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Dr. Karen Soderberg Sarnaker, director
The Vocal Jazz Ensemble is an audition-only group of six to ten students. In addition to performing in the choral and jazz concerts every semester, they have performed at numerous venues on and off campus.
For information on auditions and upcoming performances contact Dr. Soderberg:
Office: Performing Arts Center, room 203
Friday, May 8, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
FSU Performing Arts Center - Pealer Recital Hall
Free and open to the public.
FSU Vocal Jazz Ensemble - Winter Holiday Concert 2012
Muddy Water, arranged by Michele Weir - featuring alto Sarah Marean, tenors Troy Bennett & Geoffrey Westbrook, and bass Zachary Dodge
Am I Blue, arranged by Kirby Shaw - featuring soprano Kylie Oosterink, & tenor Sean Scriber
Everybody’s Boppin’, arranged by Kirby Shaw - featuring alto Mikayla Young & bass Zachary Dodge
Don't Think It's Easy, by Dave Barduhn - featuring tenor Sean Scriber & pianist Sean Beachy
I Thought About You, arranged by David Scott - featuring Sarah Marean and Geoffrey Westbrook
Down at Smoky Joes, by Ken Kraintz - featuring tenor Sean Scriber & baritone Johnathan Archer
Joe's Place, arranged by Ken Kraintz - featuring tenor Sean Scriber & baritone Johnathan Archer
Big Benny Be-Bop, arranged by Ken Kraintz - featuring alto Mikayla Young & bass Zachary Dodge
Before the Rain, by Barney McClure - featuring alto Mikayla Young & soprano Beau Hartman
Give Me That Smile, by William Cantos
I'll Sing For You, by Nancy King - featuring alto Jessica Knouse
Wind Machine, by Sammy Nestico - featuring soprano Mikayla Young, bass Zachary Dodge, & saxophonist Tanika Henry
Just Goofin', by Rob Hyatt & Jerry Jones - featuring bass Zachary Dodge, alto Mikayla Young, & sopranos Alexa Bashaw & Beau Hartman
Troy's Place, by Ken Kraintz, edited by FSU VJE - featuring tenor Sean Scriber & bass Johnathan Archer
Harold's House of Jazz, by Rare Silk - featuring Geoffrey Westbrook, Zachary Dodge, Johnathan Archer, Danielle Smith, Sarah Marean, Mikayla Young, Sean Scriber, Alexa Bashaw, Jessica Knouse, Beau Hartman
Spain, by Chick Correa, Al Jarreal & Artie Maren
ACCOMPANIED by instrumentalists: Sean Beachy, piano, Michael Murphy, bass, and Gary Hartman, drums