Mariana Balquiarena and Alex La Torre are the awardees of the John Davies Vocal Camp. The camp was open by audition only and with a successful audition. Young people were invited to study with world renown Opera Singer, John Davies, free of charge for eight hours.
John Davies an award-winning vocalist of more than three decades and an in demand vocal coach for professional and aspiring singers from around the world including Priscilla Dustin, classically trained singer "The Baby Listener" who debuted on Oprah.
The instructors were all known forces in the music recording industry. Shelea Frazier has sung with Stevie Wonder, is part of the acclaimed Wilson & Company inspirational jazz quartet and is a go to session singer for professional recording artists. Stevie Mackey is an amazing singer with a six octave range who was sung with gospel greats including Tramaine Hawkins, is a background singer for television studio programs and is also a vocal coach for many high profile celebrity children.
Wendi Williams is a member of the legendary Los Angeles Woodson gospel music family. She is a powerful praise and worship leader for large churches in the Inland Empire and she is also a budding songwriter of vocal and non vocal pieces for motion pictures.
The John Davies Vocal camp students worked with the teachers on perfecting the techniques they leaned in John Davies' master classes and the students formed close bonds with these selfless artists who gave of themselves and their time for the LA area youth.
For more information regarding John Davies visit www.johndaviesmusic.com or www.facebook.com/johndaviesmusic