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Teachers at the Old Town School

Carol Kagy

Jazz/Blues/Pop/ Rock/Traditional

Carol stresses the basics of singing: breathing, support, and getting rid of tension to achieve a natual, free sound. A typical lesson involves voice building exercises and repertoire development. Carol has taught Vocal Jazz Styles at City College in New York , voice lessons at Ithaca College.

Carol has been performing professionally and teaching since1984. She performed with Duke Ellington Orchestra in New York . She appeared in the World Premier of Ellington’s “A Drum is a Woman” at the Beacon Theatre in New York and and toured the world as a vocalist with the Glenn Miller Orchestra appearing with the New York Pops and Glenn MIller Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Carol has also graced the stages of many of Chicagos clubs like: Green Mill, Green Dolphin St. , Martyrs, Pops for Champagne, and still performs with the Glenn MIller Orchestra for special International Engagements.

Start Date: Feb 2000

Achievements: artist in residence grant- Portland, Ore. and a Jazz assistantship for study - Ithaca College

Education: BFA City College New York, Summa Cum Laude;
MM Ithaca College, Ithaca New York.

Started at the Old Town School in February of 2000

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