Associate Professor of Music (Theory and Improvisation),
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Teaching Faculty, Halewynstichting Jazz Workshop
Teaching Faculty, The Jazz Harmony Retreat (School for Music Vocations at Southwestern Community College, Creston, Iowa)
Teaching Faculty & Partner, Tiffin University Music Camp (Tiffin, Ohio)
June 3, 2022
MISSA LUCIS AT CARNEGIE HALL
Information available at midamerica-music.com! Conducted by John Stafford II, featuring Peter Eldridge and Lauren Kinhan, along with several of Kansas City's finest jazz musicians and a full chorus!
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First, the biggie: Justin's Missa Lucis jazz mass will be performed at CARNEGIE HALL on June 3, 2022, conducted by John Stafford II, as part of MidAmerica Productions' 2022 Concert Series! Justin and John will be joined on the Carnegie stage by a full festival chorus, several of Kansas City's finest jazz musicians, and special guest soloists PETER ELDRIDGE and LAUREN KINHAN from the Grammy-Winning New York Voices!
Second, Justin will be returning to Belgium in late July for the first time since 2019 to rejoin the faculty of the Halewynstichting VZW Jazz Workshop! This wonderful workshop has been going strong for over 50 years, and this will mark Justin's 13th year of teaching on the faculty!
Beyond that, information about this summer's Jazz Harmony Retreat will be coming soon, and Justin will also be conducting the first-ever KCDA Honors Jazz Choir in July. Plenty more to come soon...
July 25-31, 2022
The Halewynstichting VZW Summer Jazz Workshop
Information available at halewynstichting.be! A wonderful summer workshop run by the Halewynstichting music school (Antwerp, Belgium), in collaboration with the Brussels Jazz Orchestra!