Hosted at Texas Christian University

Join us in Fall 2024!

This one-day vocal jazz workshop (9 AM – 6 PM) will feature:

  • All participants rehearse and perform in the Academy Mass Choir
  • Jazz reading sessions with published music from Anchor Music Publications, independent publishers, and more (Teacher Track only)
  • Breakout sessions of your choice – for both teachers and students
  • A 5:00 PM final concert open to the public, featuring a special performance by the Academy Mass Choir, selected soloists, and “Purple, White & Blues”
  • Walk up registration will begin at 8:30 AM on site (Van Cliburn Concert Hall)

Teacher Track – Registration includes lunch, publisher reading packets & mass choir music, and access to all teacher and student sessions

  • Online registration for 2024 will open in the spring

Student Track – Registration includes lunch and mass choir music

  • Online registration for 2024 will open in the spring

Hosted by Dr. Amy Stewart and “Purple, White & Blues” at Texas Christian University

                          2023 ACADEMY SCHEDULE

9:00 AM – Check-In

  • Check-in and Academy Welcome (light refreshments provided)

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Morning Breakout Sessions & Mass Choir Rehearsals

Teacher/Student Breakout Sessions may include:

  • Jazz Solo Singing Workshop 
  • Vocal Technique in Choral and Jazz Settings 
  • Preparing for College & Auditions
  • Rhythm Section 101

12:30 – 1:15 PM – Lunch & Teacher Round Table Discussions

1:15 – 4:45 PM – Afternoon Breakout Sessions & Mass Choir Rehearsals

5:00 – 6:00 PM – Closing Concert!

“Graduate Seminar” – hang for Teachers and Staff only, immediately following the conclusion of the Academy


Dr. Amy Stewart

Fort Worth Site Coordinator

Purple, White & Blues

Host Ensemble


Matt Falker

Academy Director
Mass Choir Director
Breakout Sessions

Rosana Eckert

Mass Choir Director
Breakout Sessions

Lily Alter

Mass Choir Accompanist
Breakout Sessions

Jessica Falker

Academy Board Member
Operations / Registration Desk

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