BMS ensembles, soloists, and faculty will be performing at the Northwest corner of Lafayette and S. Portland to support runners and viewers participating in the New York City Marathon.
On October 11th, BMS hosted French-born pianist Simon Ghraichy in a master class with BMS students Ivan Pena, Gavin Harris, and Chris Yip, followed by a preview performance of a duet between Mr. Ghraichhy and BMS student Santos Simpson that will be performed at Mr. Ghraichy's upcoming Carnegie Hall concert.
Join us and our After School students as we celebrate the end of the school year with two nights of music, dance, and musical theater performances as our kids show off what they've learned at BMS.
The Summer Vocal Arts program provides students with a selective, 5 week intensive exposure to high level vocal arts preparation and performance. Each week will include approximately 12 hours of classes in singing, performance, acting, and yoga.
This summer, SVA will present Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas." The fully staged opera will take place on August 12th at 7:30PM and August 14th at 3:30PM at the Brooklyn Music School Theater, located at 126 Saint Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Tickets are $10-20. To purchase, visit the Eventbrite page below.
The SVA program runs from July 11th to August 14th, and costs $985. Scholarships are available on a selected basis.
The Summer Vocal Arts Junior Artists Program is a 5 week program oriented for students ages 7-15, and includes approximately 9 hours of classes in singing and dance, integrated with rehearsal that will introduce students to performance-oriented vocal arts and theater. SVA Junior Artists will present their 2016 performance, entitled "Love in Any Language" on August 13th at 4:00PM. Junior artists will also have the chance to participate in the Adult Summer Vocal Arts Performance of "Dido and Aeneas."
The SVA Jr. program runs from July 11th to August 13th and costs $625. Scholarships are available on a selected basis.
Registration is open for BMS's Summer Jazz Intensive, which will be running from August 15th through August 19th, 2016. This week-long intensive class for intermediate musicians, aged 10 and up, focuses on honing skills for improvisation and small group playing. The class runs from 9:00AM to 4:00PM with an hour lunch break at noon. The cost is $300 for the week and there are limited scholarships available.
What You Can Expect
Participants will explore the world of jazz improvisation and ensemble playing as they develop their abilities to hear jazz, learn basic scales and chords, build a jazz vocabulary for improvisation, and become familiar with harmonic devices to give them the keys to a new world of musical self-expression.