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Vocal Jazz Invitational

Troy University and the John M. Long School of Music is proud to present the 3rd Annual Vocal Jazz Invitational, featuring Ly Wilder, Clinician, to be held March 29, 2018.

Registration deadline is February 28, 2018. Complete the registration application today.

Please feel free to contact 334-808-6298 or troychoral@troy.edu for further information.

FalkerLy Wilder

As a contemporary vocal artist and educator, Ly Wilder exhibits an infectious energy and knowledge of style and technique that engages students and audiences alike in jazz and popular music. She has been featured as a vocalist with combos, big bands and orchestras, as a studio singer for choral demos and as a performer at Walt Disney World singing with legendary artists Joe Williams, Rosemary Clooney, Dianne Reeves and Diane Schuur. A prolific arranger, Wilder's works have been performed by university and high school groups world-wide.

She is in demand as an adjudicator/clinician for festivals throughout the nation and has conducted All-State Vocal Jazz Ensembles and Show Choirs in Arizona, Colorado, Missouri, Mississippi, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma, Washington and Wisconsin. Ly has taught on the staff of Showchoir Camps of America since 2003 and at the Steve Zegree Vocal Jazz Camp. She serves as the Vocal Director of Bloomington Expressive Arts Training (BEAT), which she co-founded with choreographer Brennan Wilder in 2012. Under their direction, this extracurricular community show choir program has expanded to feature 4 ensembles (including Syncopation and Amplitude) with students from pre-K through 12th grades.

Wilder previously taught vocal jazz, women’s and mixed choirs at Purdue University. She holds a BM in Studio Music and Jazz from the University of Miami and a MM in Jazz Studies from Western Michigan University. She and Brennan reside in Bloomington IN with their daughter Jamie.

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