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In this class you will work through a variety of rhythmic principles inspired by today’s Jazz compositions and influenced by rhythmic concepts found in South Indian, North Indian and African music. We will work on accent points, groupings, mixed meter principles and polyrhythm. The main focus is to strengthen inner time by expanding your rhythmic...

$240
T.   Feb 3rd - Feb 24th, 9pm
Advanced
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Tuesday February 3 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday March 3 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday March 31 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday April 28 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday May 26 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday June 23 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
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Learn the fundamentals of music - melody, harmony, bass and rhythm - will also be explored through improvisation via scales, chords, linear and harmonic sequences, song forms, meters, grooves and feels, phrasing, articulation, and much more. The Jazz Improvisation and Theory 1 workshop is open to all instrumentalists and vocalists who have the desire...

$194
T.   Feb 3rd - Feb 24th, 5:30pm
Beginner
(2)
Tuesday February 3 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
Tuesday March 3 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
Tuesday March 31 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
Tuesday April 28 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
Tuesday May 26 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
Tuesday June 23 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
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In The Jazz Improvisation and theory workshop we provides students with the vocabulary and understanding of jazz music theory that is needed to begin improvising with conviction and musicianship. Without the ability to put words together a language cannot be spoken. Students will gain valuable experience playing with other musicians of similar levels...

$240
T.   Feb 3rd - Feb 24th, 7pm
Beginner
(2)
Tuesday February 3 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday March 3 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday March 31 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday April 28 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday May 26 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday June 23 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
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This class will explain and re-create some of the experiments of the early sound recording pioneers in addition to covering the history and techniques of sound manipulation through the acoustical, electrical, and digital eras.Participants will build a makeshift phonograph using mechanical amplification. We will then move on to discuss electronics and...

$20
Th.   Feb 5th, 7pm
All levels
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Calling musicians, vocalists, and sound makers of all genres to join us for our new monthly improvisation sessions! Expand your music community in New York City while sharing your passion and skill. Participants should bring their own instruments. Each gathering will feature a special guest.

Free
T.   Feb 10th, 7pm
All levels
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Tuesday February 10 7pm - 9pm 1 Session Free
Tuesday March 10 7pm - 9pm 1 Session Free
Tuesday April 14 7pm - 9pm 1 Session Free
Tuesday May 12 7pm - 9pm 1 Session Free
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Pairing lyrics and instrumentation is the foundation of a strong songwriting practice. Through the understanding of prosody, begin to understand the connection between words with accompanying sounds. Participants will analyze influential works, write new songs independently, and workshop music as a group.

$125
W.   Mar 11th - Apr 1st, 7pm
All levels
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Expand your voice. This summer jazz workshop is an opportunity for vocalists to improve their skills under the guidance of a true professional.The workshop is led by the multi-talented and accomplished, Fay Victor, who focuses on topics such as vocal styling, phrasing, ear training, rhythmic diversity, improvisation, vocal health, diction and more....

$600
Th.F.Sa.Su.   Aug 20th - Aug 23rd, 11am
Intermediate
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Students will learn how to read and outline chord symbols on their instruments, with the aim of using these outlines in improvisation. Jazz Theory 101 delves into the basics of jazz harmony and theory. This class will emphasize the importance of the major scale, and how it relates to chords, melodies, and progressions found in jazz. This course is...

$240
M.   Jan 26th - Mar 23rd, 6pm
All levels
(1)

Group guitar classes explore playing basic chords and melodies following an intuitive and visual approach while moving towards an understanding of basic theory and notation.

$270
Sa.   Jan 31st - May 16th, 11am
Beginner
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Students will be exposed to piano keyboard, theory, sight-reading, techniques of rhythm and correctfingering. Open to adults and teens. Required: You must supply your own headphones.

$245
Sa.   Feb 21st - Apr 18th, 9:30am
All levels
(3)

Students in this course will focus on building their repertoire of common session tunes.  We will also start to discuss elements of musicality and theory, including how to play in a session and how to create tune sets. Although tunes will be taught by ear, sheet music will be provided at the end of the semester. This class is geared...

