Creative Music Ensemble

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Description

Age Range: 14 – 18
Type: Jazz
Term: Fall | Spring
Term Length: 15 Weeks
Schedule: Saturdays at 3:00pm
Duration: 2 Hours
Class Size: 10
Price: $525 | $225 for Students Enrolled in Private Lessons
Prerequisite: Audition
Instructor: Lesley Mok

Students learn advanced jazz repertoire and theory and are encouraged to compose, arrange and rehearse their own music in class. Students learn how to be articulate, engaging and thoughtful band-leaders and side musicians. Students must have at least three years of experience on their instrument and a minimum of one year of experience in jazz. This course will prepare students for advanced high school and college level jazz programs.

Auditions will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 1-4pm.

BKCM offers reduced-tuition enrollment for this class to all students currently taking private lessons. For further details on this program, please speak to a registrar.

Audition Requirements:
Be prepared to play a short selection from a jazz piece of any genre or style, either written or improvised. If you don’t have a jazz piece prepared, you may also improvise or demonstrate chords on your instrument.

BKCM Jazz Program

Through our newly expanded menu of jazz opportunities, pre-teens, teens and adults explore the world of jazz and improvisation, learning repertoire that includes classic jazz standards, contemporary works, original compositions and music from around the world. Students work closely with professional jazz faculty and perform at private concerts, public recitals and community events. With an average student-teacher ratio of five to one, students receive personalized attention in an intimate group setting. Students enrolled in our private lessons may be eligible for reduced tuition enrollment; contact our registration desk for more information. Need-based scholarships are available.

Registration Info

Do you want to register for a class? Please call 718-622-3300 to speak to one of our registrars, who will guide you through the registration process and answer any questions you might have.

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