Authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research
It is a limited students number course, open to a maximum of 6 students per year, coming from Saint Louis 1st Cycle Academic courses or selected through audition.
The 2nd cycle Jazz courses are built around each student, for the development of one's own artistic personality, aimed at both recording and concert artistic productions.
Every year the compositions and arrangements of the trainees participate in the Jazz Factory, a month of rehearsals with large orchestra and concert at the Auditorium of Rome Parco della Musica with international special guests as a real insertion into a business circuit.
Special Guest who in the last 5 years have embellished the work of the two-year jazz composition and arrangement course: Vince Mendoza, Richard De Rosa, Paolo Fresu, Beppe Servillo, Javier Girotto, Kurt Elling, Rosario Giuliani
- composer and arranger of original projects
- arranger for medium and large formations
- music author for sonorizations and music applied to images
Since 2012 Saint Louis has participated in the Erasmus + program, which offers the possibility to every student of Academic level to live periods of mobility in other European and Extra-European Higher Education Institutes for study or internship projects.
Each student can therefore benefit of a maximum of 12 months of study or internship abroad for each study cycle (12 months max in the three-year first cycle, 12 months max in the two-year second cycle of academic studies), choosing one's destination among a wide and excellent offer of foreign partners that Saint Louis has established and consolidated over time.
Mandatory attendance to the minimum extent of the 80% of the lessons. Classes run fortnightly and are concentrated in 2-3 consecutive days.
REQUIREMENTS: 1st Cycle three-year academic diploma already achieved or to be achieved by the February session (registration with reservation)
1. Consult the Admission Requirements and Study Plan section
Check that your self-preparation is in line with the skills required for the individual tests by clicking below on Admission tests and study plan
2. Fill out the application for admission
It is possible to submit an application form for the participation at the admission test to first and second cycle academic courses from the 3rd of February to 30th of April. Subsequent applications will only be considered on the basis of the remaining places available.
3. Sit the admission tests
You will be called for the admission tests which are held on two consecutive days in June and/or September of each year. For students residing outside Rome and foreign students it is possible to request to take the tests online from home, and the tests periods will be anticipated, to be sit between March and June.
In questi appuntamenti Two of Two, che abbiamo fortemente voluto per gli specializzandi in jazz degli ultimi anni accademici, l’arte del duo diviene confronto generazionale tra navigati professionisti di levatura internazionale e giovanissimi musicisti di talento che hanno accettato la sfida con straordinario entusiasmo.
"How deep is the ocean", "Prelude to a kiss" | Due di Due | Cristiano Mastroianni, Vincenzo Quirico
"Yesterdays" e "Guess i'll hang my tears out to dry" | Due di Due | Alice Ricciardi, Emanuele Bono
Jitterbug Waltz (F. Waller) and Travels (Pat Metheny) | Two Of Two | Luca Bulgarelli, Valentino Lupo
Fall (W. Sorter) | Two of Two | Nicola Di Tommaso, Vincenzo Protano
MASTERCLASSES & VISITING ARTISTS
Kurt Elling with Rosario Giuliani | I like the sunrise | live@specialguest2017
Lenny White | masterclass@SaintLouis 2016
Gegè Telesforo - Master Class "vocal jazz concept"
Paolo Fresu | We are the music | Masterclass @ SaintLouis
Paolo Fresu - master class @ urbano47 - 2014
Robben Ford & Lello Panico MasterClass
A creative project that involves renowned artists , an amazing team of 350 young artists, musicians, arrangers, singers, sound engineers who grew up professionally within the historic Roman music school and who have the opportunity to express themselves on a prestigious stage alongside the great names in Italian and international music.