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Alma Micic

  • Degrees and StudiesB. M., Berklee College of Music; Studies, Vladimir Djordjevic Music School (Belgrade)
  • Music Conservatory of WestchesterFaculty since 2006

Born in: Belgrade, Serbia

Performances and Distinctions: Alma Micic began performing at age 16 with a local quartet at a time when jazz was making a big comeback in Belgrade.  She became a featured vocalist with the Radio Belgrade Big Band and began touring and appearing at many local jazz festivals as well as television and radio broadcasts.  She emigrated to the U.S. when she received a scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Since then, she has appeared at such noted venues as the Jazz Standard Scullers, Iridium and Cecil’s as well as festivals and concert halls in the US and internationally.  She has been featured in Downbeat, JazzTimes, Jazzwise, and All About Jazz magazines, as well as in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Boston Phoenix, and Riverdale Press.  She has received the Cleo Laine Award for Outstanding Musicianship and the BRIO Award from the NY Arts Council.  A CTA recording artist, Alma has recorded three albums:  Introducing Alma (2004), The Hours (2008), and Tonight, a collaboration with guitarist Doug Wamble.