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JAZZ CLINICS AND WORKSHOPS

 

clinicAs a private teacher at one time with forty students, Lenore has developed the skills to be an exciting and perceptive clinician for jazz students of all ages.

Devoted to jazz education, she is an OUTREACH ARTIST for the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR JAZZ EDUCATION.

She has done clinics and workshops at the ORANGE COUNTY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (Costa Mesa, California), the EAST COAST JAZZ FESTIVAL on the music of THELONIOUS MONK Rockville, Md), THE NEW SCHOOL (NYC), KEANE COLLEGE (NJ), DENVER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, COLORADO SPRINGS CONSERVATORY, ARAPAHOE HIGH SCHOOL (Denver), and many more.

"Lenore Raphael is one of the finest jazz performers and jazz educators I have encountered. Our students rave about her playing and her work with them as young jazz performers."...Jerry Mandel, President, Orange County Performing Arts Center.

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 Lenore with students at East TN State Univ jazz piano camp - July, 2010 Photos courtesy of Charlie Warden - ETSU photo lab

Lenore was Co-Director of PROJECT JOY at Montclair State College. It was a highly successful 6-week summer jazz workshop with over 100 students enrolled.

Lenore and co-writer lyricist Marcia Hillman, have created an interactive jazz program for young children called Scat Cat's Adventures In Jazzland. It is an entertaining story about the history of jazz with original music and lyrics, designed to have children creating jazz along with the clinic05musicians..

“Your sessions were a smashing success and well received by students and teacher in attendance. Bravo!”…Gregory A. Carroll, IAJE Director of Education

“My students were totally enthralled with her performance and workshop. Results were outstanding. Students became ever more cutious about the history of jazz after Lenore’s presentation. Her workshops would be successful in any school jazz setting.”…Dr. Edward S. Cannava, Diector of Bands, Arapahoe High School, Littleton, Colorado.

“Lenore nor only performed at a high standard but also communicated the music, theory and techniques, answering questions while being light hearted and friendly. I am confident that this positive education experience will continue under the guidance of Ms. Raphael.”…Alex Lemski, Executive Director, Creative Music Works, Denver, Colorado.

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