Tenor, Jeff Tarver began his musical studies at the early age of 13 and currently enjoys an active performing career that has taken him to New York City and the Pacific Northwest. Jeff has garnered prizes and recognition on platforms throughout his native Mississippi and nationwide, including honors in the Mississippi State NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) competition, the Gulf Coast Steinway Society Competition for Piano and Voice and the Mississippi Federation of Women’s Clubs Vocal Competition. Additionally, he has been featured in multiple honors recitals at Mississippi College and the Oberlin Conservatory Summer Vocal Academy. He has performed songs by Estonian composer, Tõnu Kõrvits, at Carnegie Hall in 2016, and has enjoyed received coaching from faculty at The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, and San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
I am performing the role of the Father.
At Montreat, I taught, led, and selected music for kids aging from toddlers to seniors in high school. Here, I worked with the older students on incorporating the entire person into making music; I am very big on this concept.
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