Brandee Younger, harpist in residence

Master classes, lectures and discussions
Venues: Music classrooms 

Master Classes, Lectures and Discussions

Jazz harpist Brandee Younger
Jazz harpist Brandee Younger

MSU College of Music students get the opportunity to learn from and interact with Brandee Younger in lectures and discussions. Jazz studies and harp students will take part in master classes.

  • 2/18 Monday 7:00 p.m. Master Class with Jazz studio (MPB103)
  • 2/19 Tuesday 5:00 p.m. Master Class with harp studio (102MPB)
  • 2/20 Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. Running Start, with Ken Prouty’s Jazz History Class (MB241)
  • 2/20 Wednesday Coffee Chats from 10:30-1:30 PM (MB141)

Brandee Younger

A fearless and versatile talent, harpist Brandee Younger defies genres and labels as a classically-trained musician playing in the avant-garde tradition of her sonically forward predecessors Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane. Ms. Younger delivers a consistently fresh take on the ancient instrument as an educator, concert curator, performer and leader of the Brandee Younger Quartet. Ms. Younger has produced an impressive body of work since the 2011 debut of her seminal Prelude EP, including Brandee Younger Live @ The Breeding Ground, a breakthrough performance on Bluenote Records and Revive Music’s 2015 Supreme Sonacy Vol. 1 LP, and the more recent release of her critically-acclaimed 2016 Wax & Wane LP. Learn more about Brandee Younger at her website

Brandee Younger will perform with the MSU Professors of Jazz on Thursday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Demonstration Hall Ballroom.

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