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GUEST ARTIST SERIES


WANT TO BE INSPIRED? THAT'S WHAT OUR GUESTS DO BEST!

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GUEST ARTIST SERIES


WANT TO BE INSPIRED? THAT'S WHAT OUR GUESTS DO BEST!

WELCOME TO OUR EXCLUSIVE & UNIQUE
GUEST ARTIST SERIES!

Our music students have regular access to some of the world’s top musicians through our unique Guest Artist Series. Students and their families can attend numerous exclusive performances, giving them the chance to engage in a dialogue with artists who are otherwise home on some of the biggest stages in the world. Scroll through the slides below and see some of the musicians that have taken part in our Guest Artist Series.

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GRETCHEN PARLATO


"A SINGER WITH A DEEP, ALMOST MAGICAL CONNECTION
TO THE MUSIC." - Herbie Hancock

GRETCHEN PARLATO


"A SINGER WITH A DEEP, ALMOST MAGICAL CONNECTION
TO THE MUSIC." - Herbie Hancock

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NIR FELDER


"A STRONGLY MELODIC COMPOSER, IN A SOUNDTRACKISH
INDIE-ROCK VEIN" - The New York Times

NIR FELDER


"A STRONGLY MELODIC COMPOSER, IN A SOUNDTRACKISH
INDIE-ROCK VEIN" - The New York Times

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BECCA STEVENS


"SHE IS A CITIZEN OF MUSIC IN ALL OF ITS TAXONOMIES."
- Charlie Christenson / About.com

BECCA STEVENS


"SHE IS A CITIZEN OF MUSIC IN ALL OF ITS TAXONOMIES."
- Charlie Christenson / About.com

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ALAN HAMPTON


"...A SONGWRITER WHO MAKES YOU REACH FOR PLATITUDES
ABOUT 'GOOD MUSIC'..." - The New York Times

ALAN HAMPTON


"...A SONGWRITER WHO MAKES YOU REACH FOR PLATITUDES
ABOUT 'GOOD MUSIC'..." - The New York Times

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NOAH PREMINGER


"HE DESIGNS A DIFFERENT KIND OF SOUND FOR EACH NOTE...
AN INDIVIDUAL DESTINY AND STORY. " - The New York Times

NOAH PREMINGER


"HE DESIGNS A DIFFERENT KIND OF SOUND FOR EACH NOTE...
AN INDIVIDUAL DESTINY AND STORY. " - The New York Times

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REBECCA MARTIN


"WHEN I WAS LONG AGO" IS ONE OF THE MOST EXCEPTIONAL JAZZ
RECORDS OF THE YEAR." - Martin Johnson / Wall Street Journal

REBECCA MARTIN


"WHEN I WAS LONG AGO" IS ONE OF THE MOST EXCEPTIONAL JAZZ
RECORDS OF THE YEAR." - Martin Johnson / Wall Street Journal

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GILAD HEKSELMAN


 "THE FLXIBILITY TO GO WHEREVER HIS BANDS WANT..."
- Ben Ratliff / New York Times

GILAD HEKSELMAN


 "THE FLXIBILITY TO GO WHEREVER HIS BANDS WANT..."
- Ben Ratliff / New York Times

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JEROME SABBAGH


"MEMORABLE TUNES WITH ASSURED PERFORMANCES."
- Peter Margasak / Down Beat Magazine

JEROME SABBAGH


"MEMORABLE TUNES WITH ASSURED PERFORMANCES."
- Peter Margasak / Down Beat Magazine

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LARRY GRENADIER


"GRENADIER'S COMPLETES ONE OF THE GREATEST CONTEMPORARY
JAZZ SMALL GROUPS (FLY)."   - John Fordham / The Guardian UK

LARRY GRENADIER


"GRENADIER'S COMPLETES ONE OF THE GREATEST CONTEMPORARY
JAZZ SMALL GROUPS (FLY)."   - John Fordham / The Guardian UK

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JONATHAN KREISBERG


"HE DEMONSTRATES A REMARKABLE COMMAND OF
THE INSTRUMENT" - Mike Varney

JONATHAN KREISBERG


"HE DEMONSTRATES A REMARKABLE COMMAND OF
THE INSTRUMENT" - Mike Varney

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BEN ALLISON


 "ALLSION IS AN ICONOCLASTIC BASSIST AND COMPOSER."
- Time Out Chicago

BEN ALLISON


 "ALLSION IS AN ICONOCLASTIC BASSIST AND COMPOSER."
- Time Out Chicago

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BEN MONDER


"BEN MONDER IS A VERY EVOLVED KIND OF MUSICIAN - GREAT
CHORD VOICING AND JUST EXCELLENT PLAYING."
- Pat Metheny

BEN MONDER


"BEN MONDER IS A VERY EVOLVED KIND OF MUSICIAN - GREAT
CHORD VOICING AND JUST EXCELLENT PLAYING."
- Pat Metheny

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DANNY GRISSETT


"...ONE OF THE TOP THREE YOUNG PIANISTS ON THE
CONTEMPORARY SCENE..."
- Michael G. Nastos / All Music Guide

DANNY GRISSETT


"...ONE OF THE TOP THREE YOUNG PIANISTS ON THE
CONTEMPORARY SCENE..."
- Michael G. Nastos / All Music Guide

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JOE MARTIN


"...A VERSATILE BASSIST & A THOUGHTFUL COMPOSER."
- The New York Times

JOE MARTIN


"...A VERSATILE BASSIST & A THOUGHTFUL COMPOSER."
- The New York Times

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TAYLOR EIGSTI


"THE MOST AMAZING TALENT I'VE EVER COME ACROSS...
REMEMBER HIM!" - Dave Brubeck

TAYLOR EIGSTI


"THE MOST AMAZING TALENT I'VE EVER COME ACROSS...
REMEMBER HIM!" - Dave Brubeck

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MIKE MORENO


"SOLOS THAT ARE CONVERSATIONAL BUT AS DISCIPLINED AS POETRY." 
- Michael J. West / Jazztimes

MIKE MORENO


"SOLOS THAT ARE CONVERSATIONAL BUT AS DISCIPLINED AS POETRY." 
- Michael J. West / Jazztimes

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VIC JURIS


"VIC JURIS IS THE BEST GUITARIST THAT FAR TOO FEW HAVE HEARD."
- John Kelman / All About Jazz

VIC JURIS


"VIC JURIS IS THE BEST GUITARIST THAT FAR TOO FEW HAVE HEARD."
- John Kelman / All About Jazz