Equally at home in the jazz and classical idioms, vocalist, recording artist and author, Erica Papillion-Posey is not to be missed on any stage.
In 2016 she performed her break-out role as Clara (Summertime) in the award winning, Aurora Fox Theatre production of Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess”. Ms. Papillion-Posey has recently released her sophomore recording, From the DEEP — June 2017. The Louisiana native’s 2015 debut recording, The Standard Reimagined, when jazz… a nostalgic, torch tribute to the era of the elegant, timeless jazz siren, was co-produced by bassist and educator, Ken Walker and accepted for 2016 Grammy nomination.
Also in 2015, Ms. Papillion-Posey penned her first book, Musings from the Mind of a Mezzo: poetry & prose of passion, pain and plight, a compilation of deeply personal works which chronicle her experiences as a child of adoption, a woman and performing artist.
The recipient of many accolades and awards, Ms. Papillion-Posey was named a semi-finalist in the 2014 Paris Opera Awards. 2013 she was named a Continuo Arts, Milton Cross Young Artists Winner after being named the organization’s Rising Star Young Artists Winner in 2012, to name a few.
Ms. Papillion-Posey has a Master of Music degree and Certificate in Vocal Performance both from the University of Denver, Lamont School of Music, a Bachelor of Music from Metropolitan State University of Denver and an Associate of Business Management from Platt Business and Technical College. She is a member of the National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammys), Italian Institute of Denver, L’Alliance Française de Denver, Friends of Music at Metro and serves as board advisor on performing arts to Grand Design Inc.
“We are thrilled to have the addition of such a talented vocalist as Ms. Papillion-Posey, her work speaks for itself and her work ethic is extraordinary. During our conversations she stated that her desire is to be able to focus on being an artist and taking her career to the next level and we are pleased she has chosen TEG to help her do just that.” – John Taylor TEG President
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