SIM NYC Winter Intensive @ The New School January 13-17 2020 Application Deadline: December 1st, 2019 NYC 2020 Winter Intensive CORE FACULTY Ralph Alessi (trumpet/director) Tim Berne (saxophone) Marc Ducret (guitar) Mark Helias (bass) Nasheet Waits (drums) MASTERCLASSES: Steve Coleman- saxophone Aurora Neeland- accordion, voice Val Jeanty- turntables, electronic music Ches Smith- drums PRIVATE LESSONS … Continue reading
SIM Paris 2020 @ Studio Bleu ●February 3-7, 2020 ●Application Deadline November 1, 2019 ●Open to all Europeans ●650 € *tuition only Faculty: Ralph Alessi (trumpet, director), Andy Milne (piano, asst. director), Jon Irabagon (saxophone), Mark Helias (bass), Mark Ferber (drums) The SIM experience encompasses ample playing opportunities and discussion of improvisational concepts. SIM is … Continue reading
SIM is now accepting applications for the 2019 New York City Summer Intensive. (August 12th – 23rd). This year features masterclasses by Bill Frisell, Esperanza Spaulding, Art Lande, J. Granelli and Katherine Keyes. The core faculty includes: Ralph Alessi (trumpet/director) Andy Milne (piano/asst. director) Michael Attias (saxophone) Michael Formanek (bass) Tom Rainey (drums) Tim Berne … Continue reading
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
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.