Jazz artist Connaitre Miller comes to campus

November 11, 2014

MSUM Advocate

By Cayne Mccaskell
& Josie Gersezek
mccaskellca@mnstate.edu
gersezekjo@mnstate.edu

MSUM’s jazz outfits have a big week ahead of them.
The fun begins today at noon when jazz vocalist and music educator Connaitre Miller will present a lecture on starting and maintaining  vocal jazz ensembles in schools. Also during her time in the community, she will perform and speak about careers in both teaching and performance. She will also coach voice and choral students.
“It’s important for our students to routinely have the opportunity to meet and get to know those who represent true greatness in their art, and Connaitre Miller is one of those people,” said Allen Carter, head of Jazz Studies at MSUM. “She is truly at the top in the world of vocal jazz performance and teaching. It is a special honor to have her with us.”
Miller is an associate professor of music and Coordinator of Vocal Jazz…

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