Area high school and college students are invited to Angelo State University to attend a master class to be presented by California jazz singer Tierney Sutton on Friday, Sept. 12, in the Carr Education-Fine Arts (EFA) Building, 2602 Dena Drive.The six-time Grammy nominee will conduct the free master class at noon Friday in the EFA Building’s Eldon Black Recital Hall.

Sutton, who is on tour to promote her new album, “After Blue,” a tribute to Joni Mitchell, will also kick off the fall Cactus Music Series with a performance at 8 p.m. Friday at the Cactus Hotel, 36 E. Twohig Ave. Sutton’s appearances are sponsored by the San Angelo Cultural Affairs Council (SACAC).

High school students will need to register to attend the master class by calling the SACAC at 325-653-6793. ASU students do not need to register for the class.

More information about the master class is available by contacting Dr. John Irish, ASU music professor and SACAC board member, at 325-486-6034 or

For more information about the concert or to purchase tickets, call SACAC at 325-653-6793 or go online to