2015 Jazz Piano Workshop – Saturday, October 24, 2015

Featuring internationally acclaimed Jazz pianist, Benny Green and Twin Cities jazz piano stars, Laura Caviani and Sean Turner.

This free workshop series, designed for middle and high school students has three components: The beginner class is intended for students of classical piano who want to learn about jazz, while the middle and advanced classes are for young pianists who have begun to play jazz.

All workshop sessions will take place at McNally Smith College of Music.  Each registrant will have access to their own keyboard at this great facility!

The workshop will take place from 10 am – 4:30 pm.  Lunch will be provided

Three scholarships of $250 each will be awarded for lessons with one of our local piano clinicians.Scholarships include Jane Matteson Scholarship Award, David Paulus Scholarship Award and  Marie Froelich Scholarship Award.

For questions please contact Kate Cooper at The Schubert Club, 651.292.3266 or kcooper@schubert.org.

Presented by The Dakota Foundation for Jazz Education and The Schubert Club

 

Past Scholarship Winners from the Jazz Competition

2013

Scholarship Winners
Jordan Anderson, Simon Rothman, Laura Yang

2012

Scholarship Winners
Maya Black and Dominic DiVita

2011

2011 Jane Matteson Scholarship Award
Nicholas Lee
18 years old, Randolph, NJ
12th grade, Randolph High School
teacher:  Donald Vega, Bronx, NY

2011 David Paulus Scholarship Award
Sterling Overshown
17 years old, Houston, TX
11th grade, High School for Performing and Visual Arts
teacher:  Warren Sneed, Houston, TX

2011 Marie Froelich Scholarship Award
Quentin Tschofen
17 years old, Robbinsdale, MN
12th grade, Univ. of Minnesota PSEO/Spring Lake Park Lighthouse Program
teacher:  Bryan Nichols, Minneapolis

2010

2010 Jazz Piano Competition Finalists

Chantil Dukart
Colorado Springs, CO
Air Academy High School
12th grade, 18 years old
student of Bruce Pennington, Colorado Springs
winner of the 2010 Marie Froelich Scholarship Award 

Kai Olstad
Farmington, MN
Northfield High School
11th grade, 17 years old
student of Laura Caviani, Minneapolis
winner of the 2010 David Paulus Scholarship Award 

Quentin Tschofen
Robbinsdale, MN
Spring Lake Park Lighthouse Program
10th grade, 16 years old
student of Bryan Nichols, Minneapolis
winner of the 2010 Jane Matteson Scholarship Award

2009

Chris Misa
Minneapolis
Perpich Center for Arts Education
12th grade, 18 years old
student of Nachito Herrera, White Bear Lake
winner of the 2009 Marie Froelich Scholarship Award

Cody Peterson
Stillwater, MN
Stillwater High School
12th grade, 18 years old
student of Ellen Lease, Woodbury
winner of the 2009 David Paulus Scholarship Award

Joseph Strachan
Northfield, MN
Northfield High School
12th grade, 18 years old
student of Laura Caviani, Minneapolis
winner of the 2009 Jane Matteson Scholarship Award 
winner of the 2009 Schubert Club/Dakota Foundation for Jazz Education Performance Prize

2008

2008 David Paulus Scholarship Award
Joe Strachan
Northfield High School, Northfield, MN
student of Laura Caviani

2008 Jane Matteson Scholarship Award & 2008 Marie Froelich Scholarship Award
Jacob Wittenberg
Henry Sibley High School, Mendota Heights, MN
student of Tom Pletscher

Register Now!

4th Annual Jazz Piano Workshop
Saturday, October 24, 2015 10am – 4:30pm
McNally Smith College of Music, St. Paul

Register for the workshop online
Deadline: October 16

Please contact Kate Cooper at kcooper@schubert.org or 651-292-3266 with any questions.

Download flyer about the event:
Jazz Piano Workshop

Presented by The Dakota Foundation for Jazz Education and The Schubert Club