Badiene Magaziner Vocal Studio Presents Young Voices for Change in a Benefit for The AJ Project
November 25, 2019
Back by popular demand after sold-out performances! Join internationally acclaimed singer and voice teacher, Badiene Magaziner, Juilliard alumna and current Juilliard faculty member, for an evening of Broadway and pop favorites, with Young Voices for Change, a group founded by Badiene to give singers a platform to use their talents for social awareness. The group, comprised of Magaziner Vocal Studio Broadway performers and future Broadway stars, will raise funds for the AJ Project, founded by Christine Perrelli in memory of her son, AJ Perrelli. AJ, a professional dancer, singer, and actor, had just been signed by The Village People when he passed away from an unexpected head injury at the age of 26. Posthumously, AJ saved many lives by donating his organs to worthy recipients. The foundation brings creative artists of multiple disciplines together to create initiatives that promote organ donor education and awareness. Rick Rea, Music Director.
Badiene’s “Broadway Babies,” Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), Nathan Brenn (Westside Story), Will Coombs (The Ferryman, A Bronx Tale, Matilda, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,) Carly Gold (The Ferryman), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Caleb Paul (Finding Neverland National Tour), Pierson Salvador (Fun Home National Tour), Mary Stewart Sullivan (Enron), and other MVS aspiring singers will present Pop and Broadway song favorites!
Although Badiene’s career was in opera, she has become one of the foremost experts in teaching R&B, Pop, Rock, Jazz and Gospel, as well as opera and Musical Theater. Her students, both children and adults, have appeared in numerous Broadway shows including HADESTOWN, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, HARRY POTTER and the CURSED CHILD, ANASTASIA, FROZEN, KINKY BOOTS, LION KING, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. FUN HOME, (Sydney Lucas) ANNIE (Lilla Crawford) MISS SAIGON, MATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, KING AND I, LES MIZ, and have starred in national tours. Her Pop, Rock and R&B students have received PLATINUM RECORDS and have appeared on THE VOICE, AMERICA’S GOT TALENT, X-FACTOR and AMERICAN IDOL.
Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.
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