Teacher Trained as a classical pianist and conductor, Mike Holober began his apprenticeship as a jazz pianist and composer after moving to New York City in He has worked with some of the best jazz artists on the scene, and can be heard on over 40 recordings as a sideman. Read more Trained as a classical pianist and conductor, Mike Holober began his apprenticeship as a jazz pianist and composer after moving to New York City in He is also artistic director and conductor of Westchester Jazz Orchestra, a non- profit organization that performs a regular program of newly commissioned works each year.
Guitar, Mandolin, Songwriting Geoff has been passionate about the guitar for over 40 years. His specialty is the Piedmont Blues finger picking style but he is also proficient at many other styles from rock to blues and pop.
The band's next studio album, "Something's Gotta Give," is set to be released later in She is primarily known as a singer, violinist and pianist and performs in many styles and genres. Also a songwriter and composer, Monique has been commissioned to compose numerous songs and pieces which have been performed and recorded by the Divine Hand Ensemble and other groups.
He studied for many years with a variety of teachers including Tommy Campbell who played with jazz greats John McLaughlin and Dizzy Gillespie. Paul performed as a member of the house band at the famed Zanzibar Blue jazz club in Philadelphia.
His wide experience gives him great insight into the ways that drums can be used. His goal is to teach the art of drumming with a contemporary flair while respecting the traditions of the past and helping students develop the required dexterity to express their own creativity.
In high demand throughout the region for his session work, Paul also works closely with Geoff Hansplant in their Americana band, Dirt Track Racer, where his flair for Latin percussion establishes the great grooves for which they are becoming known.
Notables include performances and recording with superb musicians from King Crimson and Frank Zappa and prestigious pop performers like Three Dog Night and Kenny Loggins.
He has training in Waldorf Education and instrument making. He is a pro cellist and mandolinist but he is first, last, and always a very electric rock guitarist. In addition to teaching guitar, alto sax, clarinet, cello and mandolin, Pete also runs our Rock Band program, shaping our young rock stars into a formidable, tight, and eclectic band of performers.
He resides in Philadelphia and has a natural strength to communicate the proper images and vocabulary needed to teach voice parts of all types and to all ages.
Kent teaches students from the Ambler Choral Society and has had a thriving vocal studio for over 7 years. The Summer of has seen Kent with lead roles in three separate Operas, a touring company residency in Texas and two more operas lined up for the fall season!
Julie has extensive training in theatrical singing and has been cast in leading roles in "Into the Woods" and "The Music Man. Today, Julie is a fiddler and vocalist for Nashville recording artist Liv Divine, and a featured violinist in the classically based Divine Hand Ensemble.
Julie has also lent her talents to Dirt Track Racer's CD, "Kick Off Your Muddy Boots," with contributions on a violin, organ, piano and vocals, as well as being a songwriter and arranger with the band.
Her instrumental and vocal gifts feature prominently on their new and soon to be released album, "Something's Gotta Give. Her ideas and musicality bring a tremendous depth and sensitivity to the music and make it come alive in ways I could not have imagined.
In her own words, "I will always teach music, as long as I live. Music enhances life; it makes the world a better place. Everybody has music inside them; I'm just here to show them which door to open. Since completing his B. In September of Jones moved to Holland to obtain his M. During his two year stay in Amsterdam he performed, composed and recorded with original ensembles of his own and also for fellow students and jazz orchestras throughout the Netherlands.
Sabrina Clarke Piano, Composition, Voice Pianist, composer, and music educator, Sabrina Clarke has been playing the piano since the age of four.
In the Spring ofSabrina completed her doctoral dissertation in music composition with an emphasis in piano performance at the Boyer College of Music, Temple University, where she taught aural theory as a graduate teaching assistant.
Sabrina is a versatile pianist, with both solo and collaborative performance experience. Her main compositional interests are chamber, choral, and orchestral music, and her works have been performed by numerous vocal, instrumental, and large ensembles.
Rory Flynn Bass, Piano, Guitar, Violin, Ukulele Rory Flynn began playing guitar while very young, but found his passion for bass soon after beginning to play. While at Millersville, Rory also studied piano and violin.
With a passion for various genres, Rory has an understanding of the role and repertoire of bass in rock, jazz, funk, country, pop, and classical music.Free Summer Concerts in New York City Thu, 11/22/ and on () In New York City (NYC) you don't have to spend a dime to listen to good music, as free concerts abound in New York whether it is Summer or Winter, Spring or Fall, but Summer offerings are especially rich, of course!
The variety is really astonishing: classical, jazz, pop, rock, opera, soul, etc. 25 22 Eldar Live At The Blue Note Sony Classical 2 2 0 25 22 Nancy King Live At Jazz Standard MAXJAZZ 2 2 0 25 22 Natalie Cole Still Unforgettable DMI / Atco 2 2 0 25 22 Pat Martino Remember: A Tribute To Wes Montgomery 25 41 Mike Holober .
I had absolutely no desire to play big band music back in , when I began my jazz graduate studies at Rutgers University. I felt I had played enough Sammy Nestico and Bob Mintzer charts, and I was back in school solely to hone my piano chops under Kenny Barron's tutelage.
Alejandro has studied extensively with trombonists Michael Dease, Andrew Williams and Jason Jackson, and has also studied with other musicians such as Wycliffe Gordon, Marshal Gilkes, David Gibson, Steve Wilson, Mike Holober, Scott Reeves and others.
CSU's jazz ensembles joined together with the Fort Collins High School Jazz Band to bring an invitational concert to the University Center for the Arts. On-Line Calendars To Buy Tickets. The A.S.
Ticket Office is located directly across from Subway in the University Student Union (USU). The A.S. Ticket Office offers ticketing services for nearly all campus events, from athletics and comedy to theater, music and more.