SAVANNAH, GA – May 7, 2019 – The American Traditions Vocal Competition (ATC) and Savannah Art Walk have once again teamed up to host “Americans in Paris” which will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11 with a welcome reception at The Hyatt Hotel, 2 W Bay St.
This special event will celebrate all that Savannah and Paris have to offer – beauty, art, jazz and lots of bubbly. After the welcome reception, participants will have the opportunity to stroll the city on a self-guided tour utilizing the Savannah Art Walk App and/or map of galleries, to take in the different galleries, scenery and art until 6 p.m. At the conclusion of the Art Walk, the ATC invites guests to an after party at the DeSoto Hotel, in the heart of Savannah’s historic district, located at 15 E Liberty St. This event will include a raffle of artwork donated by Savannah Art Walk galleries, and live music provided by ATC vocalists.
Vocalist and storyteller Gabrielle Stravelli, a 2019 ATC Semifinalist and winner of the 2019 Ben Tucker Jazz Award, and local guitarist, educator and arranger Jackson Evans will weave classic American and French songs with a Parisian flare as they perform during the after party.
“It is an honor to collaborate, for the second year, with the American Traditions Vocal Competition,” said gallery owner and founder of the Savannah Art Walk Tiffani Taylor. “Savannah Art Walk and the ATC are two positive entities that help artists shine, and together we shine brighter!”
The Savannah Art Walk is a free, inspiring, positive energy art event for tourists and the community of beautiful Savannah, Georgia. On the second Saturday of each month this event provides the opportunity to explore Savannah’s historic downtown by visiting artists and galleries.
“We are thrilled to host our second collaborative event with the Savannah Art Walk,” said ATC Artistic Director Mikki Sodergren. “This is a wonderful opportunity for two Savannah-based arts organization to come together and continue to promote the arts in our community while celebrating this beautiful Savannah Spring.”
The American Traditions Vocal Competition (ATC) is a nonprofit arts organization which celebrates and preserves all styles of classic American music through a unique, annual vocal competition for highly-skilled and diverse vocalists. As part of community-driven service and initiative, the nonprofit provides musical education, local performances and diverse musical exposure to Savannah locals of all ages throughout the year.
Please RSVP to attend this free event by visiting www.savannahartwalk.com/rsvp. To learn more about the Savannah Art Walk, visit www.savannahartwalk.com. For more information about the ATC, please visit www.americantraditionscompetition.com.