We offer a variety of workshops throughout the year, covering a wide range of topics and taught by some of the best artists and educators around. You can sign up for a single session or a short series, depending on your schedule and interests.
Our workshops are available online or in-person, as noted in each description, so no matter where you are, you can join in on the fun. And with a range of topics to choose from, you’re sure to find a workshop that’s right for you. Use the filters below to refine your search.
Saturday, June 10, 11 am – 1 pm PT (Online Workshop)
Adventures in Jazz Composition with Richard Niles
Explore jazz composition techniques!
Saturday, July 8, 2 – 4 pm (in-person)
Bridging South Indian and Contemporary Styles through Composition and Improvisation with the Arun Ramamurthy Trio
This workshop will equip participants with the necessary tools to listen to, compose, and interpret the rhythmic and melodic vocabulary of South Indian classical (Carnatic) music.
2 Sundays, July 9 and 16, Noon – 3 pm (in-person)
Feel Like Singing The Blues? with Pamela Rose
Blues is the most primal, powerful part of your soul, and singing it is more fun than you can possibly imagine.
Saturday, July 15, Noon – 2 pm (in-person)
Drum Workshop: Brush Techniques with Jeff Marrs
This hands-on workshop delves into the art of playing drums with brushes.
Sunday, July 16, 2 – 4 pm (in-person)
Trio-ing with the Folk Element Trio
Explore approaches to playing and arranging in a small instrumental ensemble with an emphasis on the trio format.
Saturday, July 22, 11 am – 1 pm (online)
The Spirit of Jazz in Modern Music with Javier Santiago
Join us for an enlightening workshop exploring the enduring influence of jazz in shaping modern music, led by acclaimed keyboardist/composer Javier Santiago, whose groundbreaking album “Phoenix” garnered widespread acclaim and appeared on multiple Albums-of-the-Year lists.
Sunday, July 23, 2 – 3:30 pm (in-person)
Biofeedback for Optimal Music Performance with Kathleen Riley
Kathleen Riley, Ph.D., is nationally recognized as a specialist and innovator in the field of musicians’ technique and injury prevention.
Saturday, July 29, Noon – 3 pm (online)
Make This Song Mine! with Andrea Wolper
Singers are communicators.
Sunday, July 30, 11 am – 2 pm (online)
Playing Bluesy over JAZZ Harmony with Anton Schwartz
Jazz masters can play blues-based phrases that soar over jazz harmony, seemingly at one with the harmony and simultaneously expressing an entirely separate logic.
Saturday, August 5, Noon – 2 pm (in-person)
Bridging the Gap: Strategies for Turning Jazz Transcriptions into Practice Material with Omree Gal-Oz
This workshop will examine classic jazz transcriptions, dissecting their intricate structures and nuances.