April 23rd 2022

12:30 pm Opening Remarks and Introductions, Announcements (Harry Schnipper, Irene Jalenti, Dr. Darden Purcell) 
1:30 pm “Becoming a Jazz Vocalist” (Irene Jalenti) 
2:30 pm “The Role of Vocalist in a Big Band” (Dr. Darden Purcell) 
3:30 pm “The Many Lives of Ella Fitzgerald in Music and on a World Stage” (Tierney Sutton, Dr. Darden Purcell, Irene Jalenti) 
Masterclasses will take place at Grace Episcopal Church 1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Ella Fitzgerald Competition Reception 
Reception will take place at the Rooftop Terrace, The Graham Hotel, 1075 Thomas Jefferson St. NW, Washington, DC


Masterclasses (Free, a limited number of tickets available),
Livestream Option FREE, Reception FREE
Note: if you purchase a ticket for the reception, your ticket will also be good for entrance to the masterclasses.

for tickets go to: https://www.bluesalley.com/events