DANCING & LIVE JAZZ WITH VOCALIST MICHELLE MAILHOT
Sunday, June 11th, 2-4:30pm
NEW LOCATION – Rockledge Country Club, 1591 S Fiske Blvd, Rockledge, FL 32955
Table Service Provided. Food & Drinks available for purchase.
This will be a performance you don’t want to miss! Michelle Mailhot is in demand as a vocalist, arranger, adjudicator and clinician. Chuck Archard will be on bass, Walt Hubbard on drums and Chris Rottmayer on the keys.
In 2013 Michelle had the pleasure of being a vocal soloist with the Orlando Philharmonic receiving rave reviews. Other recent highlights include sold-out audiences at Orlando’s Mad Cow Cabaret as well as being the director of vocal jazz at the International Music Camp in North Dakota. Michelle loves to sing jazz, pop and Broadway at concerts, private events, supper clubs and lounges throughout the country.
As an educator Michelle is on faculty at Rollins College as a private voice instructor as well as the director of the Women’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble. She is also a member of the faculty at Valencia College where she specializes in jazz instruction. She has taught at the Phil Mattson Choral Workshops, the Disney Sings Workshops, and the Steve Zegree Vocal Jazz Camps. She has been an adjudicator for Showstoppers, Orlando Fest, and many other choral festivals throughout the country and the world taking her to Singapore and Japan. She has also been a casting director at the American Idol Experience at Walt Disney World. Michelle has performed extensively at Walt Disney World and has also been featured on several Walt Disney recordings.
Michelle tours and performs with the Drama Desk Award winning group Vox Audio and is a sought after jazz artist and session singer. She studied extensively with both Phil Mattson and Dr. Stephen Zegree. She received her Bachelor of Music Degree from Western Michigan University and her Master’s Degree from the University of Central Florida. Michelle’s vocal arrangements are performed by high school, college and professional ensembles throughout the world.
Michelle has performed with Bobby McFerrin, Billy Taylor, Mel Tormé, Max Roach, Sheila Jordan, Sandy Patti, Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Liz Calloway, Dick Williams, Pete Barbutti, Thomas Dolby, Don Shelton and Liza Minnelli. She is a session singer for radio and television commercials and album recording projects around the country.
She can be heard most recently on her own solo release “Happy Madness” as well as Bobby McFerrin’s latest CD release “Vocabularies”. Listen to a sample of her performances on YouTube (click here).
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, no reservations needed & admission is paid at the door. $10 for members of the Jazz Society & the Rockledge Country Club, $15 for guests. Students are free.