PIANO JAZZ – DCSL40
Second cycle Academic Diploma (Master level)

Authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research

Jazz piano, 2nd cycle Academic diploma (Master level)

The 2nd cycle Jazz courses are personalized around each student, for the deepening of contemporary and experimental styles and languages ​​and the development of one's own artistic personality with one-on-one jazz piano teachers. Ensembles aimed at both recording and concert artistic productions, in collaboration with internationally renowned jazz musicians, for insertion into the working circuit.

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It is a limited students number course, open to a maximum of 5 students per year, coming from Saint Louis 1st Cycle Academic courses or selected through audition.

Path entirely oriented to the instrumental practice of Jazz in small, medium and large ensembles, with internationally renowned jazz musicians guests in the bands, both in concerts and in recording productions. Each postgraduate student will graduate having released his/her own original recording, distributed on streaming platforms.

  • Jazz piano

    A total of 70 hours of one-on-one classes, with one or more teachers per year, chosen by the student, for personalized stylistic specialization.

  • Jazz improvisation

    Evolution of the jazz language in a contemporary key with the leaders of Italian jazz such as Ramberto Ciammarughi, Enrico Pieranunzi, Rosario Giuliani, Maurizio Giammarco, Umberto Fiorentino.

  • Professional Jazz Ensemble

    Concerts at Festivals and Theaters with guest soloists of national and international repute, with rehearsals concentrated in 3-4 consecutive days. In recent years Paolo Fresu, Aaron Parks, Kurt Elling, Peppe Servillo, Javier Girotto, Rosario Giuliani, Fabrizio Bosso, Vince Mendoza have been special guests.

  • Jazz composition

    Creative artisan workshop aimed at the composition, processing and arrangement of original concert and recording productions for medium and large formations

  • Recording production

    Each trainee will have the recording studio to produce his/her own original art project, in collaboration with the postgraduates of vocal and electronic music courses and led by an artistic producer of the Jazz Collection label.

The 2nd Cycle academic path includes two types of ensembles every year, a permanent ensemble that rehearses all year round and holds concerts in clubs in Rome with the teacher as part of the band and a great line-up that concentrates rehearsals in one or two full-immersion weeks for concerts in Theaters and recording productions with international guests.

  • Special Guest Jazz Ensemble

    Rehearsals concentrated in 3-4 consecutive days and subsequent concert with international artists. In recent years, the two-year postgraduate students have performed alongside Aaron Parks, Gegè Telesforo, Greg Hutchinson, Tollak, Roberto Gatto, Rosario Giuliani, Peppe Servillo, Vince Mendoza, Paolo Fresu, Javier Girotto, Frabizio Bosso, Gianluca Petrella.

  • Professional Jazz Ensemble

    High profile ensemble, highly committed repertoires, interplay and improvisation, fortnightly meetings with Rosario Giuliani, Ramberto Ciammarughi, Gegè Telesforo, Javier Girotto, Dario Deidda, Fabrizio Sferra, Paolo Damiani, Amedeo Tommasi, Maurizio Giammarco, Vincenzo Presta, Natalio Mangalavite, Roberto Tarenzi.

At the end of the 2nd cycle academic two-year period, the student can complete his/her specialization studies with a specialization Master program (acknowledged by the Ministry of Education).

  • jazz artist and band leader of original projects
  • Jazz pianist for live performances and recording sessions
  • jazz arranger for small, medium and large formations
  • Public competitions for music teaching (upon reaching the 24 university or academic credits in anthropo-psycho-pedagogical disciplines and in teaching methodologies and technologies)

Mandatory attendance to the minimum extent of the 80% of the lessons. Classes run fortnightly and are concentrated in 2-3 consecutive days.

  • ORDINARY ATTENDANCE

    Classes scheduled every fifteen days held in two consecutive days

  • PART-TIME ATTENDANCE

    The student will be able to choose which and how many subjects to attend each year, scheduled with fortnightly cadence. The part-time frequency involves an extension of the study path, which will therefore have a duration over two years according to the student's needs.

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.

  • SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

    European Jazz Contest, Italian Jazz on the Road, Italian Jazz C.R.E.A”, Minus One – Italian Jazz on the Road to… Tbilisi, Body Sound DiVision

  • PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION TO THE SECOND CYCLE ACADEMIC DIPLOMA COURSES

    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 preparation is in line with the skills required for the individual tests by accessing the section below Admission requirements and study plan

    2. Realize the video clips for the pre-selection
    Record one or more videos containing 3 songs, performed by you in a group (minimum trio) that are representative of your artistic activity. The files must be uploaded to YouTube or other similar web portals and indicated as a link on the application form.

    3. Fill in the application webform and insert the links to the video clips
    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.

    4. Wait for pre-selection results
    Candidates who pass the pre-selection will be admitted to the admission tests, which will take place in June and September 2020

    5. Sit the admission tests
    Admission tests are held in two consecutive days.

Specialized training

Path entirely oriented to the instrumental practice of Jazz in small, medium and large ensembles, with internationally renowned jazz musicians guests in the bands, both in concerts and in recording productions. Each postgraduate student will graduate having released his/her own original recording, distributed on streaming platforms.

