Summer Jazz Institute
An intensive summer camp for pianists exploring jazz
Featuring Guest Artists: Billy Childs & Steve Wilson
Sponsored by Oregon State University and Corvallis-OSU Piano International
For students ages 16-21
Dates: August 18-20, 2011
Location: Oregon State University campus
Mr. Childs has a degree in composition from the University of Southern California and has performed with notables such as, Freddie Hubbard, J.J. Johnson, Joe Henderson, Alan Holdsworth, Eddie Daniels, Dianne Reeves, Yo Yo Ma, Sting, and Chris Botti, among others.
Mr. Wilson is currently on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music.
|Dr. Matt Cooper
Dr. Matt Cooper is professor of piano and jazz studies at Eastern Oregon University and performs both jazz and classical piano. Dr. Cooper won third place prizes in the 1988 Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition and the 1988 Great American Jazz Piano Competition. He toured with Woody Herman's Young Thundering Herd and performed with Eddie Harris, Clark Terry, and many others.
|Dr. Dana Reason
Dr. Dana Reason, composer, pianist, and musicologist, is Director of Popular Music Studies at Oregon State University. She is also the Founder and Director of the Between the Cracks: A Forum for Music, Arts, Science and Ideas. Her most recent album, Revealed, has been highly regarded by critics in Downbeat, Keyboard Magazine, Jazziz, and Cadence, among others.
Dr. Bob Brudvig
Dr. Chis Chapman