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OPERA ESSENTIALS

OPERA ESSENTIALS is a new series of classes at Long Island City Academy of Music geared towards professional and emerging professional singers.

Spring 2017 classes offered:

1.TOTAL MUSIC PREPARATION FOR SINGERS: A 12 STEP PROGRAM FOR PREPARATION AND PRESENTATION by William Hicks

2.STRATEGIES FOR THE OPERATIC SINGING ACTOR with Marc Verzatt

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Roger Rosenberg, renowned Jazz Saxophonist, joins the LICAM team!

An A-list baritone saxophone player for over three decades, Roger Rosenberg studied at Indiana University, The New England Conservatory of Music, and under the tutelage of players like Phil Woods and composers like Harold Seletsky. He has worked with a stunning list of greats; do the names Tito Puente, Buddy Rich, Chet Baker, Lee Konitz, Janet Lawson, Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, John Scofield, Sarah Vaughn, Gerry Mulligan, Michael Brecker, The New York Philharmonic, Thad Jones and Mel Lewis, Bob Mintzer, Eddie Palmieri, David Lahm, Tom Scott, and T.S. Monk ring a bell? Add another 40 or so heavyweight names in jazz, latin, and pop, and you’ve got a start on Roger’s resume. 

Roger is based in New York City where he teaches, plays on Broadway and in the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra, and gigs with his Quartet.

World renowned Jazz Guitarist Costas Baltazanis has joined LICAM’s faculty!

Costas Baltazanis has twenty-five years of teaching experience. He has taught a great number of students in private or group classes. His students are today’s professional players and teachers all over Europe and USA.

In 1991, Costas started teaching Guitar and Harmony Courses at Ph. Nakas Conservatory in Athens, Greece. Later, he taught Ear Training, Jazz Composition, Ensemble and Improvisation Courses. In 1995, he became Head Director of the Modern and Jazz Music Department. He organized a big number of festivals, contests, workshops, seminars, lectures, guest musicians’ concerts, teachers’ and students’ concerts. He supervised the Berklee College of Music “Study Abroad Program” at Ph. Nakas Conservatory, the Student Exchange Program between the two Institutions and the Four Semester Academic Program (for students who would get their first two years Berklee College credits in Athens ). He also, gave lectures and seminars at conservatories in all the major cities of Greece.

Costas has been giving lectures on topics like: ‘Jazz Improvisation’, ‘Super imposed Harmony’, ‘Triadic improvisation’,’ Modal Improvisation’, ‘Teaching Jazz’, ‘Psychology while playing and practicing music’, ‘Odd Meters in Greek and Balkan Folk and how to use them in Fusion and Jazz’.

Costas Baltazanis has written three books: ‘Music Theory and Ear Training’, ‘Jazz Harmony’ and ‘Electric Guitar’, published by Ph. Nakas Editions.

Professional Opera and Musical Theatre coaching

LICAM is home to a team of NYC’s best vocal coaches, collaborative pianists and singing teachers. Whether you need to prepare for an upcoming audition, prepare a role, work on languages, need a collaborator for a recital performance or need help with your vocal technique, we can provide outstanding help at a reasonable price. We have spacious studios ideal for singing coatings and even small recitals.

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