Do you want to shine in your school band? Pick up a new instrument? Or, rediscover an old one? Levine offers private lessons, group classes and ensembles for woodwind and brass players of all styles, ages and abilities. Instruction is available for: bassoon, clarinet, flute, french horn, oboe, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet and tuba.
Levine offers private instruction year round in 22 instruments and voice – for the beginner, lifelong amateur, or budding virtuoso. Private lessons provide students with individual instruction with one of Levine’s talented faculty members and are geared towards the specific goals, needs and aspirations of each student regardless of experience or age.
Private lessons provide students with individual instruction with one of Levine’s talented faculty members and are geared towards the specific goals, needs and aspirations of each student regardless of experience or age. For new students, we take the time and care to arrange individual placement interviews to match you with the right teacher to meet your individual musical needs.
Levine's monthly jazz jams are a great opportunity for musicians of any age and proficiency to experience jazz from the inside. In a fun and structured environment facilitated by Levine jazz faculty members, musicians will get a chance to play and improvise on a couple well-known jazz standards. In addition to facilitating the session, the Levine faculty will also provide general instruction and specific guidance where necessary.
(Ages 11 - 18)
An exciting, hands-on introduction to jazz for middle and high school students this summer!
Dig into jazz and learn what it’s all about! This week-long camp is a perfect introduction for students looking towards high school jazz programs or just curious about the nature of jazz.
(Ages 14 - 18)
Now in its 9th year, join us for the best week-long workshop available to high school students in the area. You’ll participate in interactive workshops and rehearsals for clarinet choir, jazz clarinet, reed working, chamber music, master classes, Senior Regional workshops, sound production and more, plus a final concert.
This three-day workshop is designed to give amateur jazz musicians an opportunity to come and expand their jazz experience under the direction of Levine's expert jazz faculty. The workshop includes small and large group jam sessions, level-specific jazz instructional sessions, as well as an end-of-weekend concert.
(Ages 12 to Adult)
Part theory class and part ensemble, this hands-on class helps students of all instruments develop the skills needed to improvise in a variety of styles, with a special focus on jazz. Students learn how to listen to and interact with each other while improvising in groups, and explore elements of melody, harmony, rhythm, structure, and expression.
(Ages 10 to Adult)
These small ensembles provide the opportunity for youth and adult students of all levels and instruments to deepen their knowledge of jazz and develop their skills. Students play and study standard jazz repertoire, develop their improvisation abilities, learn to work as a group, and perform in recitals and other events.
This big-band style ensemble is designed for adult jazz lovers interested in reviving their musical studies or exploring jazz for the first time. Meeting weekly for rehearsals, the ensemble also receives performance opportunities throughout the year, including occasional master classes with visiting artists.