India, a Resaca native, moved to New York City after college and worked steadily as a professional singer and actress for eight years.
She has appeared in the national tour of Shenandoah playing the lead role of Anne, on ABC’s Good Morning America promoting Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing, and in many of New York‘s renowned rooms, such as, the Iridium, Irving Plaza, Tavern on the Green and The Russian Tea Room.
One of her more interesting gigs was singing for Ozzy Osborn’s 50th birthday party at The Beverley Hills Hotel.
She has worked with numerous well-known musicians, including Lee Alexander (bass player with Norah Jones), cabaret great Steve Ross, and Monty Powell (Nashville song writer/producer).
India was awarded the prestigious Bistro Award for Outstanding Vocalist recognizing her work on NY’s cabaret circuit where she shared the stage with legends Barbara Cook and Eartha Kitt.
India currently teaches music at Calhoun Middle School and leads CMS’s performing arts program. She continues to sing with several bands in Chattanooga, Nashville and Atlanta.
The Swingtime Orchestra, got its name from the Fred Astaire movie “Swingtime.” Using the authentic arrangements, the orchestra performs in the style of the famous big bands of the Swing Era of the 1940s, including hit tunes of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and Duke Ellington.
Don’t miss this amazing collaboration! Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for GEM and HAC members and $8 for students. On sale now at the GEM and Harris Arts Center box offices and www.calhoungem.org.