The Great American Songbook Foundation Presents: Songbook Academy Showcase 2022

1 Carter Green
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 844-2251
Dates: July 21, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM
Price: Free
  • Overview

    The annual Songbook Academy® summer intensive is the nation's leading youth music program focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood. Now in its 13th year, the Songbook Academy is the flagship education initiative of the Great American Songbook Foundation. Each year 40 top high school vocalists are selected from hundreds of applicants to experience a life-changing week of classes, workshops and performances under the guidance of arts and entertainment professionals and leading university educators. 

    In this free performance open to the public, all 40 of the 2022 finalists will perform one song on the Palladium stage. This year's showcase will take place before a live audience and also will be streamed for national audiences. 

    Please note that the 2022 Songbook Showcase will take place in ONE afternoon session from 2 to 5 p.m. 


    General seating on-site tickets and livestream registration are pay-what-you-can with no minimum price. 

    Contributions will be doubled, thanks to a generous match by Bob and Rose Popovich. Please consider a gift to support Songbook Academy for future generations to experience.  

    Beginning June 3, tickets for this event can be reserved online or by calling (317) 843-3800. Tickets may also be obtained in person at the Palladium Box Office, 1 Carter Green, Carmel.   

    This year’s Songbook Academy finalists are:

    Ayaan Abbasi, Carmel, Indiana

    Audrey Bailey, North Logan, Utah

    Alexandra Bauman, Holmdel, New Jersey

    Ian Brooks, Avon, Indiana

    Madeleine Burnett-Caballero, Taylor, Alabama

    Izzy Casciani, Zionsville, Indiana

    Emmaline Colvin, Carmel, Indiana

    Cece Cummins, Darien, Connecticut

    Stella Cushing, Mill Valley, California

    Grace Linnea DeCroix, Middleton, Wisconsin

    Jane Delahoussaye, Sugar Land, Texas

    Mayme Gerstel, Los Angeles, California

    Jonathan Grimes, Avon, Indiana

    Lydia Herrera, Kennesaw, Georgia

    Alannah Hjelm, Arlington, Virginia

    Seth Jacobsen, Carmel, Indiana

    Ananya Kaushal, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

    Edin Kebede, New Albany, Ohio

    Asiah Keenan, Sagle, Idaho

    Grace Kiamie, Pelham Manor, New York

    Alexander Kim, Laguna Niguel, California

    Avery Kissam, Palm Bay, Florida

    Scarlett Licina, Oswego, Illinois

    Sydney MacGilvray, Worthington, Ohio

    Annie Matot, Jupiter, Florida

    Hawkins Meek, Los Angeles, California

    Tucker James Mensen, Urbana, Iowa

    Ava Nicole Frances, San Francisco, California

    Gemma Rollison, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Maxwell Rutherford, Mooresville, Indiana

    Anna Shea Safran, Doylestown, Pennsylvania

    Lauren Sciaudone, Westfield, Indiana

    Mikayla Smith, Royal Palm Beach, Florida

    Ethan Steiner, Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Nahari Suchanek, York, South Carolina

    Cooper Trigg, Monrovia, Indiana

    Sarah Warf, Carmel, Indiana

    Meghan Warmuth, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Sadie Wilson, Dallas, Texas

    Sophia Yen, Burr Ridge, Illinois 


    The Songbook Academy is sponsored nationally by the Efroymson Family Fund and also supported by the City of Carmel. The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation Mentor Champions support the involvement of a national faculty of music directors and professional vocal coaches.

    *All information is accurate at the time of posting – content is subject to change.

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