Creative Aging Teaching Roster

Connye Florance

Contact Name: Connye Florance

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Phone: (615) 403-3951

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Connye Florance –  is an award-winning vocalist and actress whose career credits include honors as  Jazz Discovery’s “Jazz Vocalist Of The Year “; Nashville Grammy Nomination for Album of The Year, (Turn My Heart) and live performances across the country. She is a published songwriter, has released two studio albums and two live releases and been featured on a variety of music festival and jazz club stages.

Connye has been a teaching Artist for TPAC Education for many years, has worked as vocal performance instructor Nashville Jazz Workshop and continues to teach workshops and private lessons in the Middle TN area.

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Program Title: Sing Your Story – A Creative Aging Course in Songwriting

Program Type: Arts Curriculum

Program Description:

Students will explore rhythm & rhyme, “thought-singing” group singing and musical improvisation while learning the basics of songwriting through the lens of story. Culminating event will include a presentation of musical stories/songs created by participants.

Materials required:

  • Paper and Pencil and/or voice recorder (Cell phone)
  • A willing spirit

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