Concerts in Rose Theater

Four special weekday performances of our popular Jazz for Young People Concerts are offered each year specifically for school groups in Rose Theater at Fredrick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.  Hosted by Wynton Marsalis or by special guests, these hour-long narrated concerts use warmth and humor to introduce key musical concepts and other jazz fundamentals.  This concert series is designed for grades 2 and up.

2019-20 Concerts

WHO IS CHICK COREA?

Friday, October 4, 2019
10:00am (SOLD OUT) & 12:15pm
$8.00 per student (one free chaperone per 10 students)
Professional Development Session: Thursday, September 26, 2019, 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Pianist, composer, and living legend Chick Corea has found endless delight in uncovering new musical wonders. Through acoustic and electric jazz, inspired duets, and all sorts of bold “fusions,” this musical explorer has remained one of the most popular figures in music, earning 24 Grammy Awards (and counting) while maintaining the deepest respect of his peers.

This hour-long educational program will feature live performances of Chick’s game-changing music and tell the inspiring story of a lifelong dreamer with a legacy built alongside Miles Davis, Return to Forever, Herbie Hancock, Béla Fleck, and even the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Great for audiences of all ages, this show will open new doors for you to explore the exciting musical world of Chick Corea. Featuring young pianists Sean MasonMicah Thomas, and Tyler Henderson.

To register for “Who is Chick Corea?” please click here.

WHO IS DAVE BRUBECK?

Friday, March 20, 2020
10am & 12:15pm
$8.00 per student (one free chaperone per 10 students)
Professional Development Session: TBD, from 4:30pm-6pm

This hour-long program will celebrate the tunes and tales one of music’s most influential, ambitious, and downright decent figures. Dave Brubeck made our music and country better, and, as a global jazz ambassador, he represented the best American ideals to the rest of the world.

Through live performances of some of Brubeck’s greatest works, you’ll hear why his music remains so popular and enjoyable, from the unusual rhythms that made Time Out a record-selling album, to his lively and distinctive solo pieces.

Designed to entertain and inform audiences of all ages, this show honors a one-of-a-kind musician, educator, and champion of social and civil rights.

Registration for “Who is Dave Brubeck?” will be available soon!

If you have questions or would like to placed on our mailing list please email us at jfypschools@jazz.org

Interested in bringing your family to a Jazz for Young People® show? Visit our subscriptions page for more information.