Ensembles

Intro to DJ

A fun introduction to the fundamental and creative elements of DJ and what it takes to put together a DJ set. Students learn mixing, scratching and drum breaks along with song structure, musical phrasing and DJ notation.

Jazz Instrumental Lab

In this weekly small group ensemble, jazz musicians at an intermediate level have the opportunity to collaborate, improvise, rehearse and develop the confidence for public performance.

Bluegrass Jam

Vocalists and string, guitar and mandolin players are invited to experience the historicAmerican music of bluegrass. Taught by expert bluegrass musicians, in a fun jam-style approach, students experience the joys of leading, improvising and accompanying traditional folk songs and old-time music.

Brass Ensemble

Brass ensemble is for young students with at least two years of private lessons. Playing in an ensemble is essential for any brass musician where they can learn important elements such as how to play in tune, blend and support their sound and balance within a section. Students work on intermediate brass repertoire including classical, pop and jazz selections.

Community Klezmer Band

This is a great opportunity for those who might be interested in trying a new genre and who haven't played klezmer music before! This session is geared toward advanced beginner / intermediate players ages 12+ with 2+ years of experience.

Guitar Ensemble

In a fun and rewarding social setting, grouped with like instruments in small groups, students perform classic pop, rock and classical pieces that are tailor made to match their level and experience.

String Ensemble

In a fun and rewarding social setting, grouped with like instruments in small groups, students perform classic pop, rock and classical pieces that are tailor made to match their level and experience.

Piano Ensemble

In a fun and rewarding social setting, grouped with like instruments in small groups, students perform classic pop, rock and classical pieces that are tailor made to match their level and experience.

Big Bad Brass Band

Dust off your old trombone, saxophone, clarinet, or snare drum! All brass and wind instruments and percussion are welcome, at any level and any age, for BKCM’s community brass band.

Brooklyn Conservatory Chorale

This dynamic 40+ member mixed choir performs a rich variety of musical styles, both a cappella and with accompaniment from the Renaissance to today.