Vocal Jazz Singers

Senior Vocal Jazz


Joe Amato                                

Shelbyville High School                                                                                                                                 


Please contact Joe with specific questions regarding Vocal Jazz auditions.


John Musik, guest conductor

Paul Johnston, accompanist

John Musick graduated from Millikin in 2001 where he received a degree in music education.  After graduation he was the music director and bass for the nationally acclaimed singing group Chapter 6.  For ten years the group performed professionally at theatres across the states and at notable destinations like The National Center for the Performing Arts in Hong Kong and with The National Symphony in The Kennedy Center.  John has performed as a solo artist with many of the major orchestra’s in North America including: The Toronto Philharmonic, and The Detroit Symphony. In the world of education Mr. Musick is sought after for clinics, festivals, and recording session’s nation wide where he specializes in classical choral vocal technique, and jazz methods.  John has been a choral music director at Lyons Township High School in La Grange Illinois, since 2011. John is thrilled to be this year’s District 5 choir clinician. He wants to thank Jesus, his wife Sarah, his son’s Eli and Ben and the rest of his family for their unconditional love and support.



I'll Be Seeing You - arr. Phil Mattson (Hal Leonard HL 08603316)

Mr. Hooper's Find it in a Minute Book -  arr. Jeremy Fox (available at a special ILMEA rate from

the arranger, jeremy@jeremyfox.net)

Jazz Face - arr. Ginny Carr (Sound Music Publications SMP16-010.)

Sandu - arr. Rosana Eckert (available from the arranger - rosanaeckert.info@gmail.com)

Please contact Joe if you have difficulty getting any of the selections.


I'll be Seeing You and Mr. Hooper's are the required pieces for the audition.

SR Vocal Jazz audition procedures may be foundhere.  

SR Vocal Jazz Scales may be found here. (88.7 KB)

SR Vocal Jazz Sight-­‐Reading examples may be found here. (192.4 KB)

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