Shorewood Jazz shines at the Edmonds Jazz Connection

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Max Kapur is presented with a scholarship by
Aaron Terwedo of Terwedo Financial Services and
John Rasmussen of Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary

All photos by Larry Vogel

The 14th annual Edmonds Jazz Connection Festival was held on Saturday, May 24, 2014 as a project of the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary.

High school jazz programs from the Pacific Northwest are invited to participate, and play alongside professional musicians. Rotary awards scholarships at this event.

The first scholarship presentation of the day went to Shorewood senior Max Kapur. Max has participated in vocal and instrumental programs at Shorewood while maintaining a 4.0 GPA. He's heading to USC next year, where he has already arranged to work with inner city kids in his spare time. Presesenting the award is Aaron Terwedo of Terwedo Financial Services, one of the event sponsors, and John Rasmussen of the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary. Kapur received a check for $1750.

Ryan Holmes of the Shorewood HS Vocal Jazz ensemble showed the audience how to sing scat.

Shorewood HS soloist Ari Norberg filled the convention center with her amazing voice.

Shorewood HS has no shortage of virtuoso jazz vocalists. Here Lille Day shows her talent.

Close your eyes when you listen to Shorewood's Genevieve O'Malley and you'll hear Ella Fitzgerald.

Shorewood's Rain Davidson's sweet voice got the crowd on its feet.

Rebecca Stubbe of Shorewood Vocal Jazz Ensemble lets it rip.

Shorewood's Genevieve O'Malley and Skylar Widman treated the crowd to a sweet duet.

Emma Howeiler, EWHS senior, was honored as the recipient of a $1750 scholarship from the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary.  Howeiler is graduating with a 3.89 GPA and will attend Dartmouth next year where she plans to study neurology with a music minor. Presenting the award was Michelle van Tassell from Coldwell Banker Bain Edmonds and Chris Lindberg from Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary.

EWHS's Kyle Brooks, saxophonist, clarinetist, and musical wunderkind, received a scholarship check for $1750 from Edmonds Daybreaker Rotary's Chris Lindberg and Michelle van Tassell from sponsor Coldwell Banker Bain Edmonds. Brooks will attend the University of Oregon next year where he plans to study engineering and music.

Corrected 05-28-2014 11:18pm


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