vocalist audition. Doors open at 5:30pm and auditions begin at 6:30pm continuing until 9:30pm.

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The Seattle-Kobe Sister City Association (SKSCA) is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Seattle-Kobe Female Jazz Vocalist Audition. The SKSCA will send one high school-aged and one adult female jazz vocalist from the greater Seattle area to Kobe, Japan in May 2014 to be a guest singer at the 15th Annual Kobe Jazz Vocal Queen Contest.

Every fall for the last fourteen years the winner of the Kobe Jazz Vocal Queen Contest -- held in Kobe -- has flown to Seattle to make her U.S. debut here at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley. Nine years ago, SKSCA began holding a jazz vocalist audition as the reciprocal component of this exchange. We are now proud to be hosting our tenth jazz audition.

As usual, there was an amazing response to the call for submissions, and therefore some very talented vocalists participating! SKSCA is pleased to announce the finalists who will be singing at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley:

Students:Eliana Colachis; Bailey Doctor; Sarah Freyd; Aaria Manchanda; and Laura Rosok

Adults:Katie Davi; Eugenie Jones; Jennifer Kienzle; Amy Kramer Hawks; Nancy Nolan; Charlotte Reese; and Kate Voss

Every fall for the last fifteen years the winner of the Kobe Jazz Vocal Queen Contest -- held in Kobe -- has flown to Seattle to make her U.S. debut here at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley (this year on September 15, 2014). Ten years ago, SKSCA began holding a jazz vocalist audition as the reciprocal component of this exchange. We are now proud to be hosting our 10th jazz audition.

SUGGESTED DONATION
Family, friends, and community members are encouraged to come and support the finalists! The suggested donation, accepted at the door, is:

$5.00 for students

$10.00 for adults

Proceeds support current and future Seattle-Kobe jazz auditions.

For questions or more information contact:mari.m.carpenter@gmail.com

(206) 619-1951 (cell)

Event Sponsors:

Seattle-Kobe Sister City Association

Dimitriou's Jazz Alley

Kobe Trade Information Office

Shinkaichi Music Street

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