Julliard Jazz Orchestra Tickets for Sale

Background- Julliard Jazz Orchestra has spread its fame far and wide with its young batch of musicians.

Julliard Jazz Orchestra was established in the year 2001 to teach the young talents about jazz and piano. The young musicians are taught the basics of jazz according to the curriculum of the institute. The Jazz Studies program is actually the collaboration of two organizations, The Juilliard School and Jazz at Lincoln Center, and this institutes in itself represent the highest level of excellence in the music profession. The program offers a four year bachelor's degree in music as well as a two-year post bachelor's Artist Diploma. In addition to it, this young musicians are taught by the greatest performers and teachers from both the jazz and classical worlds. The students are trained in piano, literature and materials. The jazz faculty members are active performers and composers and who have also worked with greatest jazz musicians such as Alvin Batiste, Dizzy Gillespie, Slide Hampton, Ellis Marsalis, and Joshua Redman, among others.

The Juilliard School, under the name of Institute of Musical Art came into being in the year 1905. The music academy was established by Dr. Frank Damrosch, who felt that the American musicians need not go to abroad for their training and will also stood in competition against the European conservatories. Damrosch and James Loeb, his financial backer started with100 students, and because of the high-quality musical training, the number of students increased. When in 1919, a wealthy textile merchant, Mr. Juilliard died, he left the major share of his wealth to the School for the advancement of music. The Juilliard Graduate School was established to help the worthy music students complete their education. In 1926, the Institute of Musical Art combined with the Graduate School and came to be known as the Billiard School of Music. The president was one the distinguished professor of Columbia University, John Erskine, but with separate deans and identities.
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William Schuman who won the first Pulitzer Prize for music, became the president of the combined schools in 1945. He established the Dance Division along with Martha Hill as its first director. He later established the Juilliard String Quartet in 1946, the School's teaching as well as a performance quartet-in-residence. And in 1947 he introduced Literature and Materials of Music (known as L&M) which is a theory about the innovative music. This curriculum changed the manner in which music was taught throughout the United States.

Schuman was succeeded by Dr. Peter Mennin, another well-known composer . In 1968 Mennin created a Drama Division along with John Houseman as its first director and Michel Saint-Denis as the consultant. The School changed its name to The Juilliard School. Then came the creation of the current Pre-College Division which was established to offer intensive musical instruction to talented youngsters from the age group of 8 to 18.

Dr. Joseph W. Polisi succeeded when Mennin died in the year 1983. He became the sixth and current president of the school. He established a new student services, alumni programs, a revised curriculum, a new emphasis on the humanities and liberal arts. He also opened the first residence hall - the Meredith Willson Residence Hall in the year 1990, and also started a jazz program - the Institute for Jazz Studies in collaboration with the The Juilliard School and Jazz at Lincoln Center. During this period there has been tremendous financial growth in support of student and faculty. An exchange program has also been created with Columbia University and Barnard College. Emphasis has also been made to reach the community as well as creation of new CD-ROM to teach music to children. Initiative has been taken throughout the school to develop interdisciplinary programs involving actors, dancers, and musicians. Under Polisi's tenure, the Juilliard Orchestra has performed at a number of shows, concerts and festivals.

So what are you waiting for? Book your tickets now and watch these young musicians perform.