Bend A Cappella Festival is proud to announce our first two confirmed professionals. They will host masters classes and sit on the performance critique panel. Stay tuned for more professional announcements as well as our headliner!!
Courtney Jensen, has been involved in the a cappella scene since 2007 when she joined Noteworthy at Brigham Young University. Since then she has competed and won the International Championship of Collegiate A cappella, been seen on three seasons of The Sing-Off, and workshopped with high school and collegiate a cappella groups across the country. She currently lives in Portland, Oregon and is an ambassador for the the amazing Women's A cappella Association team. If you want to see what she is up to creatively, check out her YouTube channel @courtneyjensenbeats!
Craig Knudsen, founder of Knudsen Productions, LLC, one of the most highly regarded talent agencies representing a cappella groups. Craig has served as the music director of the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre Project, and as a singer/Composer/arranger with the EDLOS a cappella quartet. As a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music (BA in vocal performance), he has performed many leading roles with various opera houses, and as a member of the San Francisco Opera Chorus. Craig continues to teach voice lessons from his studio in Berkeley, CA
Stay tuned for more updates to our awesome professional panel and the much anticipated headliner announcement!!