widest range of jazz instruction
The PMAC Jazz Institute offers the widest range of jazz instruction available in New Hampshire outside of a collegiate experience. The program includes six weekly jazz ensembles, guest artist workshops, jam sessions, concerts, college audition prep, and private instruction with many of the best jazz musicians in the region. The Jazz Institute faculty has designed a curriculum that provides opportunities for musicians at every stage of development. If you are interested in jazz, whether you’re a beginner or advanced player, the PMAC Jazz Institute has programs designed to take you to the next level.
Bryan Bergeron Killough, guitar
Chris Klaxton, trumpet, piano
Eric Klaxton, saxophone
Jeff Auger, piano
Jim Dozet, guitar
Jim Rudolf, drums
Jonny Peiffer, piano, percussion, jazz theory, composition
Matt Langley, saxophone
Mike Effenberger, piano, jazz theory, composition
Mike Walsh, drum set
Nate Therrien, upright bass
Nick Phaneuf, bass
Russ Grazier, saxophone
For more information about enrolling in the private lesson program at PMAC, click here
Jazz Jam Saturdays for Teens & Adults with PMAC Jazz Institute Teaching Artists.
Each Saturday in January, come sit in and jam with a trio of teachers from PMACs Jazz Institute. We rotate teaching
artist each week so you have a chance to play with a variety of musicians. Each session will focus on 2 tunes. Open to drum set, bass guitar, upright bass, guitar, piano/keyboard, violin, viola, cello, trumpet, flute, clarinet, tuba, trombone and voice.
$10 per class drop-in fee payable at the door
FREE to current PMAC students