$170
T.   Jan 27th - Mar 17th, 7pm
Advanced
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Tuesday January 27 7pm - 8pm 8 Sessions $170
Tuesday April 14 7pm - 8pm 8 Sessions $170
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Absolutely no prior musical experience needed. Students will learn musical fundamentals and play along to great songs by artists such as Imagine Dragons, The Beatles and Katy Perry. Our 14-session introductory guitar course covers basic chords, TAB reading, music theory and ensemble skills and ends with a live show at an NYC venue! All materials provided....

$399
W.   Jan 28th - Apr 29th, 5:30pm
Beginner
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Wednesday January 28 5:30pm - 6:30pm 14 Sessions $399
Saturday February 7 11am - 12pm 12 Sessions $399
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Expand your knowledge of the bass guitar and build on the fundamental concepts introduced in the Bass Guitar for Absolute Beginners class. Learn the habits of a superior bass player and master the basic techniques and understanding to prepare for further study in the bass. This class will cover topics including basic music theory and its application...

$319
W.   Jan 28th - Apr 1st, 5:30pm
Beginner
(2)

The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned. The Intensives provide an excellent overview of their fields, ideal for both the beginner and someone wanting a quick...

$150
Sa.   Feb 21st, 11am
Beginner
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Children will explore many of the basic elements of music and the keyboard in this course: developing rhythm through clapping and counting, reading treble and bass clefs, and learning simple songs through the Faber Piano Adventures Lesson and Theory Books.

$580
W.   Feb 11th - Jun 17th, 5:15pm
Beginner
Wednesday February 11 5:15pm - 6:15pm 17 Sessions $580
Saturday February 14 10am - 11am 17 Sessions $580
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Students will learn jazz styles, improvisation and jazz theory. The Teen Improvisation Workshop offers a chance for teens (ages 13-19) to learn jazz styles, improvisation, and jazz theory. Weekly sessions involve ensemble rehearsals, theory classes, and guest masterclasses. Performance opportunities vary year to year. Students recently performed at...

$595
M.   Feb 23rd - May 18th, 5:30pm
All levels
(1)

Olivia Foschi’s vocal workshop is open to beginner and intermediate students looking to develop vocal technique while tapping into the language of jazz. Whether you are an aspiring singer or an instrumentalist who would like to do more singing, If you are looking for singing classes in New York City, this workshop will give you the ability to learn...

$144
Th.   Feb 5th - Feb 26th, 7pm
Beginner
(2)
Thursday February 5 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
Thursday March 5 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
Thursday April 2 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
Thursday April 30 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
Thursday May 28 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
Thursday June 25 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
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This class will introduce students to the basics of the drum kit and have them playing along to some of their favorite songs by the end of the first lesson. As lessons proceed, students will learn the more intricate details of syncopation, coordination, groove, playing music with others, technique, reading, theory, history of the instrument, and more!...

$180
T.W.Th.   Feb 3rd - Feb 5th, 4:30pm
All levels
Tuesday February 3 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 3 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 3 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 3 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday January 27 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday January 27 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 10 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 10 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 10 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 10 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 17 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 17 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 17 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 17 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 24 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 24 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 24 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday February 24 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday March 3 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday March 3 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday March 3 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday March 3 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday March 10 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday March 10 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday March 10 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday March 10 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
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If you are just getting started, MP 101 helps those who are new to music production understand the technical and creative process in making a beat and manipulating sounds in Ableton Suite 8. By the end of the course, each student will have produced at least one original track. You will learn:Fundamentals of Ableton Suite softwareBasic music theory...

$400
F.   Mar 13th - Apr 17th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(1)
Friday March 13 6:30pm - 8:15pm 6 Sessions $400
Sunday March 15 2pm - 3:45pm 7 Sessions $400
Wednesday March 18 4pm - 5:45pm 6 Sessions $400
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DJ 101 is the perfect starting point for anyone looking to learn to DJ. Whether you want to spin at a club, be the next festival superstar, or just pick up a new hobby, our hands-on instruction will teach you the fundamentals of mixing, blending, and scratching. No matter your music tastes or commitment level, DJ 101 will give you the skills you need...

$375
Sa.   Mar 14th - Apr 18th, 1pm
Beginner
(1)
Saturday March 14 1pm - 2:45pm 6 Sessions $375
Sunday March 15 12pm - 1:45pm 6 Sessions $375
Monday March 16 6pm - 7:45pm 7 Sessions $375
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