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The California Jazz Conservatory Announces The Next Generation Jazz Festival Full Tuition Scholarship The California Jazz Conservatory is awarding a full tuition scholarship to a well-deserving Next Generation Jazz Festival participant! This is a four-year scholarship to the only independent, accredited college in America completely devoted to the study and performance of jazz. You’ll learn … Continue reading “The Next Generation Jazz Festival Full Tuition Scholarship”
Jazz Education Leader Expands Berkeley Facilities With New Classrooms, New State-of-the-Art Practice Rooms, New Listening Library and New 100-Seat Performance Space 20th Anniversary Marked With Associate of Arts Degree Program Blue/Green Advanced Ensembles North American Roots Concentration Strategic Partnership with Monterey Jazz Festival February 20, 2018; Berkeley, California; The California Jazz Conservatory, the only … Continue reading “CALIFORNIA JAZZ CONSERVATORY MARKS “DAWN OF A NEW DECADE” WITH OPENING OF JERRY FIDDLER ANNEX AND WEEKLONG SERIES OF GRAND OPENING CONCERTS”
Legendary Berkeley Jazz Education Icon Celebrates New Fiddler Annex, Announces New Associate of Arts Degree, Launches New North American Roots Music Concentration, Establishes New Advanced Level Ensembles, Partners with Monterey Jazz Festival Jazz Education Programs May 4, 2017; Berkeley, California; The California Jazz Conservatory, the only accredited independent school in America completely devoted to the … Continue reading “CALIFORNIA JAZZ CONSERVATORY LAUNCHES 20TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR WITH NEW ANNEX, NEW PROGRAMS, NEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP”
CJC Students Dan Neville, Jamie Zimmer, Le Perez Top Bay Area’s Annual Jazz Talent Search April 26, 2017; Berkeley, California; The California Jazz Conservatory (CJC), marking its twentieth anniversary as a leader in jazz education, today celebrates three of their students who placed in the top four positions in Living Jazz’s Jazz Search West … Continue reading “CALIFORNIA JAZZ CONSERVATORY CELEBRATES TOP WINNERS OF LIVING JAZZ’S JAZZ SEARCH WEST 2017”
Berkeley Jazz Education Icon Joins Legendary Jazz Presenter As Sponsor of Next Generation Jazz Festival Opening Concert Three-Year Agreement Includes Judges Concert Sponsorship, $500,000 in Scholarships and Long Term Commitment to Jazz Education March 29, 2017; Berkeley, California; Two California-based jazz institutions are joining hands in celebration of mutual anniversary milestones in 2017––The California Jazz … Continue reading “CALIFORNIA JAZZ CONSERVATORY AND MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL CELEBRATE MUTUAL MILESTONES WITH PARTNERSHIP IN JAZZ EDUCATION”
2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley, CA. Founded by jazz pianist and educator Susan Muscarella, the California Jazz Conservatory – originally “the Jazzschool” – opened in fall of 1997 and attracted 142 students enrolled in 195 classes that first quarter. Muscarella realized right away that the school had already … Continue reading “CALIFORNIA JAZZ CONSERVATORY IN BERKELEY, CA, CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY, OPENS NEW ADDITION IN FALL 2017”
The California Jazz Conservatory is proud to present their annual Black History Month Concert Series this February. The series will feature local legends Frankye Kelly, Ed Reed, and Steve McQuarry as well as rising star Amina Scott. Through their own arrangements and interpretations, the artists pay tribute to the rich history of Black American music. … Continue reading “Black History Month Concert Series at the CJC”
The first ever MEET ME DOWNTOWN DAY is Sunday March 20, 12noon to 5pm. Six Downtown Berkeley cultural venues will feature a variety of free activities to give you a taste of their amazing facilities and programing. And Downtown restaurants will offer food and drink specials for event visitors. www.meetmedowntown.info Explore the stunning architecture and … Continue reading “Announcing the first ever: “Meet Me Downtown” Day in Berkeley!”
The CJC is honored to partner with “Stellar Jam” – Japan’s acclaimed international jazz festival!
Additional site at 2040 Addison Street will feature the new 100-seat performance space, Rendon Hall, modeled after Harlem’s Minton’s Playhouse PUBLIC PHASE OF BUILDING CAMPAIGN WILL RAISE $600K TO COMPLETE RENOVATIONS BERKELEY, CA – California Jazz Conservatory (CJC) — the nation’s only independent, fully accredited music conservatory devoted to the study of … Continue reading “CALIFORNIA JAZZ CONSERVATORY TO EXPAND CAMPUS AND PERFORMANCE FACILITIES IN 2016”
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