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Grammy Award Nominee Visits Wood Intermediate

Grammy Award Nominee Nnenna Freelon visited with Wood Intermediate 6th, 7th, and 8th grade choir students on April 14 as the Quad City Arts Visiting Artist. Nnenna sang and exchanged ideas about vocal performance, music, and relationships in general. The 7th and 8th grade choirs also sang for her, moving her to tears. Ms. Freelon is an American jazz singer, composer, producer, and arranger. She has been nominated for five Grammy Awards for her vocal work and has performed and toured with artists such as Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, and Herbie Hancock, just to name a few. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Apollo Theater, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and more.