Join us for an afternoon of amazing music with students from The Music Settlement on Sunday, May 20 from 2 – 4:30 p.m.
Jazz at The Music Settlement (J@MS) is a nationally acclaimed Jazz immersion program for students ages 12-18.Students in the J@MS program develop their skills, knowledge, and experience to achieve musical goals. The program encompasses History of African-American Music, Theory and Improvisation, Small Combo, and Large Ensemble (Big Band). Students can register now for the 2018-19 school year, by clicking here!
The J@MS big bands explore a range of advanced and challenging material written for large ensembles under the direction of our professional faculty. These ensembles are often selected to perform in adjudicated events, workshops, concerts, and events throughout the year, gaining valuable performing experience in a high-level context. Top student musicians in the J@MS program comprise The Dameron Institute, named after Cleveland native Tadd Dameron, a notable 20th century American composer.
J@MS is proud to be a partner of The Berklee City Music Network. Throughout the duration of this widely acclaimed program, the Berklee City Music Network has generously given more than $110,000 in scholarship funds for students at The Music Settlement to attend the 5-week summer program. Our partnership with the Berklee City Music Network and the Berklee College of Music has yielded approximately $1.4 million in scholarship funds for students of The Music Settlement to attend the summer program and the college.