‘Til Dawn

Intensive Arts Mentorship (I AM): `Til Dawn A Cappella

Til Dawn, Youth in Arts A Cappella ensemble is an advanced vocal music program for motivated young artists. `Til Dawn celebrates the value of the arts, encourages positive messages about meaningful social issues, and inspires children of all ages. The group performs a mix of rock, pop, blues, jazz and soul standards and contemporary hits, in addition to original songs by group members.

`Til Dawn is a tuition-based program, but no student is ever turned away because of inability to pay.

Alumni and current members or `Til Dawn sing If You're Out There during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Upcoming Performances

`Til Dawn at Band Together Marin

August 13, 2023; Doors 5pm, Show 6pm

Sweetwater Mill Valley
Band Together Marin is a benefit concert featuring talented musicians and bands from high schools around Marin County. The event at Sweetwater on August 13 will bring together musicians from Archie Williams, Branson, Marin Academy, Marin School of the Arts, Tam, and more. Proceeds from the concert will go to Bridge the Gap, a nonprofit that supports underserved youth on their journey to prepare for and ultimately attend college. Tickets are $20. They can be purchased on Sweetwater’s website.

Mentor Artist Austin Willacy

Members of `Til Dawn receive hundreds hours of instruction and mentorship each year from Director Austin Willacy. Austin provides not only vocal training and direction, but also leads `Til Dawn members in discussions and retreats that build the group’s cohesion as well as the critical thinking and interpersonal skills of each member.

Austin is a professional singer and songwriter who performs and records both solo and with Tommy Boy/Warner Bros. artists The House Jacks. `Til Dawn members often have opportunities to see Austin perform with the House Jacks or his own band. Most years `Til Dawn will open for the House Jacks in at least one professional performance.  Read more about Austin here.

'Til Dawn Sing Out, 2022