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Jazz Arts Calendar

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Events and activities taking place in the Jazz Arts Program, Spring 2018.

January 2018

January 8
First Day of Spring Classes

January 11
MSM Ensemble performs at JALC Jazz Congress 15 Rehearsals begin-Jazz Phil

January 18
Master Class -Maria Schneider
3:00 PM Bossi-Comelli Studio

January 24
Composer’s Day
3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Bossi Comelli-Studio

January 25
Composer’s Day
3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Bossi Comelli-Studio

January 26
Performance-MSM Jazz Philharmonic-Clifford Brown w/Strings and the Music of Max Roach
4:00 PM- 6:00 PM Dress Rehearsal
7:30 PM Aaron Davis Hall

January 26
Submissions due for Composers’ Concert

January 30
Melodic Progression Seminar with Stefon Harris
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Bossi-Comelli Studio

January 30
Jazz Arts Vocal Combo
7:00 PM- 9:00 PM
The 55 Bar-55 Christopher Street

January 31
Master Class-Dave Liebman Masters of Jazz
3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Bossi-Comelli Studio

February 2018

February 5
Rehearsals begin-Composer’s Big Band Concert

February 14
Performance-Composer’s Big Band Concert
7:30 PM
ADES Performance Space

February 15
Melodic Progression Seminar with Stefon Harris
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Bossi-Comelli Studio

February 20  
Master Class-Linda Oh and Fabian Almazan
3:00 PM
Miller Theater

February 21  
Composer’s Day
3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Bossi Comelli-Studio

February 22  
Composer’s Day
3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Bossi Comelli-Studio

February 23  
Audition Week begins (until March 2)

February 24  
Spring Recess (until March 11)

February 27
Jazz Arts Vocal Combo

7:00 PM- 9:00 PM
The 55 Bar-55 Christopher Street

March 2018

March 12
Classes Resume

March 19
Rehearsals begin-Jazz Orchestra

March 22
Performance-MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra
3:30 PM-5:30 PM Sound check
7:30 PM Aaron Davis Hall

March 26
Performance-MSM Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra
3:00 PM-5:00 PM Sound check
7:30 PM/9:30 PM JALC Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

March 27  
Harlem Stage: Stretch Music Institute with Christian Scott
1:00 PM-4:30 PM
Bossi-Comelli

March 27
Jazz Arts Vocal Combo
7:00 PM- 9:00 PM
The 55 Bar-55 Christopher Street

March 29
Jazz Then and Now with Stefon Harris and Christian Scott
7:30 PM Harlem Stage

April 2018

April 4
Master Class-Joe Lovano
1:00 PM Miller Theater

April 5  
Performance-MSM Jazz Orchestra-John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme
3:00 PM-5:00 PM Dress Rehearsal
7:30 PM Aaron Davis Hall

April 9
Performance-MSM Jazz Orchestra-John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme
3:30 PM-5:30 PM Dress Rehearsal
7:30 PM/9:30 PM Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

April 10  
Melodic Progression Seminar with Stefon Harris
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Bossi-Comelli Studio

April 11  
Master Class-Dave Liebman Masters of Jazz
3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Pforzheimer

April 16-19
Readings-Arranging Class
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Bossi-Comelli Studio

April 16-19
Combo Fest
TBD

April 23-24
Readings-Arranging Class
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Bossi-Comelli Studio

April 24
Jazz Arts Vocal Combo
7:00 PM- 9:00 PM
The 55 Bar-55 Christopher Street

April 25
Melodic Progression Seminar with Stefon Harris
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Bossi-Comelli Studio

April 24-26
Combo Fest
TBD

April 25
Readings-Jazz Phil
9:30 AM- 12:30 PM
Bossi-Comelli Studio

April 27
Readings-Jazz Phil
9:30 AM- 12:30 PM
Bossi-Comelli Studio

April 27
Last Day of Classes

April 30
Juries begin

May 2018

May 1-4
Juries

May 7
Distance Learning Master Class, trombone, Ilya Reinjngoud
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

May 7-11
Finals Week

May 11
Commencement

May 18
Harvard Club (MSM Jazz Ensemble)