For the 4rd year in a row, Val Muse proposes instrumentalists instrumentistes and composers to meet in the same place for a JAZZ and COMPOSITION Master class with Tony MICELI , David PATROIS, et Bardia CHARAF.
. 5-6 July 2020 : ARRANGEMENT / COMPOSITION
Two days for people registered in composition classes : they are asked to arrange a composition they choose ( standard or personal) the theme of which must be sent early July. After those 2 days, the students will propose their work to the instrumentalists. At the end of every afternoon, they’ll learn how to make them rehearse and how to conduct them thans to B- Charaf’s experience until the last concert on July 11th.
. 6-12 July 2020 : ALL INSTRUMENTS JAZZ – VIBES
Jazz course for postgraduates, classical or modern music, all instruments and also for teachers wishing to improve this style. David Patrois and Tony Miceli will respectively share the rythm, modes, standards effects with 2 groups to adapt to each students. The less experienced instrumentalists could be helped by Val’Muse teachers. présents sur place pour les instrumentistes plus novices dans ce langage. End of second year students are eligible on request.
Vibes Master Class with Tony Miceli : end of everyday.
Individual saxo- lesson on request with B-C (without extra fee) .
Every night JAM in a different location in Valromey (Townhall in Vieu, Restaurant L B P, School in Champagne, Observatory at the Pass of La Lèbe…)
. Sunday July 5th, OPENING CONCERT
Prism’, Fédia Amice (guitar) & Ismaël Boerner (vibraphone) in Champagne en Valromey
. Wenesday July 8th, TWO VIBES CONCERT
Tony Miceli and David Patrois, in Champagne en Valromey
. Saturday July 11th CLOSURE CONCERT
First part, Tony Miceli, Bardia Charaf, David Patrois
Second part, reproduction of the composition class – In Virieu le Petit
. Every morning : free, optional Yoga Iyengar practicing with Constance Boerner (Iyengar Yoga certified teacher)
*by level group
Once again, Val’Muse is committed to offering this event to as many people as possible, and restricts student participation to the fairest price. However, if you had difficulties, it is possible to apply for the Solidarity Fund.
Master class JAZZ from 6 to 12 juillet : teaching 330€, meals 120 €
Master class JAZZ and COMPOSITION from 5 to 6 juillet : teaching 60 €, meals 40 €
Deposit check payable at registration and no later than June 10 : 150 €.
Opening of registrations : March 1, 2020
Discounts : -50 € for all registrations before Avril 20th and -20€ before June 1st, -30 € for people making available their vibraphone, marimba or their battery (-50€ for 2 Master classes)
Young people’s leisure vouchers and holidays vouchers Payment in several times possible, contact the association (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Val’Muse compulsory membership : 15€
Reception : Sunday 5th and Monday 6th from 18h
Departure : Saturday 20th after breakfast
Accommodation : homestay with participation of 5 € per day, or ask for accommodation (camping, bed and breakfast, gites) in val’Muse
The vibraphonist, drummer and composer Tony Miceli is a teacher at the University of Arts and at the Temple University go Philadelphia. He plays in numerous clubs, and festivals and teaches in the USA, in Europe and New Zeland. He created and runs a community of vibraphonists online, the Vibraphone Community Website. The Vibraphonists, students and professors can find lessons and advice and the site has more than 3000 subscribers today. David Friedman and Gary Burton are pat of this group.
After a formation in classic percussion, David Patrois got a scholarship from the culture ministry in 1987 to study with Gary Burton at the Berkeley School of Music in the USA. Back in France in 1989, he collected award after award at the jazz competition « the Defense », playing in the groups of David Chevallier, Eric Lohrer, or even Oliver Ker Ourio. He also got a first prize at the « jazz ans polar » competition. He also has a position in the CA of jazz since 1991. He teaches in the 5th and 15th district in Paris, mostly for pre-professional students, and master class. He also teaches abroad.
Born in Switzerland, Bardia Charaf studied classical music and Jazz at the University of Arts in Havana and obtained his « Master in Perfomance » of Saxophone with praise by the jury members. He also studied with prestigious masters in classical and jazz music, such as the conductor Claudio Abbado, the pianist Herbie Hancock, and Saxophonistes Ron Blake and Marcus Strickland… Apart from his study of contemporary music he is equally inspired by jazz, ancient and oriental music. Today he is known as the “Kantor of the church Wiedikon Herr Jesu from Zürich”.