singer, actres, educator
is an Artist-in-Residence at Columbia College Chicago teaching music and voice-related subjects,
private lessons, and ensemble classes. Her performance career brought her from hometown,
Los Angeles, to Chicago after traveling with the Milt Trenier Show.
As a singer-actress, Wilsyn has appeared in several musical productions including BEEHIVE
SOPHISTICATED LADIES and Sheldon Patinkin's, I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TIME IT WAS.
She has gained international recognition as the featured jazz-blues vocalist with the CHICAGO
JAZZ ENSEMBLE founded by the late William Russo, the ORBERT DAVIS QUINTET and the
THOMAS GUNTHER SEXTET. Bobbi Wilsyn's all-female jazz group, SHE, plays their original
compositions and jazz standards at Chicago area colleges and jazz-clubs. Ms. Wilsyn is in her
seventh season with the multi-media performance ensemble, the CERQUA-RIVERA DANCE
Experience on nightclub stages (with Trenier) from Las Vegas to Atlantic City and in radio and
television commercials has prepared Bobbi Wilsyn for her debut CD, "IT'S ABOUT TIME".
She has co-produced the project with Joe Cerqua on her independent label. Wilsyn also teamed
with trumpeter, Orbert Davis, on his CD, "PRIORITY", where Bobbi Wilsyn joins jazz singer, Kurt
Elling on the romantic ballad, "MIDNIGHT IN BAHIA". Appreciative audiences have applauded Ms
Wilsyn's recent collaboration, Symphonic Jazz International, with conductor, Richard Dunscomb,
and pianist / arranger, Thomas Gunther.
BOBBI WILSYN & Co.
IT'S ABOUT TIME