Jazz/Rock/Pop Department - Core Philosophy
|Jazz/Rock/Pop Department Chair - Ed Sorrentino|
South Shore Conservatory’s Jazz/Rock/Pop Department offers the very best in Jazz/ Rock music education including lessons and classes in Latin, funk, blues, and contemporary styles. Our programs and ensembles expose teen through adult students to jazz and rock standards, as well as contemporary charts, and provide a rich history of rock music from which any student can draw. Students experiment with improvisation throughout the range of course offerings. Ensemble playing is a featured part of our curriculum.
Check out some videos from our February Vacation Rock Camp!
Wednesday Night Sound Check Duxbury, 7-8 pm
Thursday Night Sound Check Hingham, 7-8 pm
Voice Instructor Maria Marini
The Jazz/Rock/Pop Department offers SSC private lesson students free weekly performance workshops which focus on presentation, confidence, and stage presence. The workshops also teach students how to connect with their audience, bring together Jazz/Rock/Pop students at the Conservatory, and help students reach their "personal" performance best. As with our traditional workshop program, students are asked to sign up on the student performance board at each campus.
Jazz/Rock/Pop Department - Class Offerings
Members of the JRP Dept.
Play and perform your favorite tunes with a full rock band!
Pop/Rock Vocal Tech NEW!
A class for singers age 13+
Jazz Standards for Adults NEW!
Vocalists and instrumentalists, come play and sing your favorite Jazz standards with new JRP faculty member Anthony Geraci!
Jazz/Pop Improv Project NEW!
Students in grades 3-12 learn about jazz/pop improvisation and composition.
Jimmy C's Acoustic Jam
Students on any instrument and voice learn pop/rock tunes!
For individuals or groups preparing for a gig, contest or just looking for some tips!
Jazz for Classical Musicians
provides the skills to understand and play music in the jazz style
SSC Jazz Ensemble NEW!
Advanced students in the Honors Woodwind, Brass, Percussion and Jazz/Rock Ensembles are chosen by audition.
Basic Musicianship Workshops
Vartan Aghababian, Edwina Li, Margaret Li
Basic Musicianship is offered to all private lesson and Suzuki students to supplement their music literacy. These classes review and teach basic elements of music.
Financial aid is available for those who can document financial need.
Financial Aid deadlines and application.