American Traditions Vocal Competition - February 17-21, 2020 | Savannah, Georgia

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ATC on Tybee presents: From Nashville to New York -Joshua Carswell and Rebecca Odorisio in concert with Kim Steiner

  • Tybee Post Theater 10 Van Horne Avenue Tybee Island, GA, 31328 United States (map)

--Joshua Carswell, 2012 winner of the American Traditions Competition, is a frequent performer of commercial music, musical theatre and opera. A native of North Carolina, Mr. Carswell graduated from Elon University with a Bachelors in Vocal Performance, garnering the university’s prestigious Presser Music Scholar award. He has been a featured soloist in both Carnegie Hall’s Isaac Stern Auditorium and on the Grand Ole’ Opry. Joshua has performed along side the Greensboro Opera, Cape Cod Symphony, Savannah Philharmonic as well as the North Carolina Symphony. He currently resides in Nashville, TN where, in addition to his active touring schedule, he works as a session musician and vocal coach. Mr. Carswell’s exceptional interpretive skill has garnered national attention touring the country with top-ten Billboard charting group the Annie Moses Band. 

Joshua has recently been busy in theaters across the nation performing his solo show entitled The Monet of Melody. Joshua's breathtaking agility creates a signature sound, singing pop originals, folk melodies, and stunning interpretations of beloved American classics with creative aplomb. It's a colorful curation from Johnny Mercer to Hank Williams. His debut album “Debonair” as well as a new "Live" album are available on ManAlive Records.

He is set to release his brand new original album "Innerspace" spring of 2019.


Rebecca "Bex" Odorisio left Philly for New York at the age of eighteen to study at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Since earning her B.F.A., she has worked her away across a wide theatrical spectrum, performing everything from Shakespeare to Sondheim to Strayhorn.

Rebecca, now living in Manhattan, places equal emphasis on musical, comedic, and dramatic pursuits. She is the recipient of the 2015 and 2016 Ben Tucker Jazz Award and the 2016 Johnny Mercer Award from the American Traditions Competition, the 2015 All-Star Champion of the Cabaret Showdown, and a proud member of America's Sweethearts, an all-female trio that performs in the style of the Andrews Sisters. More info at Rebecca Odorisio - actor / singer / theater-maker

————————————————————————————————————————————————————Kim Steiner, a local Savannah pianist and collaborator is on faculty at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), and serves as music director at the Savannah campus. Before taking on a faculty position at SCAD, Mr. Steiner worked as a music director and pianist in New York City and regionally, at prestigious theatres such as the Riverside Theatre (FL), Maltz Jupiter and the John W. Engeman Theatre. He has music directed The Fantasticks, The World Goes Round and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (award winner for best music direction).

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