Vocal – Teacher: MJ Territo
MJ Territo is a jazz vocalist who performs regularly in venues throughout the NYC area. She is the founder of the Ladies Day Jazz Ensemble, a group of women musicians dedicated to discovering and performing the compositions of classic and contemporary jazz women. Their eponymous CD, “Ladies Day”, was released in 2017 to critical acclaim in the jazz press. As a teaching artist and music educator, MJ has worked with students of all ages, from 8 months to 80 years old. She is a vocal coach for the annual Yonkers Idol competition sponsored by the City of Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation. MJ has also designed the Creative Aging program, “Singin’ and Swingin’: Adventures in Jazz, Blues and Improvisation”, which she has taught in libraries and other community settings throughout Westchester County.