|Earthtones' Director and Founder
Peggy Larson, is jazz singer with special skills in improvisation and choral directing. She lived in Holland for many years, where she is well known both as a leader in choral music, and as a singer of contemporary jazz. She led the Peggy Larson Band, professional choir Tamam, which performed contemporary jazz compositions, and Peggy’s Angels, popular throughout the Netherlands for their outstanding jazz and world music repertoire.
Here in the US, she is a faculty member in the voice department of McNally Smith College of Music, St. Paul, MN.. She also leads the Earthtones, directs a church choir, and gives private lessons and vocal workshops, at such places as MCTC and Compleat Scholar. She is presently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Ethnomusicology. She has taught voice and vocal pedagogy at the Rotterdam and Arnhem conservatories for many years, and returns yearly to the Netherlands to teach and perform.