Sara Decker becomes 2nd at Montreux Jazz Voice Competition
The Montreux Jazz Festival is a music festival in Switzerland, held annually in early July in Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline.
It is the second largest annual jazz festival in the world after Canada's Montreal International Jazz Festival.
One of our alumni, Sara Decker, became 2nd at this world famous festival.
From over a 1000 applications only 7 people were chosen to sing of whom 3 actually were in the finals.
Franco-American singer, Cécile McLorin Salvant, presided over the jury, which also counted in its number: Swiss composer, Jérôme Berney; Swiss-Albanian singer, Elina Duni; Le Temps journalist, Stéphane Gobbo; and Radio Fribourg director, Thierry Savary.
More information about the competition? An inside peek into the finals? Check this link.
Published on 11/7/2017