Instructor Roster

The following roster of instructors have been prescreened and approved by the Academy’s Advisory Board. These instructors are professional musicians that offer their instructional services independently but have agreed to conduct private lessons in accordance with the Academy’s curriculum quality standards. Each instructor has attended Academy sponsored training and orientation sessions designed to ensure that optimal instructional techniques and tools are utilized.

If you would like to explore private instruction with one of our roster instructors contact us online or call the Academy at 301-871-8811.

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Jazz Academy
Introductory Ensemble

Starts January 28, 2015

The best place for the young musician to start learning about Jazz music is the Jazz Academy Introductory Ensemble (JAIE). JAIE is for students who have never played jazz music and would like to learn how to read and play jazz. To be eligible for JAIE, students be at least 8 years of age and must have at least 1 year of study on their instrument. Many students in this group have basic to intermediate classical training and would like to develop jazz music skills. Students will learn and develop improvisational skills and will learn how to read and interpret basic jazz charts. This is a great starting point for those students that are not quite ready for JAE.

Class are every other Wednesday at 5:45pm beginning 1/28/15 at Sligo Middle School; 1401 Dennis Ave; Silver Spring, MD.

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