NEW!! In September 2018, SIM will launch a year round program! We are excited to offer a new program in partnership with The Jazz Gallery, beginning in September 2018. This program is ideal for musicians living in or planning to visit New York City for at least one month between September 2018 and April 2019. … Continue reading
2018 SIM faculty Ralph Alessi (trumpet, Director) Andy Milne (piano, asst Director) Michaël Attias (alto saxophone) Michael Formanek (bass) Gerald Cleaver (drums) Tim Berne (alto saxophone) Kris Davis (piano) Drew Gress (bass) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) Cooper Moore (drums, piano) La Tanya Hall (voice) Tom Rainey (drums) Brad Shepik (guitar) Art Lande (piano) Jacob Garchik (trombone) J Anthony … Continue reading
SIM is now accepting applications for the 2017 NYC summer intensive being held at The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. (August 7th – 18th). See the “workshop/events” page for more details and faculty lineup. We may have the opportunity to add a 3rd week, (probably in July) so please stay tuned for updates on as that … Continue reading
SIM is now accepting applications for the 2016 NYC summer intensive being held at The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. (July 25th – August 5th). See the “workshop/events” page for more details and faculty lineup.
Check out Bradley Bambarger’s profile of SIM from the January 2016 issue of Downbeat. A big thanks to Bradley and everyone who contributed.
Week 2 of the SIM NYC summer intensive is underway. We’re pleased to announce that we’re building bridges with other like-minded enterprises in Brooklyn. On Friday, the SIM summer intensive final student concert will take place at Shapeshifter Lab. We plan to continue exploring ways of collaborating with Shapeshifter Lab as SIM evolves
SIM intensive @ Brooklyn Conservatory of Music July 27-Aug 7, 2015 Tuition: $1300 *SIM does not provide housing Faculty week one July 27-31 Core faculty: Ralph Alessi (trumpet, director), Andy Milne (piano, assistant director), Michael Formanek (bass), Tom Rainey (drums) Masterclasses: Tyshawn Sorey (drums),Yosvany Terry (saxophone),Kokayi(voice), J. Granelli (bass), Katherine Keyes (Alexander Technique) Faculty week … Continue reading
We just completed our first SIM intensive at the Brooklyn Conservatory. Really amazing vibe and some great music. Thanks to everyone who helped make the it a success.
Great News! We are extending the application deadline for SIM West Coast until March 19th!
Application Information Go to www.schoolforimprov.org/apply and complete the online application form, complete with your personal statement. Submit two mp3 recordings that best represent your abilities as a musician, improvisor and/or composer. CD submissions will NOT be accepted. Please include your name in the subject field for all email correspondence with SIM. Application Deadlines: March 1 … Continue reading