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Wed, Apr 05


Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts


VOXploration is Clarice Assad’s award-winning class on spontaneous music creation, theater, and improvisation. Join us for the unique opportunity to learn from this Brazilian-American musician during her visit to Milwaukee.

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Time & Location

Apr 05, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM CDT

Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts, 926 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA

About the Event

VOXploration Workshop With Clarice Assad

Developed in 2015, VOXploration is Clarice Assad’s award-winning class on spontaneous music creation, theater, and improvisation. It’s open to musicians, actors, dancers, and non-musicians alike with all levels of experience. Participants use their voice and their body as an instrument. They also explore the integration between various forms of art, including theater, dance, music, and visual arts, all while composing scenes and musical numbers in a highly interactive, powerful, and intuitive way.

Cost: This program is part of the MJI Jazz Circle and is FREE

Walk-ins for the workshop are welcome, but space is limited. RSVP to reserve a spot.

The Jazz Circle of the Milwaukee Jazz Institute provides free online classes and events for youth and adults who want to learn more about jazz. Those who wish to donate to support this program and other MJI initiatives can donate here: DONATE NOW.

Please call (414) 234-5565 or email if you have questions or need more info.

See Clarice in Concert on Thursday, April 6!

PRESENT MUSIC: Northern Lights / Southern Nights

On April 6, 2023, at 7:30 PM, you can see Clarice perform at the Milwaukee Art Museum. For details, visit

More About Clarice:

A powerful communicator renowned for her musical scope and versatility, Brazilian-American Clarice Assad is a significant artistic voice in the classical, world music, pop, and jazz genres and is acclaimed for her evocative colors, rich textures, and diverse stylistic range. A prolific Grammy Award–nominated composer with more than 70 works to her credit, she has been commissioned by internationally renowned organizations, festivals, and artists and is published in France (Editions Lemoine), Germany (Trekel), Brazil (Criadores do Brasil), and the U.S. (Virtual Artists Collective Publishing). An in-demand performer, she is a celebrated pianist and inventive vocalist who inspires and encourages audiences’ imaginations to break free of often self-imposed constraints. Assad has released seven solo albums and appeared on or had her works performed on another 34. Her music is represented on Cedille Records, SONY Masterworks, Nonesuch, Adventure Music, Edge, Telarc, NSS Music, GHA, and CHANDOS. Her innovative, accessible, and award-winning VOXploration series on music education, creation, songwriting, and improvisation has been presented throughout the world. Sought-after by artists and organizations worldwide, the multi-talented musician continues to attract new audiences both onstage and off.


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