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Monika Herzig teaches classes on the Music Industry and Community Arts Organizations. She is the co-founder of Jazz from Bloomington, a jazz society fostering exposure and education about Jazz. Over the past seven years, she has booked and organized close to 40 concerts with internationally renowned artists and presented programs to thousands of elementary school children in South Central Indiana. In addition, she is a board member of the Jazz Education Network and the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association. Her jazz record label ACME Records is home to the jazz ensembles Monika Herzig Acoustic Project, Kwyjibo, Third Man, and BeebleBrox.
As a touring jazz artist, she has performed at many prestigious jazz clubs and festivals, such as the Indy Jazz Fest, Cleveland’s Nighttown, Louisville’s Jazz Factory, the W.C.Handy Festival, Jazz in July in Bloomington and Cincinnati, Columbus’ Jazz & Rib Fest, to name just a few. Groups under her leadership have toured Germany, opened for acts such as Tower of Power, Sting, the Dixie Dregs, Yes, and more.