Bluesettes at Disneyland

The Bluesettes (alumni Katrina Kochevar, Miko Shudo, Rachel St. Marseille) performed first Disneyland gig at the Fantasy Fair Stage in early July.

They also performed recently at an  Irvine Concert In The Park, with the Swing Cats Big Band on the Queen Mary and at the the Nixon Library.

Newfangled Four Make Semi Finals in First Pro International Competition

The Newfangled Four Barbershop Quartet, with recent graduates Jake Tickner and Jackson Niebrugge, won the International Collegiate Barbershop competition last year. This year, their first in the professional category, saw them reach the semi finals and place 16th.

A huge congratulations to them for qualifying, passing through the quarterfinals, and having a great showing in the semifinals in their first professional competition. The competition took place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and was webcast worldwide

Nick Mancini Quartet at Jazz at LACMA

Nick Mancini’s quartet performed at Jazz at LACMA sponsored by the Los Angeles Jazz Society. Jazz at LACMA features leading Southern California artists. Celebrating over twenty years at LACMA, the program continues to be one of the museum’s most recognizable offerings. Over 42,000 visitors attend the program annually from April through November.

(photo by Los Angeles Jazz Society)