3rd Annual Solo Piano Jazz Festival- Vermont Jazz Center

3rd Annual Solo Piano Jazz Festival- Vermont Jazz Center


8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Vermont Jazz Center
72 Cotton Mill Hill #222, Brattleboro, Vermont, 05301, Southern Vermont

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3rd Annual Solo Piano Jazz Festival- Vermont Jazz Center

Friday, April 12, 8 pm- Sunday, April 14, 2019, 1:15 pm

Our third annual solo jazz piano festival, in collaboration with the Brattleboro Music Center, celebrates the VJC’s 9′ Steinway concert grand piano, a gift from the Mckenzie Family Charitable Trust.

This festival presents leading and upcoming musicians who devote their lives to mastering the instrument’s creative potential and stylistic legacies.

This year’s headliners include NEA Jazz Master Joanne Brackeen, George Cables, Kenny Werner and Julius Rodriguez.

Concerts are at the Vermont Jazz Center (VJC) on Friday and Saturday nights. Masterclasses, regional artist concerts and panels are at the BMC on Friday and Saturday, Sunday activities are at the VJC.

Full Event Pass – $95.00
Fri and Sat Feature Concerts – $30.00
Friday Feature Concert – $20.00
Saturday Day Activities – $40.00
Saturday Feature Concert – $20.00
Sunday Day Activities – $40.00

Saturday Lunch (not included in other selections) – $12.00

Sponsored by Katy Oz and a Friend of the VJC Summer Jazz Workshop

Friday Evening Concert- VJC, 8 pm
Solo piano performances by George Cables and Julius Rodriguez

Saturday- BMC- 10 am- 5:30 pm

10:00 am      Masterclass w/ Julius Rodriguez
11:00              Regional Pianist Concert, TBA
12:15 pm        Masterclass w/Joanne Brackeen
1:15                Lunch (in house, pre-purchase during ticket ordering)
2:15                Regional Pianist Concert feat. Franz W. Robert, Tom Cleary
3:30                Panel w/ Juried Questions feat. Fest Headliner Artists
4:30                Masterclass w/ George Cables
5:30                Dinner Break (on your own)

Saturday Evening Concert- VJC, 8 pm
Solo piano performances by Kenny Werner and NEA Jazz Master Joanne Brackeen

Sunday- VJC 10 am- 1:15 pm
10:00 am     Piano Forum with juried students w/ Kenny Werner and Julius Rodriguez
11:30           Coffee and Snack Break
11:45           Effortless Mastery Workshop w/ Kenny Werner
1:15 pm       Festival ends

Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill #222, Brattleboro, VT 05301
802 254 9088

Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way Brattleboro, VT 05301