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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.   May 26th, 9pm
Advanced
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Tuesday May 26 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday June 23 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday September 8 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday October 6 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday November 3 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday December 1 9pm - 11pm 4 Sessions $240
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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.   May 26th, 7pm
Beginner
(2)
Tuesday May 26 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday June 23 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday September 8 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday October 6 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday November 3 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $240
Tuesday December 1 7pm - 9pm 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.   May 26th, 5:30pm
Beginner
(2)
Tuesday May 26 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
Tuesday June 23 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
Tuesday September 8 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
Tuesday October 6 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
Tuesday November 3 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
Tuesday December 1 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $194
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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....

$645
Th.F.Sa.Su.   Aug 20th, 11am
Intermediate
(2)

This class will serve as an introduction to chamber music. Students will learn violin duets and trios with independent parts and will increase their understanding of the roles of different instrumental voices in chamber music. New techniques in this class will include slurring many notes together, playing at fast tempos, an introduction to shifting,...

$200
T.   Jun 2nd, 7pm
Advanced
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Tuesday June 2 7pm - 8pm 8 Sessions $200
Thursday June 4 7pm - 8pm 8 Sessions $200
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Brought to you by popular demand! This eight week class is designed to equip students with a solid knowledge base of how scales, keys, chords, and intervals work as well as an understanding of rhythm, meter, and tempo. Also covered in this course will be an analysis of how society, religion and architecture have shaped musical aesthetic throughout...

$50
W.   Jun 3rd, 7pm
Beginner
(3)

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.   May 28th, 7pm
Beginner
(2)
Thursday May 28 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
Thursday June 25 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
Thursday September 10 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
Thursday October 8 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
Thursday November 5 7pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $144
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This weekly lesson 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,...

$180
T.W.Th.   May 26th, 4:30pm
All levels
(1)
Tuesday May 26 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday May 26 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday May 26 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday May 26 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 2 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 2 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 2 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 2 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 9 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 9 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 9 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 9 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 16 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 16 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 16 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 16 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 23 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 23 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 23 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 23 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 30 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 30 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 30 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday June 30 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 7 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 7 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 7 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 7 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 14 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 14 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 14 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 14 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 21 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 21 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 21 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 21 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 28 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 28 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 28 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday July 28 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 4 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 4 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 4 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 4 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 11 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 11 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 11 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 11 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 18 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 18 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 18 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 18 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 25 4:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 25 5:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 25 6:30pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $180
Tuesday August 25 7:30pm - 8:30pm 3 Sessions $180
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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
T.   Jun 30th, 8:30pm
Beginner
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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
T.   Jun 30th, 8:30pm
Beginner
(3)

Learn how ritual music from different cultures affects the consciousness Interactive performance and discussion  Music as entertainment is a modern phenomenon. Throughout history, all cultures have understood and utilized music as medicinal and therapeutic. This way of perceiving music is still very much alive and well, though not always...

$15
W.   Jun 3rd, 7pm
All levels

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.

$272
T.Th.   Jul 7th, 5pm
Beginner

Learn the fundamentals of your instrument in a full band setting. It’s Time To Start Making Music With Other Bold SoulsInstruments: Keyboards, Guitar, Bass, Drums, VocalsYou know you want to! Turn the fantasy into a reality.This is much more than just a rehearsal. This is a chance to go deep and really learn the language of music. Why not have a...

$135
M.   May 25th, 8:30pm
Beginner
Monday May 25 8:30pm - 9:45pm 4 Sessions $135
Tuesday May 26 8:30pm - 9:45pm 4 Sessions $135
Wednesday May 27 12pm - 1:15pm 4 Sessions $135
Wednesday May 27 12pm - 1:15pm 4 Sessions $135
Thursday May 28 8:30pm - 9:45pm 4 Sessions $135
Saturday May 30 5:45pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $135
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Students will get a chance to learn all styles of jazz on virtually any instrument, including piano, guitar, drums, voice, saxophone, trumpet and more. Week long immersion camp, M-F, 10am-4pm. Open for all instruments, ages 14-adults. International students are welcome to attend on visitor or work visas. Summer Jazz Intensives faculty features...

$8,055
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 29th, 10am
All levels
(1)
Monday June 29 10am - 4pm 45 Sessions $8,055
Monday June 29 10am - 4pm 5 Sessions $1,095
Monday July 6 10am - 4pm 5 Sessions $1,095
Monday July 13 10am - 4pm 5 Sessions $1,095
Monday July 20 10am - 4pm 5 Sessions $1,095
Monday July 27 10am - 4pm 5 Sessions $1,095
Monday August 3 10am - 4pm 5 Sessions $1,095
Monday August 10 10am - 4pm 5 Sessions $1,095
Monday August 17 10am - 4pm 5 Sessions $1,095
Monday August 24 10am - 4pm 5 Sessions $1,095
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This class is to welcome you into the world of contemporary African music. It's a massive continent with a huge variety of sounds, but we'll get you to a point of familiarity that will allow you to explore further. But most people are only familiar with the music it has influenced and what NPR decides to play.A quick overview of some of the musical...

$11
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
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This class will cover the history, philosophy, and changing definition of sampling as it relates to music. A Simulacrum is something that replaces reality with its representation. Plato saw a simulacrum either taking one of two forms-- It could be either a faithful representation or a representation that was intentionally distorted in order to appear...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(57)
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Our relationship to sound as a means of communication, observation, and expression occurs so seamlessly and quickly that we are able to take it for granted. It is only when we see the swing of the baseball bat from the upper deck out of sync with its crack, or hear the piercing howl of a feedback loop in a microphone that we are reminded of the brute,...

$150
No Upcoming Schedules
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
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(16)

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
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(16)

his 5-week workshop covers basic theory from scratch with an introduction to chart writing concepts. Reading and writing music, notating rhythm, time signatures, major scales, transposing melodies, transcribing simple rhythms, intro to chords in a key. Basic chart/lead-sheet writing techniques such as notating the overall rhythmic feel of a song, repeat...

$235
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
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