Creative Music Ensemble


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Age Range: 14-18 (9th-12th Grade)
Type: Amy Winehouse Jazz Program
Term: Fall | Spring
Term Length: 15 Weeks
Schedule: Schedule:Saturdays at 3:00pm
Duration: 2 Hours
Class Size: 20
Price: $550 (Need-Based Scholarships Available)
Prerequisite: Audition, 2-3 Years Experience on a Musical Instrument
Instructor: TBA

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 jazz experience. This course will prepare students for advanced high school and college level jazz programs.

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.

Interested in Creative Music Ensemble? Fill out an information request form.

Amy Winehouse Jazz Program

Pre-teens and teens 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 private lessons at BKCM may be eligible for reduced tuition enrollment; contact our registration desk for more information. Thanks to our generous donor, The Amy Winehouse Foundation, this program is open to all students and 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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