4th Annual Emerging Artists Festival :Val Jeanty and the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice Ensembles
Saturday November 13, 2021
Daytime Classes 1-6-pm
Evening Concert 8-10.30 pm
Beginning in 2013 the Vermont Jazz Center has presented emerging artists as part of its featured programming. In 2017 the idea of featuring younger, emerging professional performers evolved into an annual November festival.
For 2021 event the Jazz Center in alliance with the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice will connect with students from around the state via the Vermont Association of Jazz Educators and Outright Vermont.
High school students, college students, and LGBTQ folks attend this event free of charge. Student groups welcome. DM us for more info or with questions.
Saturday Afternoon Workshops, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (in-person only):
Val Jeanty (Val-Inc) leads two ensembles from Berklee in a public, day-long festival of workshops and masterclasses culminating in an evening performance. Various local high school and college student groups will perform.
Representatives from Outright Vermont will be tabling during the afternoon activities.
Saturday Evening Concert, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm (livestreamed and in person):
Val Jeanty is an Ensemble Director at the Berklee Institute of Jazz & Gender Justice. Also known as Val-Inc, she is an Haitian afrofuturist, composer, turntablist, and professor at Berklee.
She is a pioneer of the electronic music subgenre Afro- Electronica (also called “Electro-Vodou”) incorporating Haitian Vodou rhythms with electronic instruments.
In-Person Tickets: secure.vtjazz.org/…/evenRegistration.jsp…
Donate to the Livestream: secure.vtjazz.org/np/clients/vtjazz/donation.jsp…
Covid safety guidelines (proof of vaccination & ID required for attendance)
Sponsored by Marcy Hermansader in honor of the memory of Jonathan Flaccus.
802 254 9088
Vermont Jazz Center
72 Cotton Mill Hill #222
Brattleboro VT 05301
All events free to students & LGBTQ attendees
$20 daytime classes
$21-41 sliding scale evening concert
donations to livestream requested