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Photo credit: Justin Bettman

Jason Mraz

Host and Special Performer

Jason Mraz has quietly amassed a diverse fan base throughout all parts of the globe. Starting in San Diego coffeehouses, Mr. Mraz has brought his positive message and soulful, folk-pop sound to rapt audiences around the world through his vibrant recordings, humorous live performances, and philanthropic efforts. Along the way, he has earned numerous platinum certifications for his various releases; made pop history with his record-breaking classic singles, “I’m Yours” and “I Won’t Give Up”; racked up two Grammy Awards; won the prestigious Songwriter Hall of Fame Hal David Award; and sold out amphitheaters and arenas across the globe, including sell-outs at such iconic venues as the Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden, and London’s O2 Arena.  A dedicated artist and gentleman farmer, Mraz is first and foremost a committed global citizen. His impassioned social activism and philanthropic efforts span from arts advocacy to ardent support for human rights. His own Jason Mraz Foundation serves to shine for inclusive arts education and the advancement of equality. Through it all, Jason Mraz continually confirms and celebrates music’s myriad forms and miraculous power, inspiring and delighting his countless fans around the world.

Gordon Getty

YPC Legacy Honoree

Composer and Philanthropist

Lisa Delan

Special Guest Artist

Acclaimed American Soprano

Aneesa Folds

Special Guest Artist

Broadway’s Freestyle Love Supreme and YPC Alumna