Jazz Port Townsend alum Stacey Carter is on her way to Montreux,
Switzerland, to participate in the Shure Montreux Jazz Voice
She was one of nine singers invited to participate in the prestigious program.
will be performing at the Petit Theatre (Montreux Palace Hotel). The winner will receive $5,000 in swiss francs, a
Shure ULX Wireless System and one week of recording time at Balik's
Farm Studio located in Switzerland's Toggenburg region.
The winner also will perform as an opening act to one of the performers of the Montreux Stage the following year.
received a basketball scholarship to play for Louisiana State
University and graduated with degrees in art history and interior
design. She came to realize her calling as a jazz vocalist and received
a scholarship in the jazz studies program at Michigan State University.
was one of six students selected to be in the Dianne Reeves Vocal Jazz
Residency at Michigan State, and she received a scholarship in 2008 to attend Jazz Port Townsend.
was one of 20 singers invited to participate in the Bobby McFerrin
Workshop "Instant Opera," which culminated in a sold-out performance at
Congratulations Stacey, and good luck!