June 17 – 21, 2019
10am – 5pm
A 5-day intensive for the intermediate jazz pianist, focusing on rhythm, comping, and soloing in both piano-bass-drums jazz piano trio and solo piano formats.
Emphasis on swing feel, voicings and voice leading, and analysis of select masters’ solo transcriptions.
The week culminates with a student concert featuring all participants performing with the faculty rhythm section Friday at 7:30pm in Rendon Hall.
Enrollment limited to eight pianists.
Pianists must have the ability to play:
- Major and minor scales and key signatures in both treble and bass clefs
- Major, minor, diminished and augmented triads
- Major, dominant and minor seventh chords
Faculty: Susan Muscarella; Omree Gal-Oz
Rhythm Section: Jeff Denson; Alan Hall
Tuition • $975
Jazz Piano Technique M, T, W, Th, F 10am-12noon
Concert: Edward Simon, solo piano T 1-1:50pm
Concert: Peter Horvath Trio, Th 1-1:50pm
Private Instruction M, W. F 1-2pm
Transcription and Analysis M, W, F 2-3pm
Trio rehearsal M, T, W, Th, F 3-5pm
Trio Concert (Rendon Hall) F 7:30pm
Audition required: email email@example.com for appointment.
Refund Policy: $100 of program tuition is non-refundable until May 1st. After that date, all tuition is non-refundable.