Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Seminar Fall 2016
The Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Master Class, an online program of intensive jazz flute study, offers a unique opportunity for aspiring and experienced jazz flutists to develop their technical skills and musical reflexes necessary for jazz improvisation.
For Ali's 2016 Fall Masterclass series (three hour-long sessions), the focus will be primarily on intermediate to advanced jazz repertoire, including the three required audition tunes for the 2017 NFA Jazz Flute Big Band Competition:
Tadd Dameron, "Good Bait"
Victor Young, "Stella by Starlight"
Antonio Carlos Jobim, "Desafinado"
With a career spanning over four decades, world renowned jazz flutist Ali Ryerson consistently ranks among the top jazz flutists in the Downbeat Jazz Poll and has been nominated as Jazz Flutist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association. Ali performs, records and teaches internationally, having toured the US, Canada, Europe, Japan, New Zealand and North Africa. Her concert performances range from Carnegie Hall to the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, London’s famed Ronnie Scott’s to the Blue Note in both New York and Japan. Festival appearances include the Monterey Jazz Festival, Miami Beach Jazz Festival, and Ireland’s Guinness Jazz Festival, to name but a few.
A Gemeinhardt Artist with an Autograph Series of flutes she helped design, Ryerson’s 2013 CD release, Game Changer – The Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Big Band (Capri Records), features guest soloist Hubert Laws. This highly acclaimed recording hit the ‘TOP 10’ on the US Jazz Charts for six straight weeks.
Fall 2016 Series: Upcoming classes held on Tuesday, November 15, and Tuesday December 6 from 7-8 pm Eastern.
The recording from October 27's class is available to stream immediately after course enrollment. All sessions are recorded, so enrolled participants can also watch afterward.
Attend online OR at Michiko Studios, at 149 W 46th St., New York, NY. You can combine in-studio and online attendance. Please be in touch to let us know which dates to expect you in person.
Advanced beginners to advanced students ages 14 and up.
I thought the class was perfect. Ali really moved into it perfectly. I liked the participation and having the opportunity to play with such great pianists too. Thanks.
I loved the class! Thanks Ali!
I really enjoyed this class. Ali is a wonderful player and teacher. The pianists that accompanied her in the class were the best!
These are live classes that are taught from Michiko Studios in midtown Manhattan. Students can attend by physically coming into the studio (in-studio) OR joining over the Lessonface high performing video conference platform. Students can connect to the online platform using a tablet or computer with reliable internet. To actively participate online students also need a webcam with microphone. The live sessions are recorded so that all enrolled students and auditors can review the class sessions following the live class. Class recordings will be available for viewing within 48 hours of the live class.