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COMING MAY 3: FREE WORKSHOP Presented by Chamber Music America Teaching Artistry: Involving Audiences in Your Creative Process with Eli Yamin


Presented by Chamber Music America


Teaching Artistry:

Involving Audiences in Your Creative Process

with Eli Yamin


Chamber Music America’s May 3 First Tuesdays workshop will be presented by teaching artist and jazz pianist Eli Yamin.


More and more, musicians and presenters are integrating educational and audience-engagement activities into their offerings. And like composing a piece of music, designing a successful arts-in-education presentation demands creativity.


In this session, Yamin will help participants identify their artistic strengths, offer insights into communicating with participants of all ages and levels of musical experience, and explore a variety of engaging, hands-on activities.


Workshop:        Teaching Artistry: Involving Audiences in Your Creative Process

Speaker:              Eli Yamin

When:                 Tuesday, May 3; 3:00–5:00 p.m.

Where:                Saint Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th St., New York City 

Cost:                      The workshop is free to registrants

RSVP:                    Seating is limited; reservations are required. To reserve, contact Caitlin Murphy, program assistant, CMA, cmurphy@chamber-music.org, (212) 242-2022, x16.



Eli Yamin is the cofounder and artistic director of The Jazz Drama Program, a nonprofit organization that creates, records and licenses original jazz musicals for children to perform for their peers.  He also heads instruction at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Middle School Jazz Academy, and, as a training specialist, designs and delivers workshops for artists, teachers and executives, in association with Fordham Graduate School of Business.


First Tuesdays, a series focusing on practical issues critical to the working ensemble-music professional, is produced in partnership with St. Peter’s Church and the Midtown Arts Common.


First Tuesdays is made possible through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.


Through the generosity of the MetLife Foundation, recordings of selected sessions are offered free to CMA members via the CMA website, www.chamber-music.org


The Jazz Ministry at Saint Peter’s Church, a home for diverse individuals and communities, celebrates the dignity and vitality of jazz, provides vibrant worship and pastoral care, and, through intersecting partnerships, offers jazz programs, education and services.


Chamber Music America, the national service organization for the ensemble music profession, was founded in 1977 to develop and strengthen an evolving chamber music community. With a membership of over 6,000, including musicians, ensembles, presenters, artists’ managers, educators, music businesses, and advocates of ensemble music, CMA welcomes members representing a wide range of musical styles and traditions.  In addition to its funding programs, CMA provides its members with consulting services, access to health and instrument insurance, conferences, seminars and several publications, including Chamber Music magazine, and a website, www.chamber-music.org.

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