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FSU Vocal Jazz EnsembleFSU VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE


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:

Phone:  301-687-4110

Email:  ksoderberg@frostburg.edu.

Office:  Performing Arts Center, room 203

 

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES
 

FALL CONCERTFSU Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 7:30 pm
FSU Performing Arts Center - Pealer Recital Hall
101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532

Free and open to the public.

PROGRAM

To be announced
 

SPRING CONCERT

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



 

A LOOK AT LAST YEAR -
 

Vocal Jazz Ensemble Winter Holiday Concert
FSU Vocal Jazz Ensemble - Winter Holiday Concert 2012


Works performed for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 concerts


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