Elliot Weeks

Lecturer, Music

M.M., Jazz Vocal Performance, University of Miami; B.M., Jazz Studies, Western Michigan University
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5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503-3200

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Elliot Weeks is a jazz vocalist from Olympia, WA. Having earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from Western Michigan University in 2014, he went on to receive his Masters in Jazz Vocal Performance from the University of Miami in 2016.

Elliot has won three Student Downbeat Awards, one as a member of a vocal jazz quartet 'Out of State,' which he co-founded at Western Michigan University, as well as two in the 'Original Composition' categories. He was also a finalist in the "Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition" in 2010. He currently performs as a solo jazz vocalist in the Olympia area and is Music Faculty for Creative Theatre Experience.

An active arranger and composer, Elliot has seen his works performed by the University of Miami jazz vocal ensembles Extensions, Jazz Vocal I, Jazz Vocal II, and Jazz Vocal III, as well as by the Elmhurst College Vocal Jazz Ensemble. His writing was additionally featured in his quartet 'Out of State.' Elliot's arrangements have been performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Jazz Education Network Conference, the Western Michigan University Vocal Jazz Invitational, as well as The Jazz Gallery in New York.