  • Jazz piano

    A total of 70 hours of one-on-one classes, with one or more teachers per year, chosen by the student, for personalized stylistic specialization.

  • Jazz improvisation

    Evolution of the jazz language in a contemporary key with the leaders of Italian jazz such as Ramberto Ciammarughi, Enrico Pieranunzi, Rosario Giuliani, Maurizio Giammarco, Umberto Fiorentino.

  • Professional Jazz Ensemble

    Concerts at Festivals and Theaters with guest soloists of national and international repute, with rehearsals concentrated in 3-4 consecutive days. In recent years Paolo Fresu, Aaron Parks, Kurt Elling, Peppe Servillo, Javier Girotto, Rosario Giuliani, Fabrizio Bosso, Vince Mendoza have been special guests.

  • Jazz composition

    Creative artisan workshop aimed at the composition, processing and arrangement of original concert and recording productions for medium and large formations

  • Recording production

    Each trainee will have the recording studio to produce his/her own original art project, in collaboration with the postgraduates of vocal and electronic music courses and led by an artistic producer of the Jazz Collection label.

Professional Jazz Ensemble

The 2nd Cycle academic path includes two types of ensembles every year, a permanent ensemble that rehearses all year round and holds concerts in clubs in Rome with the teacher as part of the band and a great line-up that concentrates rehearsals in one or two full-immersion weeks for concerts in Theaters and recording productions with international guests.

  • Special Guest Jazz Ensemble

    Rehearsals concentrated in 3-4 consecutive days and subsequent concert with international artists. In recent years, the two-year postgraduate students have performed alongside Aaron Parks, Gegè Telesforo, Greg Hutchinson, Tollak, Roberto Gatto, Rosario Giuliani, Peppe Servillo, Vince Mendoza, Paolo Fresu, Javier Girotto, Frabizio Bosso, Gianluca Petrella.

  • Professional Jazz Ensemble

    High profile ensemble, highly committed repertoires, interplay and improvisation, fortnightly meetings with Rosario Giuliani, Ramberto Ciammarughi, Gegè Telesforo, Javier Girotto, Dario Deidda, Fabrizio Sferra, Paolo Damiani, Amedeo Tommasi, Maurizio Giammarco, Vincenzo Presta, Natalio Mangalavite, Roberto Tarenzi.

Educational and professional outlets

At the end of the 2nd cycle academic two-year period, the student can complete his/her specialization studies with a specialization Master program (acknowledged by the Ministry of Education).

  • jazz artist and band leader of original projects
  • Jazz pianist for live performances and recording sessions
  • jazz arranger for small, medium and large formations
  • Public competitions for music teaching (upon reaching the 24 university or academic credits in anthropo-psycho-pedagogical disciplines and in teaching methodologies and technologies)
Attendance

Mandatory attendance to the minimum extent of the 80% of the lessons. Classes run fortnightly and are concentrated in 2-3 consecutive days.

  • ORDINARY ATTENDANCE

    Classes scheduled every fifteen days held in two consecutive days

  • PART-TIME ATTENDANCE

    The student will be able to choose which and how many subjects to attend each year, scheduled with fortnightly cadence. The part-time frequency involves an extension of the study path, which will therefore have a duration over two years according to the student's needs.

Erasmus +

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.

  • SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

    European Jazz Contest, Italian Jazz on the Road, Italian Jazz C.R.E.A”, Minus One – Italian Jazz on the Road to… Tbilisi, Body Sound DiVision

Admission procedure
  • PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION TO THE SECOND CYCLE ACADEMIC DIPLOMA COURSES

    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 preparation is in line with the skills required for the individual tests by accessing the section below Admission requirements and study plan

    2. Realize the video clips for the pre-selection
    Record one or more videos containing 3 songs, performed by you in a group (minimum trio) that are representative of your artistic activity. The files must be uploaded to YouTube or other similar web portals and indicated as a link on the application form.

    3. Fill in the application webform and insert the links to the video clips
    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.

    4. Wait for pre-selection results
    Candidates who pass the pre-selection will be admitted to the admission tests, which will take place in June and September 2020

    5. Sit the admission tests
    Admission tests are held in two consecutive days.

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.

JAZZ PIANO
Second cycle Academic Diploma (Master level)

JAZZ PIANO TEACHERS

Professors in the Professional Jazz Ensemble: Rosario Giuliani, Ramberto Ciammarughi, Javier Girotto, Fabrizio Sferra, Dario Deidda, Paolo Damiani, Amedeo Tommasi, Maurizio Giammarco, Vincenzo Presta, Natalio Mangalavite, Roberto Tarenzi, Gegè Telesforo

Jazz Impro teachers: Rosario Giuliani, Ramberto Ciammarughi, Maurizio Giammarco, Enrico Pieranunzi.

special guestA 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.

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