Jazz Power Initiative in collaboration with Lehman College presents a two-day training for artists and educators free of charge. Teachers are eligible for 12 hours of CTLE Credit in Content. All participants will receive a certificate from Jazz Power Initiative.
Jazz Power Institute provides a dynamic framework for teachers, arts specialists and teaching artists to build their knowledge and skill teaching jazz arts awakening deeper imagination, discipline, community and trust with their students. Participants will be immersed in activities and discussions around teaching jazz through multiple modalities of singing, dancing, theatre, writing and visual arts. Master Classes will be led by Jazz Power Institute faculty including: James McBride, author/musician, Eli Yamin, Artistic Director, Shireen Dickson, choreographer/producer, Tom Dempsey, musician/educator, and Carol Maillard and Louise Robinson, members and founders from Sweet Honey in the Rock.
Participants will be from a wide range of experience in the field from college students who are relatively new to teaching artist work to experienced teachers and artists with a decade of experience. A safe and challenging learning environment will be created where breakthroughs will be made in understanding the jazz arts in a more comprehensive and dynamic way.More Info and Registration!
July 17 and 18, 2019 9:30am-5pm
Music Building, Third Floor
Lehman College (CUNY),
250 Bedford Park Blvd, Bronx, NY
Cost/Registration: There is no charge, but all participants must register in advance.