KAR Front Seat goes virtual as students chat with industry professionals. Interested in tuning in? Register for free above and you will receive a Zoom link prior to Nov 2.
Todd Williams: Nationally recognized jazz musician
A sought-after saxophonist, clarinetist, flautist and clinician, Todd Williams was initially known for his work with the Wynton Marsalis Quintet/Septet and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Music Education at Indiana Wesleyan University, where he directs the Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo, and is pursuing a doctorate in music education at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. A former music director of Times Square Church in New York, he has penned a variety of contemporary gospel choral works including the international favorite “We Proclaim Him.” He has toured the world, played venues from the White House to Carnegie Hall to the Hollywood Bowl, and appeared with such artists as Harry Connick Jr., Jon Hendricks, Terrell Stafford, Marcus Roberts, Slide Hampton and Christian McBride. Williams is a four-time recipient of ASCAP’s Plus Award for Composers. His latest jazz recording, Lift Up Your Heads, is available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. www.toddmaxmusic.com
About KAR Front Seat
Sponsored by KAR Global, the Center's KAR Front Seat program invites small groups of students with interests in the performing arts to talk with seasoned performers and production professionals about the influences and experiences that brought them where they are today.
High school or college students interested in the performing arts may apply to be part of the conversation by submitting a question they would like to ask during the event. Please also include student name, grade level, and name of school currently attending, to Outreach@TheCenterPresents.org. Questions should be submitted by October 21. Ten students will be selected to interact with the Performing arts professional.