Morningside College to host vocal jazz concert, workshop

SIOUX CITY | Morningside College will host a vocal jazz concert featuring Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Laurel Massé and vocal performer and educator Lynne Rothrock at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave.
Tickets to the concert are $10 for the general public and can be purchased at the door.
Massé, a founding member of Grammy Award-winning vocal group Manhattan Transfer, has toured internationally and recorded several albums throughout her Manhattan Transfer and solo music careers. Two of her solo albums have made the Billboard Jazz charts and another was a People magazine best pick.
Rothrock, a professional singer and entertainer from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, tours throughout much of the Midwest with a group called "Divapalooza," a three-woman show featuring music styles from vocal jazz, gospel, to musical theater. She also tours with her husband, Ron Dewitte, who is an Iowa Blues Hall of Fame guitarist.
On Monday, throughout the day, Morningside College will host a jazz workshop for high school jazz choirs from the Siouxland area. Rothrock and Massé will serve as guest clinicians who will critique each jazz choir.The workshop, coordinated by Tim Watson, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities at Morningside College, will be held in the MacCollin Classroom Building inside the Eppley Fine Arts Building, 3625 Garretson Ave. It is free and open to the public.