master classes http://wvxu.org en Mayerson Family Foundation Artistic Excellence Program http://wvxu.org/post/mayerson-family-foundation-artistic-excellence-program <p><strong>Jeff Seibert</strong>, the grants officer for Cincinnati’s <a href="http://mayersonfoundation.org/"><strong>Mayerson Family Foundation</strong></a>, joins our Frank Johnson to talk about their <a href="http://mayersonfoundation.org/AreasofInterest/TheArts/tabid/615/Default.aspx"><strong>Artistic Excellence Program</strong></a> which includes an artist-in-residence and a master class component, exposing students at the School for Creative and Performing Arts to some of today’s finest artists and performers. Acclaimed saxophonist <strong>Jimmy Heath</strong> recently conducted a master class which was captured on this<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4haYvdfLPiM"> YouTube video</a>.</p><p> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 05:00:20 +0000 Frank Johnson 18441 at http://wvxu.org Mayerson Family Foundation Artistic Excellence Program Jazz Great Jimmy Heath conducts Master Class at SCPA http://wvxu.org/post/jazz-great-jimmy-heath-conducts-master-class-scpa <p>While in town for the <strong><a href="http://constellafestival.org/">Constella Festival</a></strong>, jazz legend <a href="http://www.jimmyheath.com/index.html"><strong>Jimmy Heath</strong></a> conducted a master class at the School for Creative and Performing Arts. Here is a video of that class for those who were unable to make it:</p><p><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4haYvdfLPiM"><strong>JIMMY HEATH MASTER CLASS AT SCPA</strong></a></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 20:15:11 +0000 Lee Hay 18149 at http://wvxu.org Mayerson Foundation Artistic Excellence Program http://wvxu.org/post/mayerson-foundation-artistic-excellence-program <p><strong>Jeff Seibert</strong> from Cincinnati’s <a href="http://mayersonfoundation.org/"><strong>The Mayerson Foundation</strong></a>, one of the primary funders of the new <a href="http://www.scpak12.org/"><strong>School for Creative and Performing Arts</strong></a>, joins Frank Johnson to discuss the impressive <strong>Mayerson Foundation Artistic Excellence Program</strong>, which brings talented musicians and performers to the SCPA to present master classes to the students. In the coming months, internationally known artists such as <strong><em>Branford Marsalis</em></strong>, <strong><em>Bebe Neuwirth</em></strong>, <strong><em>Chick Corea</em></strong> and composer <strong><em>Jennifer Higdon</em></strong> will conduct these master classes.</p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:32:20 +0000 Frank Johnson 8855 at http://wvxu.org Mayerson Foundation Artistic Excellence Program