Jana Nyberg is a vocalist, flautist and educator from Minneapolis, MN. She appeared on Season 10 of American Idol, and has released three full-length albums to date. Known for her expressive and soulful approach, she effortlessly shifts between genres. A sought- after performer and recording artist, Nyberg has collaborated with Gigamesh, The Adam Meckler Orchestra, Jason Peterson DeLaire (Michael Bolton), Unus, Rass Kwame and others. On stage, she brings a vibrancy and passion that is infectious and ignites her audiences. The Jana Nyberg 5, which will release Nyberg's fourth full-length album in 2017, pushes small ensemble vocal jazz to the modern edge with exciting interpretations of well-loved standards and obscure gems alike.
...There are so many moments
when each instrument shines and
the arrangements are stellar -
especially Fever, which, as a song,
i'm kinda tired of, but you guys
breathe new life into it. - pat
Jana Nyberg has a big, elastic
voice, and she knows how to use
Nyberg [has a] sultry, swaying
voice and impeccable timing...
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced
I am a professor at Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, and hold my own private studios in voice, flute and piano. I have a wide rage of availability for teaching privately and my rates range from $30-$60. I have a degree in Instrumental Education, and am frequently a guest performer and clinician.
I work with a wide variety of talent levels from beginner to advanced. I love to work with jazz ensembles, jazz choirs, bands and more.