From August 23rd to 29th, Centro Ottava in Rome, will host a week long jazz workshop in the eternal city. International teachers include Aaron Goldberg (Piano), Peter Bernstein (Guitar), Mark Turner (Sax), Ruben Rogers (Bass), Gregory Hutchinson (Drums). Vocal teachers include three of the most representative singers of the Italian scene, Elisabetta Antonini, Sara Della Porta and Susanna Stivale.
The Workshop is designed for both Italian and international participants and will include individual lessons, ensemble, instrumental and vocal masterclasses and classes focusing on theory, jazz history and the use of technology. Participation will be limited to 8 students for the Instrumental classes and a total of 15 students for the vocal classes. To be admitted to the course students should send an email to email@example.com including links to their work (youtube, vimeo etc..) full details regarding the admission process and costs can be found at the Ottava website.
The workshop will be held in the “Centro di formazione e produzione artistica “L’Ottava” In Rome. Classrooms will be equipped with drums, grand piano, amplifiers. Students will need to bring their own instruments (guitar, bass and cymbals).
Centro Ottava was founded in 2005 and has become one of Italy’s foremost centers of music and music production Education. Situated in the Aurelio district, Centro Ottava features 600 square meters dedicated to all things music. The center includes 2 professional recording studios, a video production room, two large rooms for seminars and 8 classrooms. Centro Ottava in addition their regular courses organize events, clinics and seminars including: Dennis Chambers & Jeff Berlin, Dave Martone, Robert Fripp, Dom Famularo, Hellas Bandini, Christian Meyer, EzioZaccagnini, Horacio Hernandez, Gavin Harrison, Robin DiMaggio, Mike Stern, TomKennedy, Jojo Mayer, Benny Greb, Mike Portnoy.
More Information can be found at www.centroottava.it