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XJAZZ lab Workshop

6 days workshop is part of XJAZZ Festival (May 5th-10th 2020). 

 

XJAZZ lab Workshop offers an opportunity to improve your skills through a set of lessons, ensemble, masterclasses, panels, jam sessions and concerts.

The workshop covers topics of traditional Jazz & music education, music business & career aspects, improvisation & communication skills and influences from other genres such as Electronica, World & Classical music.
 

The lecturers are selectively chosen from Berlin's artists as well as international guests that perform at XJAZZ festival.

In addition to the ensemble teachers there will be masterclasses included with:

Avishai Cohen (trumpet)
Bugge Wesseltof (piano & electronics)
Nic Bärtsch (piano & composition)
Shai Maestro (piano)

More to come... for updates on additional teachers and masterclasses sign up to our social media channels.


 

All participants will get XJAZZ festival Pass.


The XJAZZ lab Workshop is a collaboration between XJAZZLandesmusikakademie Berlin & Musikschule Kreuzberg.



PROGRAM

mornings:

group lessons & ensembles (improvisation, ear training, Jazz harmony, rhythm)

afternoons:

selection of modules to choose from

  • additional ensemble playing

  • instant composing

  • masterclasses with XJAZZ festival's artists

  • electronic improvisation

  • music business & career

  • preparing for auditions at music conservatories

evenings:

  • concerts & jam session

Free entrance to more than 90 XJAZZ concerts and jam sessions will be given to the workshop members

final concerts:

The workshop will culminate in performances - the final result of the ensembles which will be part of XJAZZ festival program



PARTICIPANTS


The XJAZZ lab Workshop is designed for musicians aged 16 or over.


The maximum number of atendees is 35.
 

All lectures will be held either in German or English language.

Our project manager will get in touch with you after you applied and take care of all further questions.



LOCATION

The workshop will take place at the music school Kreuzberg. The so called "Studienvorbereitung Jazz" is part of their Jazz department and is a special program to prepare young players for auditions at Jazz conservatories in Germany. We will use their rooms for lessons, ensembles and one auditorium for masterclasses with artists from the XJAZZ festival line up.

Landesmusikakademie Berlin is offering accommodation in their dorm (price tba, about 30 min by public transport). 

Besides that you find plenty of hostels and Airbnb in XJAZZ neighbourhood.

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PARTNER

Landesmusikakademie Berlin is supporting music education on all levels by collaborating with schools, music schools, social clubs, associations and providing all kinds of music education programs.

Musikschule Kreuzberg offers a variety of Jazz & Pop classes and has special designed courses to prepare students for auditions at Jazz conservatories.​


 

 
 
 
 
 

APPLICATION

Price: 349 €

(* 199 € reduced fee for students of "Studienvorbereitung Jazz" on German music schools).


The number of participants is limited to 35 people!

The workshop fee also includes a XJAZZ festival pass which allows you free entrance to all shows which are not fully sold out.

We will send you an application confirmation including the bank info for the workshop fee, which has to be transferred in order to confirm your application.

In case of cancellation prior to April 30th 2020 we will return 80% of your workshop fee. In case of short term cancellation (after April 30th 2020) we can't reimburse your workshop fee.


Landesmusikakademie Berlin is offering accommodation in their dorm (price tba, about 30 min by public transport). 


Please include in the message field a few sentences about your musical background / educations.
 

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