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2017 Stanley Kay Scholarship winner Maria Marmarou

Maria Marmarou, 17, is a junior at Kutztown Area Senior High School. She studies drum set, timpani, and mallets with Dr. Willis Rapp. She has participated in many jazz festivals with Kutztown’s jazz band and has won various awards. She … Continue reading

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Apply for the 2017 Stanley Kay Scholarship

Applications are now OPEN for the 2017 Stanley Kay Scholarship. The application deadline is May 15. This year’s scholarship winner will attend COTA Camp Jazz. Click here to read about the scholarship and how to apply.

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DIVA partners with ArtistShare for our 25th Anniversary Project

DIVA is excited to announce that we will be working with ArtistShare for our 25th Anniversary Project. ArtistShare’s roster includes some of today’s most prestigious artists including Pulitzer- and Oscar-nominated writers, Guggenheim fellowship recipients, Doris Duke Foundation Recipients, Grammy winners … Continue reading

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Playboy Jazz Festival

DIVA is excited to return to the Playboy Jazz Festival. We’ll be performing on Sunday, June 11. Visit http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/playboy-jazz-festival-2017 for details.

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20th Annual Jumpin’ Jazz Jam

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Our newest CD!

The eponymous CD by the newest member of the DIVA “family” is now available! Click CD image below for sound clips and purchase

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2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert Webcast archive

DIVA was proud to perform at the NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert on April 3rd at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. The performance was live-streamed on several outlets. Did you miss it? You can check it out here!

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DIVA at Dizzy’s

DIVA launched Jazz Appreciation month with a salute to the great divas of jazz, featuring vocalist Brianna Thomas. Here are the first two sets from the swingin’ weekend:

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Sherrie in JazzTimes

Jeff Tamarkin has written a article on Sherrie for JazzTimes: “Sherrie Maricle: The DIVA in Profile” in which Sherrie reflects on a life spent transcending stereotypes. Visit http://jazztimes.com/features/sherrie-maricle-the-diva-in-profile/ to read the article in its entirety.

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