The Jazz Kitchen
The Jazz Kitchen opened its doors in 1994 as Indy’s premier destination for jazz and beyond. 2019 marks The Jazz Kitchen’s 25th Anniversary. Recognized as one of the “Top 100 Jazz Clubs in the World” by Downbeat Magazine, The Jazz Kitchen presents a wide variety of local, regional and international jazz artists in an intimate 140 seat supper club style venue. Past notable performers include Harry Connick Jr., Ray Brown, JJ Johnson, Jane Monheit, Maynard Ferguson, Billy Cobham, Diane Schuur, John Scofield, Soulive, James Moody, David “Fathead” Newman and Dee Dee Bridgewater. The Jazz Kitchen menu is NOLA meets Midwest cuisine. A touch of the “Big Easy” represented by Satchmo’s Etouffee, Not-So-Cajun Chicken, ‘po boys and Crescent City Crab Cakes complementing midwest fresh-from-the butcher steaks, chops and burgers. In February 2009, the corporate partnership of The Jazz Kitchen and the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation took over production of the Indy Jazz Fest, an annual festival held in September.
The Master's Chorale of Central Indiana, Inc.
The Master's Chorale is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and performance of the great treasury of classical liturgical music. The repertoire includes secular and patriotic compositions. The chorale is available for festivals, special services and concert performances.
The Village Child Performing Arts Center
The Village Child Performing Arts Center offers instruction in piano, violin, instrumental music, voice; TVC Learning & Life Enrichment Center offers classes in Spanish, English as a Second Language,and tutoring in reading, math;
Recognizing that music is essential to the human spirit, VOCE, based in Indianapolis, seeks to enrich the quality of life, providing captivating and memorable experiences for the audience, while challenging and rewarding the singers through the highest standards of artistic achievement. The ensemble was formed in 2006 with the vision of attaining excellence in performance while fostering love and appreciation for the choral art. VOCE’s twenty singers represent some of the finest vocal talent in Indiana and share a love of choral music with an earnest commitment to bring the gift of music to the community. VOCE made its debut performing Poulenc's Gloria with the New World Youth Orchestra and the Indianapolis Arts Chorale at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in 2006, and undertook a successful concert tour of southwest Florida in March, 2007. Joint concerts with the Fishers Chamber Players were a featured highlight in the fall seasons of both 2007 and 2008. In addition, VOCE partnered with Circle City Ringers in two concerts during 2009. The ensemble toured in the summer of 2010 to the Chautauqua Institution in New York as part of their concert series. VOCE has worked extensively with composer Dan Forrest and can be heard on Forest’s CD release The Music of Living. VOCE is excited to have Dr. Madlen Batchvarova serving as Artistic Director. Dr. Batchvarova is a dynamic conductor, pianist, singer, music educator, clinician, adjudicator and GRAMMY award winner. A native of Bulgaria, Batchvarova has honed her skills performing and recording under the baton of Maestro Robert Shaw and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus and Chamber Chorus. Her conducting mentors have included Krikor Tchetinyan, Sandra Willetts, Ivan Dimov, Ivan Spassov and John Haberlen. Dr. Batchvarova has conducted and presented her scholarly work at distinctive sites, including Carnegie Hall, New York, Musikverein, Vienna, The Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria, the Royal Academy of Music, London, University of Granada, Spain, the ACDA state and division conferences. She has served as a member of the jury at the International Choral Festival in Preveza, Greece, and the Student Conductor's Competition at the 2007 ACDA National Convention. In collaboration with organist David Lamb, Batchvarova has performed on American Public Media's "Pipedreams Live" hosted by Michael Barone and released a piano-organ duet CD, "Duetti Capricciosi," found on amazon.com. Currently Dr. Batchvarova is the Director of Choral Programs at Hanover College, Indiana where she conducts choral ensembles, teaches conducting, private voice and music history. She is a board member of the ACDA Central Division as the Ethnic and Multicultural Perspectives Chair.
Young Voices of Indianapolis
Founded in 2005 by Marian Bender, Young Voices of Indianapolis is a non-profit choral organization whoâ€™s mission is to provide children a superior choral music education with religious and spiritual values. The organization values teamwork and stresses a sense of mission. The choirs use their talents to support the Indianapolis area through musical performances and community service projects.
Zionsville Concert Band
The Zionsville Concert Band is an all volunteer organization that was established in 2002. Our members range from 14 to 80, and hail from locations all across central and western Indiana.The Band has become an established presence in the Zionsville and surrounding communities. Band members are dedicated to preserving the tradition of a community band, and fostering continued interest in music by youth and adult alike.
1) To provide a positive experience for both the musicians and audiences.
2) To perform the best of concert band literature to the best of our abilities.
3) To provide the town of Zionsville with concert band music at celebrations, concerts, and other events.
4) To be an integral part of the musical scene and enlarge our geographical area, both in terms of musicians we attract and places we perform.
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