Jazz Ensembles

Come together with others and make a sound greater than the sum of its parts.

You've studied your axe for a while, played scales, memorized melodies, maybe even taken a little theory, and now it's time to apply these skills and play with others.

Trad Jazz Ensemble

IntermediateNew!

Tuesday with Tim McNamara

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

We're playing the good old good ones

Beginning String Band Ensemble

Intermediate

Thursday with Colby Maddox or Dan Mulvihill

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Come join the band

Brass Class: Mardi Gras Music

Intermediate

Wednesday with Evan Jacobson or Anna Jacobson

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $154 ($144 members)

Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Brazilian Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Luciano Antonio

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $222 ($202 members)

Voices and instruments join together to play this infectious music.

Big Band Jazz Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Tim McNamara

110 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $232 ($212 members)

Think the Cotton Club comes to Lincoln Square.

Gypsy Jazz Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with TBA

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Come join the Hot Club of Lincoln Square.

Latin Jazz Ensemble

Advanced

Sunday with Manny Bances

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz performance will inform your jazz study.

Jazz Ensemble: Learning Standards

Intermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Beginning Jazz Lab

Intermediate

Thursday with Michael Nearpass

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $152 ($132 members)

This is the class to build your chops in.

Jazz Improv 1

Intermediate

Thursday with Michael Nearpass

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Now we're starting to really play this stuff!

Jazz Improv 2

Intermediate

Thursday with Michael Nearpass

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Let's dig deep into this true American music form.

Latin Grooves and Roots Ensemble

Intermediate

Sunday with Manny Bances

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Add some spicy flavorings to whatever style you play: Jamming with Latin Roots music and contemporary funky fusions.

Private Lesson Options

Our private lessons like our group classes run in 8-week sessions, however, you can begin private lessons during any week in the session. Please call our customer service folks at 773.728.6000 to register as private lesson availability is based upon individual teacher schedules.

Lessons are scheduled weekly, for 30, 45 or 60 minutes, and are available every day of the week at our Lincoln Square and Lincoln Park locations. Our experienced and professional faculty will work with you to develop an individualized program that helps you achieve your musical goals.

Stop in at either location or call the front desk at 773.728.6000 to register.


8-week Session Prices

$288 for 30 minutes ($278 for members)

$416 for 45 minutes ($401 for members)

$536 for 60 minutes ($516 for members)


Session & Registration Dates

8-week lessons: 10/28/2019 – 12/22/2019

Monday 09/23/19: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 10/07/19: Transfer registration

Wednesday 10/09/19: Open registration

8-week lessons: 01/06/2020 – 03/01/2020

Monday 11/18/19: Re-registration for current students begins

Monday 12/02/19: Transfer registration

Wednesday 12/04/19: Open registration


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