Join award-winning singer, pianist, and master teacher Brenda Earle Stokes as she teaches her unique Piano Skills for Singers method. In this workshop, she will share her tips and techniques for teaching piano skills that support singers in their singing and teaching. This workshop will help you expand your piano skills and learn how to incorporate functional piano training in your voice lessons.
About the Presenter:
Brenda Earle Stokes is a rare jazz artist with a true command of both the piano and the voice. A multifaceted musician, she is known for her work as a pianist, singer and composer. She has performed as a side person with John Riley, Dick Oatts, Joel Frahm, Roxy Coss, Wycliffe Gordon, Maurice Hines and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra. She has held residencies at the Kennedy Center and Banff Center for Fine Arts, was a finalist of the Mary Lou Williams Jazz Pino Competition, and was a winner of the IAJE Sisters in Jazz competition, identifying her as one of the top emerging jazz artists of her generation. As a bandleader, she has toured clubs and festivals across the US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia and has released six albums own her own label.