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Blues/Jazz/ Funk Master Class with Carole Sylvan

CAROLE SYLVAN - Music and Vocal Master Teaching Artist-Carole is a classically trained pop/jazz singer, vocal arranger songwriter, and educator. She is a teaching artist and artist in residence for Young Audiences New York where she teaches Broadway, Pop, Jazz singing as well as Glee Club and Musical Theater. Carole began singing in church and at the home of Count Basie. At the age of 16 opened up for James Brown at Yankee Stadium. She began her career as a classical singer attending Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and Julliard School of Music. Her classical performances include the role of Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro, Adele in Der Fledermaus and Bess in Porgy and Bess at Brooklyn College Opera. During her junior year in college she went on the road with a Show band for 44 weeks. Carole started writing songs with the Fatback band and performed lead vocals on the band’s first hit song Money which became their first gold record. As a recording artist, she is an international recording star. With Top Ten Billboard dance hit “Just Doin, What We Love,” produced by mix masters Mike Rosenman and Mike Hacker. Her international dance song’s include “Come Go With Me,” “Caught Up,” with Angles of Love. Carol is one of Italy’s favorite dance recording artist. Mix Magazine voted Carole’s song “ Look Ahead ” Best Record of the Year. She has performed all over the world and recorded with CC Music Factory, Change, Aaron Neville, Peabo Bryson, Pet Shop Boys, Simply Red, Toni Braxton, Rupaul, Gloria Lynn, Diane Schuur, Natalie Cole, Jennifer Holiday, Patti LaBelle and many more. She performed vocals on Multi-Platinum song U2’s Rattle and Hum as well as other movie soundtracks and commercials. “My talent is a gift, a blessing from the Creator. And like all gifts from the Almighty they are meant to be shared and passed on. If one person enjoys what I’m doing, then I feel I have accomplished something.”-Carole Sylvan

Earlier Event: December 4
American Ballet Theatre Master Class
Later Event: December 7
Winter Festival Tech/Dress Rehearsals