IN THE SCHOOLS
The Emerson Jazz in the Schools program allows students from area schools to experience the world-class musicians that
perform on the Ferring Jazz Bistro stage. The artists participate in a number of different activities, including performances, master classes, and clinics which take place both in the Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz and in participating schools. This program is made possible through generous funding from Emerson and support from the E. Desmond Lee Fine Arts Education Collaborative and the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation.
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Artists are only available on Friday afternoons. Applications will be considered
on a first come, first served basis.
Download the 2017–18 Emerson Jazz in the Schools Application here.
No applicant is guaranteed an artist visit and all decisions are made at the discretion
of the Jazz St. Louis education staff.
Ticket request forms are fillable PDFs. You can simply type right into the form, save, and email it in to firstname.lastname@example.org. Information for faxing and mailing in your request is also listed on the form. If you are using a Mac, do not use the default Preview program, as it will not display your information properly.
Questions can be directed to Andy Ament, Education Manager, at 314.881.3093
Teachers, be sure to check out Jazz St. Louis’s Preparatory Lessons here. Specially designed for schools participating in the Emerson Jazz in the Schools program, these fun and engaging lessons will teach your students about jazz in advance of the performance.
2017-18 ARTIST ROSTER
All events listed without a time have yet to be scheduled and can be scheduled with participating schools in mind.
*Denotes event will be held at the Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz.
*September 22, 2017 — Yellowjackets — noon
*October 6, 2017 — Grace Kelly — 1:00 pm
October 20, 2017 — Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio — TBD
*November 3, 2017 — Houston Person Quartet — noon
December 1, 2017 — Jane Monheit — TBD
*December 15, 2017 — Take 6 – 11:00 am
January 29, 2018 — The Bad Plus — TBD
*February 2, 2018 — Cyrus Chestnut Trio — TBD
*February 16, 2018 — Alicia Olatuja — TBD
*March 2, 2018 — Sean Jones Quartet — TBD
March 16, 2018 — Melissa Aldana Quartet — TBD
*March 30, 2018 — The Baylor Project — TBD
*April 13, 2018 — Songs of Freedom — TBD
April 27, 2018 — John Scofield Joe Lovano — TBD
May 11, 2018 — Terell Stafford Quintet — TBD
Jazz St. Louis is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to lead our community
in advancing the uniquely American art of jazz through live performance, education and outreach