Jazz House Kids: Building Harmony in Schools

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Our in-school programs are off to their biggest start ever this fall, serving 23 percent more students than we did last year. Every day, Jazz House Kids helps close the gap in music education in schools, spending more than 1,600 hours annually in underserved communities. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the 2014-15 school […]

Our students are really going places!

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We’re proud that some of our graduates are the first in their families going on to college. We graduated 27 young men and women this year. Several, now attend some of the nation’s top music schools and conservatories, and received significant scholarships totaling over half a million dollars! It’s with great pride we see our […]

New Classes Humming and Strumming Along at the Jazz House

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We really LOVE having our kids back at the Jazz House! With the start of fall classes, nearly every night of the week all three studios are buzzing with the sounds of enthusiastic students and beautiful music. Students of all abilities with instruments of every size make the Jazz House a vibrant, joyful, musical community […]

Inside the Jazz Note: 6th Annual Jazz Concert & Conversation

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Jazz House Kids did it again! With five memorable Inside the Jazz Note programs under our belt, this year had a tough act to follow.  The 6th annual did not disappoint!   Held at Montclair State University’s Kasser Theater, Dr. Robert Cart, director of the John J. Cali School of Music opened the evening and welcomed the audience to campus. […]

Jazz House Music Club & Vocal Summit Student Showcase

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Science High School’s auditorium was the coolest place in Newark on Wednesday, April 24!  Jazz House Kids and the Newark Public Schools Office of Visual and Performing Arts presented musical showcase highlighting the Jazz House Music Club and Vocal Summit programs in five schools — Oliver Street School, Abington Avenue School, Rafael Hernandez School, Science Park […]