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Eastman School of Music Appoints Christine Jensen as Assistant Professor of Jazz and Contemporary Media

Eastman School of Music Appoints Christine Jensen as  Assistant Professor of Jazz and Contemporary Media

Source: Michael Ricci

The Eastman School of Music has recently announced Christine Jensen as Assistant Professor of Jazz and Contemporary Media. Saxophonist and composer Christine Jensen has been described as “an original voice on the international jazz scene… [and] one of Canada’s most compelling composers,” by Mark Miller of the Globe and Mail. Christine will make the move from Montreal to Rochester, joining nine other new full-time faculty at Eastman. “I am excited to be working, teaching, and learning with colleagues and students ...

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New England Conservatory’s Pioneering Jazz Studies Department Announces 2022-2023 Season

New England Conservatory’s Pioneering Jazz Studies Department  Announces 2022-2023 Season

Source: Braithwaite & Katz Communications

New England Conservatory’s internationally renowned Jazz Studies Department announces its 2022-2023 season with an array of concerts featuring NEC students performing with faculty and guest artists. Highlights include NEC’s visiting artist-in-residence, bassist/composer and NEA Jazz Master Dave Holland in a concert with students; a residency concert by vocalist Michael Mayo featuring live vocal looping; and other residencies to be announced. The NEC Jazz Orchestra will present four concerts: one with guest clarinetist Don Byron, one focusing on music for voice, ...

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Learn About More Jazz Giants this fall online at Rutgers Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Learn About More Jazz Giants this fall online at Rutgers Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Source: Sanford Josephson

Course: More Giants of Jazz Wednesdays, September 7 through October 12 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. No class is scheduled for October 5. Course code: RV42 Class Size: Medium Member: $50 / Non-Member: $75 This course includes all new jazz giants! Each class will focus on jazz legends, someone who made a difference in the development of America’s original art form. We will discuss biographical information with an emphasis on personal stories and ...

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A Revolution In Music Education: Contemporary Musical Arts At New England Conservatory, Celebrating 50 Years Of Training The Complete Musician

A Revolution In Music Education: Contemporary Musical Arts At New England Conservatory, Celebrating 50 Years Of Training The Complete Musician

Source: Braithwaite & Katz Communications

Since 1972, the Contemporary Musical Arts (formerly CI/Contemporary Improvisation) program at New England Conservatory has been at the forefront of creative musical expression. The department marks five decades of crossing boundaries, pushing limits, and training creative contemporary musicians and artists with a year- long celebration featuring faculty, students and alumni in a full season of cutting-edge musical events. During the 2022-2023 fiftieth anniversary season, the CMA program celebrates alumni with residencies featuring cross-genre improviser Satoko Fujii, singer- songwriter Aoife O’Donovan, ...

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The New Jersey Performing Arts Center Opens Registration For The Annual Geri Allen Jazz Summer Camp Led By Regina Carter

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center Opens Registration For The Annual Geri Allen Jazz Summer Camp Led By Regina Carter

Source: AMT Public Relations

Four workshops take place July 11 & 14 and August 18 & 22 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. EST. How: Via Zoom (link provided upon registration) Students ages 14-26 who identify as female or non-binary Register: $200 per workshop or $600 for all four workshops. Registration is required and financial aid is available. Registration closes July 11. For more information, visit NJPAC.org or call 973.353.7058. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), the state’s anchor cultural institution, today announced that its seventh ...

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7 Virtual Jazz Club International Masterclasses. Enroll Today.

7 Virtual Jazz Club International Masterclasses. Enroll Today.

Source: Valerio Pappi

After the 7 years’ experience with the 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest- the first and only online global competition for jazz musicians- together with the support of an international network of industry specialists (teachers, producers, musicians, journalists and music critics) sharing the goal of introducing new generations to a career in jazz, the 7 Virtual Jazz Club is now hosting its first jazz masterclass, in close partnership with teachers from world-class conservatories and renowned musicians. The 7VJC masterclasses offer highly ...

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New England Conservatory Announces 2022 Speaker And Honorary Degree Recipients For Its 151st Commencement Ceremony

New England Conservatory Announces 2022 Speaker And Honorary Degree Recipients For Its 151st Commencement Ceremony

Source: Braithwaite & Katz Communications

Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker: James Taylor, singer-songwriter Honorary Degree Recipient: David Amram, conductor and composer; Ella Jenkins, the “First Lady of Children’s Music” Special Guests: Emanuel Ax, pianist, Honorary Doctorate 2021; Denys Karachevtsev, Ukrainian cellist and music teacher New England Conservatory President Andrea Kalyn and the Board of Trustees announce multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter James Taylor as the commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient at the Conservatory’s 151st annual commencement exercises, which will be held in-person on Sunday, ...

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NJPAC's Arts Education Summer Camp Offers Free Jazz And Poetry Program At Rutgers-Newark Campus In July

NJPAC's Arts Education Summer Camp Offers Free Jazz And Poetry Program At Rutgers-Newark Campus In July

Source: AMT Public Relations

NJPAC’s Arts Education Summer Camp returns to in-person learning for Summer 2022. The award-winning arts education Summer Camp introduces NJPAC’s Colton Institute for Training and Research in the Arts. This dynamic new initiative supports and advances NJPAC’s Arts Education programs, including best-in-class hip hop, jazz, poetry, and theater classes happening this summer. For all students enrolling in one of NJPAC’s summer programs, students are offered at no cost to participate in Free programs. The bonus class choices are Community Meeting: ...


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