Grace Kelly – “Professionalism”

In this quick tutorial, Grace Kelly teaches us about professionalism, an important, yet often overlooked skill for anyone who is interested in being a musician.


Instructor: Grace Kelly is a saxophonist, songwriter, and arranger. She has recorded with Lin Manuel- Miranda, Dave Brubeck, Wynton Marsalis, and more. She performed at the Newport Jazz Festival in 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, and 2018.

Subject: Students will learn about professionalism, as it pertains to being a musician. Whether you’re a touring musician or just starting off in a jazz band, these tips from Grace will help to improve your experience and help you land your next gig!

Age/Skill-Level Recommendation: Intended for beginner to advanced level music students, ages 14 and up.

Topics Discussed: Professionalism, Performance, Collaboration, Career Skills.

Recommended Use: We recommend this video be used to teach students of all skill levels who are interested in performing with others. Grace gives practical and applicable tips on how a musician should carry herself or himself and how to treat others in professional environments.

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